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Fact-checking President Trump's volley of weekend tweets

Tuesday December 11th, 2018 08:02:46 AM
... from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan said the payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal were serious violations of U.S. election law.

Gyeonggi Gov. Lee indicted for telling lies during election campaign

Tuesday December 11th, 2018 07:07:30 AM
Gyeonggi Province Gov. Lee Jae-myung will stand trial for telling falsehoods about a series of allegations raised against him and about his family ...

John Colson: Trump's lies may soon catch up to him

Tuesday December 11th, 2018 04:52:30 AM
... them at various embarrassing moments, money that apparently came directly out of Trump's campaign war chest, a violation of federal election law.

Lemon: Obama comparison makes me want to scream

Tuesday December 11th, 2018 04:30:00 AM
CNN's Don Lemon shares why it does not make sense to compare former President Obama's civil violation of a federal election law to the campaign ...

Carter Center: “Grant Non-Negro Citizenship, Gay Rights”

Tuesday December 11th, 2018 02:29:05 AM
While the current election law (chapter six) does suggest that only complaints that demonstrate a possible effect on election results should be filed, this ...

'A Simple Private Transaction': Trump Lays Out a Defense in a Campaign-Finance Case

Tuesday December 11th, 2018 01:49:14 AM
But Mr. Trump's plea of ignorance has flaws, said Richard L. Hasen, a professor of election law at the University of California, Irvine. While the Obama ...

Trump says Cohen's guilty plea is like the Obama campaign's civil fine. There's no comparison ...

Tuesday December 11th, 2018 01:18:45 AM
Richard Hasen, an election-law expert at the University of California at Irvine, said Cohen's action and the civil fine Obama paid over technical ...

Don Polson: CA Republicans recede, Trump wins

Tuesday December 11th, 2018 12:56:15 AM
Jerry Brown signed election law that allowed for third party “harvesting” of absentee ballots from any and all warm bodies capable of signing their mark ...

Why Cohen's hush money places the president at legal risk

Tuesday December 11th, 2018 12:52:55 AM
They detailed what they say was Cohen's violation of federal election law. Prosecutors accused Cohen of intentionally trying to subvert the 2016 ...

OC Pleasant, longtime Shelby County election commissioner, remembered for steady leadership

Monday December 10th, 2018 11:35:00 PM
Mr. Pleasant was astute in election law and meticulous about meeting deadlines and running the commission in a way that was fair to everyone, she ...

Wisconsin GOP legislation eases corporate tax break rules

Monday December 10th, 2018 10:52:30 PM
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Companies seeking tax credits from Wisconsin's troubled job-creation agency would face less scrutiny under a provision ...

Trump's 'Obama Did It Too' Legal Defense Does Not Hold an Ounce of Water

Monday December 10th, 2018 10:45:57 PM
President Donald Trump may never face a criminal penalty or impeachment proceedings for violating campaign finance laws in alleged conspiracy ...

GOP bill would make ballot citizen petitions tougher in Michigan

Monday December 10th, 2018 10:41:15 PM
The newest bill is a way to circumvent the state's constitution by making the ballot proposal laws too burdensome., said election law expert Mark ...

Bladen counted early votes too soon in 2018. Witness alleges numbers were leaked.

Monday December 10th, 2018 10:41:15 PM
Under North Carolina election law, “if one-stop ballots ... are counted electronically, that count shall commence at the time the polls close.” Polls closed ...

Dems deny changing tone on voting, election fraud amid North Carolina ballot mess

Monday December 10th, 2018 10:37:52 PM
Rosenberg, the election law attorney who helped spearhead a successful lawsuit against voter-ID laws in Georgia, echoed Headrick's response.

Fox News Commentator Says Trump Shouldn't Be Jailed for Campaign Finance Violations ...

Monday December 10th, 2018 09:22:30 PM
“That's an election law violation,” Kilmeade continued. “According to everybody's stats, Barack Obama's campaign spent nearly $2 million in violations ...

Beshear Donates $14000 To Atone For Tainted Contributions

Monday December 10th, 2018 09:11:15 PM
The hotline number is 800-328-VOTE (8683). The attorney general's office has jurisdiction to investigate and prosecute election law violations.

NC-9 Special Election Almost Guaranteed in '19

Monday December 10th, 2018 08:48:45 PM
Roughly three weeks before the 116th Congress is sworn in Jan. 3, it is virtually a foregone conclusion the Democratic-controlled House will not seat ...

Ward 4 Bloomington council candidate will remain on April 2 ballot

Monday December 10th, 2018 07:52:30 PM
He further contended the objection should be denied because Noland did not establish that the alleged error was in violation of the election law and ...

Trump's Cluelessness Remains His Best Defense Against Charges That He 'Knowingly and ...

Monday December 10th, 2018 07:18:45 PM
Citing election law expert Richard Hasen, the paper said "it is unlikely that the verdict will help politicians better interpret the labyrinth of campaign ...