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State Senate approves vote-by-mail expansion along party lines

State Senate approves vote-by-mail expansion along party lines

A major expansion of voting access for the 2020 general election is headed to the desk of Gov. J.B. Pritzker after the Illinois Senate overwhelmingly passed th [...] Read full article: State Senate approves vote-by-mail expan...→

State Senate approves vote-by-mail expansion along party lines

State Senate approves vote-by-mail expansion along party lines

A major expansion of voting access for the 2020 general election is headed to the desk of Gov. J.B. Pritzker after the Illinois Senate overwhelmingly passed th [...] Read full article: State Senate approves vote-by-mail expan...→

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

No mask faceoffs added any drama to Day Two of the special legislative session. State Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, entered the Bank of Springfield Center weari [...] Read full article: Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sl...→

Democrats mark 19th Amendment anniversary with vote-by-mail push

Democrats mark 19th Amendment anniversary with vote-by-mail push

House Democrats marked the 101st anniversary of the 19th Amendment by rallying for vote-by-mail policies Thursday, despite stark opposition from Republican lea [...] Read full article: Democrats mark 19th Amendment anniversar...→

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak: Trump Threat to Withhold Vote-by-Mail $ 'Outrageous'

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak: Trump Threat to Withhold Vote-by-Mail $ 'Outrageous'

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak responded to President Donald Trump's threat to withhold federal funding over his state's vote-by-mail plan. Read full article: Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak: Trump Threat ...→

Senate panel approves subpoena for consulting firm in Ukraine probe

Senate panel approves subpoena for consulting firm in Ukraine probe

The committee is seeking documents from Blue Star Strategies related to its work with Burisma Holdings, the Ukrainian energy company that employed Hunter Biden [...] Read full article: Senate panel approves subpoena for consu...→

Voting During Coronavirus: Will We Have Universal Vote-by-Mail by November?

Voting During Coronavirus: Will We Have Universal Vote-by-Mail by November?

Experts say vote-by-mail is the safest route, but implementing it for the November presidential election has become a partisan debate. Read full article: Voting During Coronavirus: Will We Have ...→

Rahm Emanuel slams Trump for opposing mail-in voting: He wants to 'preserve' Russia's vote

Rahm Emanuel slams Trump for opposing mail-in voting: He wants to 'preserve' Russia's vote

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel pushed back against President Trump’s criticism of mail-in voting, claiming the commander in chief wants to ensure Russia has [...] Read full article: Rahm Emanuel slams Trump for opposing ma...→

Republicans and Democrats barrel toward collision on vote-by-mail

Republicans and Democrats barrel toward collision on vote-by-mail

Voters want the option to vote absentee more easily. But Republicans in Congress oppose a mandate, and a fight looms over funding to facilitate it. Read full article: Republicans and Democrats barrel toward ...→

State Senate Proposal Tackles Rents, Economic Recovery From Coronavirus

State Senate Proposal Tackles Rents, Economic Recovery From Coronavirus

The government would cover rent payments for some low-income Californians impacted by the coronavirus under a proposal backed by state Senate leaders. Read full article: State Senate Proposal Tackles Rents, Eco...→

Hillary Clinton Hopes Other Governors Follow Newsom’s Lead and Order Vote-by-Mail

Hillary Clinton Hopes Other Governors Follow Newsom’s Lead and Order Vote-by-Mail

Hillary Clinton (D) on Friday issued a sterling stamp of approval to Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), who ordered vote-by-mail in California. Read full article: Hillary Clinton Hopes Other Governors Fo...→

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

The Trump campaign blasted California Gov. Gavin Newsom's order allowing registered voters in the state to vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-b...→

NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Preliminary Vote

NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Preliminary Vote

The New York City Rent Guidelines Board on Thursday approved a rent freeze in a preliminary vote as renters and landlord continue to grapple with the impact of [...] Read full article: NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabil...→

Lawsuit Aims to Make Vote by Mail Easier for Floridians During Pandemic

Lawsuit Aims to Make Vote by Mail Easier for Floridians During Pandemic

Advocacy groups want to make it easier for Floridians to vote by mail during the current pandemic Read full article: Lawsuit Aims to Make Vote by Mail Easier...→

Vote-by-mail debate raises fears of election disinformation

Vote-by-mail debate raises fears of election disinformation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly partisan debate unfolding on whether more Americans should cast their votes through the mail during a pandemic is provoking online [...] Read full article: Vote-by-mail debate raises fears of elec...→

VOTE NOW: Should guns be allowed inside the state capitol?

VOTE NOW: Should guns be allowed inside the state capitol?

