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National Security Adviser Says It Looks Like Biden Has Won The Election

Robert O'Brien's remarks, made last week at a security forum, stand in contrast to President Trump's refusal to acknowledge he lost the Nov. 3 election. O'Brien promised a professional transition. → Read More

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Legal Avenues Closing As Trump Lawsuits Meet With Defeat Or Dead Ends

On Friday, courts in Pennsylvania and Michigan shot down Trump campaign challenges to the states' elections and counting processes. And in Arizona, another case was "rendered unnecessary." → Read More

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Trump Launches Broad Legal Gambit Paired With Moves To Raise Public Doubts On Results

The Trump campaign wants to cease or pause ballot counting in key states. Meanwhile, he and his supporters continued years of deliberate denigration of the integrity of U.S. elections. → Read More

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The 2020 Election Was Attacked, But Not Severely Disrupted. Here's How

Federal officials credit years of preparation and tough lessons from the Russian attack on the 2016 election for what they called a much better showing by government agencies at every level. → Read More

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Voters' Guide To Election Security In The 2020 Presidential Campaign

Voters and national security officials are focused as never before on assuring the security of the election. Here's what you need to know in the final days of voting. → Read More

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Security Gaps Persist, Report Warns, After U.S. Blames Iran In Election Scheme

A report published on Thursday described how many government and political domains don't observe a security practice that makes it more difficult for attackers to run spoof email scams. → Read More

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U.S. Blames Iran For Threatening Election Emails, Says Russia May Interfere Too

The director of national intelligence and the FBI director said on Wednesday night that U.S. officials believe Iranian influence-mongers are behind an election-intimidation scam. → Read More

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DOJ Unveils More Sweeping Cyber-Charges Against Russian Intelligence Officers

Prosecutors linked the men with a globe-hopping campaign of sabotage, espionage and election interference. They work for the same spy agency that targeted the U.S. in 2016. → Read More

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Closing Arguments: Democrats Say Barrett Augurs What They Call Dangerous Regression

The Senate minority can't stop Amy Coney Barrett from ascending to the Supreme Court, so it did as much as possible to tar her in the eyes of the public as an extremist rubber stamp for Trump. → Read More

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Crapo Scoffs At Implication Barrett Will Be A Judicial 'Activist'

The Idaho senator sought to puncture what he called Democrats' caricature of Amy Coney Barrett as someone who, despite her claims, would bring an activist mindset to the Supreme Court. → Read More

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TV Cameras In The Supreme Court? Republicans Are Divided; Barrett Says Maybe

Amy Coney Barrett said she would "keep an open mind" on the question about whether to admit TV cameras to the now-closed Supreme Court. → Read More

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Voting Is An 'Individual Right,' Barrett Testifies, But Critics Remain Leery

The Supreme Court nominee discussed voting laws, rights and practices with her Democratic questioners on her third day of confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee. → Read More

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Why Do Judges Wear Black Robes? Amy Coney Barrett Has The Answer

When majority Republicans don't need to make a case to sell their candidate, they're free to ask her broader, gentler and, sometimes, random questions. → Read More

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Republicans Blast 'Hypocrisy' Of Democrats Calling Barrett Hearings Political

Assured about the likelihood of victory in confirming Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, the Judiciary Committee majority stressed the importance of the government's separate powers. → Read More

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Republicans Slam 'Religious Test,' 'Bigotry' In Counterattacks Defending Barrett

GOP members on the Senate Judiciary Committee decry what they call inappropriate questioning about Amy Coney Barrett's Catholic faith and call it un-American persecution of her religion. → Read More

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Democratic Senator: Barrett Must Recuse Herself From Cases Involving Election

Minority members on the Senate Judiciary Committee are alluding frequently to the pending election — and in at least one case, asking that the Supreme Court nominee agree to keep out of it. → Read More

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As GOP Hails Barrett, Democrats Convene A Parallel Hearing: About Health Care

Minority Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are using their time to focus on what they call the perils presented by Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the existing U.S. health care system. → Read More

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Comey Acknowledges Surveillance Problems But Defends Overall Russia Inquiry

The former FBI director says that if he knew today what he knew during the Russia investigation, he would have taken a more skeptical view about a key surveillance request. → Read More

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Biden: Senate Shouldn't Take Up Supreme Court Vacancy Until After The Election

The Democratic presidential nominee said Friday he thought voters should have a say in the makeup of the high court through their choice for president — the position taken by the GOP in 2016. → Read More

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Trump's Nominee To Succeed Ginsburg Would Cap A GOP Judicial Wave

President Trump and Republicans already have remade the federal judiciary in their own image. The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg puts a rare third Supreme Court pick within their grasp. → Read More