Miles Parks

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Justice Department Reassigns Warden Of Prison Where Jeffrey Epstein Died

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.


Election Security Tested At Def Con

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.


Election Security At Def Con

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.


To Gerrymander Or Not To Gerrymander? That's The Question For Democrats

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?


What's The Next Step For Democrats, Following Ruling On Partisan 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?


Supreme Court Rules Partisan Gerrymandering Is Beyond The Reach Of Federal Courts

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.


Have You Ever Run For Local Office And Lost? NPR Wants To Hear From You

Friday, June 14, 2019

NPR is working on a project to help people run for office for the first time. If you have experience to pass along, let us know!


Redistricting Guru's Hard Drives Could Mean Legal, Political Woes For GOP

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.


Election Security After Mueller's Exit

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.


Technology Has Made Voting Lines Move Faster But Also Made Elections Less Secure

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.


Mueller: Charging Trump Was 'Not An Option We Could Consider'

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.


Security Experts Express Concern Over Electronic System To Check-In At Polling Places

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.


'Possible' More Counties Than Now Known Were Hacked In 2016, Fla. Delegation Says

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.


Mueller Report Elicited A Lot Of Conversation — But Little Election Legislation

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.


Florida Governor Says Russian Hackers Breached 2 Counties In 2016

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.


Ahead Of 2020, Microsoft Unveils Tool To Allow Voters To Track Their Ballots

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.


Poll: Most Democrats Back Impeachment Hearings, A Move That's Unpopular Overall

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.


FACT CHECK: Russian Interference Went Far Beyond 'Facebook Ads' Kushner Described

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.


Where The Trump Administration Stands On Election Hacking After The Mueller Report

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.


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.