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Company: Ex-Trump lawyer raiding nonprofit for personal use

UPDATED: Thu., May 13, 2021

Former Trump attorney and self-proclaimed “Kraken releaser” Sidney Powell has told prospective donors that her group, Defending the Republic, is a legal defense fund to protect the integrity of U.S. elections. But the company suing Powell over her baseless claims of a rigged presidential election says the true beneficiary of her social welfare organization is Powell herself.

McConnell leads GOP in attack on Dems’ voting rights bill

UPDATED: Tue., May 11, 2021

Republicans launched an all-out assault Tuesday on sweeping voting rights legislation, forcing Democrats to take politically awkward votes spotlighting the increasingly charged national debate over access to ballots.

After loss by 33 votes in March, the Post Falls School District is trying again at a levy extension

After a defeat by 33 votes in March, the only of the three largest Kootenai County School Districts to lose at the ballot box, Post Falls schools adjusted the language of the measure slightly. They're still asking for a total of $9.9 million over two years, dollars that are not "supplemental" as the levy title suggests but necessary to continue school functions, Superintendent Dena Naccarato said. 

Dominion Voting sues Fox for $1.6B over 2020 election claims

UPDATED: Fri., March 26, 2021

Dominion Voting Systems filed a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News on Friday, arguing the cable news giant, in an effort to boost faltering ratings, falsely claimed that the voting company had rigged the 2020 election.

Fox hosts Dobbs, Bartiromo strike back in voting fraud suit

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 12, 2021

Three Fox News hosts — Maria Bartiromo, Lou Dobbs and Jeanine Pirro — are seeking the dismissal of claims against them and their employer as part of a $2.7 billion libel lawsuit brought by the voting technology company Smartmatic.