The final cost of Wisconsin’s presidential election recount was way lower than state officials had projected, leading the Stein campaign to suspect that sinister motives were at play.
If Donald Trump runs his administration the way he ran his campaign, expect a lot of subterfuge and large sums of money finding its way into his own pocket.
Advocates who want Congress to do more to protect public health and safety, the environment, and our financial system, are gearing up for a tough four years. But new polling offers them some hope for the battles ahead.
This year, the US is getting coal in its stocking … and crude oil and natural gas produced by fracking. Lots of it.
Sometimes perspectives from afar tell us more than the chatter from Washington and New York. Here’s what some of the foreign media had to say about Donald Trump’s Electoral College triumph.
Will any of the people advising Trump dare to speak truth to power? And if so, will the new president ever listen? If the answer to both questions is “no,” then Trump will rule more like a monarch than a president.
Americans have been told that they can trust the election system and that recounts of paper ballots are one way to ensure its integrity. But how valuable are recounts really when officials and courts at all levels throw up roadblocks that prevent an accurate count?
Anti-Trump forces are pinning their last hopes on a revolt in the Electoral College next Monday. Could that actually happen?
Early fears that voting machines had been hacked were initially assuaged by assurances that the machines were not connected to the outside world. Now we learn otherwise.
WhoWhatWhy has filed a public records request with three Wisconsin counties seeking access to digital images of paper ballots from the recount. These counties — where Donald Trump got an unexpected surge of votes — chose to use optical scanners despite their notorious unreliability.