Armed protesters caused controversy when they were pictured inside the state capitol last week. Read full article: VOTE NOW: Should guns be allowed inside ...→

As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye proposals like unemployment expansion and state aid

As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye proposals like unemployment expansion and state aid

Unlike previous coronavirus stimulus packages, where lawmakers across the board felt they were direly needed, this one will likely feature a more strenuous pol [...] Read full article: As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye...→

Hungary: Auditor suspends state funding of opposition party

Hungary’s state audit office said Thursday that it has suspended the disbursement of state funds to a key opposition party because of irregularities with the p [...] Read full article: Hungary: Auditor suspends state funding ...→

Senate Democrat: Mail-in ballots needed because GOP trying to stop 'people of color from voting'

Senate Democrat: Mail-in ballots needed because GOP trying to stop 'people of color from voting'

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., pushed mail-in voting as a way to counter alleged Republican attempts to suppress minority votes. Read full article: Senate Democrat: Mail-in ballots needed ...→

VOTE: Do you agree with the decision to mail absentee ballots to all Michigan voters?

VOTE: Do you agree with the decision to mail absentee ballots to all Michigan voters?

(WXYZ) — All registered voters in Michigan will get an application to vote by mail in both the August Primary Election and November General Election.... Tell u [...] Read full article: VOTE: Do you agree with the decision to ...→

Rita Wilson: During Pandemic, We Want to Ensure Every American Can Vote by Mail

Rita Wilson: During Pandemic, We Want to Ensure Every American Can Vote by Mail

Monday on ABC's "The View," actress Rita Wilson discussed the vote-by-mail campaign she is chairing with her husband actor Tom Hanks. | Clips Read full article: Rita Wilson: During Pandemic, We Want to...→

All of New Jersey's registered voters to receive a vote-by-mail ballot for primary election

New Jersey will send every registered Democratic and Republican voter in the state a vote-by-mail ballot ahead of the primary election on July 7, at the same t [...] Read full article: All of New Jersey's registered voters to...→

Illinois Debates Vote-By-Mail Ballots for 2020 Election Amidst Pandemic

Illinois Debates Vote-By-Mail Ballots for 2020 Election Amidst Pandemic

With less than six months to go until the general election and with concerns over social distancing at polling places, some Illinois leaders are pushing to sig [...] Read full article: Illinois Debates Vote-By-Mail Ballots fo...→

Vote-by-Mail Snag: 318 Ohio Ballots Too Late to Be Counted

Vote-by-Mail Snag: 318 Ohio Ballots Too Late to Be Counted

Although Ohio ballots were postmarked by the April 27 deadline, they did not get to the Butler County elections board until this week, days after the May 8 dea [...] Read full article: Vote-by-Mail Snag: 318 Ohio Ballots Too ...→

Voters to decide Riverside County state Senate runoff Tuesday, May 12

Voters to decide Riverside County state Senate runoff Tuesday, May 12

Republican Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, of Lake Elsinore, faces Indio Democrat Elizabeth Romero in all-mail election Read full article: Voters to decide Riverside County state ...→

Schumer: Vote by Mail 'Will Be a Very Important Part' of Next Coronavirus Bill

Schumer: Vote by Mail 'Will Be a Very Important Part' of Next Coronavirus Bill

On Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "All In," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that vote by mail provisions "will be a very important part | Cli [...] Read full article: Schumer: Vote by Mail 'Will Be a Very Im...→

Coronavirus In MN: State Approves $6.9M For Temporary Storage Of Human Remains During Pandemic

Coronavirus In MN: State Approves $6.9M For Temporary Storage Of Human Remains During Pandemic

Minnesota state officials say they are negotiating to purchase a warehouse facility to temporarily store bodies of COVID-19 victims. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: State Approves $6.9M ...→

Here's How to Vote by Mail in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware

Here's How to Vote by Mail in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware

The states have options to vote by mail to save a trip to the polling place. Here's where, when and how to do it. Read full article: Here's How to Vote by Mail in Pennsylvan...→

MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chemical TCE, House To Vote Next Week

MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chemical TCE, House To Vote Next Week

Neighbors who live near Water Gremlin in White Bear Township have been vocal since learning the manufacturing plant put their families at risk. Read full article: MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chem...→

Donald Trump Warns of Vote by Mail Ballot Pirates

Donald Trump Warns of Vote by Mail Ballot Pirates

President Donald Trump warned Thursday in Michigan of vote by mail pirates committing fraud, noting that he preferred voting in person. Read full article: Donald Trump Warns of Vote by Mail Ballo...→

Anti-Trump Republican group to run ad in Michigan and on Fox News promoting vote-by-mail

Anti-Trump Republican group to run ad in Michigan and on Fox News promoting vote-by-mail

The $50,000 ad-purchase is a direct rebuke to President Trump and will come during his trip to a Ford Motor Co. manufacturing plant in Michigan and amid false [...] Read full article: Anti-Trump Republican group to run ad in...→

