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2020 Election

  1. politics
    Tish James Wants In on Jacob Wohl Election Robocall SuitNew York’s AG moved to join a federal suit over Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman’s alleged voter-suppression plot, seeking fines of $2.75 million.
  2. contested election
    Iowa Democrat Abandons Challenge to Election She Lost By 6 VotesCongressional Democrats were loath to overturn a state-certified result.
  3. politics
    Dominion Voting Sues Fox News Over Election Fraud ClaimsDominion, which is seeking $1.6 billion in damages, is the second voting company to sue Fox for promoting baseless pro-Trump conspiracy theories.
  4. games
    The Athletes Have More to SayAthlete activism is the new normal — and organizations like LeBron James’s More Than a Vote are here to stay.
  5. the national interest
    How Trumpism Has Become a Cult of LosingWhy do Republicans still love a loser whose entire appeal was that he’s a “winner”?
  6. politics
    Why Big Mo Matters to BidenPast presidents — including Barack Obama — who got off to a slow or clumsy start often paid dearly for it. Biden wants to avoid that fate.
  7. 2020 election
    Dominion Voting Systems Sues Giuliani Over All Those LiesRecklessly defaming a company for weeks on end may end up having a cost.
  8. politics
    Trump Repeatedly Pressured Justice Department to Help Overturn ElectionAfter DOJ leaders refused to file a Supreme Court lawsuit, Trump nearly fired the acting attorney general just days before the attack on Congress.
  9. the national interest
    Josh Hawley: I Stood Up to Capitol Mob by Endorsing Its DemandsThe Missouri senator explains his bravery.
  10. georgia
    Trump Also Made Call to Pressure Georgia Election InvestigatorThe president called the state’s top elections investigator on December 23 and urged them to “find the fraud.”
  11. the national interest
    The Trump Era Could Only End in a Final Attack on DemocracyFour years of mainstream Republican denial have come crashing down.
  12. the system
    The Never-ending Coup Against Black AmericaHistorically, “recovery” tends to look a lot like betrayal.
  13. 2020 election
    Trump Pressed Georgia Officials to ‘Find’ 11,780 VotesAudio from a recent phone call suggests the president tried to get Georgia’s secretary of State to overturn the election results.
  14. politics
    Experts Fear Trump’s Failed Coup Is a ‘Dress Rehearsal’American democracy survived the 2020 election, but in what shape?
  15. the swamp
    The Full(est Possible) Story of the Four Seasons Total Landscaping Press EventA six-week, 37-source search for answers.
  16. covid-19 stimulus
    Second Stimulus Deal May Be Last Gasp of BipartisanshipDemocratic underperformance in the election and Republican underestimation of the pandemic made a deal possible. But don’t count on much else.
  17. politics
    ‘GOP Lawmakers Are Scared’: Republican Insiders Vent About ‘Stop the Steal’Party operatives sound off by text on Trump and his loyalists’ desperate legal antics.
  18. politics
    Rudy Giuliani Secretly Got Justice Department to Open Another Hunter Biden ProbeAttorney General William Barr ordered a federal prosecutor to take Rudy’s dirt from Ukraine. The FBI pushed back.
  19. contested election
    More Than Half of House Republicans Sign On to Trump’s Election CoupSupport for the president’s effort to steal the election from Joe Biden is growing.
  20. the national interest
    President of the United States Demands to ‘Overturn’ ElectionThe banana-republic rhetoric ratchets up another notch.
  21. intelligencer chats
    The Mood in the White House During Trump’s Frenzied Final DaysAs the president rage-tweets about the election, staffers are moving on — but still fighting with one another.
  22. 2020 election
    Trump’s Legal Team Now Sidelined by Failure and COVID-19Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis have tested positive in the past week, adding another barrier to the task of proving nonexistent election fraud.
  23. troublemaker
    Will Trump’s Antics Suppress Republican Turnout in the Georgia Senate Runoffs?By falsely claiming the GOP-run election was stolen, he could damage his party in two very close Senate races it can’t afford to lose.
