Election 2020

President Joe Biden embraces Gladys Sicknick, mother of late Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, as she accepts a Presidential Citizens Medal on behalf of her late son

Biden honors more than a dozen Americans for upholding democracy on Jan. 6

BY: - January 6, 2023

On the second anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, President Joe Biden awarded citizen medals to 14 people.

U.S. House Democrats gather on the east steps of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2023, the second anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Democrats praise U.S. Capitol police and pledge to seek accountability on Jan. 6 anniversary

BY: - January 6, 2023

Two years after a mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to undo Trump’s loss in the 2020 presidential election, Democrats in Congress on Friday vowed to remember the Capitol police officers who died, hold Trump accountable and prevent similar attacks in the future. Democrats applauded the work of the […]

Donald Trump in Oval Office on phone

Trump fixation on Wisconsin, Ginni Thomas text regrets and more from the Jan. 6 panel

BY: - January 4, 2023

In the final weeks of 2022, the Democrat-led U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6, attack on the Capitol disclosed thousands of pages of transcripts of interviews the panel’s members and staff conducted with key witnesses. The transcripts were central to a committee report released in December that held Donald Trump responsible for the 2021 […]

Jenna Ellis

Trump attorney Jenna Ellis of Colorado under investigation for alleged misconduct

BY: - December 23, 2022

DENVER – Jenna Ellis, the Colorado attorney who represented former President Donald Trump as he tried to overturn the 2020 election, is under investigation by the Colorado Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel. Ellis has been the target of formal complaints regarding what critics characterized as her professional misconduct connected to Trump’s effort to reverse the […]

A mob of pro-Trump supporters attack the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6, 2020

U.S. House Jan. 6 panel refers Trump for criminal charges, including inciting insurrection

BY: - December 19, 2022

The U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol in a historic vote agreed unanimously Monday to refer former President Donald Trump and others to the Justice Department for potential criminal charges, including inciting or aiding an insurrection. Trump associates, including attorneys John Eastman and Kenneth Chesebro and White House Chief […]

COMMENTARY

Trump’s nonsense wins yet another news cycle

BY: - December 7, 2022

Former President Donald Trump has a true knack for keeping himself very relevant in the political news realm, despite mounting data and dialogue that indicate his chance of getting back to the White House is shrinking. Trump’s latest instance of headline-grabbing folderol involves his weekend statement on Truth Social calling for “the termination of all […]

Donald Trump

Donald Trump launches poll on vice president picks in 2024

BY: - November 28, 2022

With former President Donald Trump officially launching his 2024 presidential campaign, the GOP candidate’s campaign on Monday launched an “Official Trump 2024 Vice President Poll” to ask people who should be his running mate. The poll requires a donation to his campaign before users can enter a name of their choice for Trump’s vice president […]

Chuck Broerman, the Republican clerk in El Paso County, Colorado

Conspiracy theorists urge voting as late as possible on Election Day to ‘stop the steal’

BY: - November 4, 2022

A close ally of Republican Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano has a plan that she claims will help win him the election and prevent voter fraud: She wants voters to cast their ballots “as late in the day as possible” on Election Day.  Conspiracy theorist Toni Shuppe, who has ties to QAnon and who is […]

A pro-Trump mob breaks into the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.

U.S. House passes bill reforming Electoral Count Act to stop Jan. 6 repeat

BY: - September 22, 2022

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed on Wednesday a bill updating a 19th-century law in an attempt to prevent the subversion of future presidential elections. The Presidential Election Reform Act, which passed 229-203, is meant to deter a repeat of the insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021, in which the U.S. Capitol was attacked by a […]

Right-wing protestors in Maricopa County, Arizona

Democrats feel pressure to ‘save the republic’ in campaigns to run state election systems

BY: - September 12, 2022

Adrian Fontes is tired of responding to the outrageous claims of Mark Finchem, a Trump-backed Republican election denier with ties to QAnon. Fontes faces Finchem on the ballot this year for Arizona secretary of state.  Finchem has said that if elected the state’s chief election official, he would ban early voting, move away from electronic […]

Q&A with Ali Alexander, organizer of ‘Stop the Steal’ protests before Jan. 6

BY: - August 29, 2022

He sat down with the Nebraska Examiner on Sunday and said he remains an ardent supporter of former President Donald Trump and a believer in efforts to deny results of the 2020 presidential election.

Rudy Giuliani

Judge orders Rudy Giuliani to testify before special Georgia grand jury

BY: - July 21, 2022

ATLANTA – A court has ordered former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to testify in Fulton County about his Georgia crusade to overturn Republican Donald Trump’s loss in the 2020 presidential election. A New York judge ruled Wednesday that the former Trump attorney is required to appear before a Fulton County special grand jury […]