ProPublica deep dive
For decades, lawyers at the Thomas More Society have backed provocateurs and long shot causes in hopes of winning severe restrictions on abortion in the U.S.
As others in the anti-abortion movement distanced themselves from clinic… Continue reading
A monthlong series of presentations in the state Senate Elections Committee came to a head on Feb. 23 with the airing of a massive conspiracy theory involving alleged “bribery” of Arizona elected officials by a drug cartel.
The… Continue reading
Rupert Murdoch, chairman of the conservative media empire that owns Fox News, acknowledged in a deposition that several hosts for his networks promoted the false narrative that the election in 2020 was stolen from former President Donald J. Trump, … Continue reading
Many of the election deniers who ran last year for positions that would have given them control over state elections systems lost their races. But several have found a new path to exert influence: as chair of their… Continue reading
Nearly a year after the 2020 election, Arizona’s then-attorney general Mark Brnovich launched an investigation into voting in the state’s largest county that quickly consumed more than 10,000 hours of his staff ‘s time.
Investigators prepared a report in… Continue reading
A number of individuals have personally benefited from promoting election denial and efforts to challenge election results based on unsubstantiated claims, beginning with the 2020 presidential election and most recently the 2022 Arizona gubernatorial election. Those making a… Continue reading
Republicans here, reeling from a midterm election
rout that many blamed on the influence of former president Donald Trump, respondedSaturdayby spurning the former president’s choice for state party chair — and choosing someone even more extreme.
Kristina Karamo,… Continue reading
Former state Supreme Court Justice Daniel Kelly — who has been critical of his opponents for their partisanship
— has been paid nearly $120,000 by the state Republican Party and the Republican National Committee over the past two years… Continue reading
Newly disclosed messages and testimony from some of the biggest stars and most senior executives at Fox News revealed that they privately expressed disbelief about President Donald J. Trump’s false claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him,… Continue reading
After years of assailing early voting, Donald Trump
is having a change of heart.
The 2024 presidential candidate
remains critical of various forms of early voting, advisers say, but his campaign is nonetheless mounting an effort to pursue such… Continue reading
For two days, Kari Lake traversed this state with a clear message. She falsely claimed the 2020 election
was stolen from Donald Trump. She baselessly insisted that votes were rigged against her in her run for Arizona governor… Continue reading
Mark Barabak LAT column
Meet Wendy Rogers.
Her political credentials include antisemitism, a hyperactive promotion of outlandish conspiracy theories, a fondness for the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy and Vladimir Putin, and consorting with the outspoken racist and white nationalist… Continue reading
David Stevens had never supervised a ballot count. He didn’t know how he would count nearly 50,000 ballots by hand, who would help, or where he would find enough space to do it.
But that didn’t dissuade him.
Less… Continue reading
Republicans in some heavily conservative states won their campaigns for secretary of state last year after claiming they would make sweeping changes aimed at keeping fraud out of elections.
So far, their efforts to make good on their promises… Continue reading