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Recent articles by William:

Election 2020 live updates: Michigan certifies election results finding Biden the winner

The Michigan Board of State Canvassers voted to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state, avoiding a stalemate and a delay. → Read More

Election 2020 updates: Biden to name first Cabinet pick Tuesday; Michigan elections board faces deadlock

Biden to start naming Cabinet; Trump lawyer Powell promises 'biblical' lawsuit; Michigan's election board could deadlock on Monday – election updates. → Read More

Ivanka Trump calls New York investigations into Trump Organization tax write-offs political 'harassment'

"This is harassment pure and simple," said Ivanka Trump after it was reported subpoenas were issued in connection with a consulting fee she was paid. → Read More

'We are a nation of laws, not tweets': Republican Sens. Romney and Sasse decry Trump efforts to challenge election

"It is difficult to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action by a sitting American President," Romney said of Trump's contacts with local officials. → Read More

Election 2020 live updates: Trump coronavirus adviser Atlas tells Michigan to 'rise up' against COVID restrictions

Dr. Scott Atlas, who sits on Trump's coronavirus task force, said "the only way this stops is if people rise up," after Michigan enacted restrictions. → Read More

Election 2020 live updates: Trump acknowledges Biden 'won,' repeats false claims about 'rigged' election

Trump admitted Biden won the election for the first time, though he falsely insisted Biden only won was because the "Election was Rigged." → Read More

Critics decry Supreme Court Justice Alito's 'nakedly partisan' speech on COVID-19 measures, gay marriage

"Supreme Court Justices aren't supposed to be political hacks.," tweeted Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. "This right-wing speech is nakedly partisan." → Read More

Election updates: Did Trump acknowledge a ‘next’ administration? Almost.

Trump’s remarks came as he has refused to concede that Biden won the election, citing baseless claims of widespread fraud. → Read More

Biden announces COVID task force, Trump refuses to concede — election updates

Trump still says the election isn't over while Putin holds off on congratulations for Biden. The president-election named his COVID-19 advisers. → Read More

Black Lives Matter activist Cori Bush becomes Missouri's first Black congresswoman

A nurse, pastor and single parent who spent several months living out of a car, Cori Bush, 44, rose to prominence as a protest leader in Ferguson. → Read More

Election live updates: Biden campaign to 'barnstorm Pennsylvania'; Trump vows to go 'in with our lawyers'

Election Day is nearly upon us, but not before voters in several states get one more day to add to the already record-shattering early vote totals. → Read More

'I appreciate the advice': After crowd chants 'Fire Fauci!' Trump says to wait until after the election

"Let me wait 'til a little bit after the election, please," Trump told the crowd, which had started a resounding chant of "fire Fauci!" → Read More

The week in polls: Trump gains in 9 of 12 swing states, but Biden still leads in 10 of them

With just eight days to go to Election Day, both national polls and swing state surveys make it clear the race between Trump and Biden is tightening. → Read More

Why the Biden and Trump campaigns both claim they won the final 2020 presidential debate

"I felt terrible after the first debate, to be honest with you," said Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., after the last debate. "I feel great tonight." → Read More

The week in polls: Biden hits double-digit lead in national average, surges in Florida, Michigan

On top of jumping to a 10-point lead in the national average, Biden continued to lead Trump in 10 of 11 swing states. His advantage grew in seven. → Read More

2020 election live updates: Trump returns to campaigning with Florida stop, Barrett hearings begin

President Donald Trump returns to the campaign trail Monday with a stop in Florida. Meanwhile, his Supreme Court nominee faces senators. → Read More

Judge throws out Trump campaign lawsuit over Pennsylvania poll-watching law and mail-in ballots

The Trump campaign had challenged the battleground state’s poll-watching law and how mail-in ballots are collected and counted. → Read More

'They’re domestic terrorists': Michigan governor objects to calling men charged in kidnapping plot 'militias'

Whitmer herself referred to the alleged domestic terrorist groups as "militia groups" twice Thursday. → Read More

Trump COVID-19 live updates: What you may have missed from Trump's weekend at Walter Reed hospital

President Trump spent the weekend at Walter Reed hospital battling COVID-19. But the few days at the hospital brought more questions than answers. → Read More

Live updates on Trump and COVID-19: 'Feeling much better' in hospital video; Biden gets tested again today

President Donald Trump remained in the hospital. Joe Biden will get another test Sunday. Latest updates on COVID-19. → Read More