Stories tagged: "2020 election"


Philadelphia election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the general election in November at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
Pennsylvania Won’t Change its Election Laws Before the May Primary

Five months after the state's narrow and bitterly contested presidential race, it's clear no changes will be enacted in time for Pennsylvania's spring primary election.

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2019 file photo, Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa. from Pennsylvania's 10th U.S. Congressional District, appears before reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Perry is running for re-election in 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Perry Claims He Just ‘Obliged’ Trump With Introduction to Lawyer

Scott Perry admitted he introduced a Department of Justice official to President Trump. Trump and that official discussed overturning Georgia's election results.

Pennsylvania Sen. Kim Ward, of the 39th district, attends a hearing of the Pennsylvania State Senate Majority Policy Committee, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Gettysburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
More PA GOP Lawmakers Want Congress to Ignore the Voters’ Choice

Republican Leaders of Pennsylvania’s legislature are continuing their attempts to ignore the will of the state’s voters, who elected Joe Biden to the Presidency.

Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. As Congress prepares to affirm President-elect Joe Biden's victory, thousands of people have gathered to show their support for President Donald Trump and his claims of election fraud. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Experts Say GOP Plan to Challenge Election is ‘Dangerous’

The ongoing attempts by Trump and his supporters in Congress to reverse the will of the American people has achieved two major things: It has highlighted the flaws in the electoral process and the need for its reform.

In this Nov. 5, 2020, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court has rejected Republicans' last-gasp bid to reverse Pennsylvania’s certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the electoral battleground. The court without comment Tuesday, Dec. 8, refused to call into question the certification process in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Supreme Court Rejects Republican Attack on Biden Victory

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory, ending a desperate attempt to get legal issues rejected by state and federal judges before the nation’s highest court.

In this Nov. 5, 2020, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court has rejected Republicans' last-gasp bid to reverse Pennsylvania’s certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the electoral battleground. The court without comment Tuesday, Dec. 8, refused to call into question the certification process in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
US Supreme Court Rejects GOP Bid to Block Biden’s Win in Pennsylvania

The Supreme Court has rejected Republicans' last-gasp bid to reverse Pennsylvania's certification of President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the electoral battleground.

A worker processes mail-in ballots at the Bucks County Board of Elections office prior to the primary election, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 in Doylestown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Trump Continues to Try to Get Pennsylvania Votes Tossed Out

President Donald Trump's campaign continues to press lawsuits over Pennsylvania's election, appealing another case it lost to the state Supreme Court, this time over fewer than 2,000 ballots in a suburban Philadelphia county.