Stories tagged: "election 2020"


Poll worker Rebecca Brandt, center, feeds a voting tabulation machine with absentee ballots in the gym at Sun Prairie High School on Nov. 3 in Sun Prairie. The entire gym was dedicated to counting the absentee ballots. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
More Scrutiny, More Security—Head of WI Elections Addresses Unfounded Fraud Claims

Meagan Wolfe tells legislative Republicans the absentee balloting they now dislike is becoming more secure than in-person voting.

Trump supporters confronting Capitol police officers
What Went Wrong at the US Capitol Last Week? Well, a Lot

Right-wing terrorists planned the attack on the Capitol for weeks. Federal authorities were still unprepared.

A Trump supporter is tended to by a police officer while suffering the effects of chemical agents used to disperse crows after protesters stormed the grounds the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
Trump’s Tough Stance on Black Lives Matter Protesters Disappears for White Terrorists

Wednesday's uprising drove home a painful and obvious point: Police exercise a level of moderation when facing whites that is hardly ever extended to people of color.

Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. The demonstration turned violent and deadly. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
DC Officials Answer Questions About the Lack of Arrests

In June 2020, police made 194 arrests during Black Lives Matter protests. They made less than a third of that Jan. 6.

A pro-Trump mob stormed the US Capitol Wednesday, breaking windows and clashing with police officers. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
We Talked to an Expert on Violent Insurrections to Better Understand What the Hell Happened at the US Capitol

“This is his private army. When he said ‘stand up and stand by’ [during the debates] he was serious."

The Peace Monument, also known as the Naval Monument or Civil War Sailors Monument, is framed by the Capitol dome on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Wednesday’s congressional joint session to count electoral votes could drag late into the night as some Republicans plan to challenge Democrat Joe Biden’s victory in at least six states.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
These Are the Members of Congress Who Want to Overturn Biden’s Overwhelming Win (Updated)

"The president and his allies are playing with fire," Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse wrote on Facebook last month.

Kelly Loeffler speaking at podium with Donald Trump in the background
Georgia on Fire: As Runoff Rages, Loeffler Joins Scorched Earth Move to Challenge Electoral College

Loeffler is among a growing number of Republican Senators who pledge to challenge the presidential election results Wednesday.