A top Michigan official warned that, unless the Republican-controlled state Legislature passes a law to speed up the reporting of election results, it would be responsible for a chaotic and destabilizing election this fall.
President Trump wants the campaign to be about law and order, but Joe Biden hasn’t taken the bait. His campaign is running ads about Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Joe Biden has declined to respond to President Trump’s attempts to make “cancel culture” a campaign issue. Biden has little incentive to weigh in on a cultural fault line, especially as polls show him with a healthy lead against Trump nationally and in key swing states.
A top Democrat leading an antitrust investigation into the nation’s top technology companies said Wednesday his committee will release a report by the end of August with recommendations on legislation that Congress could pass into law as soon as next year.
A once obscure internet debate over the limits of free speech and the rise of what critics call “cancel culture” has, somewhat improbably, become a significant 2020 campaign issue.
Even before the pandemic made it likely that there will be a historic number of mail-in ballots in this fall’s election, UC Irvine professor Richard Hasen worried that if it were close, President Trump might declare victory before all votes were counted. That concern is now much greater for Hasen.
With the backing of President Trump, former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville faces off against former Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday in a primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in Alabama.
The Lincoln Project, which was created by a group of anti-Trump Republican political operatives last December, believes there is a logic to being a metaphorical fly buzzing around the president’s head.
Facebook has long refused to be an “arbiter of truth,” but under fire from left and right, the company is offering concessions to activists as it braces for new federal regulations.
The issue of voter fraud has been studied at length. And those studies have routinely shown that while it’s inaccurate to say that voter fraud doesn’t exist, it’s also wrong to say that it’s in any way common.
The Supreme Court on Monday found an abortion restriction in Louisiana to be unconstitutional in a ruling that could further damage President Trump’s standing with conservatives.
President Trump on Monday repeated an unsupported claim, first made by Attorney General William Barr a day earlier, that foreign governments could send fraudulent mail-in ballots to U.S. voters.
President Trump is hurting the electoral chances of Republicans in the fall elections, and likely even his own, by making false claims that voting by mail is not secure, said former Pennsylvania Gov. and Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge.
President Trump has always understood the power of images, and it was that instinct for symbolism that led him to stand in front of a church on June 1, holding a Bible aloft, as tear gas that had been used on protesters moments earlier wafted through the air.
The conservative pushback to the public outcry over George Floyd’s killing arguably began on Tucker Carlson’s primetime Fox News show.
Sen. Tim Scott said that he sees a change in the way that white Americans are discussing race and racism, and believes there will be lasting change resulting from the outcry over the killing of George Floyd.
Francis Collins of the NIH says the shifting guidance on face masks reflects earlier efforts to preserve enough masks for first responders and a growing understanding of how the virus spreads.
Instead of playing whack-a-mole with everything that pops up online, the Biden campaign’s emphasis has been to try to control the election narrative in the mainstream press.
President Trump’s repeated denunciations of mail-in voting have had little effect across the country yet, and most states still due to hold primaries this year are allowing their citizens to vote by mail.
“There’s been more voting rights litigation this election cycle already than there was in all of 2016, by a lot,” said Marc Elias, a D.C.-based lawyer with a long history in the political trenches.
President Trump said he had watched the video of Ahmaud Arbery being shot and found it “heartbreaking,” but he has confidence in the Georgia legal system.
The sight of heavily armed, camo-wearing demonstrators at the state capitol building last week was “very bad, very disconcerting,” Rep. Debbie Dingell told Yahoo News.
Since most of the nation shut down six weeks ago to combat the coronavirus, the battle for control of the U.S. Senate has been frozen in place.
Jonathan Karl, chief White House correspondent for ABC News, writes in his new book that President Trump is waging “an assault on truth,” but also details the ways in which the celebrity star turned commander in chief strategically baits the press into personal grudge matches that undercut the credibility of the media.
Researchers have shown that ultraviolet light can be used to disinfect surfaces and kill viruses in ambient air in ways that could be used to reduce transmission in public spaces.