I had missed this important development in the rush of events on Friday. We’ve been discussing the rising tide of harassment (legal, extralegal and illegal), threats and sometimes actual violence against election officials around the country. Sometimes it’s relatively high level elected officials like Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. But more often it’s little known election administrators at the local level – elected, appointed or simply hired to conduct the nuts and bolts of managing elections. Now the Garland DOJ has set up a special task force focused on these threats.
|October 18, 2021 9:28 a.m.
Kari Lake, the frontrunner for the GOP gubernatorial nomination in Arizona after an endorsement by former President Trump, has called…
|October 18, 2021 8:45 a.m.
We’re unspooling the news of Colin Powell’s death from COVID-19 complications here.
|October 16, 2021 1:33 p.m.
From TPM Reader MT … I want to follow up from JB’s last line (Democrats in Congress have driven themselves…