Behind the scenes on the counting of ballots, threats and “voter denials”

Behind the scenes on the counting of ballots, threats and “voter denials”

Behind the Scenes on Ballot Counting, Threats and “Election Denials” – CBS News Watch CBS News In a midterm election night where basic democratic ideals were on the ballot, CBS News breaks down some key elements behind the scenes. CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett leads a panel discussion with CBS News election law … Read more

Margaret Brennan, Robert Costa and Jeff Pegues on security threats and the state of democracy on election day

Margaret Brennan, Robert Costa and Jeff Pegues on security threats and the state of democracy on election day

Margaret Brennan, Robert Costa and Jeff Pegues on security threats and the state of democracy on Election Day – CBS News Watch CBS News CBS News’ Margaret Brennan, Robert Costa and Jeff Pegues discuss security threats on Election Day, the importance of both parties accepting the midterm results and voters’ concerns about the state of … Read more

Media is preparing for the 2022 elections with a focus on democracy issues

Media is preparing for the 2022 elections with a focus on democracy issues

NEW YORK (AP) — Time was a television reporter assigned to “democracy issues” would have quiet time on election night, occasionally popping up to talk about broken voting machines at a polling place or two. That is not the case in 2022. Between voter denialists and threats to voting rights, news organizations have weighed in … Read more

Democrats are developing Elon Musk Derangement Syndrome

Democrats are developing Elon Musk Derangement Syndrome

Liberals have tried to draw parallels between Elon Musk and Donald Trump, perhaps to justify their acquired distaste for the Tesla and the new Twitter boss. But the most important thing the two provocateurs have in common is that they both drive the left wing into hysterical fits. When President Biden warned in a dark … Read more

Your duty as a voter is to take the election seriously

Your duty as a voter is to take the election seriously

William F. Buckley once received a mail-in election letter from an older liberal who said she wished it was not just the number of votes that counted, but the weight and dignity of each. The voices of the thoughtful and enlightened should probably count more heavily than those of the frivolous and knee-jerk. If we … Read more

Twitter must play by our rules – POLITICO

Twitter must play by our rules – POLITICO

Europe has its own message for Elon Musk, which it hopes will sink in: He’s about to face some of the world’s toughest online moderation rules, and Brussels won’t back down. Musk who grabbed the headlines bring a sink to Twitter HQ when he took over the major social media platform, the European policy makers … Read more

With his own midterm ‘shellacking’ in mind, Obama returns to the campaign trail to bolster Democrats

With his own midterm ‘shellacking’ in mind, Obama returns to the campaign trail to bolster Democrats

Atlanta CNN — Midterm elections were never Barack Obama’s forte. During his time in the White House, the 2010 and 2014 campaign seasons were among the lowest points of his presidency, as Democratic control of first the House and then the Senate washed away in some of the most humiliating defeats of his time in … Read more

Britain wants an election. It’s not getting one – POLITICO

Britain wants an election.  It’s not getting one – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article LONDON — Now on their third prime minister since the last general election, the despairing British public wants a vote on who runs the country. They appear to be out of luck. New UK premier Rishi Sunak did not secure the 2019 election win for the Tories. Neither … Read more