US elections 2020

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Dominion: will one Canadian company bring down Trump's empire of disinformation?
Dominion has filed defamation lawsuits against several Trump allies for pushing election ‘radioactive falsehoods’ – could it triumph?

David Smith in Washington

04, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Trump 'money bomb' scheme raised millions from unwitting donors – report
Practice that used pre-checked boxes and obscure design on fundraising emails condemned as ‘unethical and inappropriate’

Martin Pengelly in New York

03, Apr, 2021 @6:50 PM

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Dominion Voting Systems sues Fox News for $1.6bn over election fraud lies
Company accuses some of network’s biggest personalities ‘and their chosen guests’ of spreading ‘defamatory falsehoods’

Tom McCarthy

26, Mar, 2021 @2:49 PM

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Pro-Trump lawyer says ‘no reasonable person’ would believe her election lies
Lawyers for Sidney Powell argued conspiracies she laid out constituted legally protected first amendment speech

Tom McCarthy

23, Mar, 2021 @3:51 PM

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House approves bill giving Dreamers a path to citizenship - as it happened
Another bill set for a House vote would grant legal status to undocumented farmworkers – follow live

Maanvi Singh (now), Lauren Aratani and Martin Belam (earlier)

18, Mar, 2021 @11:58 PM

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Russia worked to damage Biden in 2020 election, US intelligence report finds – as it happened
Office of Director of National Intelligence says Moscow planted ‘misleading or unsubstantiated allegations’ against Biden – follow all the latest

Maanvi Singh (now), Joanna Walters and Martin Belam (earlier)

16, Mar, 2021 @11:59 PM

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Russia targeted Trump allies to hurt Biden in 2020 election, US officials say
Intelligence report underscored allegations that Trump allies played into Moscow’s hands by amplifying claims against Biden

Martin Pengelly and agencies

16, Mar, 2021 @8:12 PM

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Lucky review: how Biden beat Trump – and doubters like Obama and Hillary
Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes deliver a clear-eyed account of an election which could not cure a country’s wounds

Lloyd Green

07, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Mail-in voting did not swell turnout or boost Democrats, study finds
Experts say ‘effect on turnout and on partisan outcomes is very muted’ and undermines Trump claim that mail-in voting cost him

Sam Levine in New York

06, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Fight to vote: This is how Georgia Republicans are attacking democracy
After record turnout in the 2020 election, the state legislature is considering sweeping voting restrictions

Sam Levine in New York

04, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Key Biden aide said pandemic was 'best thing that ever happened to him', book says
Anita Dunn reportedly said privately what officials ‘would never say in public’ as cautious campaigning won Covid battle with Trump

Martin Pengelly in New York

24, Feb, 2021 @12:40 PM

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Democrats lost Texas because of Covid and Republican voter drive, report finds
A party postmortem says more outreach to non-voters is needed after a predicted blue wave failed to materialise in 2020

Alexandra Villarreal

22, Feb, 2021 @7:19 PM

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