Stories tagged: "2020 election"


Republican Attorney General Candidate Matt DePerno speaks at an event on the State Capitol lawn following the GOP Nominating Convention. ('Gander Newsroom/Kyle Kaminski)
Special Prosecutor Will Probe GOP Attorney General Candidate as ‘Prime Instigator’ of Election Machine Tampering Scheme

Muskegon County Prosecutor DJ Hilson has been selected as the special prosecutor who will decide whether or not Republican attorney general candidate Matt DePerno will face any criminal charges for allegedly tampering with voting machines after the 2020 election in Michigan.

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Report: DePerno Under Investigation for Meddling with Voting Machines

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is asking that a special prosecutor investigate whether her Republican challenger Matt DePerno—and others—should be charged in connection with an effort to gain access to voting machines after the 2020 election.

Kristina Karamo, who has since won the Michigan Republican party's nomination for secretary of state, gets an endorsement from former President Donald Trump during a rally on April 02, 2022. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Election Skeptics Join Karamo in GOP Races to Run State Elections

Kristina Karamo, the Trump-endorsed conspiracy theorist running on the Republican ticket for Secretary of State in Michigan, is now one of several candidates running to oversee state elections while simultaneously denying the results of the last one.

Michigan voters who choose to drop off their absentee ballots must use a box in their registered jurisdiction. (Photos by Franz Knight)
AP Survey Finds No Major Problems With Ballot Drop Boxes in 2020

The expanded use of drop boxes for mailed ballots during the 2020 election did not lead to any widespread problems, according to an Associated Press survey.

Insurrectionists breached the Capitol building, brutally attacked police officers, hunted lawmakers, and carried out a dangerous attack that left five people dead. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Jan. 6: What Have We Learned From the Hearings So Far?

Lawmakers have heard testimony from more than a dozen Republicans, many of whom previously worked for Trump, who have each painted a picture of a president willing to commit crimes to stay in office, regardless of the damage he might do to the country in the process.

In this image from video released by the House Select Committee, an exhibit of an email by Greg Jacob, who was counsel to former Vice President Mike Pence, is displayed as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing Thursday, June 16, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (House Select Committee via AP)
Five Things We Learned in the Latest Jan. 6 Hearing

The third public hearing, which took place Thursday, focused on efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to pressure Vice President Mike Pence into overturning the election.

This exhibit from video released by the House Select Committee, shows handwritten notes by Richard Donoghue, former acting Deputy Attorney General, displayed at a hearing by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Thursday, June 23, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (House Select Committee via AP)
Six Key Takeaways From Jan. 6 Committee Hearing No. 2

The Trump campaign used the Big Lie to ask supporters for money - but didn't use it to contest the 2020 election results, according to testimony heard Monday in the US House Committee’s investigation into the Jan. 6 attack. Here’s what else you need to know.