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Voter fraud myth persists despite constant failure to prove claims

TOPEKA, Kansas — Scott Moore had never heard of the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck program before election officials in Kansas and Florida exposed his...

Family of Black man killed by Lafayette police complain of information...

The family of Trayford Pellerin, the 31-year-old Black man who was fatally shot 10 times by Lafayette police on Aug. 21, spoke to the...

Bill reducing governor’s say on emergency election plans passes Louisiana Senate

The Louisiana Senate passed a bill Thursday that greatly reduces the say the governor has in approving an emergency election plan. The legislation passed...
Sharon Hewitt

Bill that would block governor’s ability to veto emergency election plan...

A state senate committee on Wednesday advanced a bill that would eliminate the governor’s veto power on proposed emergency election plans. Senate Bill 20, introduced...

White Police chief in videotaped beating of Black man was never...

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Edwin Bergeron's brother is on the civil service board. Although they share the same...

Congress launches inquiry into claims about gynecological procedures at Georgia immigrant...

Top U.S. House Democrats are investigating a whistleblower’s allegations that immigrant women in a Georgia detention center endured gynecological procedures without their consent or...

Lafayette used cybersurveillance on activists and nonprofits amid strange warning of...

In the days leading up to Lafayette’s largest protests against the fatal shooting of Trayford Pellerin by police, authorities used a cybersurveillance agency to...

COMMENTARY: RBG is gone. This is why we fight.

By Susan J. Demas, Editor-in-Chief, Michigan Advance Ruth Bader Ginsburg, best known as a steely champion of women’s equality, gave voice to the voiceless. And...

By ordering a pandemic emergency election plan, federal judge does...

Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin should have fought for Louisiana voters who demanded a way to cast their ballots in November and December...
LA election plan

Federal judge: Ongoing pandemic means Louisiana must use emergency election plan...

Voters who expressed concern that voting in person would put them or their loved ones at risk of getting sick with COVID-19 won a...

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