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Recent articles by Alexander:

Trump’s efforts to flip Michigan election results raise significant legal, ethical questions: Experts

As President Trump focuses his efforts to overturn the results of the election, legal experts say his contacts with state Republicans raise ethical and legal concerns. → Read More

DOJ scrutinizes Louisiana prison's handling of COVID-19 spread

A report states staff at times failed to isolate prisoners who tested positive. → Read More

Lil Wayne arrested for possessing gun as convicted felon

The rapper has several previous run-ins with the law. → Read More

Federal prosecutors express concern over Attorney General William Barr's election fraud memo: Sources

Sixteen assistant U.S. attorneys countered the attorney general's latest move. → Read More

Postal worker recants claims of fraud cited by Trump campaign, top Republicans

A Pennsylvania postal worker has recanted claims that supervisors attempted to backdate ballots mailed after the election, according to congressional aides. → Read More

Out of office, President Trump could face new legal vulnerabilities

There are potential new legal vulnerabilities loom for Trump after he leaves the presidency, experts say. → Read More

Election Day could breed fresh legal challenges if contests are close

Lawyers for the campaigns of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden say they are well-prepared for the possibility the election winds up in court. → Read More

Poll workers contemplate an unusual challenge: gun-toting voters

In a tense election, poll workers contemplate what to do if people bring guns to the polls as people vote. → Read More

3 men facing firearms charges had extremist ties, possible list of targets: Official

The Justice Department has announced federal gun charges against three men that a senior law enforcement official told ABC News have alleged ties to an extremist group. → Read More

Russian state actors hacked systems containing election information in 2 states: Gov't officials

The FBI and CISA said there is no evidence any data was altered. → Read More

'Boogaloo Bois' member charged in attack on Minneapolis police precinct during George Floyd protests

A member of the 'Boogaloo Bois' was charged with participating in a riot after he allegedly shot 13 rounds into a Minneapolis police building during May's protests. → Read More

DNI: Russia, Iran have obtained voter data in election interference campaign

DNI: Russia, Iran have obtained voter data in election interference campaign → Read More

DOJ to settle with Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin for its role in opioid crisis

The Justice Department is expected to announce on Wednesday a settlement of civil and criminal charges. → Read More

DOJ files major antitrust suit against Google

The Justice Department filed an a major antitrust lawsuit against Google Tuesday, challenging the giant tech company's dominance of the web browsing sector. → Read More

Justice Department sues Melania Trump's former adviser over tell-all book

The Justice Department filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday against a former top aide to first lady Melania Trump over a tell-all book she released last month. → Read More

California officials send cease-and-desist order to state GOP over unauthorized ballot drop boxes

Top officials in California have ordered the state GOP to immediately remove unauthorized ballot drop boxes party officials propped up at multiple locations. → Read More

FBI says it foiled plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

The FBI said Thursday that it had foiled a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. → Read More

ISIS 'Beatles' to face charges in US for role in murders of American hostages

The Justice Department has announced that two former ISIS guards have been transported to the U.S. to face charges for their role in the murders of American hostages. → Read More

Comey defends Russia investigation as 'essential' in testimony to Senate panel

Former FBI Director James Comey defended the Russia investigation in heated testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. → Read More

Barr briefed Trump on investigation into discarded Pennsylvania ballots

Attorney General Barr personally briefed President Trump on an investigation into a small number of discarded ballots in Pennsylvania, prior to it being made public. → Read More