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The New York Times: Trump’s Legal Farce Is Having Tragic Results

By Richard L. Hasen Even as the campaign lawsuits brought by President Trump over the 2020 election enter their death throes, many people continue to worry that Mr. Trump will find three Republican legislatures to magically snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. They are concerned that he will pull off an antidemocratic hat trick through maneuvers…
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November 23, 2020
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Campaign Legal Center: Statement by Republican Trevor Potter on Attempts to Undermine the Integrity of the 2020 Election

Americans should ignore the anxiety-inducing rhetoric of this evening’s news conference and remember President Trump lacks legal authority to circumvent our nation’s election procedures WASHINGTON – Trevor Potter, President of Campaign Legal Center (CLC), a Republican former Chairman of the Federal Election Commission, and former General Counsel to John McCain’s presidential campaigns, released the following statement…
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November 6, 2020
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Gary Hart: The Cure at Troy

By Gary Hart Seamus Heaney, Nobel Prize poet laureate, and late-in-life classicist, translated a play by Sophocles entitled Philoctetes.  He called it The Cure at Troy. It is the story of a Greek warrior en route to Troy to join his countrymen in their epic siege at Troy.  Their ship stopped at a small island…
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November 3, 2020
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The Wall Street Journal: Lawyers Prepare for Court Battles in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin

The Republican and Democratic parties have poured legal resources into three swing states where litigation could slow the tally of millions of mail-in ballots By Deanna Paul Democrats, Republicans and voting-rights groups are readying for postelection legal battles in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin—closely contested states where the late tallying of absentee ballots could result in…
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October 31, 2020
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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin should not tolerate illegal private militia groups

By Jonathan Backer Earlier this month, federal and state authorities charged 13 members of a private militia with plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. According to the federal criminal complaint, they laid the groundwork for their scheme in Cambria, Wis., where they conducted firearms training, combat drills, and attempted to create an improvised explosive…
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October 18, 2020
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Harper’s Magazine: The Enemies Briefcase

By Andrew Cockburn A few hours before the inauguration ceremony, the prospective president receives an elaborate and highly classified briefing on the means and procedures for blowing up the world with a nuclear attack, a rite of passage that a former official described as “a sobering moment.” Secret though it may be, we are at least…
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October 15, 2020