POLITICS

Harvard Law Prof Urges California, New York to Challenge Presidential Election

Harvard law school professor Lawrence Lessig has sparked an effort to urge attorneys general in California and New York to challenge the presidential election in the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing the current system of allocating Electoral College votes deprives voters of their constitutional rights. A group called Taxpayers for Fairness has filed a petition on the site change.org, urging New York AG Eric Schneiderman to take action on behalf of New York voters.... Read More...

Vladimir Putin Has Set Up Trump as ‘Cat’s Paw’ for Russian Aggression

Vladimir Putin played a dangerous game when he interfered in the U.S. election to elect Donald Trump as president. The move brought into the open what our European allies have been warning us about: Russia’s campaign to undermine and ultimately destabilize the West. The campaign is taking modern asymmetrical warfare to a new and dangerous level, melding politics, diplomacy, militarism, cyber-warfare and disinformation into a coordinated assault on democracy.... Read More...

Obama Urged to Name Special Prosecutor to Probe Russia Election Hacking

President Obama is being urged to appoint a special prosecutor to conduct an independent investigation of Russian interference in the presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. The petition, created by political Web site Daily Kos, is acutally a vote of “no confidence” in a planned bi-partisan Congressional investigation into the hacking.... Read More...