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How Hungary used citizens’ covid data to help the ruling party

economist.com How Hungary used citizens’ covid data to help the ruling party Human Rights Watch reports on Viktor Orban’s abuse of data IN DECEMBER 2020, when Hungary’s health authority…

"Just... Wow!": Record Numbers Turn Out For Early Voting In Georgia Senate Runoff

zerohedge.com "Just... Wow!": Record Numbers Turn Out For Early Voting In Georgia Senate Runoff Authored by Dan M. Berger via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Early voting in Georgia’s…

Twitter's former trust and safety chief said it was a mistake to censor the Hunter Biden laptop story: 'We didn't know what to believe'

businessinsider.com Hunter Biden. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The former head of trust and safety at Twitter said Twitter mishandled the Hunter Biden laptop story. Yoel Roth said the story raised…

Walker tries to avoid missteps in final days before Georgia runoff

politico.com Walker tries to avoid missteps in final days before Georgia runoff Herschel Walker is trying to strengthen his image by having at his side Gov. Brian Kemp, the state’s most…

In a Trump v. DeSantis Matchup, Latinos Could be the Decider

newsweek.com The possible battle lines of the 2024 election came into focus over the course of one week in November. Ron DeSantis cruised to re-election, making him a frontrunner for the…

Stolen checks, fraudulent activity: three major trade association PACs fell victim to theft in what's become a political epidemic

businessinsider.com Getty Images The PACS of three trade associations each reported tens of thousands of dollars in stolen funds. Dozens of candidates and committees have fallen victim in…

Biden dismisses "4 more years" chant at speech: "I don't know about that"

newsweek.com With midterm elections in the rearview mirror, Americans are already looking toward another political event with massive sway over the state of the nation: the 2024…

Donald Trump declares that he will make America great again, again

economist.com Donald Trump declares that he will make America great again, again Regrettably he should not be underestimated You could tell something was afoot on the swampy, sweltering…

How almost $427 million in taxpayer money is locked away in a forgotten government fund

businessinsider.com A pool of more than $426.8 million contributed by taxpayers is waiting for Congress to decide how best to use it. In the meantime, no one is using it — and they haven't for…

2:00PM Water Cooler 11/30/2022

nakedcapitalism.com By Lambert Strether of Corrente Bird Song of the Day Flavescent Flycatcher, Pichincha, Ecuador. Ornate, handsome, now flavescent! Politics “But what is government itself,…

What's next for Ivanka Trump? Ex-president's daughter bows out of politics

newsweek.com Ivanka Trump has been keeping a low profile since her father, Donald Trump, left the White House in 2021. The 41-year-old served as senior adviser during her father's term…

Will Gavin Newsom run for president in 2024?

theweek.com California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) was re-elected on Nov. 8, more than a year after he easily fended off a recall effort. Although he's said he has "subzero interest" in being…

Sam Bankman-Fried, a Democratic megadonor, claims he gave just as much money to Republicans

marketwatch.com “‘I donated about the same amount to both parties this year.’ ” That line came from Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder and former CEO of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, who spoke…

Republicans in one Arizona county refuse to certify election results By Reuters

investing.com By Ned Parker and Linda So -Republican officials who have embraced voter fraud theories resisted certifying the midterm election results in one Arizona county on Monday,…

Could this SCOTUS case push America toward one-party rule?

theweek.com The Supreme Court has announced its intention to take up Moore v. Harper this fall, a case that critics claim is "perhaps the gravest threat to American democracy since the…

Democracy Is Coming… To The AGM

dealbreaker.com Following this month’s midterm elections, the United States of America stands (mostly) assured of at least one more (mostly) free and fair election, if not of a functioning…

Oath Keepers verdict is direct rejection of Trump's "big lie": Kirschner

newsweek.com The conviction of Stewart Rhodes for seditious conspiracy is also an indictment of former President Donald Trump's "big lie" regarding the 2020 election, says one former…

Blackstone's Schwarzman says he won't back Trump in 2024 By Reuters

investing.com (Correcting Nov. 16 story's fourth paragraph by deleting reference to most of Trump's endorsed candidates losing and saying instead that some of Trump's endorsed candidates…

2 right-wing operatives must spend 500 hours registering voters after pleading guilty to running a 2020 voter suppression campaign

businessinsider.com Jack Burkman (L) and Jacob Wohl (R) at a news conference in Arlington, Virginia, November 1, 2018. Joshua Roberts/Reuters Two right-wing operatives pleaded guilty to running…

