A Florida Judge Ruled That Thousands Of Voters Can Fix Their Ballots Amid A Statewide Recount
The ruling sides with Democrats, who said a policy of tossing out valid ballots with signature issues was unconstitutional.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott Was Just Sued Over His Role In The Florida Recount
“No man should be a judge in his own cause,” said voter rights groups in a lawsuit alleging Scott illegally abused his power as governor.
A Judge In Florida Just Ruled Against Gov. Rick Scott’s Request To Impound Ballots In A Big, Democratic County
Judge Jack Tuter rejected Gov. Rick Scott’s request to impound ballots, but supported a plan by both sides to enhance security at an elections office in Broward County for “an additional layer of confidence.”
Florida Republican Rick Scott Wants An “Emergency” Court Order To Impound Ballots
The Senate candidate wants an immediate hearing to put voting equipment in two counties under the watch of law enforcement during a recount.
Florida Just Ordered A Recount Because Major Midterm Races Are So Close
Both the closely watched Senate and governor’s races will be recounted, while Trump, without evidence, continued to accuse Democrats of trying to “steal” the elections.
Florida Is A Giant Mess Again And Lawsuits Are Flying Ahead Of Possible Recounts
Republicans say local officials have committed “fraud,” while Democrats say the state is planning to undercount young voters and racial minorities.
Donald Trump Will Miss Jeff Sessions Now That He’s Gone
Trump didn’t get the attorney general he wanted, but he got the one he needed.
Michigan Just Became The 10th State To Legalize Weed In The US
While North Dakota voters rejected their own legalization measure Tuesday night, roughly one-fifth of Americans now live in a state that has legalized marijuana.
Transgender Americans Just Won A Historic Victory In Massachusetts
Voters upheld a transgender rights law by a landslide, despite a smear campaign from conservatives about "men in women's bathrooms."
Kim Davis — That Anti-Gay Clerk In Kentucky — Was Just Voted Out Of Office
Davis became a conservative hero for refusing to issue marriage licenses after the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling for marriage equality in 2015.
Pot Stores Could Open In DC If Democrats Win Back The House
Democrats have been itching to nix a rule that prevented the nation’s capital from proceeding with legalization.
Trump And Sessions Vowed To Punish Election “Fraud,” Raising Fears Of Voter Intimidation
The Justice Department says it’s enforcing laws that ensure the right to vote. But the president’s and attorney general’s language on Monday focused on fraud, which critics say could scare off legal voters.
Transgender Teens Could Destroy The Bathroom Predator Myth Once And For All
A trans-led campaign underway right now in Massachusetts shows how the LGBT movement can finally get out of its rut.
Trump Is Planning A New Rule To Let Federal Contractors Fire Employees For Religious Reasons
Previous presidents have banned discrimination and allowed a very narrow exemption for religious reasons. Now President Donald Trump is planning to expand that loophole.
The White House Confirms, Yup, It’s Been Running A Marijuana Committee
The admission comes after BuzzFeed News uncovered the committee’s existence and reported on its requests for negative information on marijuana.
Texas Just Said In Court That A Black Girl Had To Stand For The Pledge Of Allegiance
India Landry sued after she was expelled from school. Texas law says that students have to have a parent’s permission to sit during the pledge.
Jeff Sessions Just Intensified His Attack On Judges Who Keep Blocking The Trump Administration
The attorney general complained about “judges acting outside the bounds of their authority.”
A Colorado Senator Slammed Trump's Anti-Pot Committee
“The Trump administration has further eroded any credibility it has on this issue,” said Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet.
Inside The Trump Administration’s Secret War On Weed
The Marijuana Policy Coordination Committee wants to counteract positive marijuana messages and identify problems with state legalization initiatives, according to documents obtained by BuzzFeed News.