Senate panel approves subpoena in Hunter Biden probe

A Senate committee has voted to issue a subpoena as part of its investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, a move that met immediate opposition [...] Read full article: Senate panel approves subpoena in Hunter...→

Panel approves Ratcliffe for spy chief, sends to full Senate

Panel approves Ratcliffe for spy chief, sends to full Senate

The Senate intelligence committee has approved the nomination of Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe to be director of national intelligence, sending the nomination to t [...] Read full article: Panel approves Ratcliffe for spy chief, ...→

Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Mail for Group Led by Bill Kristol

Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Mail for Group Led by Bill Kristol

A group of elderly Hollywood stars, including 98-year-old Carl Reiner, is urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to support vote by mail, saying that it [...] Read full article: Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Ma...→

Senate approves FISA amendment to allowing applications to be scrutinize by legal analysts

Senate approves FISA amendment to allowing applications to be scrutinize by legal analysts

The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan amendment that would allow independent legal analysts to scrutinize government requests to spy on [...] Read full article: Senate approves FISA amendment to allowi...→

Tennessee official: Fear of virus not reason to vote by mail

Tennessee official: Fear of virus not reason to vote by mail

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fear of contracting the coronavirus doesn’t meet medical criteria for voting by mail in Tennessee, state officials said Tuesday. The de [...] Read full article: Tennessee official: Fear of virus not re...→

Rob Reiner Goes All in for Vote By Mail: Trump will Lose in a Landslide

Rob Reiner Goes All in for Vote By Mail: Trump will Lose in a Landslide

Director Rob Reiner is now among the first left-wing Hollywood figures to lay down a full-throated endorsement of vote-by-mail, saying President Donald Trump o [...] Read full article: Rob Reiner Goes All in for Vote By Mail:...→

California becomes first state to switch November election to all-mail balloting

California becomes first state to switch November election to all-mail balloting

Updated 05/08/2020 11:00 PM EDT... OAKLAND — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday made California the first state to switch its November election to all-mail [...] Read full article: California becomes first state to switch...→

All California voters will be able to vote by mail in November

All California voters will be able to vote by mail in November

Californians who need to vote in person will still have access to an “appropriate” number of sites, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday. Read full article: All California voters will be able to vo...→

Michigan House, Senate Sue Whitmer over State of Emergency Extension

Michigan House, Senate Sue Whitmer over State of Emergency Extension

The Michigan House of Representatives and Senate are suing Gov. Gretchen Whitmer after she extended the state of emergency. | Politics Read full article: Michigan House, Senate Sue Whitmer over ...→

Ilhan Omar: U.S. Must Have Universal Basic Income, Vote-by-Mail

Ilhan Omar: U.S. Must Have Universal Basic Income, Vote-by-Mail

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) listed a host of progressive agenda items that she believes need to be universally offered in the United States. Read full article: Ilhan Omar: U.S. Must Have Universal Bas...→

Left-wing Politician Charged with Vote-by-Mail Fraud

Left-wing Politician Charged with Vote-by-Mail Fraud

Local politician Israr Rashid has been charged with a number of vote-by-mail offences in High Wycombe, England.  Read full article: Left-wing Politician Charged with Vote-b...→

Senate confirms nominee in first non-coronavirus vote since May

Senate confirms nominee in first non-coronavirus vote since May

The Senate cast their first non-coronavirus related votes on Monday, confirming Robert Feitel as the new inspector general of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission [...] Read full article: Senate confirms nominee in first non-cor...→

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

No mask faceoffs added any drama to Day Two of the special legislative session. State Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, entered the Bank of Springfield Center weari [...] Read full article: Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sl...→

Donald Trump Warns of Vote by Mail Ballot Pirates

Donald Trump Warns of Vote by Mail Ballot Pirates

President Donald Trump warned Thursday in Michigan of vote by mail pirates committing fraud, noting that he preferred voting in person. Read full article: Donald Trump Warns of Vote by Mail Ballo...→

Hungary: Auditor suspends state funding of opposition party

Hungary’s state audit office said Thursday that it has suspended the disbursement of state funds to a key opposition party because of irregularities with the p [...] Read full article: Hungary: Auditor suspends state funding ...→

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak: Trump Threat to Withhold Vote-by-Mail $ 'Outrageous'

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak: Trump Threat to Withhold Vote-by-Mail $ 'Outrageous'

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak responded to President Donald Trump's threat to withhold federal funding over his state's vote-by-mail plan. Read full article: Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak: Trump Threat ...→

Senate panel approves subpoena in Hunter Biden probe

A Senate committee has voted to issue a subpoena as part of its investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, a move that met immediate opposition [...] Read full article: Senate panel approves subpoena in Hunter...→

VOTE: Do you agree with the decision to mail absentee ballots to all Michigan voters?

