US elections 2020

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Pressure mounts on ex-DoJ official Jeff Clark over Trump’s ‘election subversion scheme’
Former assistant attorney general faces possible disbarment and criminal charges after Senate report details machinations on Trump’s behalf

Peter Stone in Washington

17, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Why are Michigan Republicans quietly replacing key election officials? | The fight to vote
Last year, the usually under-the-radar board of canvassers became a key part of Trump’s efforts to overturn the result in Michigan

Sam Levine in New York

14, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘Can you believe this?’: key takeaways from the report on Trump’s attempt to steal the election
The former president and his chief of staff pressed top department of justice deputies to investigate allegations of fraud in the 2020 election

Sam Levine in New York

08, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Biden talks up vaccine mandates and says unvaccinated have ‘put our economy at risk’ – as it happened
President backs mandates and says ‘no other way to beat the pandemic than get the majority of people vaccinated’ – follow all the latest

Maanvi Singh (now) and Vivian Ho (earlier)

08, Oct, 2021 @12:59 AM

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Senate report details Trump’s attempt to use DoJ to overturn election defeat
Senate report details Trump bid to replace acting attorney general with Jeffrey Clark, who was more open to pursuing baseless claims of fraud

David Smith in Washington

07, Oct, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Republicans’ 2020 recount farce steams ahead despite lack of evidence
Efforts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Texas to review last year’s results are ‘delegitimizing democracy’, critics say

Sam Levine in New York

07, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Criminal inquiry into Trump’s Georgia election interference gathers steam
The disgraced former president faces a range of possible charges – including conspiracy and election fraud

Peter Stone in Washington

05, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘He knows he lost’: Georgia Republican opposes Trump before rally in Perry
Top voting official Brad Raffensperger dismayed that former president uses lies to fundraise

Martin Pengelly

26, Sep, 2021 @11:41 AM

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Biden will make ‘case-by-case’ decision on executive privilege over Capitol riot records – as it happened
White House clarifies earlier comments about subpoenaed documents

Lois Beckett (now) and Joan E Greve (earlier)

25, Sep, 2021 @1:12 AM

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Arizona Republican ‘audit’ finds even bigger lead for Biden in 2020 election
Hand count of the 2.1m ballots cast in Maricopa county found that Biden actually won 360 more votes over Trump than was reported

Sam Levine and Oliver Milman

24, Sep, 2021 @1:40 PM

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California recall vote shows Trump’s big lie is now Republican playbook
Pre-emptively branding as rigged an election you are likely to lose risks turning off GOP voters and undermining democracy

David Smith in Washington

19, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Melania Trump like Marie Antoinette, says former aide in hotly awaited book
Stephanie Grisham says former first lady refused to condemn Capitol attackers and believed husband’s lie about election fraud

Martin Pengelly in New York

13, Sep, 2021 @1:18 PM

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