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Please Let It Not Be Close: Why 2020 Prez Outcome Probably Won’t Be Decided In Court
The margin of litigation, the margin of error, and the margin of organizing: The courts probably won’t decide this presidential election, but organizing might have.
Where Things Stand: We Are Far From Cleansed, Last Night Proved That Prime Badge
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I am a big believer in nuance. Broad strokes are dangerous, limiting and do little to advance productive societal conversations or close gaps or fend off the spread of disinformation.

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Where Things Stand: If A ‘Most Egregious’ Ranking Even Exists, This Might Top It Prime Badge
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The most outrageous moves by the Trump administration are really hard to pinpoint or track or even rank at this point. But of course, today, on this most important, historic day, he’s pulling one of his most brazen stunts yet.

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UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 22: From left, Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Chris Coons, D-Del., Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Richard Durbin, D-Ill., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., attend a news conference on the Senate steps of the Capitol with Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee after they boycotted the markup of Supreme Court justice nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, on Thursday, October 22, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
There’s A Better Option For Democrats Than Expanding The Supreme Court
The time for doing nothing is over. Democrats must either pack the Court themselves, or prevent Republicans from doing so down the road.
CHARLESTON, SC - OCTOBER 30: Jake Hannay casts his in-person absentee ballot at Seacoast Church West Ashley on October 30, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)
Exercise Your Right To Vote With the Knowledge That Voter Intimidation Is Against the Law
Voters should go to the polls expecting only to find friendly election workers and fellow engaged citizens.
Where Things Stand: You Won’t Miss A Thing Prime Badge
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We’re less than a week out from Election Day and today we’re launching a daily liveblog to keep you updated on all the latest election-related news — everything from shifting polls, campaign rally flubs, early voting numbers, voter intimidation and everything in between.

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Where Things Stand: Closing Arguments Prime Badge
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Tonight, the candidates will make their closing arguments. But it will likely be a far-cry from the professional demeanor of attorneys making their final cases in the court room.

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