  24. just asking questions
    Michael Cohen on How ‘Monster’ Trump Will Undermine BidenThe onetime fixer, now out of prison, breaks down his ex-boss’s postelection tantrum.
  25. the body politic
    Stacey Abrams On Finishing the Job In Georgia“It can be undone just as quickly and as effectively as we did it.”
  26. 2020 election
    Michigan Republicans Now Want to Rescind Election CertificationThey changed course after a presidential intervention, but the “no backsies” rule applies here.
  27. 2020 election
    DNC Chair Tom Perez: We Avoided ‘Catastrophe’Why the top Democrat isn’t too worried about how this election went or how the next one will go.
  28. 2020 election
    Of Course White Women Voted for Trump AgainA political science professor explains why everyone still pays so much attention to this group’s voting patterns.
  29. intelligencer chats
    How Worried Is Team Biden About Trump’s Transition Obstruction?The president-elect will be sworn in on January 20, but stonewalling has consequences — especially during a pandemic.
  30. whoops!
    Trump Admits That Biden WonBut he still refuses to concede.
  31. 2020 election
    Everyone Else Finally Calls Arizona for Joe BidenFox News and the AP are no longer on an island.
  32. 2020 election
    Democrats’ Alaska Senate Dream Slips AwayWith Al Gross going down to defeat, it’s now really all about Georgia.
  33. power
    Today, I’m Moved by KamalaTomorrow, I’ll go back to criticizing her.
  34. gallery
    Scenes From Your Election CelebrationNew York readers share images of their reaction to Biden’s win, including giddy Girl Scouts, fountain frolicking, and an impromptu McCarren Park rave.
  35. the bigger picture
    Four Years Later, a Citywide PartyIn the seconds after major news networks called Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election, New Yorkers exhaled loudly, in unison.
  36. election 2020
    Biden Is the Projected Winner of the ElectionPlease allow yourself a long exhale.
  37. congrats
    Watch the Cheers, Celebrations, and Dancing in the StreetsThe nation is celebrating Joe Biden’s projected victory in the 2020 election.
  38. 2020 election
    How Joe Biden Became President-ElectA long and winding path to the White House ended with a tense election week.
  39. 2020 election
    Trump Campaign Pivots From Victory Claims, Says Election Isn’t OverAn unsubtle messaging change from earlier in the week.
  40. tv
    The Soothing, Khaki-Clad Star of Election WeekSteve Kornacki, our port in the electoral storm.
  41. 2020 election
    Don’t Lose Hope!Nine actually good and exciting things that happened on Election Night.
  42. election 2020
    What It Means to Work the PollsSeven volunteer poll workers on the joys (and struggles) of performing their civic duty.
  43. 2020 election
    How We’re Feeling As America’s Moment of Truth ArrivesWith the election finally upon us, New York staffers take stock of their hopes and fears — and the psychic toll of the last four years.
  44. the national interest
    Trump Says He Will Fire Dr. Anthony Fauci After the ElectionTrump couldn’t keep his plan secret another three days.
  45. entropy
    The Astrology of Election Day Looks Pretty DireMercury retrograde ends on November 3… but we won’t be out of the clear.
  46. power
    It Should Never Be This HardFive horror stories that show the infuriating obstacles many people face while voting in America.
  47. vision 2020
    Georgia Is Still a Purple State Only in TheoryBiden’s visit suggests the president’s segregationist bid for the suburbs isn’t working as he hoped. But Trump is the favorite until proven otherwise.
  48. action item
    Help 6 Black Women Make History in TexasThe “Sisters in Law” are running to be judges in a county that hasn’t had seen a Black woman elected since 1994.
  49. drama
    Even Peloton Can’t Make It Through the Election UnscathedAn instructor made an errant joke about Trump. Peloton superfans have been fighting online ever since.
  50. so you want to be president?
    The Third Presidential Debate of 2020 Is Nearly Upon UsHere’s how, where, and when to watch.
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