Faith at forefront as Georgia Senate runoffs heat upAs Georgia becomes the nation’s political hotspot before twin runoffs that will determine control of the Senate, faith-based organizing is heating up.
- November 29, 2020 @ 4:12 p.m. EST
Pa. Supreme Court dismisses Rep. Mike Kelly's election suitIn an unsigned order, the PA Supreme Court found petitioners had waited too long to challenge the 2019 state law that ized mail-in ballots.
- November 28, 2020 @ 7:32 p.m. EST
Trump wants to throw out 238,000 Wisconsin ballotsThe affected voters face losing their voice in the election after following state guidance that was promoted widely, including by the president.
- November 28, 2020 @ 7:50 p.m. EST
Arizona lawmakers, Trump lawyers plan election meeting MondayThe meeting at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Phoenix is not a hearing of the Legislature as Finchem and Trump campaign's legal team have cast it.
- November 28, 2020 @ 11:28 a.m. EST
Key electoral process datesThe next steps
- November 28, 2020 @ 7:49 a.m. EST
Milwaukee County recount wraps up with Biden adding to his leadPresident-elect Joe Biden received a net gain of 132 votes in his margin of victory over President Donald Trump as a result of the recount.
- November 27, 2020 @ 11:44 p.m. EST
Donor sues pro-Trump group after dropped election lawsuitsFred Eshelman, who gave $2.5 million to the group True the Vote to back President Trump's challenges to the election, is suing for his money back.
- November 27, 2020 @ 5:47 p.m. EST
WhatsApp makes it easy to spread misinformationClosed and encrypted messaging apps make it cheap and easy for users to send texts and make phone calls. But it's hard for fact checkers to monitor.
- November 27, 2020 @ 1:11 p.m. EST
Trump snaps at reporter for asking about concedingTrump angrily admonished Reuters reporter Jeff Mason after he asked if he would concede the election after the Electoral College voted for Biden.
- November 27, 2020 @ 11:35 a.m. EST
Pennsylvania AG rebukes Trump for falsely claiming win – updatesPresident Donald Trump told Pennsylvania lawmakers on Wednesday that the election was a “fraud”.
- November 25, 2020 @ 6:46 p.m. EST
Biden crosses 80M vote threshold - election updatesIn his win over President Donald Trump, President-elect Joe Biden surpassed 80 million votes, the most votes in U.S. history for a candidate.
- November 25, 2020 @ 1:25 p.m. EST
Biden won't order investigations of TrumpWhile the president-elect said he wouldn't pursue legal action against Donald Trump, the president still faces several serious legal challenges.
- November 25, 2020 @ 1:05 p.m. EST
A Trump concession? Approving transition may be as close as he getsAfter Trump faced a series of legal defeats and criticisms by Republicans, his aides pressed him to relent on his refusal to allow a Biden transition.
- November 25, 2020 @ 9:46 a.m. EST
Milwaukee recount observers given poop emoji wristbands"It's just kind of silly to try and make an issue out of something like this," Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson said of the poop emoji bands.
- November 24, 2020 @ 4:30 p.m. EST
A spy chief who fixes cars? Meet Joe Biden's Cabinet picksPresident-elect Joe Biden introduced his diverse foreign policy team Tuesday, sharing personal anecdotes to describe sometimes esoteric assignments.
- November 24, 2020 @ 4:37 p.m. EST
Democrats face a demographic problem for future powerDemocrats once thought a diversifying electorate gave them an advantage long-term over Republicans. But the 2020 election has raised doubts.
- November 29, 2020 @ 6:40 p.m. EST
Nevada Supreme Court certifies Biden beat TrumpParty-picked presidential electors are set to complete the state's role in the election on Dec. 14
- November 24, 2020 @ 1:54 p.m. EST
Pennsylvania certifies election win for Biden and HarrisGov. Tom Wolf signed a Certificate of Ascertainment for the Democratic slate of electors. It was submitted to the Archivist of the United States.
