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Ian Bush
February 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania's voter registration database was among those targeted by Russia in the run up to the 2016 election, according to the Department of Homeland Security. But a new report finds that's far from the only threat to elections in the state. It could be a $125...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, talks with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., right, and her mother Blanca Ocasio-Cortez, center, during a ceremonial swearing-in.
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January 04, 2019 - 7:38 am
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are unveiling a comprehensive elections and ethics reform package that targets what they call a "culture of corruption in Washington" and aims to reduce the role of money in politics. The bill, among the first to be considered as...
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In this Nov. 18, 2018 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Ariel Schalit/AP Photo, file
December 24, 2018 - 10:32 am
By Aron Heller, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government agreed Monday to hold early elections in April after the ruling coalition appeared to come up short on votes needed to pass a contentious piece of court-ordered legislation. Netanyahu said his...
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The intelligence community has not found any indication that US election infrastructure was compromised during this year's midterm elections, but countries like Russia, China and Iran continued to target the US with influence and messaging campaigns meant
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December 21, 2018 - 9:13 pm
By Nicole Gaouette (CNN) -- The intelligence community has not found any indication that US election infrastructure was compromised during this year's midterm elections, but countries like Russia, China and Iran continued to target the US with influence and messaging campaigns meant to further...
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Election experts discuss paper ballot-based voting machines in Bucks County.
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Paul Kurtz
December 14, 2018 - 2:53 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania election officials are winding down a year in which they allowed the public to sample new voting systems. Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio Five vendors showed off voting machines of all shapes and sizes at an expo Thursday night in Doylestown — some more...
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Paul Kurtz
December 12, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Voting rights groups in Pennsylvania are applauding the Wolf administration's decision to use voting machines beginning in 2020. Gov. Tom Wolf has been a staunch advocate of paper ballots but he officially committed to the system as part of a recent out of court...
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November 05, 2018 - 1:36 pm
by Natasha Bach ( @tashkala ) Thirty-six governor’s seats are up for election this year. While Republicans currently hold two-thirds of the governor’s mansions across the country, 26 of the seats on the ballot are Republican-held, meaning that Democrats have an opportunity to make big gains...
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November 05, 2018 - 1:33 pm
by Natasha Bach ( @tashkala ) Election Day is around the corner and 69 House races are still seen as competitive . According to data from Cook Political Report , an "an independent, non-partisan newsletter that analyzes elections and campaigns for the US House of Representatives, US Senate,...
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November 05, 2018 - 1:29 pm
by Natasha Bach ( @tashkala ) Thirty-five of 100 Senate seats are up for election on Nov. 6 -- 26 of which are currently held by Democrats. The path to maintaining control in the Senate is therefore simple for Republicans: lose no more than one seat currently held by the GOP. For Democrats to take...
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