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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.