Category Archives: Elections

Infighting and an attempted ‘coup’: Trump team in chaos as Giuliani leads legal fight

ABC News – As President Donald Trump’s legal efforts challenging the election results continue to hit dead ends, his campaign and legal teams have descended into chaos behind the scenes as many brace for the end of the post-election fight, multiple sources tell … Continue reading

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What the history of coups tells us about Trump’s refusal to concede

Federico Finchelstein of the Washington Post – Historically across Latin America, when constitutionally elected leaders were denied their legitimate mandate, there was just one word for it: coup. Just think of the emblematic cases of Salvador Allende in Chile (1973) … Continue reading

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Increasingly normal: Guns seen outside vote-counting centers

AP reporters Astrid Galvan and Anita Snow in Phoenix, Claudia Lauer in Philadelphia and Mike Householder in Detroit contributed to this report – The most turbulent and norm-breaking presidential election of a lifetime has led to an extraordinary spectacle in … Continue reading

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Who’s ahead in the national polls?

FiveThirtyEight – An updating average of 2020 presidential general election polls, accounting for each poll’s quality, sample size and recency. Continue…

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Russia is back, wilier than ever — and it’s not alone

Mark Scott in Politico – Moscow’s hacking and disinformation tactics have evolved since 2016, while Americans help spread doubts about the November election. Continue…

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