VOTE: Do you agree with the decision to mail absentee ballots to all Michigan voters?

(WXYZ) — All registered voters in Michigan will get an application to vote by mail in both the August Primary Election and November General Election.... Tell u [...] Read full article: VOTE: Do you agree with the decision to ...→

Voting During Coronavirus: Will We Have Universal Vote-by-Mail by November?

Voting During Coronavirus: Will We Have Universal Vote-by-Mail by November?

Experts say vote-by-mail is the safest route, but implementing it for the November presidential election has become a partisan debate. Read full article: Voting During Coronavirus: Will We Have ...→

Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Mail for Group Led by Bill Kristol

Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Mail for Group Led by Bill Kristol

A group of elderly Hollywood stars, including 98-year-old Carl Reiner, is urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to support vote by mail, saying that it [...] Read full article: Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Ma...→

All of New Jersey's registered voters to receive a vote-by-mail ballot for primary election

New Jersey will send every registered Democratic and Republican voter in the state a vote-by-mail ballot ahead of the primary election on July 7, at the same t [...] Read full article: All of New Jersey's registered voters to...→

Rahm Emanuel slams Trump for opposing mail-in voting: He wants to 'preserve' Russia's vote

Rahm Emanuel slams Trump for opposing mail-in voting: He wants to 'preserve' Russia's vote

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel pushed back against President Trump’s criticism of mail-in voting, claiming the commander in chief wants to ensure Russia has [...] Read full article: Rahm Emanuel slams Trump for opposing ma...→

Senate approves FISA amendment to allowing applications to be scrutinize by legal analysts

Senate approves FISA amendment to allowing applications to be scrutinize by legal analysts

The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan amendment that would allow independent legal analysts to scrutinize government requests to spy on [...] Read full article: Senate approves FISA amendment to allowi...→

Vote-by-Mail Snag: 318 Ohio Ballots Too Late to Be Counted

Vote-by-Mail Snag: 318 Ohio Ballots Too Late to Be Counted

Although Ohio ballots were postmarked by the April 27 deadline, they did not get to the Butler County elections board until this week, days after the May 8 dea [...] Read full article: Vote-by-Mail Snag: 318 Ohio Ballots Too ...→

State Senate Proposal Tackles Rents, Economic Recovery From Coronavirus

State Senate Proposal Tackles Rents, Economic Recovery From Coronavirus

The government would cover rent payments for some low-income Californians impacted by the coronavirus under a proposal backed by state Senate leaders. Read full article: State Senate Proposal Tackles Rents, Eco...→

Rob Reiner Goes All in for Vote By Mail: Trump will Lose in a Landslide

Rob Reiner Goes All in for Vote By Mail: Trump will Lose in a Landslide

Director Rob Reiner is now among the first left-wing Hollywood figures to lay down a full-throated endorsement of vote-by-mail, saying President Donald Trump o [...] Read full article: Rob Reiner Goes All in for Vote By Mail:...→

Schumer: Vote by Mail 'Will Be a Very Important Part' of Next Coronavirus Bill

Schumer: Vote by Mail 'Will Be a Very Important Part' of Next Coronavirus Bill

On Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "All In," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that vote by mail provisions "will be a very important part | Cli [...] Read full article: Schumer: Vote by Mail 'Will Be a Very Im...→

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

The Trump campaign blasted California Gov. Gavin Newsom's order allowing registered voters in the state to vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-b...→

All California voters will be able to vote by mail in November

All California voters will be able to vote by mail in November

Californians who need to vote in person will still have access to an “appropriate” number of sites, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday. Read full article: All California voters will be able to vo...→

Lawsuit Aims to Make Vote by Mail Easier for Floridians During Pandemic

Lawsuit Aims to Make Vote by Mail Easier for Floridians During Pandemic

Advocacy groups want to make it easier for Floridians to vote by mail during the current pandemic Read full article: Lawsuit Aims to Make Vote by Mail Easier...→

Ilhan Omar: U.S. Must Have Universal Basic Income, Vote-by-Mail

Ilhan Omar: U.S. Must Have Universal Basic Income, Vote-by-Mail

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) listed a host of progressive agenda items that she believes need to be universally offered in the United States. Read full article: Ilhan Omar: U.S. Must Have Universal Bas...→

Senate confirms nominee in first non-coronavirus vote since May

Senate confirms nominee in first non-coronavirus vote since May

The Senate cast their first non-coronavirus related votes on Monday, confirming Robert Feitel as the new inspector general of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission [...] Read full article: Senate confirms nominee in first non-cor...→

MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chemical TCE, House To Vote Next Week

MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chemical TCE, House To Vote Next Week

Neighbors who live near Water Gremlin in White Bear Township have been vocal since learning the manufacturing plant put their families at risk. Read full article: MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chem...→

As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye proposals like unemployment expansion and state aid

As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye proposals like unemployment expansion and state aid

Unlike previous coronavirus stimulus packages, where lawmakers across the board felt they were direly needed, this one will likely feature a more strenuous pol [...] Read full article: As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye...→

Democrats mark 19th Amendment anniversary with vote-by-mail push

Democrats mark 19th Amendment anniversary with vote-by-mail push

House Democrats marked the 101st anniversary of the 19th Amendment by rallying for vote-by-mail policies Thursday, despite stark opposition from Republican lea [...] Read full article: Democrats mark 19th Amendment anniversar...→

Anti-Trump Republican group to run ad in Michigan and on Fox News promoting vote-by-mail

Anti-Trump Republican group to run ad in Michigan and on Fox News promoting vote-by-mail

The $50,000 ad-purchase is a direct rebuke to President Trump and will come during his trip to a Ford Motor Co. manufacturing plant in Michigan and amid false [...] Read full article: Anti-Trump Republican group to run ad in...→

Senate Democrat: Mail-in ballots needed because GOP trying to stop 'people of color from voting'

Senate Democrat: Mail-in ballots needed because GOP trying to stop 'people of color from voting'

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., pushed mail-in voting as a way to counter alleged Republican attempts to suppress minority votes. Read full article: Senate Democrat: Mail-in ballots needed ...→

Senate panel approves subpoena for consulting firm in Ukraine probe

Senate panel approves subpoena for consulting firm in Ukraine probe

The committee is seeking documents from Blue Star Strategies related to its work with Burisma Holdings, the Ukrainian energy company that employed Hunter Biden [...] Read full article: Senate panel approves subpoena for consu...→

Panel approves Ratcliffe for spy chief, sends to full Senate

Panel approves Ratcliffe for spy chief, sends to full Senate

The Senate intelligence committee has approved the nomination of Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe to be director of national intelligence, sending the nomination to t [...] Read full article: Panel approves Ratcliffe for spy chief, ...→

Rita Wilson: During Pandemic, We Want to Ensure Every American Can Vote by Mail

Rita Wilson: During Pandemic, We Want to Ensure Every American Can Vote by Mail

Monday on ABC's "The View," actress Rita Wilson discussed the vote-by-mail campaign she is chairing with her husband actor Tom Hanks. | Clips Read full article: Rita Wilson: During Pandemic, We Want to...→

Illinois Debates Vote-By-Mail Ballots for 2020 Election Amidst Pandemic

Illinois Debates Vote-By-Mail Ballots for 2020 Election Amidst Pandemic

With less than six months to go until the general election and with concerns over social distancing at polling places, some Illinois leaders are pushing to sig [...] Read full article: Illinois Debates Vote-By-Mail Ballots fo...→

Republicans and Democrats barrel toward collision on vote-by-mail

Republicans and Democrats barrel toward collision on vote-by-mail

Voters want the option to vote absentee more easily. But Republicans in Congress oppose a mandate, and a fight looms over funding to facilitate it. Read full article: Republicans and Democrats barrel toward ...→

Tennessee official: Fear of virus not reason to vote by mail

Tennessee official: Fear of virus not reason to vote by mail

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fear of contracting the coronavirus doesn’t meet medical criteria for voting by mail in Tennessee, state officials said Tuesday. The de [...] Read full article: Tennessee official: Fear of virus not re...→

Voters to decide Riverside County state Senate runoff Tuesday, May 12

Voters to decide Riverside County state Senate runoff Tuesday, May 12

Republican Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, of Lake Elsinore, faces Indio Democrat Elizabeth Romero in all-mail election Read full article: Voters to decide Riverside County state ...→

Hillary Clinton Hopes Other Governors Follow Newsom’s Lead and Order Vote-by-Mail

Hillary Clinton Hopes Other Governors Follow Newsom’s Lead and Order Vote-by-Mail

Hillary Clinton (D) on Friday issued a sterling stamp of approval to Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), who ordered vote-by-mail in California. Read full article: Hillary Clinton Hopes Other Governors Fo...→

California becomes first state to switch November election to all-mail balloting

California becomes first state to switch November election to all-mail balloting

Updated 05/08/2020 11:00 PM EDT... OAKLAND — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday made California the first state to switch its November election to all-mail [...] Read full article: California becomes first state to switch...→

Coronavirus In MN: State Approves $6.9M For Temporary Storage Of Human Remains During Pandemic

Coronavirus In MN: State Approves $6.9M For Temporary Storage Of Human Remains During Pandemic

