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Congresswoman releases 2,000-page report showing Republicans’ social media posts about election fraud conspiracies

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A Democratic congresswoman has released a nearly 2,000-page report compiling social media posts about the 2020 election from House Republicans who voted to overturn the results. The report lays out how some Republicans relentlessly pushed misinformation and conspiracy theories......

Ivory Coast opposition eyes comeback in Saturday’s legislative election

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ADZOPE, Ivory Coast (Reuters) – Opposition parties led by two former presidents will try to shake the grip of Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara in a parliamentary election on Saturday, five months after a presidential vote that led to deadly unrest. People walk pass next to a campaign billboard showing......

Las Vegas wrestler rattles Texas special election

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Rodimer arrived in Austin late Wednesday afternoon, telling people he’d been encouraged to run by Cruz and members of Trump’s family, according to two people familiar with the exchange who requested anonymity. Rodimer, one-time World Wrestling Entertainment sensation who lost......

Lawmaker urges Michigan auditor general to review state’s election processes

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lingering doubts about the integrity of the November 2020 national election have prompted state Rep. Julie Alexander, R-Jackson, to request that Auditor General Doug Ringler conduct a review of the state’s election processes. “We can never do enough to......

House passes sweeping government, ethics and election bill

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here HR 1 passed the House during the last Congress after Democrats won back the majority, but it failed to advance in the Republican-controlled Senate. Now Democrats also control the White House and the Senate, but it is still likely......

House passes sweeping government and elections reform bill

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — The House on Wednesday passed H.R. 1, a sweeping government and elections reform bill and a key legislative priority for the Democratic majority. The House on Wednesday also passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, although......

House passes sweeping bill on election, government reforms

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “At the same time as we are gathering here to honor our democracy, across the country over 200 bills are being put together, provisions they’re putting forward, to suppress the vote,” Pelosi said. The measure passed 220-210. House Democrats passed......

Pence pushes false election fraud claims in denouncing Democratic reform bill – CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here (CNN) —   Former Vice President Mike Pence is seizing on a Democratic-led initiative to streamline election standards to again push false claims of voting irregularities in one of his first public statements since leaving office. Pence expressed concern......

Arizona defends election integrity laws before U.S. Supreme Court

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich made the state’s case Tuesday for maintaining a couple of election integrity issues that, if deemed illegal, could change election laws across the country. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the consolidated......

Goya Foods again under fire after CEO spouts more false election claims

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Goya Foods is facing renewed calls to boycott the company’s products after CEO Robert Unanue falsely claimed Donald Trump to be “the real, the legitimate, and the still actual president of the United States.” Unanue made his remarks on......

Supreme Court grapples with Arizona election rules in voting rights dispute

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — The Supreme Court wrestled Tuesday with the legality of two election rules from the battleground state of Arizona — one involving the return of absentee ballots and the other, out-of-precinct provisional ballots — in a case that......

2/28: Fauci, Noem, McDaniel, Kinzinger, Beshear, Gottlieb

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here This week on “Face the Nation,” the U.S. hits two devastating benchmarks — half a million dead and one year since the first reported coronavirus death — but there is hope on the horizon. Source link To Return to......

02/28: Fauci, Noem, McDaniel, Kinzinger, Beshear, Gottlieb

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here This week on “Face the Nation,” the U.S. hits two devastating benchmarks — half a million dead and one year since the first reported coronavirus death — but there is hope on the horizon. Source link To Return to......

Trump’s baseless election claims march GOP into ‘policy wasteland’

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here In Georgia, where Democrats not only beat Trump in November but flipped the U.S. Senate in the runoff elections, the Republican-controlled state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill requiring an ID when requesting an absentee ballot. The following day, it......

Syrian migrant sets sights on seat in German parliament

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Almost six years ago Tareq Alaows drifted across the Aegean in a rubber boat before walking most of the way from Athens to Vienna. Now the migrant who fled military conscription in Syria is trying to win a seat in Germany’s parliament. He plans to run for......

Florida Republicans cheer DeSantis’ election reform proposals

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Blaise Ingoglia, R-Spring Hill, will carry a slate of election reform measures proposed by Gov. Ron DeSantis into Florida’s 60-day 2021 legislation session when it begins next week. DeSantis unveiled his proposals Friday evening before about 100 mostly......

Dominion and Smartmatic have serious shot at victory in election disinformation suits, experts say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A voter is seen at a voting machine at the Metropolitan Library polling place on Election Day in Atlanta, Ga., on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Dominion Voting Systems and Smartmatic USA......

Dominion’s latest election suit, for $1.3 billion against MyPillow’s Lindell, is ‘definitely not the last,’ CEO says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dominion Voting Systems, a primary target of baseless conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential election, will “definitely” file more lawsuits against those who pushed those false claims, the company’s CEO said Tuesday. CEO John Poulos, whose company filed a $1.3......

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