Trend – The Big Lie

How election-denying GOP governors could tilt the 2024 presidential election

BY: - August 26, 2022

Republican state Sen. Doug Mastriano will face Democrat Josh Shapiro in November in Pennsylvania. Mastriano is an extreme supporter of Trump’s Big Lie.

Texans go to the polls under sweeping new voting restrictions

BY: - February 28, 2022

'You sent me off to Vietnam 50 years ago to fight for this country, and we go backwards,' a 74-year-old veteran said.

States, including Pa., target ballot drop boxes in fight over voting rights | Analysis

BY: - February 9, 2022

In the November 2020 general election, nearly 40 states had ballot drop boxes available and more voters used drop boxes than in any election in U.S. history.

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Bipartisanship failed on voting rights. Kyrsten Sinema and her backers ignore that | Jim Small

BY: - February 3, 2022

People often compare the Arizona Democrat to the late Sen. John McCain. It fails on several levels.

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

BY: - February 1, 2022

The slate of fake electors includes Lou Barletta and Charlie Gerow, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania.

From coast to coast, GOP lawmakers are seeking new powers over state elections | Analysis

BY: - January 31, 2022

This year, GOP lawmakers in at least five states are seeking reviews of the 2020 election results.

Report: Justice Dept. to investigate Republicans who sent fake Trump electors to Congress

BY: - January 26, 2022

The U.S. Dept. of Justice has launched an investigation into an apparent attempt by Republicans in seven battleground states won by President Joe Biden in 2020, including Pennsylvania, to allegedly subvert the election results by sending falsified slates of electors for ex-President Donald Trump to Congress, according to a published report. Deputy Attorney General Lisa […]

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Get real, Republicans. Americans elected you to work, not obstruct | Lloyd E. Sheaffer

BY: - January 26, 2022

And then you can stop spreading the Big Lie and defend democracy like Real Republicans would.

States weigh how to shield election officials from threats, harassment

BY: - January 26, 2022

Criminal justice reform advocates and advocacy groups say they don’t believe in increasing criminal penalties in a time of over-policing.

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The Big Lie is undermining our democracy. Both parties need to to defeat it | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - January 19, 2022

Americans are legitimately worried about the future of democracy.

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The seven states to watch, including Pa., in the fight over voting rights | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: and - January 18, 2022

Although Pa. Republicans didn't score a win in 2021, the GOP is sticking with its efforts to restrict voting in the Keystone State.

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The U.S. Senate is broken. Missouri’s talking filibuster could fix it | Opinion

BY: - January 18, 2022

Presently, all U.S. Senate Republicans have to do to start and maintain a filibuster is draft a one-sentence letter informing leadership of their objection. That’s insane.