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Newsweek: The Electoral College Nightmare That Could Have Happened

https://youtu.be/Tll_KmhJM5c As an observer who spent a lot of time over the last six months raising awareness of the worst way a close election could play out—with the Trump campaign challenging election results by attempting to overturn a Biden Electoral College victory—the good news out of this election is that very dark scenario has not…
Tom Rogers
December 5, 2020
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The New York Times: Trump’s Legal Farce Is Having Tragic Results

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 like delaying recounts in…
Richard L. Hasen
November 23, 2020
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Wall Street Journal: Trump Campaign Wants States to Override Electoral Votes for Biden. Is That Possible?

The Trump campaign is pursuing a strategy to have Republican-run legislatures in battleground states override results favoring President-elect Joe Biden, in an unprecedented bid to alter the outcome of the election. The effort has targeted states such as Michigan, where Mr. Biden is ahead by 156,000 votes but the legislature is controlled by Republicans. So…
Deanna Paul
November 21, 2020
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Just Security: Navigating a Contested Election, the Electoral Count Act and 12th Amendment: How to Ensure a Fully Counted Outcome

This article was conceived well prior to its publication date of October 7, 2020. It has been made available to political leaders, but was held back from general distribution in deference to a concern that it might discourage the vote or give a patina of legitimacy to the disruptive tactics discussed. Regrettably, the conduct of…
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CBS News’ Weekend Roundup with Alison Keyes

We begin with the Covid-19 pandemic as the daily number of new coronavirus cases passes the 150-thousand mark for the first time. CBS's David Begnaud with more. CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. David Agus joins Allison to speak about exciting Covid-19 medical advances this week, including a new vaccine from Pfizer the company says is…
Keep Our Republic Staff
November 13, 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…
Keep Our Republic Staff
November 6, 2020
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Gary Hart: The Cure at Troy

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 on the way…
Gary Hart
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 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 litigation. The Trump…
Deanna Paul
October 31, 2020