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Donald Trump erects a tower of lies for the midterms and a bid to regain power in 2024

Excerpt: Trump is back. Expect a summer full of rallies, camp followers spouting Q-Anon nonsense, and Trump leaving the stage to ovations that would send Hitler to bed happy.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ victory affirmed by Congress with all electoral votes counted

Excerpt: Thankfully, the lawsuits have failed, the Electoral College has voted, and its votes counted by Congress. Democracy has prevailed, and the candidates chosen by the people of the United States have been properly acknowledged as the winners of the election
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Trump’s fascist goons launch physical attack on democracy, storm United States Capitol

Excerpt: The insurrection began following a rally held on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to protest the 2020 presidential election results, at which Donald Trump urged participants to go to, and enter, the Capitol building.
Written by:Rich Erwin
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Cathy McMorris Rodgers joins plot to nullify Biden-Harris victory; Dan Newhouse declines

Excerpt: McMorris Rodgers will have the distinction of being the only Republican from Washington State to participate in the plot, as the state's other two Republicans have announced they will not be objecting to the election results.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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More treachery: Anti-American Republican senators say they’re joining effort to throw out Electoral College results on January 6th

Excerpt: Their ultimate goal is to create a mechanism for changing enough Electoral College votes to keep Trump in office. Never mind what the voters said and did. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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2020 Electoral College affirms Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ historic and decisive victory

Excerpt: This year's meeting of the Electoral College took on greater importance due to Donald Trump and his followers' refusal to accept the results of the 2020 presidential election.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Pro-Biden states deliver furious rejoinder to Republican AGs’ attempt to throw election

Excerpt: Texas and a cohort of other states with Republican attorneys general don't want Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to be sworn in on January 20th. So, in an unprecedented move, they're asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the will of the people.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Cities outside of King County powered Biden-Harris’ historic victory in Washington State

Excerpt: Read guest contributor McCauley Pugh's analysis of the 2020 Democratic ticket's strength in Washington State outside of King County, which is an ominous sign for the Republican Party.
Written by:McCauley Pugh
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Loss of a presidential bellwether: For decades, Okanogan County telegraphed Washington’s allegiance in federal elections. Not anymore.

Excerpt: Okanogan County is now known as a solidly red, Republican bastion. But before that, it had nearly a hundred year run as Washington's bellwether county in presidential races, as Joel Connelly explains.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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America’s allies in the world community joyfully welcome historic Biden-Harris victory

Excerpt: The governments of countries like the United Kingdom, France, New Zealand, Germany, Australia, and India are all eager to move past the Trump error.
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, World Commmunity
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Joe Biden declared President-elect; Kamala Harris declared Vice President-elect… at last!

Excerpt: The 2020 Democratic ticket has won the presidency and vice presidency of the United States of America.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Spokesman-Review to ditch endorsements after furious backlash to pro-Trump editorial

Excerpt: Spokane's daily newspaper will stop publishing unsigned editorials and candidate endorsements after its publisher's exhortation to vote for Donald Trump was poorly received.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Mike, John McKay join Republican-appointed former prosecutors in endorsing Joe Biden

Excerpt: “We firmly believe that Vice President Joe Biden is the candidate who can – and will – provide the leadership we need to refocus the Justice Department on the cause of impartial justice," the letter signed by the brothers declares.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Some takeaways from the final presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump

Excerpt: This debate was seen by many as a return to civility, but Trump was still full of lies, conspiracy theories and nonsensical claims.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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