Miles Parks

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Mueller's Report Shows All The Ways Russia Interfered In 2016 Presidential Election

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller's report lays out all of the ways in which Russia interfered in the 2016 election, including hacking Democrats' emails and using social media to mobilize U.S. citizens.


What Does Julian Assange's Arrest Mean For WikiLeaks And U.S. Elections?

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Julian Assange probably won't have access to his laptop computer for a while, but that may not mean that the organization he created won't still release secrets and, potentially, affect elections.


What Will Mueller's Russia Report Mean For Election Security In 2020?

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Election officials have been planning and preparing for 2020 based on what they know happened leading up to 2016. The question now is what more they may learn from the special counsel.


Abolishing The Electoral College Would Be More Complicated Than It May Seem

Friday, March 22, 2019

Polls suggest that's what the majority of the public wants. It's become a hot issue for Democratic presidential candidates. But experts say inertia is likely to win out.


Momentum Builds To Eliminate The Electoral College

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Several Democratic presidential candidates are calling for an end to the Electoral College. Meanwhile, several states back a plan that would go around the two-centuries-old way of picking presidents.


Democrats Call For Investigation Into Pro-Trump Former Owner Of Massage Parlors

Monday, March 18, 2019

Top Democrats in Congress are concerned that the actions of Li "Cindy" Yang could allow "adversary governments ... to acquire potential material for blackmail or other even more nefarious purposes."


Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort To Limit Border Wall Funding

Friday, March 15, 2019

President Trump used his veto pen for the first time Friday. GOP senators who bucked the president in Thursday's vote said they did so to preserve congressional control over government spending.


House Votes Almost Unanimously For Public Release Of Mueller Report

Thursday, March 14, 2019

While it was a largely symbolic vote, it represents growing bipartisan pressure on the Justice Department to disclose as much as possible about the Mueller investigation.


House Passes Extensive Election And Campaign Finance Overhaul Bill

Friday, March 08, 2019

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has made it clear, however, that the bill is going nowhere in the Senate.


Paul Manafort, Former Trump Campaign Chairman, Sentenced To Just Under 4 Years

Thursday, March 07, 2019

The sentence in federal court followed Manafort's conviction in a bank and tax fraud trial last summer. The case involved Manafort's political work for powerful clients in Eastern Europe.


Republicans Say Democrats' Election Reform Bill Doesn't Address Ballot Harvesting

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

House Democrats are pushing a bill aimed at election reform and combating election fraud. But, Republicans say the bill doesn't address murky ballot harvesting practices.


New Election Date Set In North Carolina's 9th District Following Fraud Investigation

Monday, March 04, 2019

A new primary in the district is set for May. Republican Mark Harris, who held a narrow lead in the unofficial vote tally, won't run again. An operative his campaign hired has been indicted.


GOP Attacks After Opening Focused On Trump: Highlights From Cohen's Testimony

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The hearing with Michael Cohen, the president's former personal attorney, included plenty of infighting among lawmakers and explosive charges of racism toward the session's close.


News Brief: New North Carolina Election, Jussie Smollett, Vatican Sex Abuse Summit

Friday, February 22, 2019

The North Carolina State Board of Elections has voted to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District amid many signs that the outcome was tainted.


New Election Called In North Carolina House Race

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The State Board of Elections unanimously voted to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District after four days of testimony uncovered evidence that last fall's election was tainted.


North Carolina State Board Of Elections Finishes Day 3 Of Public Hearing

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

North Carolina's state board of elections is trying to get to the bottom of what happened in the state's 9th Congressional district last year. The outcome of that race still hasn't been called.


GOP Candidate's Son Says He Warned Of Potential Illegal Activity In N.C. Election

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

In a hearing on Wednesday, John Harris said he had spoken to his father, Mark Harris, about his concerns with the collection of absentee ballots. Mark Harris is expected to take the stand Thursday.


N.C. Officials Examine Fraud Charges In Disputed Congressional Election

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

A hearing enters its second day in the case of the state's 9th Congressional District — investigators are unveiling evidence about an illegal absentee ballot scheme that may have swayed the election.


Officials Describe 'Coordinated, Unlawful' Scheme In Disputed N.C. Election

Monday, February 18, 2019

A key witness described how a political operative hired by the Republican candidate flouted the state's election laws. The political operative declined to testify.


Ahead Of 2020 Election, Voting Rights Becomes A Key Issue For Democrats

Friday, February 08, 2019

Whether the party's focus on voting issues has an effect on the nuts and bolts of the next presidential election remains to be seen.