Stories tagged: "2022"


Ten Years Later: The Heroes of Sandy Hook

Helpers, heroes, whatever you call them-- there were many inside Newton, Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School that terrifying day ten years ago. Some are no longer alive. Others are still anonymous. But all risked-- and sometimes gave-- their lives to save many more. These are their stories.

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File
10 Ways the Federal Government Delivered for American Workers and Families This Year

Under Democratic control, the federal government acted to lower healthcare and prescription drug costs; fight climate change and lower energy costs; invest in gun safety and mental healthcare; and implement a generational investment in American industry, manufacturing, and infrastructure.

WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES - 2022/11/08: A woman drops her ballot into a ballot box in Luzerne County. Election signs in Luzerne county. Mid-day on election day, polling places in Luzerne County started running out of ballot papers. The situation was brought before a judge, and the decision to extend voting for two hours was made. Ballot Papers needed to be ordered from New York and were delivered. (Photo by Aimee Dilger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Luzerne County Election Results Expected to be Certified Wednesday, No Evidence of Voter Fraud

Luzerne County’s Board of Elections is expected to certify election results on Wednesday after failing to meet Monday’s deadline and deadlocking over whether to report the official vote tallies.

This April 28, 2021, file photo shows the US Capitol building in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
We May Not Know Who Controls the US House and Senate for a Few Days—or Even Weeks

Control of the two chambers of Congress will come down to mail ballots that are still being counted in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, and Oregon—and possibly a December Senate run-off election in Georgia.

A poll worker holds a ballot at the Trinity Christian Fellowship Hall polling place in Biglerville, Pa., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Republican Party is the Reason Counting Votes in Pennsylvania Might Take a Few Days

If you see the vote count delayed, if we’re still waiting for a winner on Wednesday, if there’s a flurry of lawsuits in Pennsylvania, you can thank state Republicans.

Election workers process mail-in-ballots for the midterm elections in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Beware the Red Mirage and Another Round of Republican Lies About Elections

Because of the way votes are counted in Pennsylvania, we are likely to see another election cycle in which things shift as the counting progresses.

Chester County election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 general election. While President Trump has accused Democrats of fraud, the only cases so far uncovered have all been Republicans. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Here’s How to Make Sure Your Mail Ballot Wasn’t Rejected in Philadelphia or Allegheny County

If you’re concerned your mail ballot is incorrectly dated, lacks a signature, or isn’t enclosed in a secrecy envelope, you can check online.