The attorney general and Justice Department can issue pro-Trump propaganda, but not reject or seize ballots, nor interrupt the locally run election process.
- October 16, 2020
The ex-adviser says Trump’s declaration will be based on votes at Election Day polls, but the first election night returns also will include totals from early voting sites and many absentee ballots.
- October 8, 2020
As right-wing militants have the president’s blessing to behave menacingly, voting rights groups are asking why aren’t local officials doing more to assure to voters that Election Day will be safe.
- September 25, 2020
Trump still managed to scramble the trajectory of American climate policy, creating a tangle of legal fights that will have to be cleared up for US climate policy to move forward. And he left almost no part of our environmental regulatory structure untouched.
- September 3, 2020
Polls show that most Americans sympathize with Black Lives Matter even as the movement has forfeited some of its earlier support.
- August 27, 2020
During her speech at the Republican National Convention, Lara Trump declared that Abraham Lincoln "once famously said, 'America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.'" No, he didn't. What did he actually say? Read The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln
- August 24, 2020
The Senate Intelligence Committee just released the fifth and final volume in its three-and-a-half year investigation into Russian election interference. Over 940 pages, it proves that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin joined forces in the 2016 US presidential election to attack our democracy. From now through Election Day, the Report’s unanimous bipartisan findings should dominate headlines throughout the country.
- August 7, 2020
Trump has no legal right to delay the federal elections without the consent of Congress, but his lack of legal authority has rarely stopped him. We know he will do almost anything to work the system and stay in power, and he thinks he can rely on the conservative majority in the Supreme Court to back him up.