All posts tagged "2016 Election"

  • Matt Dunlap
    Dem Member Sues Voter Fraud Commission

    One of the Democratic members of the President’s voter fraud commission, Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap, has filed a lawsuit in D.C. federal court against the body claiming it has run afoul of federal transparency laws....

    • Posted November 11, 2017
  • One Year Out From Election Win, ‘Trumpism’ Plants The Seeds For Authoritarianism

    Since we’re one year out from Donald Trump’s surprise election victory, it’s prudent to assess his presidency and in what direction it’s likely to go in. These periodic assessments (there will likely be more of them at...

    • Posted November 10, 2017
  • Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
    Trump Campaign’s Data Firm Contacted Wikileaks

    The Daily Beast reports that Cambridge Analytica head Alexander Nix reached out to WikiLeaks for help accessing emails that were stored on Hillary Clinton’s private server and eventually wanted to create a searchable database of their contents....

    • Posted October 26, 2017
  • Does the new Twitter policy go far enough?
    Twitter Announces New Ad Policies

    Twitter rolled out a new policy on Tuesday that it says will bring greater transparency to its political ad process, giving users the opportunity to learn more about the ads they are seeing and why they are...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
  • Sen. Mark Warner
    Sen. Mark Warner, Rep. Adam Schiff Criticize Twitter Briefing

    Twitter met with Senate officials on Thursday to discuss data that may point to Russia interfering in the 2016 election, but Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) feel the social media company has much...

    • Posted September 29, 2017
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg
    Facebook Backtracks, Will Work With Congress

    Changing course from its previous position, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg announced Thursday that his company will provide Congress with information about the 3,000-plus ads purchased by a Russian troll farm during the 2016 election. Appearing in a...

    • Posted September 23, 2017
  • Sen. Mark Warner
    Sen Warner Calls for Online Ad Rules

    Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) commented Thursday about the recent news that Facebook sold ads to Russian “troll farms” who sought to influence the 2016 presidential election in favor of then candidate Donald Trump. In an interview with...

    • Posted September 7, 2017
  • Bernie Sanders Will Not Play The Blame Game

    Responding to recent reports that Hillary Clinton is partially blaming him for her failed 2016 presidential campaign, Senator Bernie Sanders is taking the high road and looking towards the future. An excerpt from Clinton’s upcoming memoir What...

    • Posted September 7, 2017
  • Trump Jr. Claims He Met With Russian Officials To See If Clinton Was Fit To Be POTUS

    Donald Trump Jr. met with Senate investigators on Thursday to explain the purpose of his 2016 meeting with Russian government officials. He claimed that the goal of the meeting was to gather information on Hillary Clinton in...

    • Posted September 7, 2017
  • Clinton Blames Sanders for 2016 Election Loss

    Excerpts from Hillary Clinton’s upcoming memoir reveal that the former Secretary of State partially blames Bernie Sanders for her loss of the 2016 presidential election. Tom Watson, the founder of the nonprofit consulting firm CauseWired, tweeted a...

    • Posted September 5, 2017