“GOP megadonor Miriam Adelson is winning a medal. But are Republicans losing the political money war?”

CPI: But Adelson’s Presidential Medal of Freedom — which liberals are mocking as an award for the $113 million Adelson and her billionaire casino mogul husband, Sheldon Adelson, contributed to conservative candidates, super PACs and other political committees during the 2018 midterm elections — comes as some Republicans … Continue reading

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Florida Senate Race Going to Hand Recount; Appears that Nelson’s Best Hope is That Broward Ballot-Counting Machines, Rather Than Ballot Design, Responsible for Large Undervote in Senate Race

Tampa Bay Times: With the 3 p.m. deadline for elections supervisors to submit new vote tallies to the state having now passed in Florida’s Panhandle, new totals show that Gov. Scott leads U.S. Sen. Nelson by 12,603 votes out of … Continue reading

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11th Circuit Panel 2-1 Denies Motion To Stay Court Order Giving Florida Signature Mismatch Residents a Few Extra Days to Try to Cure [Corrected Headline]

NEW: 11th Circuit has denied a request by Republicans to delay an order entered this morning giving Florida voters more time to fix problems with signatures on their ballots: https://t.co/X2i8Qc9lx0 Previously from @dominicholden: https://t.co/wvMC0w0fyL pic.twitter.com/z8qtjLllar — Zoe Tillman (@ZoeTillman) November … Continue reading

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Federal Court Declines to Extend Florida Recount Deadlines Due to Lack of Evidence Before It, But Suggests Bush v. Gore Would Bar Recounts Included in Vote Totals from Only Selected Counties

From the Court’s opinion: By cosmic coincidence (or curse), it is Bush v. Gore that is most instructive in this Florida recount dispute. It is a foundational tenet of our democracy that “[t]he right to vote is protected in more … Continue reading

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