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Almost everything Trump said at a Republican event in Pennsylvania about the election was a lie or a conspiracy theory

Trump made claims about dead people voting, widespread voter fraud, and illegal spying, and asked why the election hasn't been overturned yet.
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An anonymous senior Trump campaign advisor said Trump 'basically just conceded' by 'recommending' that the GSA start the Biden-Harris transition

Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, has allowed President-elect Joe Biden to access resources to begin the transition.
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Trump and his allies have won zero out of the 22 lawsuits they've filed since Election Day

Republicans have filed nearly two dozen lawsuits since the election challenging the results. They've won zero.

Donald Trump says 'I won, by the way' and lashes out at Pfizer claiming it delayed news of the COVID-19 vaccine until after the election

Trump, in his first public appearance in a week, announced new drug pricing rules but soon got sidetracked with an attack on Big Pharma.

Georgia's secretary of state officially certifies Biden as the winner of the state's 16 electoral votes

Georgia's secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, certified Biden as the winner after a risk-limiting audit of over 5 million votes cast.

Trump lawyers filed a motion in Pennsylvania to clarify they only want to block the state from certifying results of the presidential elections, not any other races on the same ballot

Trump's legal advisors initially filed a request earlier this week seeking to block certifying election results in Pennsylvania.

Results: Alaska approves amendment to enact top-4 primaries and ranked choice voting

Starting in 2022, all candidates in Alaska will run in the same primary election and the top four will advance to the general election.

Trump is dead set on fighting election-fraud claims — even as his entire team is 'despondent' — because he thinks it will help him in 2024, report says

A source told The Washington Post that President Donald Trump thought that "half the country are warriors fighting for him, and that he's got to keep fighting."

Lawsuits seeking to challenge Biden's electoral wins in 4 states were reportedly withdrawn

The suits were filed in federal courts by voters in Georgia, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, claiming voter fraud with no evidence.

Trump's lawyers withdrew from representing his campaign in its biggest Pennsylvania election lawsuit one day before the hearing

Three of the four lawyers representing President Donald Trump's campaign withdrew from the case on the eve of a hearing.

RESULT: Republican Burgess Owens defeats first-term Democratic Rep. Ben McAdams in Utah's 4th Congressional District

After winning in 2018 by less than half a percentage point, Democrat McAdams lost his seat against former NFL player Burgess Owens.
Election 2020 2020-11-16T22:21:00Z

Democrats projected to retain their House majority but lose key seats to Republicans

The Democrats have been unsuccessful in their goals to protect some of their most vulnerable representatives and to expand their control of the House.

GOP Rep. John Katko beats Democrat Dana Balter in their rematch for New York's 24th District

Katko was one of just three House Republicans running for reelection in districts Hillary Clinton carried in 2016.

TikTok trend forces Trump campaign's 'voter fraud hotline' to close after it is inundated with prank calls

TikTok users soon began uploading videos of themselves calling with fake claims and recording the reaction of the operator.

Republican Young Kim is projected to unseat incumbent Democratic Rep. Gil Cisneros and win California's 39th congressional district

Democrat Gil Cisneros defeated Republican Young Kim in the 2018 midterm election by 3.2%.

GEORGIA RESULTS: Biden is projected winner of Georgia

President-elect Joe Biden became the winner of Georgia's 16 electoral votes, Decision Desk HQ projected Saturday.

LIVE RESULTS: President-elect Biden wins Georgia, growing his Electoral College victory to 306 votes

President-elect Joe Biden defeated Trump by recapturing "blue wall" states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania, according to Decision Desk HQ.

Mark Zuckerberg reportedly said Facebook didn't suspend Steve Bannon's account after he called for the beheading of federal officials because he hadn't violated its policies enough times

Zuckerberg said Facebook allows some violations before it completely bans an account, but Bannon's posts "did not cross the line," CNBC reported.

Result: California votes to reject Proposition 25 and keep cash bail

California voters decided against making the Eureka State the first in the nation to eliminate cash bail in courts statewide.

Result: California rejects Proposition 20 to rollback some sentencing reforms

Prop 20 would have restored some restrictions on parole eligibility and give prosecutors more discretion to prosecute some theft crimes as felonies.

RESULT: Nicole Malliotakis defeats first-term Democrat Max Rose in New York's 11th Congressional District

Malliotakis, a state assemblywoman and 2017 New York City mayoral candidate, defeated Rose in this Staten Island showdown

Fox News host Geraldo Rivera appears to break with Trump, saying that the time is 'coming soon to say goodbye with grace & dignity'

Geraldo Rivera's tweet on Wednesday implied that Trump should concede. His statement marks a shift in tone for some Fox News staff.
Election 2020 2020-11-12T05:55:28Z

'Unity at the expense of my equality... is not an option': Ayanna Pressley turns the screws on Democratic leadership over party divides ahead of Georgia runoffs

"We have sacrificed and shelved and moderated and whispered in the name of unity for a very long time," Pressley told the radio show "Signal Boost."

Biden projected to win Arizona and its 11 electoral votes

President-elect Joe Biden is the first Democratic presidential candidate Arizona has swung for in nearly a quarter century.

Result: California rejects proposition on allowing 17-year-olds to vote in primary elections

Seventeen states allow 17-year-olds who will be 18 by the time of the general election to vote in presidential and congressional primaries.

Result: California approves Proposition 17 to let parolees vote

California passed Proposition 17, a measure to allow formerly incarcerated individuals serving out the rest of their sentence on parole to vote.

