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‘Trump At His Most Corrupt’: President Commutes 40-Month Sentence of Longtime Ally Roger Stone

Government ethics watchdogs and congressional Democrats were among those outraged late Friday after President Donald Trump announced his commutation of his longtime associate Roger Stone’s 40-month sentence, in what Democratic leaders called a “transparently corrupt” move.  Trump announced Stone would not be reporting to prison four days before he was set to begin his sentence, …

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New Campaign Prepares Mass Mobilization Should Trump Refuse to ‘Leave Willingly’ If Defeated in November

“I will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election… if I win.” That was then-candidate Donald Trump’s message to his supporters and the nation just a month before his victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race. “We’re sounding the alarm: Trump could refuse to accept defeat this November. We …

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‘Chilling Harbinger’ for November as Georgia Primary Plagued by Long Lines and Voting Machines Problems

Reports of hourslong lines, issues with voting machines, and not enough poll workers in Georgia on Tuesday led advocates to warn that problems with the state’s primary election foreshadow what could happen nationwide in November’s general election if proactive measures are not taken. “Lines snaked out the doors, some polling locations didn’t open on time, …

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‘This Funding Should Be Non-Negotiable’: CPC Co-Chair Pocan Joins Progressives to Demand Congress Allocate $4 Billion for Election Assistance

Rep. Mark Pocan added his legislative weight to demands from progressives that Congress include in the next coronavirus relief package $4 billion for election assistance as the disease continues to make in-person voting potentially hazardous, necessitating reforms.  “Voting shouldn’t be a risk you have to choose to take,” Pocan said in a statement Wednesday. “The …

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