Monthly Archives: November 2020

“Judge: ‘Precious little proof’ in Georgia election fraud suit”

Josh Gerstein for Politico: A judge handling an election-fraud lawsuit brought by allies of President Donald Trump said the case was backed by “precious little proof,” but went on to issue a restraining order aimed at blocking three Georgia counties … Continue reading →

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Pennsylvania and PA Democratic Party File Opposition to Cert. Briefs in Supreme Court Over Extension of Ballot Deadline; Both Argue Case is Now Moot

PA Brief. PA Dems’ Brief. This is the case involving the PA Supreme Court’s decision to accept ballots arriving up to three days after election day. PA Republicans claim this violates the right of the state legislature to set the … Continue reading →

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“Supreme Court Skeptical of Trump’s Plan to Not Count Unauthorized Immigrants in Redistricting”

Adam Liptak for the NYT: A skeptical Supreme Court on Monday reacted with frustration and some confusion to President Trump’s plan to exclude unauthorized immigrants from the calculations used to allocate seats in the House.While there was some discussion about whether the … Continue reading →

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“Republicans Hold Razor-Thin Leads In Two House Races”

Political Wire: Cook Political Report: “There have only been three federal elections in the last 100 years decided by fewer than 20 votes… But in an insult to injury for House Democrats, who have already lost a dozen incumbents to … Continue reading →

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“James Baker’s masterful legal strategies won George W. Bush a contested election – unlike Rudy Giuliani’s string of losses”

There’s an excellent new biography out of James A. Baker III, by Peter Baker (no relation) and Susan Glasser. Some call Baker the most important non-elected figure in Washington in the last half of the 20th Century. He ran five … Continue reading →

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Sign Up for Votebeat’s Weekly Updates

VoteBeat emerged in this election as an important source of information about election administration and controversies at the state and local level. I’m really glad to see the project continuing. You can sign up here to get weekly updates on … Continue reading →

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“Source: Pa. lawmaker gets a positive test at Trump meeting”

AP:  A Pennsylvania state senator abruptly left a West Wing meeting with President Donald Trump after being informed he had tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct knowledge of the meeting told The Associated Press on Sunday.Republican state … Continue reading →

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“Republicans, the Rule of Law, and the Fate of American Democracy”

Bryan Wildenthal for Jurist. … Continue reading →

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“Trump slams judges’ election decisions: ‘What kind of a court system is this?'”

Trump continues his abhorrent delegitimization efforts. See also Fox News Lets Trump Spew Lies Unchecked In First Interview Since Election Day … Continue reading →

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After Losing Unanimously in Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Case Seeking to Overturn Election Results on Absurd Theory, PA Republicans Vow Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court Despite Lack of a Federal Issue

Fox News reports an emergency motion will be filed with SCOTUS today. My earlier coverage of this lawsuit is here. … Continue reading →

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