There is the amplification of false claims of fraud by conservative news sites. A new Harvard study describes it as a “propaganda feedback loop”.
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The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination. The vote was boycotted by the Democrats on the committee.
Trump insults universal healthcare but accessed socialized medicine at the taxpayer’s expense. All Americans, not only presidents, should enjoy this basic right.
Conservative public interest law firm sued three swing states to block officials from using elections grants, stating they do not want progressives to win.
Trump is using minor issues such as the nine ballots discarded in Pennsylvania and people being sent double ballots to spread concern.
Trump withheld his tax reports for years but New York Times report Sunday paints grim picture of his fiscal activities that could hurt re-election bid.
The US Postal Service under Louis DeJoy has unrolled measures that have delayed mail voting nationwide. A third judge has ordered a stop to these measures.
Americans and other citizens of rich democracies have long taken our travel advantages as rights for granted. The pandemic changes this perspective.
Early voting has started yet some states are still in legal battles over balloting methods. This is leading to uncertainty which Trump is fanning.
AG William Barr has again blasted mail-in-voting. In his renewed condemnation of the method, he claims ‘there are going to be ballots floating around’.