2020 Issues

A photo of Steve Bannon speaking after leaving federal court.

Trump Ally Bannon Appears In Court For Defying Jan. 6 Panel

Steve Bannon appeared in federal court to face criminal charges stemming from denying a subpoena from the January 6th committee.

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Aug. 20, 2020, file photo: President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon speaks with reporters in New York.

Jan. 6 Panel Sets Vote On Contempt Charges Against Bannon

A congressional committee will vote to recommend contempt charges against former White House aide Steve Bannon after he defied the panel's subpoena.

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In this Jan 6. 2021, file photo, the face of President Donald Trump appears on large screens.

Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas Former Justice Department Lawyer

The Jan. 6 committee has subpoenaed former Justice Dept. lawyer Jeffrey Clark over his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results.

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Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are examined and recounted in Phoenix, Arizona.

Arizona Election Audit Causes Republican Rift

Skepticism plagues many Arizona voters and some have already made up their minds, regardless of whatever the audit report says.

 | Nathaniel Reed

Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are being examined and recounted

AZ Republicans Tell DOJ Not To Worry About Recount

The state's Republican-controlled Senate approved a private recount of 2.1 million ballots cast in Maricopa County in the presidential election.

 | Simon Kaufman

Michigan Republican Rep. Paul Mitchell

Michigan GOP Rep. Paul Mitchell: "I've Had Enough"

Michigan Rep. Paul Mitchell says he's leaving the Republican party.

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South Carolina Rep. James Clyburn

Report: Rep. Clyburn Disappointed With Cabinet Picks

South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn told The Hill that not enough Black Americans have been nominated to join the incoming Biden administration.

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President Donald Trump

Pres. Trump Will Leave If Electoral College Seats Biden

President Trump told reporters he would leave the White House if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden.

 | Scripps News Staff

President-elect Joe Biden

Trump Administration Clears Way For Biden Transition

The GSA administrator said her agency would move forward with transition proceedings.

 | Scripps News Staff

The United States Courthouse building in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Michigan, Pennsylvania To Certify Results

Republican canvasser Norman Shinkle said he wants to wait for an audit of Michigan's ballots, even though there is no evidence of widespread fraud.

 | Scripps News Staff

A man carrying an American flag leaves the rally for President Donald Trump outside of the Georgia State Capitol

Georgia Recount Process Moves Forward

The FBI is investigating threatening text messages sent to the wife of Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.

 | Scripps News Staff

a supporter of President Donald Trump is seen during a rally in Milwaukee

Trump Campaign Spends $3M On Partial Wisconsin Recount

Reuters-Ipsos poll shows more than half of all Americans say election was "legitimate and accurate," though 68% of Republicans think it was rigged.

 | Scripps News Staff

An election worker places a ballot in a counted bin during a hand recount of Presidential votes.

Georgia To Conclude Presidential Election Tally Tonight

The statewide audit was required by state law but is not expected to change the outcome of the presidential election.

 | Scripps News Staff

Pennsylvania courthouse

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Election Observer Suit

The campaign alleged GOP election observers weren't allowed close enough to ballots.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies remotely during a Senate Judiciary Committee

Social Media CEOs Grilled By Senate Committee

Both Twitter and Facebook have labeled content from the president as misinformation, including his claims of voting fraud.

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Officials audit ballots

Georgia Expected To Certify Election Results This Week

President-elect Joe Biden is likely to win the Peach State, which hasn't voted Democrat since 1992.

 | Scripps News Staff

"Recount Philly" protest sign

Trump Campaign Drops Key Request In Pennsylvania Lawsuit

The Trump campaign is no longer seeking to invalidate hundreds of thousands of ballots that it said were processed incorrectly.

 | Scripps News Staff

President Donald Trump

President Trump Again Falsely Claims He Won Reelection

President Trump has also said that Joe Biden won the presidential election only because it was "rigged."

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President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris attend a briefing on the economy at The Queen theater

Pres.-Elect Says Vaccine News Good, But Distribution Plan Needed

Pres.-elect Biden calls on Pres. Trump to work with new administration on vaccine distribution plan or "more people may die."

 | Scripps News Staff

President Donald Trump

Pres. Trump Repeats Baseless Voter Fraud Claims

He continues to tweet false claims about widespread voter fraud, which Twitter continues to flag.

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U.S. Capitol Building

Democrats Will Retain Majority In House

It's still uncertain if they'll take control of the Senate, a major party goal heading into the 2020 elections.

 | Scripps News Staff

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Some Republican Governors Criticize Presidential Transition Delay

Two governors are among a handful of Republicans publicly urging the president to start helping with the transition process.

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Protesters demanding recount

Some GOP Congressional Candidates Allege Fraud Cost Them Election

Candidates in California and Maryland both allege, without providing evidence, that they lost due to voter fraud.

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General Services Administration Administrator Emily Murphy

White House Transition Funding Stalled

The General Services Administration's Emily Murphy is holding the release of $9.9 million to Biden campaign as President Trump contests election.

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Mail-in ballots

Judge Orders Sweeps Of Postal Service Centers

Checks will be performed in states with extended ballot deadlines to help expedite delivery of any remaining mail-in votes.

 | Scripps News Staff

President Donald Trump

U.S. Officially Pulls Out Of Paris Climate Accord

The withdrawal comes just a day after Election Day. The winner of this year's presidential election will decide whether the U.S. leaves or stays.

 | Stephanie Sandoval

Nurse prepares a shot as part of COVID-19 vaccine trials in July.

Politico: Medicare, Medicaid Plan May Cover COVID-19 Vaccinations

Administration plan could cover COVID-19 vaccination costs for 60 million Medicare recipients, Politico reports.

 | Peter Hecht

President Trump and Joe Biden

What Early Voting Numbers Tell Us About The 2020 Election

With a week until Election Day, over 67 million Americans have already voted, breaking the record for early voting set in 2016.

 | Shira Tarlo

This surveillance image provided by the Boston Police Department shows a man approaching a ballot drop box.

FBI Investigating Boston Ballot Box Fire

Boston police released a video of the man they say appeared to deliberately set a ballot drop box on fire with more than 120 ballots inside.

 | Robin Dich

President Donald Trump waves after a campaign rally at Erie International Airport,

NY Times Reports Pres. Trump Had Pursued Projects In China

New York Times says Pres. Trump's corporate bank account paid more than $188,000 in taxes to the Chinese government between 2013 and 2015.

 | Scripps News Staff