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Oct 30, 2020, 8:50am EDT
  • January 6, 2021

    The 14 Republican senators objecting to the Electoral College’s certification

    2024 fault lines appear as Republican senators voice objections and support for the January 6 Electoral College certification.

  • January 6, 2021

    How Joe Biden plans to use executive powers to fight climate change

    10 ways Biden plans to fight climate change, with or without Congress.

  • January 2, 2021

    Ted Cruz is spearheading a new GOP effort to overturn the 2020 election

    At least 12 Republican senators will object to certifying the results of the 2020 election.

  • December 15, 2020

    Facebook is lifting its political ad ban — in Georgia only

    An extended pause on political ads had complicated the Senate runoffs.

  • December 14, 2020

    Alternate electors: The latest far-fetched Trump plan to overturn the election, explained

    He started his administration with "alternative facts." He’s ending it with alternate electors.

  • December 9, 2020

    Trump says Texas’s challenge to his election loss is “the big one.” It’s almost certain to fail.

    Texas and 17 other red states are asking the Supreme Court to block Biden’s win. The problem is their utter lack of strong arguments.

  • December 2, 2020

    How Trump’s blizzard of misleading fundraising emails explains his refusal to concede

    It’s bad for the country, but it’s raking in the money for Trump.

  • November 30, 2020

    Trump’s attempt to overturn the election result has sputtered out

    His lawsuits have flopped, certifications are proceeding on schedule, and state legislatures aren’t seriously trying to interfere.

  • November 30, 2020

    What happened to Democrats in North Carolina: “It was a total effort that failed down ballot”

    Democrats tried, and failed, to turn North Carolina blue. Activists say a major shift in strategy is needed ahead of 2022.

  • November 29, 2020

    Trump’s first interview since losing reelection was a smorgasbord of disinformation

    The president spread conspiracy theories about rigged voting machines, mail-in voting, and more.

  • November 24, 2020

    How Trump’s conspiracy theories have inspired some supporters to boycott the Georgia runoffs

    Lying to his supporters about elections being rigged is having an unintended consequence.

  • November 23, 2020

    Where Trump’s attempt to overturn Biden’s win stands

    He’s had little success so far, and deadlines are looming.

  • November 22, 2020

    Trump lashes out at fellow Republicans as his legal challenges to election results fail

    The president called some Republicans RINOs, as his legal strategy was criticized by friends and foes alike.

  • November 21, 2020

    Why Biden is crowdfunding his White House transition

    The Trump administration is holding up federal transition funding; Biden has reportedly already raised $10 million.

  • November 21, 2020

    A new lawsuit alleges Trump’s effort to overturn Michigan’s election results disenfranchises Black voters

    Trump and his allies have lobbied for votes in Wayne County, home to majority-Black Detroit, to be thrown out.

  • November 20, 2020

    Georgia’s Republican secretary of state just certified Biden’s victory

    It’s a blow to Trump’s effort to overturn the election results.

  • November 19, 2020

    New shenanigans are afoot in Michigan as Trump tries to block certification of Biden’s win

    A new report says the president reached out to Republican officials involved in certifying election results.

  • November 19, 2020

    How to fix the presidency after Trump

    A plan for reforming the nation’s highest office beyond 2020.

  • November 18, 2020

    The disturbing GOP attempt to block certification of Biden’s Michigan win, explained

    Republicans in Wayne County initially prevented vote totals from being certified — but then backed down.

  • November 18, 2020

    A DHS agency said America’s elections were secure. So Trump fired its leader.

    Chris Krebs, a cybersecurity leader, was dismissed for doing his job.

  • November 18, 2020

    Lindsey Graham’s controversial call with Georgia’s secretary of state, explained

    Amid Trump’s effort to challenge the election, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger went public about a call from Graham.

  • November 17, 2020

    How long can Trump keep disputing the election results?

    Actual deadlines are fast approaching.

  • November 16, 2020

    In 24 hours, Trump went from almost conceding to falsely claiming “I WON THE ELECTION!”

    Rejecting reality, Trump tweeted he won the election more than a week after it was declared for Biden.

  • November 15, 2020

    Trump finally admitted that Biden won the election — then immediately walked it back

    He also attacked the election’s legitimacy using debunked conspiracy theories.

  • November 15, 2020

    Violence followed the “Million MAGA March” in Washington, DC

    Tensions ran high after pro-Trump protesters marched through the capital, falsely claiming that the election had been stolen.

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