- November 24, 2020 @ 12:22 p.m. EST
Michigan certifies election results showing Biden won — election updatesThe Michigan Board of State Canvassers voted to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state, avoiding a stalemate and a potential delay.
- November 24, 2020 @ 10:57 a.m. EST
Trump administration clears way for Biden transition to beginThe declaration from the GSA's Emily Murphy will free up more than $6 million for President-elect Joe Biden transition team.
- November 24, 2020 @ 9:51 a.m. EST
Disinformation fears came true for election officialsTrump’s unfounded allegations of widespread voter fraud threaten the integrity of democracy, election officials and experts warn.
- November 24, 2020 @ 10 a.m. EST
Michigan board votes to certify election resultsA Republican member of Michigan's state canvassing board broke with his GOP colleague, joining two Democrats in voting to certify election results.
- November 23, 2020 @ 6:25 p.m. EST
Election's not over: What to expect in the next 60 daysAs states finish counting their votes and some states go through recounts, we've gathered a list of important dates to keep in mind.
- November 25, 2020 @ 12:02 p.m. EST
Who has Biden tapped to join his administration?Joe Biden could tap a range of experts, from one-time rivals to former colleagues, both Democrats and Republicans, to be a part of his administration.
- November 23, 2020 @ 3:52 p.m. EST
Twisting the facts on ‘dirty money’ in the Perdue-Ossoff Georgia Senate raceA Republican TV ad makes several misleading claims about Georgia Democratic Senate Candidate Jon Ossoff. His campaign finances tell a different story.
- November 23, 2020 @ 1:49 p.m. EST
Judge boots Trump lawsuit seeking to overturn Pennsylvania election resultsA federal judge ruled the Trump campaign provided no evidence and strained legal arguments in arguing that millions of votes should be canceled.
- November 23, 2020 @ 1:28 p.m. EST
Biden names 2 staffers to negotiate with CongressPresident-elect Joe Biden continued to fill out his White House staff Monday by naming two staffers to deal with legislation in Congress.
- November 23, 2020 @ 11:35 a.m. EST
Biden to pick Linda Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassadorBiden's nomination of Thomas-Greenfield would elevate a Black woman and career foreign service official to the high-profile position.
- November 23, 2020 @ 2:15 p.m. EST
With Senate on the line, Georgia runoff could hinge on new teen votersSocial media is critical for reaching the 23,000 soon-to-be 18-year-olds who are allowed to vote for the first time Jan. 5 in Georgia Senate runoffs.
- November 23, 2020 @ 9:33 a.m. EST
Attorney leading Trump's Wisconsin recount wants to throw out his own voteJim Troupis, the attorney leading President Donald Trump’s recount effort in Wisconsin, voted illegally according to his own legal argument.
- November 23, 2020 @ 4:18 p.m. EST
Christie: Trump legal team is 'national embarrassment' — election updatesTrump campaign distances itself from lawyer Sidney Powell; more Republican lawmakers call on Trump to accept defeat – election updates.
- November 23, 2020 @ 7:28 a.m. EST
Running list: GOP leaders who say Biden wonA small but growing minority of congressional Republicans and elected leaders around the country have begun to acknowledge Biden's victory.
- November 30, 2020 @ 3:05 p.m. EST
Michigan election board could face deadlock MondayUnlike many state election boards, Michigan's Board of State Canvassers, which has four members, has no mechanism to break a tie.
- November 23, 2020 @ 12:55 p.m. EST
Trump team requests recount of Georgia vote – election updatesGeorgia law allows a candidate to request a recount if the margin is less than 0.5%. The recount would be done using scanners.
- November 22, 2020 @ 1:30 a.m. EST
McEnany said Trump wasn't given an 'orderly transition of power'. He was.Kayleigh McEnany's statements mischaracterized what followed the 2016 election and Trump's victory over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
- November 22, 2020 @ 6:16 a.m. EST
RNC, Michigan GOP ask to delay certification of election resultsMichigan's elections board recommended certification, saying Detroit had fewer problems than the August primary and the 2016 presidential election.
