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Arizona ballot review commissioned by Republicans reaffirms Biden’s victory

The final report concluded that President Biden’s margin was slightly larger than the certified results, emphasizing that the totals essentially matched. The review had been denounced by election experts as unprofessional and biased.
  • Sep 24, 2021

The final report on the Arizona ballot review is scheduled to be released today. Here’s how we got here.

The findings will cap a tumultuous five-month recount that was widely criticized by election experts as biased and sloppy.
  • Sep 24, 2021

Pennsylvania GOP lawmakers approve wide-ranging subpoenas for personal information of 2020 voters

Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania on Wednesday approved subpoenas for a wide range of voter data as part of an investigation into the 2020 election in a state former president Donald Trump has repeatedly targeted with unfounded claims of fraud.
  • Sep 15, 2021
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Inside the newsroom on 9/11

Watching the chaotic end of America’s longest war, we’ve been thinking a lot about the terrorist attack that set it in motion. We interviewed colleagues who covered 9/11 to try to make sense of how that day changed the country and the world.
  • Sep 10, 2021

Federal judge in Michigan orders pro-Trump lawyers disciplined over lawsuit seeking to overturn 2020 election

Calling the suit “a historic and profound abuse of the judicial process,” the judge referred Sidney Powell, L. Lin Wood and seven others to attorney grievance proceedings that could result in disbarment.
  • Aug 25, 2021

Report on Arizona ballot review is delayed after Cyber Ninjas chief and colleagues test positive for coronavirus

Doug Logan and two other members of the audit team are ill, state Senate President Karen Fann said.
  • Aug 23, 2021

‘We are in harm’s way’: Election officials fear for their personal safety amid torrent of false claims about voting

Experts fear there will be an exodus of election personnel at a critical time for American democracy.
  • Aug 11, 2021

‘The stuff of which violent insurrections are made:’ Federal judge punishes Colorado lawyers for 2020 election lawsuit

Two lawyers were ordered to pay opponents’ legal fees as the judicial system grapples with holding attorneys accountable for frivolous election challenges.
  • Aug 4, 2021

Maricopa County defies state subpoena seeking to expand GOP ballot review, calling it an ‘adventure in never-never land’

The latest spat between local officials and the Arizona Senate shows the divide among Republicans over the recount.
  • Aug 2, 2021

Republican-led Arizona ballot review grinds to rocky conclusion, with results expected next month

The final days of the widely criticized process were marked by a resignation and a GOP defection.
  • Jul 29, 2021