February 9, 2017 -
This week a U.S. House committee voted to scrap the Election Assistance Commission — the independent government agency that sets security standards for voting machines. It's not the first time the agency created in response to the chaotic 2000 presidential election has been targeted for elimination by Republicans.
July 27, 2016 -
This is the first time in 40 years the Democratic and Republican presidential nominating conventions will not receive public financing, the culmination of an long trend of growing private funding of the gatherings.