Prosecutors in multiple states are investigating false Electoral College submissions

January 25, 2022 - 5:10am EST
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Legal experts say the illegitimate submissions should motivate Congress to update the Electoral Count Act and "firm up the guardrails" of democracy.

May 26 - 6:21pm EDT

More than half of the ballots in Oregon's third-most populous county have to be reprocessed because smudged barcodes rendered them unreadable by tabulating machines.

May 26 - 5:16pm EDT

In a long awaited speech, Secretary of State Antony Blinken called China the most serious long term challenge to the international order and a test for U.S. diplomacy.

May 26 - 4:37pm EDT

Many Americans are asking themselves what can be done after the shooting in Texas. Despite broad support for background checks and red-flag laws, action at the state and national levels is uncertain.

May 26 - 12:56pm EDT

Former President Donald Trump must answer questions under oath in New York Attorney General Letitia James' civil investigation into his business practices, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

May 26 - 5:58am EDT

Oklahoma now becomes the first state in the nation to effectively end availability of the procedure.

May 26 - 5:11am EDT

President Biden signed an executive order Wednesday on policing — two years after George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer.

May 26 - 5:11am EDT

The results of a study released this month find that at least one in five Republican state legislators across the country are affiliated with far-right groups on Facebook.

May 26 - 5:00am EDT

A large body of research shows being denied an abortion limits women's education, time in the workforce and wages. It also finds long-term negative impacts for their children.

May 25 - 6:03pm EDT

Even as some lawmakers say it's "nuts" not to take action, any measure faces exceedingly slim odds of passing in the 50-50 Senate.