American democracy is in crisis. The country has become deeply divided along partisan lines, causing Americans to turn against each other. Compromise has become scarce, while threats of political violence have risen.
But there’s hope in an… Continue reading
Ever since he was indicted on charges of interfering in the 2020 election results, Donald Trump
has relished the chance to use the case in Washington as a venue to air his baseless claims of fraud. Now he is… Continue reading
A super PAC backing the independent presidential candidacy of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is planning to spend $10 million to $15 million to get Mr. Kennedy on the ballot in 10 states, a substantial effort that, even if partly… Continue reading
Voters eligible to cast ballots are already being swept up in a grassroots effort to purge the nation’s registration rolls ahead of the 2024 presidential election
, a CBS News investigation has found.
Fueled by doubts about the… Continue reading
Important point from Steve Benen:
With this in mind, Trump is aware of the fact that he’s running for the nation’s highest office effectively as an opponent of democracy. He also realizes that a growing number of observers — journalists,… Continue reading
As soon as Georgia’s redrawn political boundaries pass this week, the new maps will likely spark court challenges that could weaken nationwide protections against discrimination in districts where Black voters and other racial groups together make up a majority.… Continue reading
Karen Brinson Bell has worked in elections administration for more than 17 years. It has always been a hard job – election law is always evolving, work leads to missing family events, and there is no rescheduling an… Continue reading
Louisiana lawmakers now have until the end of January to draw and pass new congressional boundaries to replace a current map that a federal judge said violates the Voting Rights Act by diluting the power of the state’s Black… Continue reading
in The Atlantic:
If Donald Trump regains the presidency, he will once again become the chief law-enforcement officer of the United States. There may be no American leader less suited to “take Care that the Laws be faithfully… Continue reading
A panel of judges on Thursday granted Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s request to block a new elections law before voters head to the polls in 2024.
The ruling from the three judges — two Republicans and one Democrat —… Continue reading
Our panel is the first after the introductions in this YouTube recording
of the event
Republican polling leader Donald Trump
moved to deflect from criminal charges
that he tried to overturn the 2020 election and from his own pledges to take revenge
on his opponents if he returns to the White House, seeking to… Continue reading
I’m back in the saddle this week, then Derek and Spencer will be rounding out the rest of December.
Perhaps no federal officeholder in modern American history has been accused of ignoring, testing or breaking as many aspects of campaign finance law so flagrantly, in such a short span of time, as George Santos has.
But his… Continue reading