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Hackers plan to break into 30 voting machines to put election meddling to the test – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHackers plan to break into 30 voting machines to put election meddling to the testUSA TODAYLAS VEGAS – Think of it as a stress test for democracy. Hackers plan to spend Friday trying to break into more than 30 voting machines used in recent elections to see just how far they can get. U.S. election officials have consistently said that ...and more » … [Read more...]

India elects Ram Nath Kovind, a member of ‘untouchable’ class, as president – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIndia elects Ram Nath Kovind, a member of 'untouchable' class, as presidentUSA TODAYRam Nath Kovind, a Hindu nationalist leader and member of the Dalit, or "untouchable," community who grew up in a mud hut, has been elected to the largely ceremonial position of India's president. Kovind, 71, is the second member of the class, which is ...and more » … [Read more...]

Why the big fuss about Russia? US meddles in elections all the time – DesMoinesRegister.com

DesMoinesRegister.comWhy the big fuss about Russia? US meddles in elections all the timeDesMoinesRegister.comIf Russian meddling proves justified, even if not, the U.S. should now recognize the lasting negative effects of such meddling and stay out of the democratic elections of other nations. — Paul Joslin, Urbandale. USA Today: President Trump on Russia ... … [Read more...]

Trump campaign inner circle called before US senate – Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comTrump campaign inner circle called before US senateAljazeera.comThe three men are the closest associates of the president to be called to speak to legislators involved in probing Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Trump, who came into office in ...White House denounces media coverage of Trump-Putin talk as 'Russian … [Read more...]

Digital ballots, outdated machinery leave us exposed to Russian hack round two – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDigital ballots, outdated machinery leave us exposed to Russian hack round twoUSA TODAYPresently, American elections feature millions of paperless ballots cast on voting computers that fail to produce any shred of worthwhile evidence capable of verifying outcomes. Every four years ... POLICING THE USA: A look at race, justice, media. Any ...and more » … [Read more...]

Democrats, civil rights group aim to block Trump election commission – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDemocrats, civil rights group aim to block Trump election commissionUSA TODAY“Most of the commissioners have been absolutely silent,'' he said. “Part of that is because there's a significant number of them who don't have any experience or know anything about election administration at all.” Contributing: Heidi Przybyla, USA TODAY.Trump presses fraud concerns as panel … [Read more...]

Hartzler opts against Senate bid to challenge McCaskill – Springfield News-Leader

Springfield News-LeaderHartzler opts against Senate bid to challenge McCaskillSpringfield News-LeaderBut many top Republicans believe he would be the strongest candidate to take on McCaskill, considered one of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats facing re-election in 2018. While the political elite await Hawley's decision, several lesser-known ...and more » … [Read more...]

Trump pushes Vladimir Putin on election interference, reaches agreement with Russia not to meddle – USA TODAY

The GuardianTrump pushes Vladimir Putin on election interference, reaches agreement with Russia not to meddleUSA TODAYHAMBURG, Germany — President Trump opened his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin with repeated questions about Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election, and the two leaders agreed to work toward an agreement not to ...G20: Putin denies US election … [Read more...]

States keep our elections secure – USA TODAY

USA TODAYStates keep our elections secureUSA TODAYAs Georgia's secretary of state, I have worked tirelessly to ensure our state's elections are secure, accessible and fair. For years, we have run our elections with little interest from the press. But during last year's presidential election ... … [Read more...]

On Independence Day, US elections remain vulnerable – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOn Independence Day, US elections remain vulnerableUSA TODAYAs Americans celebrate Independence Day, it's worth remembering that the right to vote in free and fair elections stands at the heart of that independence — and that this cherished right is under attack by a hostile foreign power. New revelations of ... … [Read more...]

Jeh Johnson: Congress, Trump must protect elections from cyber attacks – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJeh Johnson: Congress, Trump must protect elections from cyber attacksUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — Former Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson will testify Wednesday that the threat of cyber attacks against future U.S. elections will only get worse unless Congress and the White House take action to strengthen cybersecurity and ...Russians targeted 21 election systems, US official … [Read more...]

Senate approves sanctions against Russia for meddling in presidential election, other abuses – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSenate approves sanctions against Russia for meddling in presidential election, other abusesUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — Defying the Trump administration, the Senate agreed overwhelmingly Wednesday to expand sanctions against Russia for meddling in last year's presidential election and for myriad other abuses. Senators voted 97-2 to add a package of ...Senate approves new Russia … [Read more...]

Poll: Georgia special election tied – Politico

PoliticoPoll: Georgia special election tiedPoliticoSurvey USA released a poll three weeks ago that showed Ossoff with a 7-point lead over Handel, but this latest survey "includes fewer high-school educated and fewer lower-income respondents than did the previous survey." The Atlanta Journal ...Exclusive new 11Alive poll: Handel and Ossoff tied with one week to goWXIA-TVall 128 news … [Read more...]

Timeline: Key moments in the FBI probe of Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 election – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTimeline: Key moments in the FBI probe of Russia's efforts to influence the 2016 electionUSA TODAYSince July 2016, the FBI has been investigating the Russian government's attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election, including whether President Trump's campaign associates were involved in those efforts. “Russian President Vladimir Putin ...and more » … [Read more...]

President Trump on British elections: ‘Surprising’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPresident Trump on British elections: 'Surprising'USA TODAY"Surprising," he said in response to a reporter's questions during a photo opportunity with the president of Romania, Klaus Iohannis. British conservatives, led by Prime Minister Theresa May, lost their majority in Parliament following Thursday's ...and more » … [Read more...]

Elections and the queen: Britain’s quaint tradition lives on – USA TODAY

USA TODAYElections and the queen: Britain's quaint tradition lives onUSA TODAYLONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced Friday to pay a call on Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for "permission" to form a new government. For Brits, it's no big deal. For Americans, it reinforces the view that the United Kingdom is one ...and more » … [Read more...]

Prime Minister Theresa May vows to stay after Conservatives lose majority – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPrime Minister Theresa May vows to stay after Conservatives lose majorityUSA TODAYWith virtually all the votes counted, the Conservatives won 319 seats, seven short of a majority in the House of Commons and 12 fewer than they had going into the election. The Labour Party won 261 seats, a gain of 29, while the Scottish National Party ...and more » … [Read more...]

UK election: Why it matters to the US, and more – USA TODAY

USA TODAYUK election: Why it matters to the US, and moreUSA TODAYToo many elections. The Conservative Party won a surprise majority of 12 seats in the country's 650-seat Parliament in 2015 under former leader David Cameron. Then, last June's referendum on EU membership delivered not only an upset-decision to leave ...Bernie Sanders | TheHillThe Hillall 7,334 news articles » … [Read more...]