Several voters told the Post-Gazette this month that they had applied for a mail-in or absentee ballot and received more than one in the mail. The county released a statement on the issue Thursday, and said it was the result of a bug in the state’s voter registration system. [Emphasis added] … [Read more...] about Pennsylvania Officials Admit Duplicate Ballots Were Mailed Out to Voters
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Facts First: Trump was wrong every time. A March 27 official progress update sent to CNN from the US government's kCustoms and Border Protection said that 147 miles of new wall had been built, fewer than Trump claimed on March 23 (over 150 miles). Similarly, the April 3 official progress update said that 151 miles had been built -- fewer than Trump claimed on March 25 (164 miles), March 30 (161 miles) and April 1 (161 miles). And the April 10 official update said that 158 miles had been built, fewer than Trump claimed on April 6 (161 miles) and April 10 (about 168 miles). … [Read more...] about Fact check: A list of Trump’s general false claims from March 16 through May 3
Michael Davis, former law professor at the University of Hong Kong and a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center, said public security is “where Beijing's rule is at its most repressive” and believes that the application of Chinese national laws to Hong Kong means “the freedom that Hong Kong has known will now be under grave stress.” He questioned whether Hong Kong’s courts would be allowed to exercise their constitutional judicial review power to safeguard human rights. … [Read more...] about Experts Fear Impact of China’s National Security Laws on Hong Kong’s Freedoms
It also comes at an uncertain moment for transgender rights under the new Trump administration. Last Friday, the Department of Justice, under new Attorney General Jeff Sessions, indicated that it would not defend the Obama administration’s 2016 guidance on transgender students in another court case—despite the White House’s claim that President Trump is “supportive of LGBTQ rights.” As The New York Times reported, the Justice Department was scheduled to argue against an August 2016 injunction on that guidance this week but has now withdrawn its challenge. … [Read more...] about This Mom’s Supreme Court Battle Is for All Transgender Kids
What sparked her to go public so many years later, McEwen told Fletcher, was a strange call Thomas’s wife, Ginni, made to Hill on October 9, 2010. On a message left on Hill’s answering machine, Ginni asked Hill to apologize for her testimony back in 1991. “The Clarence I know was certainly capable not only of doing the things that Anita Hill said he did, but it would be totally consistent with the way he lived his personal life then,” said McEwen, who by then was also writing a bodice-ripping memoir, D.C. Unmasked and Undressed. According to the Post, Thomas would also tell McEwen “about women he encountered at work and what he’d said to them. He was partial to women with large breasts, she said.” Once, McEwen recalled, Thomas was so “impressed” by a colleague’s chest that he asked her bra size, a question that’s difficult to interpret as anything but the clearest kind of sexual harassment. That information could also … [Read more...] about Do You Believe Her Now?