Republican Sen. Roy Blunt said he thinks ‘we’re going to see litigation’ for the 2020 election

Summary List Placement Sen. Roy Blunt on Sunday said that he expected to see legal challenges for the 2020 presidential election but expressed confidence in the country’s electoral system. On NBC’s “Meet the Press,” host Chuck Todd asked the Missouri Republican about President Donald Trump frequently bringing up electoral disputes and questioning the validity of […]

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Democrats and Republicans clash over whether Amy Coney Barrett should recuse herself from election decisions if confirmed to the Supreme Court

Summary List Placement Democratic Senator Cory Booker on Sunday said he plans to meet with President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, and see if she’s willing to recuse herself from election-related decisions. “One of the things I want to ask her is will she recuse herself in terms of any election issues […]

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An anonymous Facebook exec says ‘right-wing populism is always more engaging’ and that’s why conservative posts thrive on the platform

Summary List Placement An anonymous Facebook executive told Politico that right-wing pages see more engagement because of their emotional pull, instead of the platform’s algorithm, according to a report published Friday. The publication reported that the executive said that “right-wing populism is always more engaging,” because of its focus on “nation, protection, the other, anger, […]

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The Trump campaign is waging an all-out legal war to stop the expansion of vote-by-mail in 7 different states

Summary List Placement As the November election nears closer, President Donald Trump has for months railed against states’ attempts to expand mail-in-voting to alleviate fears associated with in-person voting during the coronavirus pandemic. Trump and his allies have for months claimed without evidence that an expansion of mail-in voting via the postal service will lead […]

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Joe Biden makes plea to GOP Senators to ‘take a step back from the brink’ and hold off on Amy Coney Barrett vote

Summary List Placement Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday asked for the Senate to hold off on voting for President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, and wait for the results of the November general election. Biden, speaking from the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware, appealed to Republican Senators in asking that […]

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Koch-backed advocacy group launched a ‘full-scale’ campaign to push Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation

Summary List Placement Americans for Prosperity (AFP), a political advocacy group backed by billionaire Charles Koch, is campaigning to support President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, the group said in a press release Saturday. “[AFP] today commended President Trump for nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court,” the group […]

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