Elections

Russian Threat To US Elections To Persist Through 2018, Intel Boss Warns Congress – NPR

NPR Russian Threat To US Elections To Persist Through 2018, Intel Boss Warns CongressNPRUpdated at 11:36 a.m. ET. Russian influence operations in the United States will continue through this year's midterm elections and beyond, the nation's top spy warned Congress on Tuesday. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told the Senate …Russia Sees US Midterms(…)

Most elections don’t involve body-slam accusations. Still, both parties drew lessons from the result

Looking up at the large projection of vote totals in the ballroom of the Hilton Garden Inn on Thursday night, Montana Republican Party Chairman Jeff Essmann looked relaxed and promised, “It ain’t gonna be close.” CNN.com – RSS Channel – Mobile App Manual

Russian Allies Are Expected to Win Presidential Elections in Moldova and Bulgaria

Russia’s geopolitical influence is set to be further strengthened, with two eastern European countries expected to elect as their leaders candidates with links to Moscow and the Russian President, Vladimir Putin. Voters in the former Soviet bloc nations of Bulgaria and Moldova went to the polls Sunday in their respective run-off presidential elections. The New(…)

This Writer Ranked American History’s Dirtiest Elections. Here’s What He Says About 2016

There was so much mudslinging in this campaign season it’s hard to find a clean spot on either candidate. On one side, Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton was a “nasty woman” and called on Russia to hack her emails. During a debate, he argued that she should be jailed. Clinton fired back. She questioned Trump’s(…)