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US intelligence officials say there’s no evidence to back up Trump’s claims about threats to mail-in voting

US intelligence officials say there’s no evidence to back up Trump’s claims about threats to mail-in voting

US officials charged with protecting the 2020 election said Wednesday they have “no information or intelligence” that foreign countries, including Russia, are attempting to undermine any part of the mail-in voting process, contradicting President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly pushed false claims that foreign adversaries are targeting mail ballots as part of a “rigged” presidential…MORE

How to watch the Republican National Convention tonight

How to watch the Republican National Convention tonight

The third night of theĀ Republican National ConventionĀ is Wednesday night and will take place from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET. First lady Melania Trump closed out the second night of the convention. After a two-hour program that made almost no mention of the coronavirus pandemic still crippling the country, the first lady offered the first…MORE

The only Native American on federal death row faces execution Wednesday

The only Native American on federal death row faces execution Wednesday

As the clock ticks toward the scheduled Wednesday night execution of the only Native American on federal death row, attorneys for 38-year-old Lezmond Mitchell are fighting on multiple fronts and pleading directly to President Donald Trump to commute Mitchell’s death sentence. Late Tuesday night, the Supreme Court denied Mitchell’s motions to stop his execution. The…MORE

Ohio Democrats sue state over ballot drop box limits

Ohio Democrats sue state over ballot drop box limits

Ohio Democrats on Tuesday sued the state’s top election official over his refusal to provide more ballot drop boxes for absentee voters in the battleground state. Secretary of State Frank LaRose, a Republican, recently decided that each of Ohio’s 88 counties will get only one drop box to collect absentee ballots in the 2020 election.…MORE

Top ICE lawyer to lead immigration agency

Top ICE lawyer to lead immigration agency

The top lawyer at Immigration and Customs Enforcement will succeed Matt Albence to lead the agency, ICE announced Tuesday. Tony Pham, who came to the United States as a refugee, previously served as ICE’s principal legal adviser. “As a seasoned leader with DHS Tony will ensure ICE continues to safeguard our country’s borders from crime…MORE