Minnesota state officials say they are negotiating to purchase a warehouse facility to temporarily store bodies of COVID-19 victims. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: State Approves $6.9M ...→

NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Preliminary Vote

NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Preliminary Vote

The New York City Rent Guidelines Board on Thursday approved a rent freeze in a preliminary vote as renters and landlord continue to grapple with the impact of [...] Read full article: NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabil...→

Michigan House, Senate Sue Whitmer over State of Emergency Extension

Michigan House, Senate Sue Whitmer over State of Emergency Extension

The Michigan House of Representatives and Senate are suing Gov. Gretchen Whitmer after she extended the state of emergency. | Politics Read full article: Michigan House, Senate Sue Whitmer over ...→

Vote-by-mail debate raises fears of election disinformation

Vote-by-mail debate raises fears of election disinformation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly partisan debate unfolding on whether more Americans should cast their votes through the mail during a pandemic is provoking online [...] Read full article: Vote-by-mail debate raises fears of elec...→

Left-wing Politician Charged with Vote-by-Mail Fraud

Left-wing Politician Charged with Vote-by-Mail Fraud

Local politician Israr Rashid has been charged with a number of vote-by-mail offences in High Wycombe, England.  Read full article: Left-wing Politician Charged with Vote-b...→

Here's How to Vote by Mail in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware

Here's How to Vote by Mail in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware

The states have options to vote by mail to save a trip to the polling place. Here's where, when and how to do it. Read full article: Here's How to Vote by Mail in Pennsylvan...→

VOTE NOW: Should guns be allowed inside the state capitol?

VOTE NOW: Should guns be allowed inside the state capitol?

Armed protesters caused controversy when they were pictured inside the state capitol last week. Read full article: VOTE NOW: Should guns be allowed inside ...→

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

No mask faceoffs added any drama to Day Two of the special legislative session. State Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, entered the Bank of Springfield Center weari [...] Read full article: Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sl...→

As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye proposals like unemployment expansion and state aid

As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye proposals like unemployment expansion and state aid

Unlike previous coronavirus stimulus packages, where lawmakers across the board felt they were direly needed, this one will likely feature a more strenuous pol [...] Read full article: As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye...→

Donald Trump Warns of Vote by Mail Ballot Pirates

Donald Trump Warns of Vote by Mail Ballot Pirates

President Donald Trump warned Thursday in Michigan of vote by mail pirates committing fraud, noting that he preferred voting in person. Read full article: Donald Trump Warns of Vote by Mail Ballo...→

Democrats mark 19th Amendment anniversary with vote-by-mail push

Democrats mark 19th Amendment anniversary with vote-by-mail push

House Democrats marked the 101st anniversary of the 19th Amendment by rallying for vote-by-mail policies Thursday, despite stark opposition from Republican lea [...] Read full article: Democrats mark 19th Amendment anniversar...→

Hungary: Auditor suspends state funding of opposition party

Hungary’s state audit office said Thursday that it has suspended the disbursement of state funds to a key opposition party because of irregularities with the p [...] Read full article: Hungary: Auditor suspends state funding ...→

Anti-Trump Republican group to run ad in Michigan and on Fox News promoting vote-by-mail

Anti-Trump Republican group to run ad in Michigan and on Fox News promoting vote-by-mail

The $50,000 ad-purchase is a direct rebuke to President Trump and will come during his trip to a Ford Motor Co. manufacturing plant in Michigan and amid false [...] Read full article: Anti-Trump Republican group to run ad in...→

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak: Trump Threat to Withhold Vote-by-Mail $ 'Outrageous'

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak: Trump Threat to Withhold Vote-by-Mail $ 'Outrageous'

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak responded to President Donald Trump's threat to withhold federal funding over his state's vote-by-mail plan. Read full article: Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak: Trump Threat ...→

Senate Democrat: Mail-in ballots needed because GOP trying to stop 'people of color from voting'

Senate Democrat: Mail-in ballots needed because GOP trying to stop 'people of color from voting'

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., pushed mail-in voting as a way to counter alleged Republican attempts to suppress minority votes. Read full article: Senate Democrat: Mail-in ballots needed ...→

Senate panel approves subpoena in Hunter Biden probe

A Senate committee has voted to issue a subpoena as part of its investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, a move that met immediate opposition [...] Read full article: Senate panel approves subpoena in Hunter...→

Senate panel approves subpoena for consulting firm in Ukraine probe

Senate panel approves subpoena for consulting firm in Ukraine probe

The committee is seeking documents from Blue Star Strategies related to its work with Burisma Holdings, the Ukrainian energy company that employed Hunter Biden [...] Read full article: Senate panel approves subpoena for consu...→

VOTE: Do you agree with the decision to mail absentee ballots to all Michigan voters?

