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Ruling puts Arizona voting access initiative on life support

Aug. 19, 2022 13:03 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona voter initiative that would expand voting access and roll back tightened election laws passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature and signed by GOP Gov. Doug Ducey was teetering on the edge of failure Friday after a judge disqualified tens of thousands of signatures...

Georgia election probe runs into resistance from witnesses

Aug. 18, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors investigating whether Donald Trump committed crimes as he sought to overturn his 2020 election defeat in Georgia are running into increasing resistance as they seek to call witnesses to testify before a special grand jury. The latest illustration of that...

DeSantis' election police unit announces voter fraud cases

Aug. 18, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday announced criminal charges against 20 people for illegally voting in 2020, the first major public move from the Republican's controversial new election police unit. The charges mark the opening salvo from the Office of...

Vance's anti-drug charity enlisted doctor echoing Big Pharma

Aug. 18, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When JD Vance founded “Our Ohio Renewal” a day after the 2016 presidential election, he promoted the charity as a vehicle for helping solve the scourge of opioid addiction that he had lamented in “Hillbilly Elegy,” his bestselling memoir. But Vance...

Giuliani says he 'satisfied' obligation with Ga. grand jury

Aug. 17, 2022 21:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that he had “satisfied his obligation” after facing hours of questioning Wednesday before a special grand jury in Atlanta as a target of an investigation into attempts by former President Donald Trump and others to overturn his 2020 election defeat...

Cheney's defeat end of an era for GOP; Trump's party now

Aug. 17, 2022 20:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Liz Cheney’s resounding primary defeat marks the end of an era for the Republican Party as well as her own family legacy, the most high-profile political casualty yet as the party of Lincoln transforms into the party of Trump. The fall of the three-term...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Aug. 17, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice. August 15, 2022. Editorial: Urgent case for open primaries More than 740,000 registered Pennsylvania voters are not affiliated with any party. It always has been wrong, as a matter of principle, to disenfranchise...

Missouri man charged with threatening election official

Aug. 17, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A Missouri man has been indicted for leaving a threatening message on the personal cellphone of the top election official in Arizona's most populous county, federal officials said. The case is the second filed in the past month against people accused of threatening...

Man charged with election interference tied to Capitol riot

Aug. 17, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

A Virginia man who is facing trial on charges that he drove a Hummer packed with guns to Philadelphia to interfere with the 2020 presidential election has been arrested in a separate case that alleges his involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Antonio LaMotta was...

Gov. Gordon wins Wyoming GOP primary in bid for 2nd term

Aug. 17, 2022 11:47 AM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Mark Gordon has a clear path to reelection after winning the Republican primary in Wyoming on Tuesday, while state Rep. Chuck Gray won the GOP primary for secretary of state. Megan Degenfelder defeated incumbent Brian Schroeder in the GOP primary for state...