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Trump won Texas county in landslide. His supporters still hounded the elections admin until she resigned.

Michele Carew, who had overseen scores of elections during her 14-year career as an elections administrator in North Texas, submitted her resignation Friday, following a monthslong effort by residents and officials loyal to former President Donald Trump to force her out of office.... Read more»

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Texas announces 2020 election audit after Trump lobbies governor

In a move Texas Democrats called “pitiful yet predictable” and “pure pandering” to backers of Donald Trump’s claims that the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent, the Texas Secretary of State announced Thursday it is auditing the election results of the state’s four largest counties. ... Read more»

Democrats blast 'cancer' of Arizona election probe on eve of release

Democrats went on the offensive Thursday, saying the Arizona election audit scheduled to be released Friday is a “cancer spreading through the country” as it is mimicked by other states. ... Read more»

Democrats, GOP push back against partisan election audits

Ten months after the 2020 presidential election, Republican state lawmakers in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin are following Arizona in pushing investigations rooted in the false claim that the election was stolen.... Read more»

Trump allies' lingering election ‘audits’ spark public skepticism, concerns in Congress

The months-long, Republican-led investigation in Arizona into the results of last year's presidential election has cost millions of dollars and produced no evidence yet of major issues in tallying Maricopa County ballots, yet other states are trying to follow suit.... Read more»

State Dems relate experiences on front lines of voting rights struggle

State Democratic legislators from Arizona, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Texas and Florida outlined their efforts to protect voting rights and expand them in their Republican-controlled state legislatures, as nearly 400 bills with restrictive voting provisions have been introduced in 48 states. ... Read more»

FactCheck: Rudy Giuliani’s bogus election fraud claims

A New York court suspended former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s law license in that state for making “demonstrably false and misleading statements” about the 2020 presidential election results to the courts and the public at large, while serving as former President Donald Trump’s lawyer.... Read more»

Az Senate contractor Wake Technology Services audited a Pennsylvania election as part of the #StopTheSteal movement

The company that is conducting a hand recount of nearly 2.1 million Maricopa County ballots conducted an election audit in rural Pennsylvania county at the request of a state senator who has been a prominent advocate of the “Stop the Steal” movement that has spread baseless conspiracy theories that the 2020 presidential election was rigged against Donald Trump.... Read more»

Az Dems unified on Trump impeachment resolution for Capitol riot

All five of Arizona's Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are among the 214 who have signed on to a measure to impeach President Donald Trump that was introduced Monday, charging him with inciting the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week.... Read more»

Pence sued over election results; Az's Kelli Ward among those signing on to lawsuit

A lawsuit filed Sunday in a Texas federal court by Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert, and several other Republicans including Arizona GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward, are suing Vice President Mike Pence in one more attempt to overturn the results of the presidential election.... Read more»

If Trump tries to sue his way to election victory, here’s what happens

It’s easy enough for the Trump campaign to file a lawsuit claiming improprieties, but a lot harder to provide evidence of wrongdoing or a convincing legal argument. Here’s what you need to know as the election lawsuits start to mount.... Read more»

Hispanic Democrats identify Arizona as a battleground state in 2020 elections

Arizona was identified by Democrats Monday as one of six battleground states for this fall’s election, a status that state lawmakers said has been 10 years in the making.... Read more»

10 CVS drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites opening Friday

CVS Health announced it will open 10 COVID-19 drive-thru test sites in Arizona Friday, as part of the company’s second phase of efforts to help slow the spread of the virus. ... Read more»

Amid pandemic, gun control advocates celebrate wins on NRA’s home turf

Taking time out from overseeing Virginia’s response to the pandemic, Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam signed a slate of bills: requiring universal background checks on firearm purchases, restricting handgun purchases to one a month and allowing law enforcement to seize guns from people who may be a risk to themselves or others.... Read more»

Pennsylvania sees dramatic drop in opioid prescriptions

Within months of launching a registry to prevent patients from receiving opioids and other potentially addictive prescription drugs from more than one doctor, Pennsylvania saw a substantial drop in the number of prescriptions for painkillers such as Vicodin, OxyContin and Percocet.... Read more»

D.C.-based governors' groups provide back door to corporate donors

The Republican Governors Association routinely accepts six- and seven-figure contributions and deals out the funds to state candidates and parties. In states like Pennsylvania, where corporate contributions are banned, the group appears to be skirting the law. ... Read more»

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