Tag: United States Presidential Election

Former SC governor, congressman Sanford joins lobbying firm

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor, congressman and one-time presidential candidate, is going to work for a lobbying firm. ...

Trump defends Capitol rioters, says there was ‘zero threat’

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WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump on Thursday defended some of his supporters who rioted at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, saying they...

US cyber experts conducted operations to safeguard election

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Cyber Command conducted more than two dozen operations aimed at preventing interference in last November's presidential election, the general who...

Capitol riot clouds Democrats’ look at contested Iowa race

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WASHINGTON — An Iowa Democrat’s quest for Congress to overturn her state-certified defeat for a House seat is prompting awkward divisions within her party,...

Buttigieg campaign manager picked to lead Indiana Democrats

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INDIANAPOLIS — The manager of former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s surprising 2020 presidential campaign now faces the daunting task of rebuilding the Indiana...

Agents found no evidence of backdated ballots, report says

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — U.S. Postal Service investigators did not find evidence of any backdated presidential election ballots in the post office in Erie, Pennsylvania,...

US won’t recognize Syria presidency vote unless UN involved

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UNITED NATIONS — The United States warned Syrian President Bashar Assad on Thursday that the Biden administration will not recognize the result of its...

US: Putin approved operations to help Trump against Biden

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WASHINGTON — Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized influence operations to help Donald Trump in last November's presidential election, according to a declassified intelligence assessment...

Candidate for Indiana Democratic Party leader post drops bid

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INDIANAPOLIS — One of the candidates to become the Indiana Democratic Party’s next leader has withdrawn, citing a family death. ...

I like Ike, but Mike’s OK; ranked-choice voting gets a look

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. — An electoral reform that has taken root in the iconoclastic states of Maine and Alaska could be gaining traction nationwide. ...