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County refuses Arizona Senate's subpoena in election audit

Aug. 02, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County officials refused Monday to turn over routers sought by two top Republicans in the Arizona Senate in the latest subpoenas related to the contentious 2020 election audit and unprecedented review of former President Donald Trump’s loss in Arizona’s largest...

Man, 82, pleads guilty in scheme to swindle political donors

Aug. 02, 2021 09:41 AM EDT

BLYTHE, Calif. (AP) — An 82-year-old Southern California man has pleaded guilty in a New York federal court to defrauding thousands of donors out of more than $250,000 given to phony political action committees purported to be associated with Democratic Party candidates, prosecutors said. ...

Texas audit proposed by GOP would miss minor but real errors

Aug. 02, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A group of Texas Republicans wants to audit the 2020 election results in just the large, mostly Democratic counties across the state. If they get their way, they'll miss many of the real — but minor — errors in the state's vote count. That's...

Myanmar military extends emergency, promises vote in 2 years

Aug. 01, 2021 09:49 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Six months after seizing power from the elected government, Myanmar’s military leader on Sunday declared himself prime minister and said he would lead the country under the extended state of emergency until elections are held in about two years. “We...

'Vote them out': Willie Nelson headlines Texas protest rally

Jul. 31, 2021 20:55 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Country music legend Willie Nelson led more than a thousand spectators in singing “vote them out” Saturday from the steps of the Texas Capitol during a rally wrapping up a four-day march in support of Democratic state legislators who bolted for Washington two weeks...

Georgia GOP starts push for takeover of local election board

Jul. 30, 2021 19:03 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Georgia have started a process that could lead to a takeover of elections in the state’s most populous county. Many in the GOP continue to claim wrongdoing in reliably Democratic Fulton County had stolen the 2020 election from...

Trump urged Justice officials to declare election 'corrupt'

Jul. 30, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged senior Justice Department officials to declare the results of the 2020 election “corrupt” in a December phone call, according to handwritten notes from one of the participants in the conversation. “Just say the...

MyPillow advertiser shunning Fox for refusal to air ad

Jul. 30, 2021 15:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of Fox News' most visible advertisers, Mike Lindell and his MyPillow line of products, has pulled commercials from the network over a refusal to air an ad promoting discredited claims of election fraud. Fox confirmed the moves on Friday, which were...

Wisconsin Republican expands 2020 election investigation

Jul. 30, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The highest ranking Republican in the Wisconsin Assembly said Friday that he was expanding a probe into the 2020 presidential election, saying it will take more investigators and time than originally planned. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos signed...

County declines election audit without new voting machines

Jul. 29, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A rural Pennsylvania county formally declined to participate in a “forensic investigation” of the state’s 2020 presidential election sought by backers of former President Donald Trump, dealing another blow Thursday to prospects for a months-long spectacle of the...