Election Fraud

Kobach’s take-no-prisoners style at forefront in Kansas race

At a parade this summer, candidate for governor Kris Kobach rode a jeep with a replica machine gun mounted on it. When some people complained the …

Government

Giuliani and the Teamsters: When Power Trumps the Rule of Law

Those who haven’t followed Rudy Giuliani’s career closely have to be wondering whatever happened to the crime-busting former federal attorney from …

Donald Trump

Taylor: sure I'll debate, just not at WHRO

Rep. Scott Taylor, R-Virginia Beach, says he’s waiting for Democratic challenger Elaine Luria to respond to two suggested dates for debates — but …

Government

Rochdale councillor cautioned over election fraud

<b>A councillor has been cautioned by police following an investigation into electoral fraud in Greater Manchester.</b><p>Police said the report related to the local elections in May.<p>Rochdale councillor Faisal Rana, 51, said he did not realise casting separate votes for two different wards in the authority …

Fraud

DEFCON Video Shows a Voting Machine Used in 18 States is Hacked in 2 Minutes

A hacker at DEFCON shows how to get into a voting machine "admin" mode in 120 seconds.<p>Amidst a climate of uncertainty concerning American election …

Voting

Zim Congress of Trade Unions presses charges against army

A vendor scurries for cover with her wares as soldiers violently dispersed demonstrators in Harare. (Zinyange Auntony, AFP)<p>A Zimbabwean trade union …

South Africa

Tens Of Thousands Of Romanians Protest Corruption, Demand New Government

For three days in a row, throngs of protesters took to the streets in Romania's capital city, Bucharest, to protest what they see as a corrupt government and to call for new elections.<p>Tens of thousands of people rallied Friday on the first day of demonstrations, which were largely organized by …

Europe

Larry David Reveals What Really Transpired During the Infamous Trump Tower Meeting

You mean it really was about adoption after all?<p>Not many people know what really happened during the infamous Trump Tower meeting of June 2016, but …

Donald Trump

Corey Stewart is ready to drag down every Virginia Republican on the ticket

When Virginia Republicans nominated Corey Stewart, President Trump’s kind of candidate (race-baiting, pro-Confederate statues, prone to incendiary language), they effectively wrote off the Senate race against incumbent Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.). Kaine, a former governor as well, was always going to be …

Opinion

Zimbabwe opposition on deadline to appeal election result

HARARE (AFP) -<p>Zimbabwe's opposition faced a midnight deadline on Friday to mount a court challenge to the results of presidential elections marked by allegations of fraud and followed by a government crackdown.<p>The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) alleges that President Emmerson Mnangagwa's …

Human Rights

OMNIVORE: Coming to pass

Inevitable in an age

Obstruction of Justice

Governor's demand pushes Kobach out of Kansas vote count

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Thursday that he will remove himself from the further counting of votes while his Republican primary battle with Gov. Jeff Colyer hangs in the balance, describing it as a "symbolic" step in response to a public demand from Colyer.<p>The …

Government

Larry David: What Really Happened at Trump Tower

Everybody wants to know what was said in that Trump Tower meeting with the Russians in June 2016. Well, other than the people in the room, I, Steven Yablonsky, alone know exactly what was said because I worked as a janitor in the building and was hiding in the closet recording all of it on my …

Politics

Iraq Election Results Unchanged After Recount on Fraud Allegations

A manual vote recount showed almost no difference from the initial tally, the country’s top election body said<p>BAGHDAD—Iraq’s top election body said Thursday a manual recount of votes from the parliamentary election in May showed almost no difference from the initial tally, clearing the way for …

Elections

In a ‘blue wave’ year, Democrats may throw Florida’s only Haitian senator overboard

Daphne Campbell is a walking contradiction.<p>She is a self-described pro-life “progressive.” A simultaneously charmed and scandal-plagued politician. …

Government

Former Milwaukee County Supervisor Peggy West pleads guilty to election fraud

Former Milwaukee County Supervisor Peggy West on Wednesday pleaded guilty to election fraud for falsifying signatures on petitions to qualify for the …

Corruption

This Florida senator didn’t like the Miami Herald’s coverage — so she called the cops

Florida Senator Daphne Campbell called police Thursday on a Miami Herald reporter who asked her questions following an appearance at a public …

Florida

Kansas GOP gubernatorial primary remains too close to call

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Immigration hardliner Kris Kobach and Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer remain virtually tied in the tight Republican gubernatorial primary …

Government

Trump-backed candidates struggle in deep red states ahead of midterm elections

President Trump’s political presence in hotly-contested races across the country can be hard to ignore, but his influence is just as hard to …

Republicans

Special prosecutor to probe possible forged signatures tied to Republican congressman’s campaign

Rep. Scott Taylor (R-VA) fired his campaign manager after scheme to get 2016 Democratic nominee on ballot as an independent.<p>It’s been a rough few …

Corruption

Special prosecutor investigating possible election fraud in Rep. Scott Taylor’s race

A special prosecutor was appointed Tuesday to investigate claims that aides to Rep. Scott W. Taylor (R-Va.) illegally forged signatures to help an independent candidate get on the ballot, hoping to give their boss an edge over his Democratic challenger in the midterm elections.<p>Aides to Taylor, a …

U.S. Politics

López Obrador and the Fraud of 1988

It’s disturbing that Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Mexico’s president-elect, has chosen Manuel Bartlett as one of his administration’s top officials. …

Mexico

EU and US warn Zimbabwe about violence after contested election

Harare — On Tuesday, the EU and US condemned violent attacks targeting the Zimbabwe opposition since elections last week, as 27 supporters of the MDC …

Africa

Jefferson City lawyer Saundra McDowell wins Republican primary for state auditor

Jefferson City lawyer Saundra McDowell will be the Republican challenging Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway in November, winning on Tuesday night a …

Republican Primaries

African press review 7 August 2018

The first cracks appear in South Sudan's latest peace agreement as two opposition groups distance themselves from Sunday's deal. Did a Kenya …

Africa

The Latest: Incumbent Estes wins GOP primary in 4th District

The Latest on the primary election in Kansas (all times local):<p>9 p.m.<p>Rep. Ron Estes has won the GOP nomination for a congressional seat he first won …

Government

MDC in court over Zim election violence

Twenty-seven members of Zimbabwe’s MDC opposition appeared in court Monday on violence charges after post-election protests that triggered a security …

Robert Mugabe

President Trump Tweets 'Total Endorsement' for Controversial Kansas Candidate Kris Kobach Despite Warning From Aides

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump overruled the warnings of aides Monday to endorse controversial Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in that …

Government

The opposition to EVMs is unreasonable | editorials

The allegation that Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) are rigged is back in the news with as many as 17 parties seeking the reintroduction of ballot …

Shiv Sena

Rookie Chamisa will learn from this experience

Nelson Chamisa took a big unpresidential gamble and drew a blank.Still, his failure in his maiden campaign to become president of Zimbabwe put him in …

Africa