Arizona Review of 2020 Vote Is Riddled With Flaws, Says Secretary of State

Untrained citizens are trying to find traces of bamboo on last year’s ballots, seemingly trying to prove a conspiracy theory that the election was tainted by fake votes from Asia. Thousands of ballots are left unattended and unsecured. People with open partisan bias, including a man who was photographed on the Capitol steps during the…

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Bee Nguyen, Georgia Democrat, Enters Race for Secretary of State

ATLANTA — Next year’s secretary of state election in Georgia was already shaping up to be a tense and dramatic fight: the incumbent, Brad Raffensperger — who enraged former President Donald J. Trump for refusing to overturn the state’s election results — is facing a primary challenge from a Trump-endorsed fellow Republican, Representative Jody Hice.…

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Oregon Lawmaker Who Let Protesters Into State Capitol Is Charged in Breach

A Republican state legislator from Oregon who was captured on surveillance video allowing demonstrators to enter the State Capitol in December was charged on Friday in connection with the breach of the building, which led to a conflict between officers and protesters. The lawmaker, Representative Mike Nearman, 57, was charged with official misconduct in the…

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The State of Affiliate Marketing & Campaign Management with Adam Riemer [Podcast]

How does affiliate marketing tie in to SEO? More than you’d think. Google algorithm updates have led to mega affiliates and their listicles ranking higher than ever. How do you get your product or service in the mix? Adam Riemer joins Loren Baker to discuss affiliate marketing, the state of the affiliate industry and crossing…

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College Accounts at Birth: State Efforts Raise New Hopes

Braylon Dedmon was 3 days old when his mother, Talasheia, was offered $1,000 to open a college savings account in his name. “I was like, ‘What?’” Ms. Dedmon recalled. Her skeptic’s antennae tingled. “I was a little scared.” Was this a scam? It wasn’t. The offer was the beginning of a far-reaching research project begun…

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Airline Bars Alaska State Senator Over Mask Policy Violation

Alaska Airlines has suspended an Alaska state lawmaker from its flights for violating its mask policies, the company said. The lawmaker, Lora Reinbold, a Republican state senator, was captured on video arguing with employees at Juneau International Airport about the airline’s mask rules, according to footage posted on Twitter. “We need you to pull the…

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Supreme Court to Rule on Whether C.I.A. Black Sites Are State Secrets

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether the government can block a detainee at Guantánamo Bay from obtaining information from two former C.I.A. contractors involved in torturing him on the ground that it would expose state secrets. The detainee, known as Abu Zubaydah, sought to subpoena the contractors, James E. Mitchell…

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