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.
Trump Signed A Proclamation To Deny Asylum To Many Migrants Crossing The Southern Border
The proclamation, which will make individuals crossing the US–Mexico border without authorization ineligible to apply for asylum, will be in effect for at least 90 days.
Robert Mueller Can't Just Do Whatever He Wants, His Office Argued In Court
Insisting on the limits of Mueller's power is at the heart of his defense against the latest legal challenge to his appointment as special counsel, this time from Andrew Miller, a former Roger Stone associate subpoenaed by the grand jury.
Stacey Abrams Isn’t Giving Up On Her Campaign For Governor In Georgia
Georgia’s race for governor has been overshadowed with allegations of voter disenfranchisement.
The New Acting Attorney General Has Repeatedly Criticized Mueller’s Investigation
Democrats are already calling for Matthew Whitaker to recuse himself from overseeing the Russia probe.
President Trump Has Forced Attorney General Jeff Sessions To Resign
Sessions was one of President Trump's earliest supporters during the campaign.
Republicans Scored Victories Investigating The Obama Administration. Now They May Wish They Hadn't.
A judge sided with Republicans trying to get documents from former attorney general Eric Holder. The Trump administration’s efforts to get those rulings tossed out have been unsuccessful.
Republicans Lost The House, But That Won’t Stop Them From Confirming Judges In The Senate
A divided Congress will make it tougher for Trump and Republicans to pass legislation. But they only need control of the Senate to keep confirming federal judges to lifetime appointments.
Georgia Voters Are Suing To Stop Gubernatorial Candidate Brian Kemp From Overseeing The Election
The plaintiffs have asked a judge to block Kemp, who currently serves as secretary of state, from exercising his duties and have the current governor appoint another official to finish out the election.
Jailed Ohio Voters Are Suing The State So They Can Vote
The lawsuit sought emergency court action on behalf of voters who were arrested and jailed after the deadline to ask for an absentee ballot. The judge gave the two individuals who sued ballot access, but declined to do so statewide.
The Judiciary Has A Plan To Deal With Sexual Harassment. Law Students, Former Clerks, And Professors Say It’s Not Enough.
The judiciary has been updating its rules after a prominent judge was accused of sexual misconduct.
Robert Mueller's Office Has Asked The FBI To Investigate Allegations That A Woman Was Offered Money To Accuse Him Of Sexual Harassment
The referral came after a woman reached out to several journalists, including BuzzFeed News, about the financial offer.
Pipe Bomb Suspect Cesar Altieri Sayoc Is A Trump Supporter Who Threatened Several Democrats On Social Media
Sayoc was arrested in Plantation, Florida, after a series of 13 pipe bombs were sent to prominent Democrats and critics of the president.
The Government Just Found 14 More Kids In Its Custody Who Were Separated From Their Parents At The Border
Officials now say there are 47 children still in federal custody who are potentially eligible to be reunified with a parent.
Controversial Trump Nominees Had Hearings This Month And Most Senators Didn’t Go
If the Senate holds a hearing and senators don’t go, did it really happen?
A Federal Judge Has Blocked Georgia From Throwing Out Absentee Ballots With Signature Issues
“The Court does not understand how assuring that all eligible voters are permitted to vote undermines integrity of the election process,” a federal judge in Atlanta wrote.
Some Of Trump’s Judicial Nominees Have Private Twitter Accounts They Aren’t Sharing With The Public
Nominees have to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee about “published writings.” Some disclose Twitter and Facebook accounts. Others don’t.
Paul Manafort — Suffering From “Significant” Health Issues — Will Be Sentenced Feb. 8
Manafort appeared in court Friday in a wheelchair. His lawyer asked to expedite the sentencing process, citing Manafort’s health issues.
A Former Senate Intelligence Staffer Has Pleaded Guilty To Lying To The FBI About His Contact With Reporters
James Wolfe had previously vowed to fight the charges.