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May 23, 2022


Inside the push that landed a Trump legal adviser on a federal election advisory board

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Emails obtained by CNN reveal how the push extended to a federal election advisory board and resulted in the 2021 appointment of one of Trump’s legal advisers who helped his failed efforts to pressure Georgia officials into overturning the......

How Trump’s 2020 Election Lies Have Gripped State Legislatures

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LANSING, Mich. — At least 357 sitting Republican legislators in closely contested battleground states have used the power of their office to discredit or try to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, according to a review of legislative votes, records and official statements by The New York Times.......

Australia’s ‘Climate Election’ Finally Arrived. Will It Be Enough?

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here SYDNEY, Australia — A few minutes after taking the stage to declare victory in Australia’s election on Saturday, Anthony Albanese, the incoming Labor prime minister, promised to transform climate change from a source of political conflict into a......

Australia election: How Scott Morrison ran out of miracles

Australia doesn’t have a US presidential style election but it’s becoming increasingly like that, where the character and likeability of who you vote for are just as important, if not more important, than their policies. If they can convince you to like them, they can convince you to back them.......

Australian prime minister concedes election defeat

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “And particularly over the course of this week with the important meetings that are being held, I think it’s vitally important there’s a very clear understanding about the government of this country,” he added. Opposition leader Anthony Albanese will be......

Labor Board Seeks Unionization at Starbucks Where Union Lost Election

New York Times
The National Labor Relations Board is seeking to order Starbucks to recognize a union at a Buffalo-area store where the union lost an initial vote last year. The move is part of a larger effort by the board to scrutinize the coffee chain’s response to a nationwide union campaign. In......

Ginni Thomas Urged Arizona Lawmakers to Overturn Election

New York Times
But she has adamantly opposed a fuller inquiry into the insurrection. Last December, she co-signed a letter calling for House Republicans to expel Representatives Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger from their conference for joining the committee investigating the Capitol riot, saying it brought “disrespect to our country’s rule of law”......

Australia’s election will be a tight race. Whoever wins will struggle to manage rising costs

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Australians will be voting for a new prime minister on Saturday. Opinion polls so far show that the race is too close to call, but whoever wins will have to grapple with hot-button issues like the rising costs of living......

Israeli Government Loses Parliament Majority, Raising Prospect of Election

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here CAIRO — A second lawmaker quit Israel’s governing coalition on Thursday, giving the opposition a narrow two-seat majority in Parliament and raising the possibility of a fifth election in three years. Although the move will not necessarily bring......

Marc Elias, Hillary Clinton campaign’s top lawyer, turns tables on Durham to air Democratic grievances about 2016 election | CNN Politics

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here CNN  —  Special counsel John Durham has used his first trial as a vehicle to air some of the Hillary Clinton campaign’s dirty laundry, but that was derailed Wednesday when the campaign’s top lawyer, Marc Elias, promptly used his......

Midterm Stakes Grow Clearer: Election Deniers Will Be on Many Ballots

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“How does someone gain that much overnight?” Mr. Ackelson said. “I’m tired of this big cloud of smoke about what’s been going on.” That ballot-counting phenomenon may, however, replay itself in Pennsylvania’s Senate primary. Dr. Oz on Wednesday morning had a lead of about 2,500 votes over Mr. McCormick. But......

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