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Soon to take majority, Senate Democrats introduce voting reform bill

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Senate Democrats announced on Tuesday that the first major legislation they will aim to pass once they take the majority will be a voting and elections reform bill that languished in the Senate after being passed in the House......

6 conspiracy theories about the 2020 election – debunked

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch the new CBSN documentary, “Hindsight is 2020: An Unprecedented Election,” in the video player above. It premieres on CBSN Sunday, January 17, at 8 p.m., 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. ET. On the day Congress officially counted the......

The Last Ohio Statehouse Protests Ended in Fistfights. Now Officials Worry About Inauguration Violence

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click to enlarge It was a peaceful protest outside the Ohio Statehouse. Then it was a crowd of Proud Boys wailing on Dejuan Sharp. The brawl came a few hours later. Sharp, a Black man, attended the Jan. 6 protest along with other Black Lives Matter activists when, by his......

House impeaches Trump with GOP Reps. Meijer, Upton voting yes

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — The U.S. House impeached President Donald Trump for a historic second time Wednesday afternoon with 10 Republicans, including two west Michigan congressmen, voting yes.  The 232-197 vote came one week after a violent pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, forcing lawmakers and staff into......

10 House Republicans join Democrats in voting to impeach Trump

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Ten Republican members of the House, including one of its highest-ranking leaders, joined Democrats in voting to impeach President Trump for inciting the deadly attack on the Capitol last week by a violent mob of his supporters. ......

CBS Evening News, January 12, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here House to vote on resolution urging Pence to invoke 25th Amendment; Maryland man doesn’t charge a dime to fix bikes Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Westminster: SDLP’s Claire Hanna calls for permanent proxy voting

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Writing in The Times on Tuesday, Ms Hanna said MPs deciding their contribution to debates needed to be delivered in person would “not help with the perception of politicians as out of touch nor with the sense of societal cohesion lockdown requires”. BBC – For more and to sign up......

Jim Jordan Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom Week After Voting to Overturn Election on Day Mob Stormed the Capitol

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click to enlarge Rep. Jim Jordan, who last week voted to overturn the presidential election hours after a mob of Trump supporters intent on overturning the election by physical means stormed the Capitol — an event that featured armed protestors, five deaths, bombs, anti-Semitic apparel, Qanon supporters, and assaults on......

Dominion Voting Systems files defamation suit against Sidney Powell, lawyer who pushed Trump election conspiracy theories

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Dominion Voting Systems filed a defamation lawsuit Friday against lawyer Sidney Powell, who has risen to prominence in the last two months by spreading conspiracy theories that Dominion was part of a scheme to rig the presidential election.  The......

CBS Evening News, January 5, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Control of Senate hangs in balance as Georgia votes in runoffs; Alex Trebek makes final plea to his TV family  Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate......

What We Know About the Voting in Georgia So Far

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Georgia’s runoff elections on Tuesday are high-stakes contests that will determine which party controls the Senate and set the agenda for the new administration in Washington. Two Republican incumbents, Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, are battling to keep their seats. If their Democratic challengers, Jon Ossoff and the Rev.......

Romney: McConnell said electoral vote count will be

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the upcoming electoral vote certification “the most consequential vote” on a call with senators this week, according to Senator Mitt Romney, who was on the call. Congress will convene on January 6 to count each......

Early Voting Numbers in Georgia Senate Races Put G.O.P. on Edge

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While that strategy appears to have given Democrats an early edge, it remains to be seen if it will be enough to counter a surge of Republican voters who are probably waiting until election day to turn up at the polls, as has traditionally been the case. “Democrats have shown......

Ryanair restricts voting rights of non-EU shareholders in Brexit move

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FILE PHOTO: A man stands at a Ryanair check-in desk at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat airport, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Barcelona, Spain, July 26, 2020. REUTERS/Albert Gea/File Photo DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ryanair on Tuesday confirmed it would restrict the voting rights of British shareholders from......

Dominion Voting warns Fox News, Sean Hannity, other conservative outlets that defamation lawsuits are imminent

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Lawsuits are coming. Dominion Voting Systems, one of the targets of President Donald Trump‘s baseless conspiracy theories about the election that he lost, has warned Fox News, major Fox personalities, other conservative media outlets, radio host Rush Limbaugh and conservative......

Dominion Voting Systems CEO doesn’t rule out legal action against Trump

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here CEO John Poulos confirmed on CNN’s “New Day” that the company would be taking legal action against several individuals “promoting lies and amplifying those lies…on various media platforms since Election Day.” Asked if Dominion anticipates taking legal action against......

Dominion Voting lawyers warn Trump attorney Giuliani of litigation over alleged smear campaign, report says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump’s lawyer and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani talks to journalists outside the White House West Wing July 01, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images President Donald Trump‘s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and......

Voting machine company executive sues Trump allies for defamation

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Trump has called Dominion Voting Systems “a disaster,” and his supporters have pushed the conspiracy theory that the company deleted votes for Trump on its voting equipment and that Dominion’s director of product strategy and security, Eric Coomer, helped......

Over 1.1 million ballots cast in early voting for Georgia U.S. Senate runoffs

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 1.1 million Georgians have voted in twin U.S. Senate runoff elections that will determine which party controls that chamber of Congress, and with it the fate of much of Democratic President-elect Joe Biden’s agenda, state data showed on Friday. U.S. President-elect Joe Biden gestures with......

Judge dismisses GOP lawsuit against Georgia absentee voting rules

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Harper Neidig A federal judge on Thursday rejected a Republican lawsuit seeking to change Georgia’s absentee voting procedures ahead of two Senate runoff elections next month, according to media reports. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that U.S. District Court Judge......

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