Democracy Happy Hour – May 22, 2024

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Trump Chooses Not to Take the Stand, and the Defense Rests -


As Trump Trial Nears Its End, the Law May Give Prosecutors an Edge -


Appeals Court Upholds Gag Order on Trump in Manhattan Trial -


Unsealed motions in Trump’s Fla. case suggest new evidence of possible obstruction -


Rudy Giuliani and Other Trump Allies Plead Not Guilty in Arizona Election Case -


Trump-affiliated group releases new national security book outlining possible second-term approach -


After blaming his 2020 loss on mail balloting, Trump tries to make GOP voters believe it’s OK now -


Biden and Trump agree to CNN debate in June, ABC faceoff in September -


Democracy is a top concern for many voters. We asked them why. -


Congressional Republicans Introduce Nationwide Proof of Citizenship Bill -


House G.O.P. Moves to Crack Down on Noncitizen Voting, Sowing False Narrative -


H.R.8281 - To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require proof of United States citizenship to register an individual to vote in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes. -


Government officials warn of complex threats to US elections -


Senate Rules advances three AI election bills -


Driving U.S. Innovation in Artificial Intelligence -


How to Detect and Guard Against Deceptive AI-Generated Election Information -


Local Election Officials Survey — May 2024 -


Groups that register voters are feeling besieged by new state laws -


Arizona Republicans set up a ballot measure to squash future ballot measures -


Arkansas Supreme Court overturns ruling challenging state election laws -


DeSantis signs bill scrubbing ‘climate change’ from Florida law -


In a place with a history of hate, an unlikely fight against GOP extremism -


Supreme Court orders Louisiana to use congressional map with two majority-Black districts -


Minnesota Governor Signs Pro-Voting Package -


Galveston County redistricting case draws divide among federal appeals court judges -


Federal judge tosses Democrats’ lawsuit challenging Wisconsin absentee voting requirements -


The Major Supreme Court Cases of 2024 -


Supreme Court rejects broad challenge to consumer watchdog CFPB -


At Justice Alito’s House, a ‘Stop the Steal’ Symbol on Display -


House Democrats demand Alito recusal from Trump immunity, Jan. 6 cases -


State Supreme Court ‘Shadow Dockets’: More Power with Less Transparency -


What Trump promised oil CEOs as he asked them to steer $1 billion to his campaign -


Alleged ‘deal’ offer from Trump to big oil could save industry $110bn, study finds -


House Democrats launch probe of Trump’s dinner with oil executives -


Top US ethics watchdog investigating Trump over dinner with oil bosses -


The Billionaire Family Business: 50 Billionaire Clans Have Already Spent Over $600 Million on the 2024 Elections, Mostly to Preserve Their Fortunes -


In About-Face, Wall Street’s Big Donors Warm to Trump -


Small Donors to Campaigns Are Not the Problem -


Trump-linked dark-money group spent $90m on racist and transphobic ads in 2022, records show -


Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez goes on trial in New York on federal corruption charges -


FEC rejects proposal to weaken disclosure laws but agrees to further rulemaking -


The hidden iceberg: Why corporate treasury spending matters -




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