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Tuesday, August 13, 2019
The warden will now report to the Bureau of Prisons' North East Regional Office. Two other staffers have been placed on leave amid official investigations.
Sunday, August 11, 2019
Thousands of hackers are gathered this weekend for the Def Con conference in Las Vegas. On their list of things to hack: voting equipment.
Friday, August 09, 2019
The Def Con conference was once focused on hacker culture. But as election security has become a major focus, the conference is now filled with officials eager to work with the hacking community.
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
The Supreme Court essentially approved the practice in a recent ruling. Will Democrats still make good on promises to take partisanship out of redistricting?
Monday, July 01, 2019
Following the Supreme Court decision declaring federal courts have no role in reining in partisan redistricting, will Democrats choose to adopt the same aggressive redistricting tactics as the GOP?
Thursday, June 27, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court says partisan redistricting is a political question, not one that federal courts can weigh in on.
Friday, June 14, 2019
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Thursday, June 06, 2019
Thomas Hofeller once referred to the drawing of legislative districts as "the only legalized form of vote-stealing left in the United States." The late Republican strategist's work may now be undone.
Saturday, June 01, 2019
Special counsel Robert Mueller warned in his final statement that threats would persist against American elections. We look at how prepared authorities are to defend against them.
Thursday, May 30, 2019
In 2016, almost half of all in-person voters checked in to their polling place electronically. There are no federal regulations for the technology they used.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Mueller underscored that his report did not exonerate the president. In his first public remarks, he said that he did not believe the Justice Department could charge a sitting president with a crime.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Electronic poll books are a popular technology used to keep polling place lines short on election days. But they are also a potential security weakness for hackers wanting to disrupt an election.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
The disclosure this week that two Florida counties were breached by Russian attackers in 2016 has officials worried about what more they don't know.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Congress so far hasn't used the special counsel report to draft new laws aimed at protecting elections from foreign interference. One key senator worries about missing the moment.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
The attack had not been publicly known until last month's release of the Mueller report. The governor said no vote tallies were affected and that no data had been manipulated.
Monday, May 06, 2019
The tech giant unveiled a software toolkit Monday that would allow voters to confirm that their votes were cast and counted and provide transparency for tabulation.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
A majority of Americans say special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation was fair, but about half of registered voters say it will not be an important factor in how they vote for president in 2020.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser said the investigations into Russian interference have been more damaging than the interference itself. But there was more to it than online ads.
Monday, April 22, 2019
The Mueller report further highlighted a major risk to the political system: hackers accessing sensitive internal deliberations. As the 2020 election nears, campaigns are stepping up their security.
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.