When Donald Trump called Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Jan. 2, 2021, in a now-infamous bid to overturn the 2020 election, he alleged that thousands of dead people had voted in the state.
An Atlanta-area special grand jury that investigated efforts by President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn his 2020 election loss in Georgia heard audio of another phone call in which Trump pressed a top state official to help overturn Joe Biden's victory in the state, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
As the U.S. Capitol came under attack on Jan. 6, 2021, then-Vice President Mike Pence and his family hid from rioters who wanted to hurt him for refusing to overturn the 2020 election results. In the months that followed, Pence defended his decision and denounced the violence - but he rarely mentioned Donald Trump in doing so.
The Georgia-based legal team representing Donald Trump accused Fulton County prosecutors of running a “clown-like” investigation into whether the former president and his allies criminally interfered in the state’s 2020 elections.
In the weeks after the 2020 election, Fox News faced an existential crisis. The top-rated cable news network had alienated its Donald Trump-loving viewers with an accurate election night prediction for Joe Biden and was facing a terrifying ratings slide, not to mention the ire of a once-loyal president.
Justice Department investigators have been directing questions at witnesses as the special counsel, Jack Smith, takes control of the federal investigations into Trump’s efforts to reverse his 2020 election loss and his handling of classified documents found in his possession after he left office.
Federal prosecutors in Brazil on Friday asked the country's supreme court to investigate former president Jair Bolsonaro as part of its probe into the "instigators and intellectual authors" behind the assault by thousands of his supporters Sunday on the congress, presidential palace and supreme court.
Two days before leaving office, ending a tumultuous four years as the leader of Latin America's largest country, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro remained defiant in a teary farewell address on Friday.
President Biden and former president Donald Trump are on a path that could lead to a rematch in 2024 of their 2020 election contest. In 2022, however, the competition between the two politicians was anything but close. It was Biden over Trump decisively.
Mitch McConnell said former President Donald Trump’s overwhelming influence in Republican Senate primaries led to hobbled candidates in 2022 who lost winnable general election races, leaving Democrats in control of the upper chamber for at least another two years.
Georgia voters set a single-day early turnout record Monday as 301,500 people stormed to the polls on the first day they were open in most counties ahead of the U.S. Senate runoff. Turnout was even higher in the runoff Monday than it was during presidential elections, surpassing the previous high of 253,000 early voters on the Friday before Election Day in 2016.
Donald Trump can’t claim presidential immunity to avoid a lawsuit that accuses him of civil rights violations in his efforts to undermine the results of the 2020 election, a federal judge ruled Monday.
Mary Peltola, a Democrat and the first Alaska Native elected to Congress, on Wednesday won reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives. She will now serve a full two-year term after she prevailed in an August special election to serve out the final months of the late Rep. Don Young’s term.
With a loud crowd in Pittsburgh thrusting signs in the air, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took to the stage at the Downtown hotel and stirred the people to their feet with calls to "make Pennsylvania free" and "put on the full armor of God."
Spokane County Auditor Vicky Dalton owes her re-election to heavy voting precincts in the city of Spokane. Her Republican challenger Bob McCaslin almost caught her thanks to vote margins in or near parts of his old legislative district.