Latest 2020 United States presidential election News

An Indiana man gets 14 months after guilty plea to threatening a Michigan election official in 2020

Jul. 10, 2024 11:46 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — An Indiana man has been sentenced to 14 months in prison after pleading guilty to making a violent threat against a local election official in Michigan soon after the 2020 election. A federal judge sentenced Andrew Nickels, 38, of Carmel, Indiana, on Tuesday for...

Supreme Court rules ex-presidents have broad immunity, dimming chance of a pre-election Trump trial

Jul. 01, 2024 21:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled for the first time that former presidents have broad immunity from prosecution, extending the delay in the Washington criminal case against Donald Trump on charges he plotted to overturn his 2020 presidential election loss and all but ending...

What to know about the Supreme Court immunity ruling in Trump's 2020 election interference case

Jul. 01, 2024 21:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's ruling Monday in former President Donald Trump's 2020 election interference case makes it all but certain that the Republican will not face trial in Washington ahead of the November election. The Supreme Court did not dismiss — as Trump had...

Could Nebraska lawmakers seek winner-take-all elections in a special session to address taxes?

Jun. 26, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

Nebraska lawmakers are set to address property tax relief next month in a special session being sought by Gov. Jim Pillen. But the Republican also has signaled his hope that the session could be used to take Nebraska back to a winner-take-all system of awarding electoral votes ahead of this...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jun. 25, 2024 12:18 PM EDT

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. June 22, 2024. Editorial: State’s new quarter-billion plan for welcome centers ridiculously excessive The State Budget Committee last week approved an Indiana Department of Transportation plan to invest $256 million in highway welcome...

Trump is proposing to make tips tax-free. What would that mean for workers?

Jun. 21, 2024 00:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's new proposal to exclude tips from federal taxes is getting strong reviews from some Republican lawmakers, though major questions remain about the impact of the policy and how it would work. What's certain is that a change in the...

Former Trump attorney in Wisconsin suspended from state judicial ethics panel

Jun. 11, 2024 16:50 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended former President Donald Trump’s Wisconsin lawyer from a state judicial ethics panel a week after he was charged with a felony for his role in a 2020 fake electors scheme. Liberal advocates have been calling for...

Former Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows pleads not guilty in Arizona's fake elector case

Jun. 07, 2024 19:51 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Donald Trump presidential chief of staff Mark Meadows and Trump 2020 Election Day operations director Michael Roman pleaded not guilty Friday in Phoenix to nine felony charges for their roles in an effort to overturn Trump's Arizona election loss to Joe Biden. ...

Wisconsin attorney general files felony charges against attorneys, aide who worked for Trump in 2020

Jun. 04, 2024 15:38 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Felony forgery charges were filed in Wisconsin on Tuesday against two attorneys and an aide who helped submit paperwork falsely saying that former President Donald Trump had won the battleground state in 2020. The state charges are the first to come in...

Ex-NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani pleads not guilty to felony charges in Arizona election interference case

May. 21, 2024 19:39 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani pleaded not guilty Tuesday to nine felony charges stemming from his role in an effort to overturn Donald Trump’s 2020 election loss in Arizona to Joe Biden. Ten others, including former Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli...