Category Archives: Campaigns & Elections

Democrats sue Arizona over absentee ballot rule: ‘This will result in disenfranchisement’

The DNC is suing the Arizona secretary of state and a gaggle of county officials over a rule in the state that automatically rejects mail-in ballots without signatures, whereas voters whose mail-in ballot signatures do not match their voter registration are given five days to remedy the situation.

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Trump to kick off Independence Day weekend at Mt. Rushmore amid anti-monument push from activists

Friday President Trump will travel to Mount Rushmore to mark the start of Independence Day weekend with a firework display — coming at a time of vigorous national debate over America’s history, and when the South Dakota landmark is under renewed scrutiny by activists.

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Senate Homeland Security Committee authorizes subpoenas to Obama-era officials in review of Russia probe, unmasking

Thursday the Senate Homeland Security Committee voted to authorize subpoenas to the FBI and other agencies for records and testimony from Obama-era officials related to the bureau’s original Russia investigation and the Justice Department inspector general’s review of that probe.

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States Still Looking at Vote-by-Mail Despite Trump Opposition

Tuesday Trump insisted that mail-in ballots will be “substantially fraudulent,” but states are still considering it as an option to prevent a second wave of the coronavirus during election season, CBS News reports.

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Biden Hires Voter Protection Staffer Amid Mail-in Debate

With the coronavirus pandemic raising questions about how Americans are going to cast their votes later this year, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has hired a national director for voter protection.

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Judge allows Bolton book to be released, but says he ‘gambled’ with national security

Who cares about a book?  Most of us don’t waste money buying those things.  Who has time to read? A federal judge on Saturday allowed the forthcoming publication of John Bolton’s memoir to go ahead next week despite concerns it contains classified information – but tore into the former national security adviser for having “gambled” with national security.

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Tulsa mayor declares civil emergency ahead of Trump rally, stragglers face arrest

Armed troops or bikers would take care of the problem. Supporters can cheer on President Trump, but then they better get home.

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Texas Supreme Court halts counties from issuing mail-in ballots to voters afraid of virus

Friday the Texas Supreme Court issued a stay to keep county election officials from allowing voters who are afraid of catching coronavirus to vote by mail.

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Watergate prosecutors who want to weigh in on Flynn case include Dem donors, outspoken Trump critics

Demonrats are having a shitfit, because they got caught in all their corruption. Laughing Sixteen former Watergate prosecutors have notified Emmet Sullivan, a judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, that they intend to file an “amicus curiae” (“friend of the court”) brief in the case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn after the Department of Justice (DOJ) moved to dismiss the charges against him.

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Dems reportedly warning preelection economic surge could boost Trump

As President Trump and the rest of the country grapple with an economic downturn and sky-high unemployment rates amid the coronavirus crisis, some Democrats reportedly worry that an explosive economic recovery in the fall could revive Trump’s lagging political fortunes — and boost his chance at reelection.

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