VOTE: Do you agree with the decision to mail absentee ballots to all Michigan voters?

(WXYZ) — All registered voters in Michigan will get an application to vote by mail in both the August Primary Election and November General Election.... Tell u [...] Read full article: VOTE: Do you agree with the decision to ...→

Panel approves Ratcliffe for spy chief, sends to full Senate

Panel approves Ratcliffe for spy chief, sends to full Senate

The Senate intelligence committee has approved the nomination of Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe to be director of national intelligence, sending the nomination to t [...] Read full article: Panel approves Ratcliffe for spy chief, ...→

Voting During Coronavirus: Will We Have Universal Vote-by-Mail by November?

Voting During Coronavirus: Will We Have Universal Vote-by-Mail by November?

Experts say vote-by-mail is the safest route, but implementing it for the November presidential election has become a partisan debate. Read full article: Voting During Coronavirus: Will We Have ...→

Rita Wilson: During Pandemic, We Want to Ensure Every American Can Vote by Mail

Rita Wilson: During Pandemic, We Want to Ensure Every American Can Vote by Mail

Monday on ABC's "The View," actress Rita Wilson discussed the vote-by-mail campaign she is chairing with her husband actor Tom Hanks. | Clips Read full article: Rita Wilson: During Pandemic, We Want to...→

Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Mail for Group Led by Bill Kristol

Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Mail for Group Led by Bill Kristol

A group of elderly Hollywood stars, including 98-year-old Carl Reiner, is urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to support vote by mail, saying that it [...] Read full article: Elderly Hollywood Celebs Push Vote by Ma...→

All of New Jersey's registered voters to receive a vote-by-mail ballot for primary election

New Jersey will send every registered Democratic and Republican voter in the state a vote-by-mail ballot ahead of the primary election on July 7, at the same t [...] Read full article: All of New Jersey's registered voters to...→

Rahm Emanuel slams Trump for opposing mail-in voting: He wants to 'preserve' Russia's vote

Rahm Emanuel slams Trump for opposing mail-in voting: He wants to 'preserve' Russia's vote

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel pushed back against President Trump’s criticism of mail-in voting, claiming the commander in chief wants to ensure Russia has [...] Read full article: Rahm Emanuel slams Trump for opposing ma...→

Illinois Debates Vote-By-Mail Ballots for 2020 Election Amidst Pandemic

Illinois Debates Vote-By-Mail Ballots for 2020 Election Amidst Pandemic

With less than six months to go until the general election and with concerns over social distancing at polling places, some Illinois leaders are pushing to sig [...] Read full article: Illinois Debates Vote-By-Mail Ballots fo...→

Senate approves FISA amendment to allowing applications to be scrutinize by legal analysts

Senate approves FISA amendment to allowing applications to be scrutinize by legal analysts

The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan amendment that would allow independent legal analysts to scrutinize government requests to spy on [...] Read full article: Senate approves FISA amendment to allowi...→

Republicans and Democrats barrel toward collision on vote-by-mail

Republicans and Democrats barrel toward collision on vote-by-mail

Voters want the option to vote absentee more easily. But Republicans in Congress oppose a mandate, and a fight looms over funding to facilitate it. Read full article: Republicans and Democrats barrel toward ...→

Vote-by-Mail Snag: 318 Ohio Ballots Too Late to Be Counted

Vote-by-Mail Snag: 318 Ohio Ballots Too Late to Be Counted

Although Ohio ballots were postmarked by the April 27 deadline, they did not get to the Butler County elections board until this week, days after the May 8 dea [...] Read full article: Vote-by-Mail Snag: 318 Ohio Ballots Too ...→

Tennessee official: Fear of virus not reason to vote by mail

Tennessee official: Fear of virus not reason to vote by mail

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fear of contracting the coronavirus doesn’t meet medical criteria for voting by mail in Tennessee, state officials said Tuesday. The de [...] Read full article: Tennessee official: Fear of virus not re...→

State Senate Proposal Tackles Rents, Economic Recovery From Coronavirus

State Senate Proposal Tackles Rents, Economic Recovery From Coronavirus

The government would cover rent payments for some low-income Californians impacted by the coronavirus under a proposal backed by state Senate leaders. Read full article: State Senate Proposal Tackles Rents, Eco...→

Voters to decide Riverside County state Senate runoff Tuesday, May 12

Voters to decide Riverside County state Senate runoff Tuesday, May 12

Republican Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, of Lake Elsinore, faces Indio Democrat Elizabeth Romero in all-mail election Read full article: Voters to decide Riverside County state ...→

