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Election company Dominion tells Kelli Ward to stop spreading lies in prelude to lawsuit

BY: - January 19, 2021

Arizona Republican Party chairwoman Kelli Ward has received a cease-and-desist letter from attorneys representing Dominion Voting Systems over claims she has made that the machines “rigged” the November election to ensure Donald Trump lost. 

Bill aims to disallow Sharpies to be used on ballots

BY: - January 14, 2021

A bill at the Arizona legislature aims to prevent counties from requiring that specific markers or any other pen be used that may damage a ballot after a debunked claim that they spoiled ballots during the November election spread across social media during the election. 

Ducey breaks silence, says Trump bears ‘some responsibility’ for Capitol attack

BY: - January 14, 2021

After a week of silence on Donald Trump’s role in inciting the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, Gov. Doug Ducey said in a radio interview on Thursday that the president was partially responsible.

Judge reschedules arguments due to new subpoena in election audit fight

BY: - January 13, 2021

The new legislative subpoena isn’t the same as the old subpoena, at least in terms of deciding whether the Arizona Senate can demand ballots, registration records, voting machines and other materials from the 2020 election, a Maricopa County judge said Wednesday.

Ducey won’t criticize Trump for inciting attack on Capitol

BY: - January 9, 2021

Gov. Doug Ducey’s repeated condemnations of the violent mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol doesn’t extend to President Donald Trump’s role in inciting the insurrection that left five people dead.

‘No more political options’: Trump rally at Capitol highlights GOP fractures

BY: - January 7, 2021

Two separate gatherings of Trump supporters at the Arizona Capitol showcased divergent views on the violence that gripped the nation’s capital on Wednesday when the president incited a mob to descend on the U.S. Capitol, where they stormed the building to stop Congress from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s win in the November election.

Congress certifies Biden as president after rioting mob is driven from the Capitol

BY: and - January 6, 2021

WASHINGTON — After a day of insurrection and deadly violence at the U.S. Capitol, lawmakers reconvened Wednesday evening to resume certifying Electoral College votes declaring Joe Biden the winner of the November presidential election.

Some Dems urge another impeachment of Trump following insurrection at U.S. Capitol

BY: - January 6, 2021

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress and senators had not yet emerged from a Capitol lockdown caused by a mob of violent, rioting Trump supporters before key Democrats began calling for impeaching the president and consequences for politicians who egged on the violence.

U.S. Capitol evacuated after pro-Trump mobs storm inside in coup attempt

BY: and - January 6, 2021

WASHINGTON — Protesters derailed the typically routine process of Congress certifying the presidential election results on Wednesday, with both chambers abruptly recessing after President Donald Trump’s supporters clashed with police and forced their way into the U.S. Capitol.

U.S. Senate runoffs poised to hand Georgia Democrats historic win

BY: - January 6, 2021

A steady trickle of Georgians mostly breezed in and out of polling places across the state for the final day of voting in the state’s high-stakes U.S. Senate runoffs, adding more than 1 million votes to the already 3 million cast before Tuesday.

Dozens of GOP lawmakers to reject certifying Biden as president

BY: and - January 5, 2021

WASHINGTON — The final step in a turmoil-filled 2020 presidential election is set for Wednesday, when Congress will certify election results showing that Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump. But a series of objections from GOP legislators is expected to stretch that routine process into a much lengthier one — and one that is dividing […]

Ted Cruz will object to certification of Arizona’s electoral votes

BY: - January 5, 2021

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will object to the certification of Arizona’s 11 electoral votes on Wednesday, and he’ll be joined by at least two members of the state’s congressional delegation, despite a total lack of evidence of any fraud or malfeasance.