Tag: Voting fraud and irregularities

GOP efforts to tighten voting laws gets underway in Texas

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AUSTIN, Texas — Republican efforts to tighten voting restrictions across the U.S. are getting underway in Texas, where state GOP leaders helped push unsupported...

Albanian poll-monitoring team will be smaller due to virus

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TIRANA, Albania — International observers monitoring Albania's April 25 parliamentary elections launched their mission Friday, saying they will deploy a smaller team due to...

‘An all-hands moment’: GOP rallies behind voting limits

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On an invitation-only call last week, Sen. Ted Cruz huddled with Republican state lawmakers to call them to battle on the issue of voting...

Warnock: GOP voting restrictions resurrect ‘Jim Crow era’

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Sen. Raphael Warnock, whose election as Georgia’s first Black senator helped hand control of the chamber to Democrats, used his first floor speech on...

South emerges as flashpoint of brewing redistricting battle

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The partisan showdown over redistricting has hardly begun, but already both sides agree on one thing: It largely comes down to the South. ...

Correction: Georgia Election-Investigation story

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ATLANTA — In a story February 10, 2021, about an investigation into potential attempts to influence the 2020 election in Georgia, The Associated Press,...

Voter outreach led to big drop in rejected mail ballots

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ATLANTA — The coronavirus pandemic triggered an unprecedented surge in mailed ballots last year, raising concerns that a flood of first-time absentee voters would...

Tanzania cops arrest man for reporting that president is ill

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Tanzanian police have arrested a man for circulating posts saying that President John Magufuli is in ill health. ...

Garland vows return to ‘normal’ Justice Dept. on 1st day

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WASHINGTON — Taking the reins at the Justice Department, Attorney General Merrick Garland sought Thursday to assure career staffers that he would prioritize restoring...

As GOP makes it harder to vote, few Republicans dissent

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ATLANTA — In Arizona, a Republican state senator worried aloud that his party's proposed voter identification requirements might be too “cumbersome.” But he voted...