Kari Lake’s lonely and deeply absurd quest to challenge the Arizona election results

vox.com Kari Lake speaks to the media after voting in Phoenix, Arizona, on November 8. | John Moore/Getty Images The Republican candidate for governor is still refusing to concede…

How the Oath Keepers were radicalized

axios.com Testimony from both defendants and witnesses during the Oath Keepers trial outlined how several were drawn to an extremist group that would ultimately play an outsized role…

Trump’s toxic political brand is much bigger than he is

fastcompany.com Make America Great Again, again? Former President Donald Trump once rewrote the rule book for how to effectively market a presidential campaign, but with his third…

Why Didn't The Red Wave Materialize?

newsweek.com For the GOP, the outcome of the 2022 election was disappointing, especially when measured against expectations—including mine. Its leaders need to understand why the "red…

Are We 'One Nation Indivisible,' or Doomed to 'Divided We Fall'?

newsweek.com Over the last several years many have bemoaned the plague of extraordinarily deep partisan divides spreading across the country, fraying our unity, undermining social trust,…

Kari Lake reveals why she won't stop fighting election results

newsweek.com Kari Lake has said the U.S. will become like China if she gives up fighting the election results in Arizona. Lake, who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump in the…

Donald Trump bemoans Fox News being "terrible to me," draws 2016 comparison

newsweek.com Donald Trump is already attacking the coverage he is receiving for the 2024 Election cycle, taking aim at the normally unwaveringly supportive Fox News. In a post on Truth…

Giorgia Meloni and her Brothers of Italy look set to win the next election

economist.com Giorgia Meloni and her Brothers of Italy look set to win the next election How might a coalition led by the hard right govern? | ROME The woman who smiles winningly at…

Italy’s probable next government contains many tensions

economist.com That gets applause. The warmest response, though, is for her advocacy of a clampdown on illegal immigration, which she links to drug-peddling and prostitution. The Brothers’…

Sweden’s election remains too close to call

economist.com Sweden’s election remains too close to call If the right wins, the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats may get a share of power For more than a decade after they entered…

Meet the hard-right party likely to win Italy’s election

economist.com Meet the hard-right party likely to win Italy’s election The Brothers of Italy are responding to populist demand Marco fioravanti’s father died when he was a teenager, and…

Of course Donald Trump is running again

economist.com Of course Donald Trump is running again Even though Republican opposition to another presidential bid is growing EVEN BY THE standards of Donald Trump’s career it has been a…

The Democrats keep control of the Senate

economist.com The Democrats keep control of the Senate Late victories in Nevada and Arizona deal another blow to the Republicans, and to Donald Trump THERE ARE a few counties in America…

A Republican victory will be much smaller than Democrats feared

economist.com A Republican victory will be much smaller than Democrats feared Several sorts of extremism may have prevented the party from securing a more convincing victory | Washington,…

Ron DeSantis and other winners

economist.com Ron DeSantis and other winners The state-level elections will have profound consequences for America FOR THOSE riveted by the drama of politics in Washington, DC, candidates…

Joe Biden should not seek re-election

economist.com Joe Biden should not seek re-election He and the country have more to gain if he rises above the next presidential contest After a lifetime of public service, Joe Biden…

Many Republican election deniers lost their statewide races

economist.com Many Republican election deniers lost their statewide races Spreading election-related conspiracy theories wins primaries, not necessarily general elections ONE OF THE…

The Democrats have done better than expected

economist.com The Democrats have done better than expected Not a Republican wave—more a weak little ripple Editor’s note: This article was updated after confirmation that Georgia’s Senate…

As America votes, there are more eyes on its ballot boxes than ever before

economist.com As America votes, there are more eyes on its ballot boxes than ever before The contested role of poll watchers in the country’s elections AMERICA’S MIDTERM elections are in…

The eight races to watch as Americans’ votes are tallied

economist.com The eight races to watch as Americans’ votes are tallied Close contests and a deluge of mail-in ballots could delay results by a few days—or even a month ELECTION NIGHT is…

What’s at stake in the midterm elections

economist.com What’s at stake in the midterm elections An ordinary oscillation of power looks likeliest—with some surreal elements “YOU SEE the propagandists, the media back there. They…

