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Hillary Clinton’s campaign accused of election law violation – Washington Times

(Washington Times)  Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign was accused of breaking election rules Wednesday as she and fellow Democrats faced fallout from the disclosure that her campaign and party operatives paid for research used in a salacious anti-Trump dossier. President Trump called the revelation “a disgrace,” and the head of the House investigative committee said he wants to know whether the FBI relied […]

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Yet Another Major Russia Story Falls Apart. Is Skepticism Permissible Yet? – The Intercept

(The Intercept) LAST FRIDAY, most major media outlets touted a major story about Russian attempts to hack into U.S. voting systems, based exclusively on claims made by the Department of Homeland Security. “Russians attempted to hack elections systems in 21 states in the run-up to last year’s presidential election, officials said Friday,” began the USA Today story, similar to how […]

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States See Green Light for Voter ID Laws

(CitizensOutpost) States are feeling empowered to enact voter ID laws now that opposition from the previous administration has been withdrawn: State legislatures have begun pushing voter identification proposals since Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered the Justice Department to withdraw from its legal fight against Texas’s voter ID law. The move by Sessions is a reversal […]

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Trump asks Congress to probe alleged illicit campaign investigations – AFP

Washington (AFP) – President Donald Trump is asking Congress to probe “potentially politically motivated investigations” during the 2016 campaign, the White House said Sunday. The announcement came one day after Trump took to Twitter to accuse his predecessor Barack Obama of tapping his phones ahead of the November election, without providing evidence of the explosive […]

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Yes, Le Pen could win in France

  Paris (AFP) – With the polls narrowing and one of her main rivals embroiled in an expenses scandal, far-right leader Marine Le Pen could feasibly become French president in May, senior politicians and commentators say. At the headquarters of her National Front (FN) party in Nanterre outside Paris, officials believe the same forces that […]

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Obama’s Feds Tried to Hack Indiana’s Election System | The Daily Caller

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials tried to hack Indiana’s state electoral system with at least 14,800 “scans” or hits between Nov. 1, 2016, to Dec. 16, 2016, The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned. The attacks are the second confirmed IT scanning assault by DHS officials against states that resisted then-President Barack […]