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Former U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during an event at his Mar-a-Lago home on Nov. 15, 2022 in Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Pennsylvania activist is source of false and flawed election claims drawing national attention

BY: - February 13, 2024

Heather Honey’s work has been cited by former president Donald Trump and conservative lawyer Cleta Mitchell.

Trump pleads not guilty, waives arraignment in Georgia 2020 election interference case

BY: - August 31, 2023

Former President Donald Trump entered a not guilty plea on Thursday in Fulton County Superior Court on 13 felony counts that charge him with racketeering for attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. In the court filing on Thursday, Trump also voluntarily waived his right to an arraignment hearing scheduled for Wednesday in […]

Georgia grand jury indicts Trump, members of his inner circle

BY: and - August 15, 2023

Former President Donald Trump and several members of his inner circle were indicted Monday in Fulton County’s sweeping investigation into 2020 election interference. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis held a press conference late Monday night to briefly discuss the grand jury’s felony conspiracy and racketeering charges being levied against the 2024 Republican presidential frontrunner […]

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during an event at his Mar-a-Lago home on Nov. 15, 2022 in Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Rupert Murdoch said the quiet part about Fox News out loud | Dick Polman

BY: - March 6, 2023

The rajah of right-wing propaganda has been stripped bare.

Trump’s fake electors: Here’s the full list

BY: - June 29, 2022

The scheme is reportedly under investigation by the FBI and the Justice Dept., which have issued subpoenas to several of the people involved.

Misinformation, violence and a paper shortage threaten midterm elections, officials say

BY: - May 20, 2022

'The November 2020 election in Pennsylvania, like every election since, was free, fair and secure,' acting Pa. Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman said

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Lack of confidence in U.S. elections is just one example of the danger to democracy posed by misinformation and disinformation, much of it spread by social media. (Photo by Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images)

Misinformation is deadly. What are we going to do about it? | Kathie Obradovich

BY: - April 26, 2022

All of us have some responsibility for this serious threat to society. And all of us need to do something about it.

U.S. House panels probe election disinformation in Arizona, Florida, Ohio and Texas

BY: - April 21, 2022

The four states selected “appear to have significant issues” related to election disinformation, a committee aide said.

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The loyal opposition is a key element of democracy, and we’re losing it | Opinion

BY: - April 14, 2022

Politicians, parties used to understand that if they lost an election, they'd accept the result and try again next time.

State judges in Pa. and beyond face growing GOP pushback against rulings in election cases

BY: - February 17, 2022

Republican officials are trying to discredit state court judges who rule against them or issue rulings they disagree with in election-related cases.

Pa. Senate Democrats ask for courts to push back subpoena deadline, block hiring of vendor for GOP election review

BY: - September 23, 2021

Both Senate Republican and Democrats legal efforts will be paid for with taxpayer money.

Pa. Senate Democrats file suit to block GOP subpoenas in 2020 election investigation

BY: - September 18, 2021

The complaint, which was filed Friday night in Commonwealth Court, asks for the state’s judges to block the subpoenas as unconstitutional, claiming that Pennsylvania Senate Republicans are attempting to unlawfully despite the election’s result.