2020 election

Avril Haines

US delays intelligence center targeting foreign influence

Two years have passed since Congress directed the creation of an intelligence center to lead efforts to stop election interference by foreign adversaries

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The U.S. Capitol is seen at sunset Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, in Washington. President Joe Biden is prepared to mark the first anniversary of the Capitol insurrection Thursday, gathering with lawmakers to remember the violent attack that has fundamentally changed the Congress and raised global concerns about the future of American democracy. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)

Biden warns of US peril from Trump’s ‘dagger’ at democracy

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Mark Meadows

Probe finds Trump officials repeatedly violated Hatch Act

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(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2020, file photo mail-in ballots for the 2020 General Election in the United States are seen before being sorted at the Chester County Voter Services office in West Chester, Pa. A new study finds the expansion of mail voting did not benefit Democrats or increase turnout. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

What happened when a scientific study looked at mail ballots in 2020 swing states?

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(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)Russ Vought

OMB takes offense to Biden transition team’s comments on its level of cooperation

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)A U.S. Postal Service truck makes deliveries next to the Supreme Court on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Washington. President Donald Trump says he's planning an aggressive legal strategy to try prevent Pennsylvania from counting mailed ballots that are received in the three days after the election, a matter that could find its way to the high court. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

USPS, stretched to its limits in 2020, sees ‘light at the end of tunnel’ in new year

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(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)A mailbox sits outside a U.S. Post Office building, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in the Susquehanna Township section of Harrisburg, Pa. U.S. Postal Service inspectors found just 13 ballots during an Election Day sweep of processing centers ordered by a federal judge, all of them in Pennsylvania. Court documents filed Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, say the ballots were then expedited for delivery to local election offices.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

USPS offers Congress, Biden administration a shot at long-term postal reform

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(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)An election worker examines ballots as vote counting in the general election continues at State Farm Arena on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

There is a lot of work to be done once we ditch this election storm

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)A U.S. Postal Service truck makes deliveries next to the Supreme Court on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Washington. President Donald Trump says he's planning an aggressive legal strategy to try prevent Pennsylvania from counting mailed ballots that are received in the three days after the election, a matter that could find its way to the high court. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

USPS sweeps 220 mail processing sites for any undelivered ballots following federal court order

The Postal Service, in the hours leading up to polls closing, will sweep 220 mail-processing facilities for any remaining undelivered ballots in a dozen…

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Election worker Robin Smith helps a voter with his ballot Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, at Willow School in Lansing, Mich. [Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)

Time to polish the tarnished election apparatus

Federal involvement in election processing has steadily grown deeper.

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(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)first lady Melania Trump, left, and President Donald Trump, center, remain on stage as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, right, walk away at the conclusion of the second and final presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Halloween, then Election Night: Shut the door and turn out the lights

Politics are ugly these days but Federal Drive anchor Tom Temin thinks on the whole, the public are better than our politicians.

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