Attorney General William Barr intervened to shorten the political corruption sentence of a Trump confidant. Former U.S. prosecutors want his resignation.
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In public they appear confident but privately Democrats are worried that Trump will be hard to beat in the November 2020 elections.
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency clarified its role in election. It says it will act as Election Security Liaison Ahead of 2020.
New York Philharmonic is celebrating 100 years of the 19th amendment granting women voting rights. To do so it is inviting compositions from 19 women.
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is making clear its role in elections. It says it helps states with election security.
More female leaders are exactly what Americans need right now, says Michael Steele, the first African American to chair the Republican National Committee.
Virginia has recently pursued redistricting reforms. While they have been well-received but may divide its new Democratic majority.
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has developed a new election security plan. But the agency has often played a facilitator role.
State election officials in at least five states have recently clashed with Facebook over issues ranging from policy to misinformation.
A non-profit wants more unmarried women, young people and people of color on voter rolls. But somehow mailers have upset some election officials.
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- Despite security concerns, online voting is happening in 2020
- DoD has enduring role in election defense
- Iowa Caucus Meltdown Proved Transparency Is Essential, Election-Watchers Say
- Donald Trump: from Ukrainegate to politicalconfidantgate
- Brennan Center Publishes New Guide to Designing Voter-Friendly Ballots
- Bill seeks improvements for military absentee ballot system
- CISA and states tell Senate more cybersecurity resources needed
- Breaking down the ballot process in the U.S.
- Trump is elevating judges who could gut the Voting Rights Act
It’s two years since the coup that brought him to power but nothing shows that Mnangagwa’s reforms will see the day of light. The army is still in control.
A new report explores how leading authoritarian regimes have exploited democratic norms and transformed the market for information into a dangerous tool.
Al-Bashir used the cover of presidential power to avoid ICC arrest. Now he may be sent there to answer to crimes against humanity.
Is China pursuing a grand strategy to systematically proliferate digital authoritarian tools? Its efforts vary by country, local context, and interests.
Democratization took place in Africa in the early 1990s but most African states became electoral autocracies. However, these systems are not totalitarian.
While Tunisians remain committed to democracy, they are feeling the painful lack of economic and political progress, argues analyst Jake Walles.
The U.S. provides democracy supports to States and organisations across the world. There are also authoritarian attempts to undermine these efforts.
Cameroon held legislative and municipal elections on Friday February 9, 2019. They were marred by violence and will not end its separatist violence.
Iran’s theocracy is ruthless and survives through repression. However, the labor protest may be the political force most feared by the clerical regime.
Lawyers for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo urged ICC judges Thursday to lift conditions they imposed on him last year when he was released.
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- Mexico: criminal defamation threatens free expression
- Britain has officially left the EU: what are the implications?
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- Ukraine: between Russian authoritarianism and western democracy
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