Rob Reiner Goes All in for Vote By Mail: Trump will Lose in a Landslide

Rob Reiner Goes All in for Vote By Mail: Trump will Lose in a Landslide

Director Rob Reiner is now among the first left-wing Hollywood figures to lay down a full-throated endorsement of vote-by-mail, saying President Donald Trump o [...] Read full article: Rob Reiner Goes All in for Vote By Mail:...→

Hillary Clinton Hopes Other Governors Follow Newsom’s Lead and Order Vote-by-Mail

Hillary Clinton Hopes Other Governors Follow Newsom’s Lead and Order Vote-by-Mail

Hillary Clinton (D) on Friday issued a sterling stamp of approval to Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), who ordered vote-by-mail in California. Read full article: Hillary Clinton Hopes Other Governors Fo...→

Schumer: Vote by Mail 'Will Be a Very Important Part' of Next Coronavirus Bill

Schumer: Vote by Mail 'Will Be a Very Important Part' of Next Coronavirus Bill

On Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "All In," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that vote by mail provisions "will be a very important part | Cli [...] Read full article: Schumer: Vote by Mail 'Will Be a Very Im...→

California becomes first state to switch November election to all-mail balloting

California becomes first state to switch November election to all-mail balloting

Updated 05/08/2020 11:00 PM EDT... OAKLAND — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday made California the first state to switch its November election to all-mail [...] Read full article: California becomes first state to switch...→

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

The Trump campaign blasted California Gov. Gavin Newsom's order allowing registered voters in the state to vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-b...→

Coronavirus In MN: State Approves $6.9M For Temporary Storage Of Human Remains During Pandemic

Coronavirus In MN: State Approves $6.9M For Temporary Storage Of Human Remains During Pandemic

Minnesota state officials say they are negotiating to purchase a warehouse facility to temporarily store bodies of COVID-19 victims. Read full article: Coronavirus In MN: State Approves $6.9M ...→

All California voters will be able to vote by mail in November

All California voters will be able to vote by mail in November

Californians who need to vote in person will still have access to an “appropriate” number of sites, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday. Read full article: All California voters will be able to vo...→

NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Preliminary Vote

NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Preliminary Vote

The New York City Rent Guidelines Board on Thursday approved a rent freeze in a preliminary vote as renters and landlord continue to grapple with the impact of [...] Read full article: NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabil...→

Michigan House, Senate Sue Whitmer over State of Emergency Extension

Michigan House, Senate Sue Whitmer over State of Emergency Extension

The Michigan House of Representatives and Senate are suing Gov. Gretchen Whitmer after she extended the state of emergency. | Politics Read full article: Michigan House, Senate Sue Whitmer over ...→

Lawsuit Aims to Make Vote by Mail Easier for Floridians During Pandemic

Lawsuit Aims to Make Vote by Mail Easier for Floridians During Pandemic

Advocacy groups want to make it easier for Floridians to vote by mail during the current pandemic Read full article: Lawsuit Aims to Make Vote by Mail Easier...→

Ilhan Omar: U.S. Must Have Universal Basic Income, Vote-by-Mail

Ilhan Omar: U.S. Must Have Universal Basic Income, Vote-by-Mail

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) listed a host of progressive agenda items that she believes need to be universally offered in the United States. Read full article: Ilhan Omar: U.S. Must Have Universal Bas...→

Vote-by-mail debate raises fears of election disinformation

Vote-by-mail debate raises fears of election disinformation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly partisan debate unfolding on whether more Americans should cast their votes through the mail during a pandemic is provoking online [...] Read full article: Vote-by-mail debate raises fears of elec...→

Left-wing Politician Charged with Vote-by-Mail Fraud

Left-wing Politician Charged with Vote-by-Mail Fraud

Local politician Israr Rashid has been charged with a number of vote-by-mail offences in High Wycombe, England.  Read full article: Left-wing Politician Charged with Vote-b...→

Here's How to Vote by Mail in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware

Here's How to Vote by Mail in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware

The states have options to vote by mail to save a trip to the polling place. Here's where, when and how to do it. Read full article: Here's How to Vote by Mail in Pennsylvan...→

Senate confirms nominee in first non-coronavirus vote since May

Senate confirms nominee in first non-coronavirus vote since May

The Senate cast their first non-coronavirus related votes on Monday, confirming Robert Feitel as the new inspector general of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission [...] Read full article: Senate confirms nominee in first non-cor...→

VOTE NOW: Should guns be allowed inside the state capitol?

VOTE NOW: Should guns be allowed inside the state capitol?

Armed protesters caused controversy when they were pictured inside the state capitol last week. Read full article: VOTE NOW: Should guns be allowed inside ...→

MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chemical TCE, House To Vote Next Week

MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chemical TCE, House To Vote Next Week

Neighbors who live near Water Gremlin in White Bear Township have been vocal since learning the manufacturing plant put their families at risk. Read full article: MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chem...→