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There’s no link between Covid-19 vaccines and death. But a new NPR analysis finds stories implying a link have gone viral this year at a dramatic rate.
Dec. 8 is known as the “safe harbor” deadline for states to certify their results. Past the deadline, Congress has significantly less latitude to intervene in the election results.
Lawsuits filed across the country are the result of a campaign legal team working to “bend reality” to fit Trump’s false claims, says one expert.
More voters will use paper ballots this year than in 2016, but in a number of key ways, U.S. election security still has a long way still to travel.
The problem isn’t with the results taking a little while to tabulate, experts say. The problem is with conspiracy theories that pop up as a result.
This summer, experts expected more than half of all Americans to vote by mail. Recent polls seem to indicate the number to be significantly lower, which could mean extraordinary lines in some places.
William Evanina, who leads the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, also said Iran is trying to undermine the November election.
The proceedings are expected to close out next week, with a final vote set for Wednesday and the acquittal of President Trump likely.
Despite unanswered questions about security and transparency, mobile voting pilots aimed at overseas and military voters move forward in a number of states.
America’s elections infrastructure is more secure than it was four years ago, but many lingering weaknesses won’t be resolved in time for Election Day next year.
Congress so far hasn’t used the special counsel report to draft new laws aimed at protecting elections from foreign interference. One key senator worries about missing the moment.
Election officials have been planning and preparing for 2020 based on what they know happened leading up to 2016. The question now is what more they may learn from the special counsel.
While it was a largely symbolic vote, it represents growing bipartisan pressure on the Justice Department to disclose as much as possible about the Mueller investigation.
Heading into midterm elections, pressure is on for governments and campaigns to secure elections. But what about the companies that make the machines and print the ballots?
State election officers from all over the country met in Washington, D.C., this weekend, and received a classified intelligence briefing on threats from foreign adversaries.
The stopgap spending bill would keep the government open until mid-January and extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program through March. The Senate is expected to take it up tonight.