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Russian hacking didn’t alter election – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRussian hacking didn't alter electionUSA TODAYDonald Trump won the 2016 election — and it wasn't because of the Russians. After more than a year of extensive investigations, there is not one iota of evidence the election results were hacked or otherwise successfully manipulated by the Russians or ...Facebook pushes ad overhaul before 2018 US election: … [Read more...]

Russian meddling in 2018 elections may prove difficult for Congress to stop – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRussian meddling in 2018 elections may prove difficult for Congress to stopUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — With congressional elections just a year away, lawmakers are scrambling to stop Russia from hacking state election systems and using social media to create chaos and uncertainty among voters. But Congress may be stymied by its ...Senate Intelligence Heads Warn That Russian Election … [Read more...]

USA TODAY/Suffolk Poll: Despite economic optimism, Americans worry about Trump and the future – USA TODAY

USA TODAYUSA TODAY/Suffolk Poll: Despite economic optimism, Americans worry about Trump and the futureUSA TODAYAs Trump approaches the one-year anniversary of his election next month, his underwater approval ratings and the public's anxiety hold perils for his presidency. They embolden his critics and make it harder for him to push legislative proposals such as ...and more » … [Read more...]

‘Trump dossier’ on Russia links now part of special counsel’s probe: sources – Reuters

The Guardian'Trump dossier' on Russia links now part of special counsel's probe: sourcesReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The special counsel investigating whether Russia tried to sway the 2016 U.S. election has taken over FBI inquiries into a former British spy's dossier of allegations of Russian financial and personal links to President Donald ...Top Senate intelligence duo: Russia … [Read more...]

Facebook: 10 million people saw Russia-backed election ads – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFacebook: 10 million people saw Russia-backed election adsUSA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Facebook says 10 million people saw Russia-linked advertising that sought to sway the U.S. presidential election. Forty-four percent of the ads were seen before the election, the rest after the election. About 25% of the ads were never ...Russian Facebook ads showed a black woman firing a rifle, amid … [Read more...]

Supreme Court justice holds key vote on districts drawn to help parties – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSupreme Court justice holds key vote on districts drawn to help partiesUSA TODAYNow comes a new case from Wisconsin, one of the most purple states in the 2016 presidential election. President Trump won the state by a single percentage point. But thanks to maps drawn by Republicans in 2011, the GOP emerged with a 64-35 advantage ...and more » … [Read more...]

Twitter removed 200 Russian accounts that targeted Facebook users during election – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTwitter removed 200 Russian accounts that targeted Facebook users during electionUSA TODAYMore: Follow USA TODAY Money and Tech on Facebook. Facebook has come under harsh scrutiny over its disclosure that Russians bought thousands of ads to spread inflammatory messages during and since the presidential election. It's turning those ads ...Reddit may be probed over its role in … [Read more...]

‘Year late & bad info’: California says DHS falsely accused Russia of hacking its voting systems – RT

RT'Year late & bad info': California says DHS falsely accused Russia of hacking its voting systemsRTThe DHS' mistake in California is the second time in a week that the department's credibility has come into question, as it was forced to backtrack earlier this week on its claim that Russian hackers attempted to hack Wisconsin's election infrastructure.and more » … [Read more...]

Analysis: Trump’s political losses this week could hurt his policy agenda – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAnalysis: Trump's political losses this week could hurt his policy agendaUSA TODAYHe made clear he expects legislative wins ahead of next year's November congressional elections, including health care — and even expressed surprise that a bill wasn't passed on his first day in office. "I was hoping this would be put on my desk right ...Three questions raised by Roy … [Read more...]

Sen. Bob Corker will not run for re-election in 2018 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSen. Bob Corker will not run for re-election in 2018USA TODAYWASHINGTON — Sen. Bob Corker announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election next year, bringing to a close the Senate career of an influential Republican who has been a key player on foreign policy and both a staunch defender and critic of President ...Republican US Senator Corker will not seek re-election next … [Read more...]

New Zealanders to wait weeks for next leader after election – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNew Zealanders to wait weeks for next leader after electionUSA TODAYWELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealanders will likely need to wait two or three weeks to find out who will next lead their country after a general election on Saturday ended with an inconclusive result. Prime Minister Bill English's National Party won ...and more » … [Read more...]

Russians tried to hack election systems of 21 states in 2016, officials say – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRussians tried to hack election systems of 21 states in 2016, officials sayUSA TODAYThe effort ultimately confirmed Donald Trump as the winner of the state's popular vote. State election officials also said no signs of hacked web systems or offline voting devices were found. In March, the USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin reported on ...Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 … [Read more...]

There is meddling in Germany’s election — not by Russia, but by US right wing – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThere is meddling in Germany's election — not by Russia, but by US right wingUSA TODAYAn alliance of mostly anonymous online trolls and extremist agitators meddled in Germany's election, but researchers said Russians mostly weren't to blame. Instead, they said, right-wing groups in the United States were behind materials popping up on ...Cheat Sheet: German Chancellor … [Read more...]

Paper ballots are back in vogue thanks to Russian hacking fears – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPaper ballots are back in vogue thanks to Russian hacking fearsUSA TODAYAccording to the FBI, as many as 39 states had their election systems scanned or targeted by Russia. There's no evidence of votes changed. But given the stakes, some state agencies that run elections are trying to curb any further interference prior to ... … [Read more...]

USA intervened in Russian regional elections – Pravda

PravdaUSA intervened in Russian regional electionsPravdaExperts of the Federation Council Commission for the Protection of State Sovereignty and Prevention of Intervention in Russia's Internal Affairs announced that they had evidence to prove facts of US influence on the course of regional elections that ...and more » … [Read more...]

These 12 races will be key to who controls the Senate after the 2018 midterms – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThese 12 races will be key to who controls the Senate after the 2018 midtermsUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — Buckle up for a dramatic, vicious, multibillion-dollar fight for control of the Senate next year, which may end with almost no changes to the chamber's narrow partisan divide. It's not for lack of opportunity: 33 senators are up for re ...and more » … [Read more...]

Kenya’s Supreme Court declares presidential election result null, orders do-over – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKenya's Supreme Court declares presidential election result null, orders do-overUSA TODAYNAIROBI — Kenya's Supreme Court on Friday overturned last month's presidential election, citing voting irregularities, and ordered a new election within 60 days. It declared President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election null and void. It is the first time a ...and more » … [Read more...]

Will Blue Dog return to ballot box? – WWL

WWLWill Blue Dog return to ballot box?WWLEach Louisiana voter who cast a ballot in last year's presidential election received one of the wildly popular stickers. Schedler spoke about his Blue Dog vision to USA Today Network this week in conjunction with "Voter Registration Week" in Louisiana. … [Read more...]