What to watch ahead of the midterms

economist.com What to watch ahead of the midterms Many lower-profile state races have national significance One thing is certain ahead of the midterm elections on November 8th: most…

Spending in America’s midterms is breaking records

economist.com Spending in America’s midterms is breaking records That is partly because Google and Meta are trying to be virtuous IN 1952 DWIGHT EISENHOWER became the first politician to…

The attack at the Pelosis’ home was part of a dangerous pattern

economist.com The attack at the Pelosis’ home was part of a dangerous pattern Partisan loathing means that more people are likely to get hurt IT WAS AROUND 2AM in San Francisco when a man…

Why the Republicans’ anti-democracy turn has become normalised

economist.com Why the Republicans’ anti-democracy turn has become normalised Post-Donald Trump’s presidency, the party isn’t post-Trump at all “IF YOU LEAVE the press area, you will be…

Georgia’s races suggest good candidates can beat partisan reflexes

economist.com Georgia’s races suggest good candidates can beat partisan reflexes Why Raphael Warnock has a much rosier chance than Stacey Abrams Few people have weathered defeat as well…

How to spot a swing voter

economist.com The average swing voter this year is a young Hispanic male without a college education | WASHINGTON, DC To win an election in America, a candidate must get at least one more…

John Fetterman is a canny politician

economist.com John Fetterman is a canny politician And there’s nothing wrong with that. His campaign holds some lessons for the Democratic party Editor’s note: On November 9th John…

Donald Trump faces a sweeping new lawsuit

economist.com Donald Trump faces a sweeping new lawsuit The former president’s legal troubles pile up Many americans who harbour nearly religious reverence for Donald Trump—especially…

Strippers at a North Hollywood club want a union. Management has challenged their ballots

latimes.com Strippers at a North Hollywood club want a union. Management has challenged their ballots Dancers at a topless dive bar in North Hollywood holding a historic union election…

Tiana Epps-Johnson: An election redesign to restore trust in US democracy

ted.com 1,565,505 views | Tiana Epps-Johnson • TED2022 An election redesign to restore trust in US democracy Election infrastructure in the United States is crumbling, says…

Amazon union push at Moreno Valley warehouse stalls

latimes.com Amazon union push at Moreno Valley warehouse stalls A group of Amazon workers at a fulfillment center in Moreno Valley seeking to join the independent Amazon Labor Union…

Betting on elections could return to US in time for midterms, if regulators approve

foxbusiness.com Derivatives exchange Kalshi Inc. is ready to let users bet on next month’s midterm Congressional election, with a timer on its website counting down the days, hours and…

Elections

foxbusiness.com Florida Sen. Rick Scott discusses whether Republicans will investigate Hunter Biden and where GOP messaging went wrong in the 2022 midterm elections on 'Varney & Co.' Rep.…

Larry Kudlow: Republicans' losses in the midterms were not Trump's fault

foxbusiness.com So, Donald Trump is scheduled to speak tonight, at 9 p.m. Eastern. His staff is calling it a campaign event, with an announcement. Most folks think he's going to announce…

Twitter 'trust and safety' head who resigned post-election played role in censoring Hunter Biden laptop story

foxbusiness.com The leader of Twitter’s head of trust and safety who resigned last week following Election Day had played a role in the platform’s censoring of the Hunter Biden laptop story…

Pennsylvania County That Ran Out Of Paper Ballots Fails To Certify Election Results

zerohedge.com Pennsylvania County That Ran Out Of Paper Ballots Fails To Certify Election Results Authored by Jack Phillips via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), A county in Pennsylvania…

Militia leader convicted of seditious conspiracy in January 6 Capitol attack

ft.com Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was accused of plotting to thwart the 2020 election results along with other Trump supporters

Trump ex-chief of staff Mark Meadows ordered to testify in Georgia election probe

cnbc.com South Carolina's Supreme Court ordered former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to testify in an investigation into former President Donald Trump's alleged…

Arizona's election certification delayed by baseless claims of fraud

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Leave your feedback Arizona has been a hotbed for election denialism since 2020, and misinformation is now disrupting…

NAACP: 'Scant' info in records about election integrity unit

apnews.com RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia NAACP said Tuesday it was “deeply disappointed” after receiving “scant” information of substance in response to a wide-ranging public…

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