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DeSantis signs controversial elections overhaul law in made-for-Fox-only ceremony

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Six months after a record-breaking 11.1 million Floridians voted in well-run, widely praised election, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation Thursday that will make it harder for some people to vote in future elections.

In a blow to Trump, his social media exile continues, with Facebook ban upheld...

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The decision by Facebook’s oversight board to block former President Donald Trump’s return to the world’s biggest social media platform for now is a major political blow, denying him access to a huge audience he needs to help him amplify his message, maintain his fundraising base, and retain his dominance over the Republican Party.

GOP risks purging eligible voters in drive to cull states’ rolls

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Republican lawmakers across the country are proposing an aggressive culling of voter rolls by checking names against other government databases that may be flawed, meaning eligible voters could be swept out and blocked from voting.

Allen Weisselberg, CFO at center of Trump criminal probe, says he leaves ‘legal side’...

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Allen Weisselberg, the financial sentry at the Trump Organization now in the crosshairs of prosecutors diving into Donald Trump’s business dealings, frankly claims he steers clear of the “legal side” of the money flow.

Which state votes first? Diverse Nevada argues for a new primary lineup

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Nevada wants to leapfrog Iowa and New Hampshire and hold the first U.S. presidential nominating contest in 2024, a move that would give the racially diverse state with powerful labor interests an early opportunity to shape the race for the White House.

Trump shadow hard to escape as 2024 hopefuls seek spotlight

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Republicans are converging on Florida this weekend at events to woo donors and celebrate former President Donald Trump while a new group of potential presidential candidates tries to emerge from his shadow.

US cyber experts conducted operations to safeguard election

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The U.S. Cyber Command conducted more than two dozen operations aimed at preventing interference in last November's presidential election, the general who leads the Pentagon's cyber force said Thursday.

Donald Trump considering forming Super PAC, CNN reports

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Former President Donald Trump is considering creating a super PAC, CNN reported citing Trump spokesman Jason Miller.

Trump repeats election claims in interviews, is unchallenged

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In the first television interviews of his post-presidency, Donald Trump repeated his false claims that the election was stolen from him 10 times — each instance unprompted and unchallenged.

‘Mercenary’ donor gets 12 years in campaign finance scheme

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A once high-flying political fundraiser who prosecutors said gave illegal campaign contributions to Joe Biden, Lindsey Graham and a host of other U.S. politicians was sentenced Thursday to 12 years behind bars.

Fox hosts Dobbs, Bartiromo strike back in voting fraud suit

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Three Fox News hosts — Maria Bartiromo, Lou Dobbs and Jeanine Pirro — are seeking the dismissal of claims against them and their employer as part of a $2.7 billion libel lawsuit brought by the voting technology company Smartmatic.

Georgia election officials investigate Trump call

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Georgia's secretary of state's office on Monday opened an investigation into a phone call between Donald Trump and the state's top elections official in which the then-president said he wanted to “find” enough votes to overturn his loss in the state, an official said.

AP-NORC poll: Few in US say democracy is working very well

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Only a fragment of Americans believe democracy is thriving in the U.S., even as broad majorities agree that representative government is one of the country's bedrock principles, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Lt. Gov. Griffin drops Arkansas governor bid, to run for AG

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Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin on Monday dropped out of the race for governor and will instead run for attorney general.

Election turmoil splits West Virginia city’s evangelicals

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If you’re Christian in Bluefield — and most everyone is, in this small city tucked into the Blue Ridge Mountains — you have your choice.

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