The G.O.P.’s war on voting has human casualties. Here’s one.
A court in Texas issued a 14-day nationwide temporary restraining order sought by the state’s attorney general that would prevent carrying out the policy, which was issued within hours of the president’s inauguration.
The unfounded rumor has been spread widely on social media.
Regulators are relying on insiders like Dina Srinivasan, who left her digital ad job after concluding that “Facebook and Google were going to win and everybody else is going to lose.”
The Texas attorney general said a coming lawsuit would focus on the advertisements that generate the vast majority of the company’s profits.
A ruling against President Trump appears to leave no avenue forward for the president, forcing Republicans to “play the hand we’re dealt.”
The Supreme Court thwarts the latest Trumpist attack on American democracy.
The suit, filed directly in the Supreme Court, sought to bar Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin from casting their electoral votes for Joseph R. Biden Jr.
Republicans are now seriously arguing that elections are legitimate only when their side wins.
Texas has asked the Supreme Court to reverse the election results, but the case’s legal argument is flawed and its statistical assertion that Joe Biden had a minuscule chance to win is “comical,” experts said.
The move is an attempt to bolster a baseless legal effort by Texas that seeks to delay certification of the presidential electors in four battleground states that Mr. Trump lost.
The Texas attorney general, who fought against the Affordable Care Act and mail-in voting, has been accused of wrongdoing by his own aides amid calls for his resignation.
Ken Paxton, one of the most prominent conservative attorneys general, is already under indictment. The allegations of impropriety raised in a recent letter draw intense new scrutiny.
Ruben Gutierrez’s lawyers argued that he had the right to have a Christian chaplain present during his execution.
After weeks of wrangling in the courts, the state eased the restrictions on some surgical procedures, including abortion.