Presidential Election

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Trump vs FBI: Director Vows to Get to Bottom of Russia Ties Wherever They Lead

In an extraordinary congressional hearing unprecedented since the days of Watergate, FBI Director James Comey threw down the gauntlet on the agency’s investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s campaign, presenting Trump with the greatest crisis of his short presidency. Comey seemed intent on sending a clear message, beyond the damning revelation that Trump is under investigation.... Read More...
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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...
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North Carolina Legislature ‘Power Grab’ Portends Trump-Style Corruption

The North Carolina state legislature has showed exactly what the nation can expect in the coming months from President-elect Trump and his power hungry, bible-toting, corporate-controlled cabinet. And it ain’t pretty. Just days after incumbent Republican Pat McCrory lost to Democratic challenger Roy Cooper, the Republican-controlled Senate, under the guise of “Disaster Relief,” quietly repealed a majority of the incoming governor’s powers.... Read More...
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FBI Election Dirty Tricks More Serious, Less Scrutinized Than Russian Hacking

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) unprecedented level of election dirty tricks is getting far less scrutiny from the media and lawmakers than the Russian email hacking scandal, even though the rogue agency poses a more serious threat to nation. The nation’s premiere law enforcement agency is supposed to be non-partisan and above politics. But it was anything but in the presidential election.... Read More...
Donald Trump cabinet officials should face contempt charges for ignoring impeachment subpoenas. (Photo: Getty)

After Shaky Victory, Donald Trump Now Faces ‘Rigged Election’ Allegations

As Donald Trump’s deficit in the popular vote edges north of 1.5 million votes, the President-elect is now being confronted with election rigging allegations over Republican efforts to suppress Democratic votes, leading to his razor-thin victories in key swing states and the presidential election overall. The election was remarkable on its face, because it cut against almost every poll, which predicted Democrat Hillary Clinton would win key swing states like North Carolina and Florida. But she didn't.... Read More...