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Lawyer Charged with Lying in Russia Probe

Lawyer Charged with Lying in Russia Probe

Special Counsel Robert Mueller unsealed criminal charges on Tuesday against lawyer Alex van der Zwaan.

2018 Elections 'Under Attack' by Russia: U.S. Intelligence Chief

2018 Elections ‘Under Attack’ by Russia: U.S. Intelligence Chief

"Frankly, the United States is under attack," Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said.

Democrat Wins Special Election in Trump Heartland Missouri

Democrat Wins Special Election in Trump Heartland Missouri

The win in Missouri was the latest for the Democrats who have ridden an anti-Trump wave to several special election victories in areas around the country.

N.C. Gerrymandered to Limit Black Voters’ Influence, Supreme Court Rules

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Revamp of Pennsylvania Electoral Map

A new map potentially could give Democratic candidates a chance to pick up several Republican-held seats in Pennsylvania alone.

CIA director expects Russia will try to target U.S. mid-term elections

CIA Director Expects Russia Will Try to Target U.S. Mid-term Elections

Asked if Russia would try to influence the mid-term elections, Mike Pompeo said: "Of course. I have every expectation that they will continue to try and do that."

Twitter May Notify Users Exposed to Russian Propaganda During 2016 Election

Twitter May Notify Users Exposed to Russian Propaganda During 2016 Election

U.S. intelligence agencies concluded Russia sought to interfere in the election through a variety of cyber-enabled means to sow political discord and help President Donald Trump win.

N.C. Gerrymandered to Limit Black Voters’ Influence, Supreme Court Rules

Gerrymandering Case Reaches Pennsylvania Court with Stakes for 2018 Election

The state is considered one of the most gerrymandered in the country, giving rise to derogatory nicknames like “Goofy Kicking Donald Duck” for the bizarrely shaped 7th Congressional District.

Trump: ‘I’ll Beat Oprah’

Trump: ‘I’ll Beat Oprah’

The “stable genius” brags, boasts and refers to himself in the third person.

CIA’s Pompeo Says Russia and Others Trying to Undermine U.S. Elections

CIA’s Pompeo Says Russia and Others Trying to Undermine U.S. Elections

According to CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Russian interference is longstanding and continues.

Republicans keep control of Virginia state House after tie-breaker

Republicans Keep Control of Virginia State House

The tie-breaking draw — Virginia‘s first since 1971 — was considered unprecedented because of its impact on the House.

U.S. Supreme Court Faults N.C. on Voting Rights, Again

WikiLeaks Faces Probes into Its 2016 Election Role

WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, are facing multiple investigations by authorities.

Momentum Builds for Disclaimers on Internet Election Ads

Momentum Builds for Disclaimers on Internet Election Ads

Facebook, Google and Twitter have been at the center of a political firestorm after allegations that people in Russian used their services to spread divisive political messages.

Trump’s Limited Appeal a Warning Sign for Republicans Ahead of 2018 Elections

Trump’s Limited Appeal a Warning Sign for Republicans Ahead of 2018 Elections

President Donald Trump’s unpopularity could cost Republicans dearly in next year’s congressional races.

Out for Votes: Battle over Rights Inspires More Transgender Candidates

First Openly Transgender Person to Serve in State Legislature after Defeating ‘Chief Homophobe’

Danica Roem, a Democrat of Virginia, has taken the seat from self-proclaimed “chief homophobe” Bob Marshall, who has sat on the legislature since 1992.

Tech Companies in Crosshairs on White Supremacy and Free Speech

Facebook Says 126 Million Americans May Have Seen Russia-linked Political Posts

Facebook’s latest data far exceeds the company’s previous disclosures.

Twitter Bans Ads from Two Russian Media Outlets, Cites Election Meddling

Twitter Bans Ads from Two Russian Media Outlets, Cites Election Meddling

Russian news agency Sputnik said on its website that Russia has “vowed retaliatory measures against the U.S. media.”

Social Media Executives to Testify About Russia and U.S. Election

Facebook Pushes ad Overhaul Before 2018 U.S. Election: Executive

Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said last month that the company would begin treating political ads differently from other ads.

Trump’s Popularity Is Slipping in Rural America: Poll

Trump’s Popularity Is Slipping in Rural America: Poll

The Republican president’s popularity is eroding in small towns and rural communities, whose populations helped put him in office.

Google Women Earn Less than Men, Employee-Reported Data Shows

Google Uncovered Russia-Backed Ads on YouTube, Gmail: Source

“If Vladimir Putin is using Facebook or Google or Twitter to, in effect, destroy our democracy, the American people should know about it,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D) said Monday.

Tina Campbell Says Trump’s Christianity Earned Her Vote, Angela Rye to Boycott Her Show

Tina Campbell Says Trump’s Christianity Earned Her Vote, Angela Rye to Boycott Her Show

The “Mary Mary” gospel singer received backlash for an open letter in which she said not to “discredit that potential and greatness inside of Mr. Donald Trump.”

U.S. Drops Some Claims Against Texas Voter ID Law

Life Expectancy Tied to Voting Choices in Last Presidential Election

Voters in counties where life expectancy has stagnated and declined in recent years were more likely to abandon the Democratic Party to help elect President Donald Trump.

Black Women Leaders Demand Representation in the DNC

Black Women Leaders Demand Representation in the DNC

“Investing in Black women's political leadership is a solid return on investment,” the women said in a letter to Democratic Party Chair Tom Perez.

Dave Chappelle is ‘Sorry’ for Giving Trump a Chance

Dave Chappelle is ‘Sorry’ for Giving Trump a Chance

The widely popular comedian said he regrets rooting for President Donald Trump on a “Saturday Night Live” appearance.

Why Courting White Voters Will Not Save the Democratic Party

Why Courting White Voters Will Not Save the Democratic Party

By not leveraging the growing population of minority voters — who over time will collectively become the majority — Democrats are contributing to their party’s own demise.