- November 21, 2020 @ 4:17 p.m. EST
GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn 'misspoke' when she called Biden 'president-elect'Blackburn made the comments Friday evening live on ABC News, where she was being interviewed by Juju Chang.
- November 21, 2020 @ 10:28 a.m. EST
Biden inauguration to be scaled-down affairJoe Biden's inauguration in January is expected to look a lot different than previous presidential inaugurals. The reason: COVID.
- November 21, 2020 @ 6:10 p.m. EST
Legal experts tell Michigan Board of Canvassers: Certify electionCivil rights advocates called on the Michigan Board of Canvassers to certify election results, saying the canvassers' role is largely a technical one.
- November 21, 2020 @ 7:49 a.m. EST
James Clyburn has spent 60 years fighting for America's soulU.S. Rep. James Clyburn has been fighting for civil rights for 60 years. At 80, he gave himself one last job: Get Donald Trump out of the White House.
- November 24, 2020 @ 10:33 p.m. EST
Challenge to Maricopa County election results tossedA Maricopa County Superior Court judge tossed out a lawsuit on Friday, dismissing the last election-related case pending in Arizona.
- November 21, 2020 @ 12:18 a.m. EST
Michigan lawmakers meet with Trump, say they haven't seen evidence of voter fraudState officials proclaim that the winner of the state's popular vote should get its electoral votes, and in Michigan that is Joe Biden
- November 20, 2020 @ 7:03 p.m. EST
Donald Trump Jr. tests positive for COVID-19 - election updatesGeorgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed off on the certification of President-elect Joe Biden's election victory in the state and its 16 electoral votes.
- November 20, 2020 @ 9:23 p.m. EST
Trump lawsuit mixes up "M" states in affidavitTrump, his legal team, and his supporters have continued to tout unsubstantiated claims of voting fraud.
- November 20, 2020 @ 6:32 p.m. EST
Biden lawyer: Trump's Michigan electoral plot is unconstitutional“The harm is real. But there is absolutely no chance Donald Trump can be successful in what it is he’s trying to do,” Biden lawyer Bob Bauer said.
- November 20, 2020 @ 4:54 p.m. EST
Andrew Giuliani, Trump staffer and Rudy Giuliani's son, infected with COVIDThe list of those close to Trump who have been infected includes White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows who tested positive earlier this month.
- November 20, 2020 @ 12:48 p.m. EST
Alexander says Biden 'looks like' winner should get briefingsAlexander said that when the recounts are done "we need a prompt and orderly, and I think most of us would appreciate, a graceful transition."
- November 20, 2020 @ 11:44 a.m. EST
In PA, Trump wants disputed ballots or the entire election tossed. His fraud claims remain baseless.The Trump campaign has sued in key states he has lost, including Pennsylvania, Michigan, Arizona and Nevada, seeking to overturn the results.
- November 20, 2020 @ 10:53 a.m. EST
Joe Biden turns 78. Here's how old other presidents were on Inauguration DayThe median age of presidents who have taken office since 1960 is about 56 years old. Trump was 70 when he took office in 2017.
- November 20, 2020 @ 1:20 p.m. EST
GOP Sens. Romney, Sasse decry Trump's efforts to challenge election"It is difficult to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action by a sitting American President," Romney said of Trump's contacts with local officials.
- November 20, 2020 @ 9:21 a.m. EST
- Trump slams Arizona GOP governor as certification makes loss official
- Trump lawyer stirs outrage by saying ex-cyber official should be ‘shot’
- Biden’s economic team faces a dark winter
- Georgia official: ‘Dishonest actors’ misleading president, voters
- Arizona, Wisconsin certify election results
- Democratic Sen.-elect Mark Kelly to be sworn in Wednesday
- Biden names economic team with Yellen, Tanden
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- Wisconsin to certify results Monday after Biden gains in recount