LIVE RESULTS: Republicans hold onto Alaska's Senate seat so Democrats' hopes to control the chamber hinge on Georgia runoffs

Georgia's regular Senate election between David Perdue and Jon Ossoff and a special election between Kelly Loeffler and Raphael Warnock will be in January.

LIVE RESULTS: Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan keeps Alaska Senate seat, beating independent challenger Al Gross

Sullivan, Alaska's former attorney general and a longtime servicemember in the US Marine Corps, was first elected in 2014 and won a second term

Republican incumbent Rep. Don Young defends his seat in Alaska's at-large congressional district from independent Alyse Galvin

Young is the longest-serving member of Congress and the longest-tenured Republican representative in the party's history.

Trump projected to win Alaska and its 3 electoral college votes

Decision Desk HQ called Alaska for President Trump early Wednesday morning, days after he lost the overall Electoral College race to Joe Biden.
Election 2020 2020-11-10T19:19:00Z

GOP Sen. Thom Tillis wins reelection against Democrat Cal Cunningham in a competitive US Senate race in North Carolina

Sen. Thom Tillis, who was first elected in 2014, is projected to defeat former state legislator Cal Cunningham, according to DecisionDeskHQ.

Trump projected to win North Carolina and its 15 electoral votes in the 2020 election

With a victory in North Carolina, President Donald Trump has 229 electoral votes, while President-elect Joe Biden picked up 279 votes.

Republican Michelle Steel defeats first-term Rep. Harley Rouda in California's 48th Congressional District

Rouda defeated 15-term Republican incumbent Dana Rohrabacher in 2018 in this Orange County-based district, per projections by Decision Desk HQ.

Republican Beth Van Duyne defeats Democrat Candace Valenzuela in Texas' 24th Congressional District House race

Van Duyne was endorsed by President Donald Trump in a February 2020 tweet. Valenzuela received an endorsement from President Barack Obama in August.

The DOJ's top election-crimes official stepped down hours after AG Barr ized investigations into voter fraud in violation of department policy

Richard Pilger, who oversaw voter-fraud investigations, stepped down after William Barr ignored policy meant to limit DOJ interference in elections.

Trump falsely claims 'I won!' in response to a tweet from Georgia's governor

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp wrote in a tweet Monday that the state's election results will "include legally cast — and ONLY legally cast ballots."

Attorney General William Barr izes election investigations — despite a lack of evidence — before states have certified results

Barr went against policies meant to prevent election interference by the DOJ as Trump refuses to concedes and levels baseless fraud claims.
Military & Defense 2020-11-09T22:55:45Z

'Childish' and 'reckless': Lawmakers sound the alarm after Trump fires his defense secretary weeks before a presidential transition

"President Trump is intent on using his final days in office to sow chaos in our American Democracy and around the world," Nancy Pelosi said.

Mitch McConnell supports Trump's refusal to concede to President-elect Joe Biden

"President Trump is 100% within his rights to look into allegations of irregularities and weigh his legal options," the Senate Majority Leader said.

Ballots arriving late in the mail won't save Trump

President Donald Trump's big legal effort over election results hinges on mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania. Here's why the fight is hopeless.

The leader of Trump's legal campaign to overturn the election result has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus

Several officials in Trump's inner circle have recently contracted the virus, including Ben Carson and Mark Meadows, the White House chief of staff.

Russia refuses to acknowledge Biden's election win because of Trump's 'ongoing legal processes'

"There are ongoing legal processes," the Kremlin's representative said. "We believe the correct thing to do is wait for the official election result."
News 2020-11-08T00:32:00Z

Black women and girls cry and cheer over a historic victory for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

"It just gives us a sense of hope, a sense of 'You know what? We can do this,'" one woman told Business Insider about Kamala Harris becoming vice president-elect.

RESULTS: First-term Democratic Rep. Susie Lee is projected to win Nevada's 3rd Congressional District over former WWE wrestler Daniel Rodimer

This is one of 30 districts that voted for President Donald Trump in 2016 but is currently represented in the House by a Democrat.

RESULTS: Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford is projected to defend his seat in Nevada's 4th Congressional District

Horsford is serving his second non-consecutive term in the seat and is the first Black member of the US House of Representatives to represent Nevada.
Election 2020 2020-11-07T19:13:00Z

RESULTS: Incumbent GOP Rep. David Schweikert projected to beat Democrat Hiral Tipirneni, retain seat in Arizona's 6th Congressional District

Schweikert's recent scandals and Tipirneni's profile as a doctor in an area that's been hard-hit by COVID-19 made this race especially competitive.

RESULTS: Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux is projected to win Georgia's competitive 7th Congressional District

Bourdeaux, a professor, is projected to replace retiring Rep. Rob Woodall in a critical battleground district, per Decision Desk HQ.

RESULTS: Democratic Rep. Conor Lamb projected to hold onto his seat in Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District

Lamb is currently finishing his first full term in office after initially being elected to the House in a 2017 special election.

RESULTS: First-term Democratic Rep. Susan Wild projected to win Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District

Wild is projected to defend her seat against Republican challenger Lisa Scheller, who has primarily funded her campaign with loans, per Decision Desk HQ.

Biden projected to win Nevada and its 6 electoral votes

As of 12:14 p.m. ET on Saturday, Joe Biden has won Nevada and its 6 electoral votes in the 2020 election.
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