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La Follette wins Democratic primary for Secretary of State

MADISON, Wis. -- Doug La Follette has won the Democratic primary for Wisconsin Secretary of State as Republicans have hopes of taking the office and reshaping its powers in November. La Follette won the Democratic primary over Alexia Sabor with…

McConnell delivers forceful rebuke of Trump-led electoral challenge

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday delivered a forceful rebuke of President Donald Trump's baseless claims of widespread election fraud, warning his fellow Republicans of the damage their efforts to try to overturn the election won by President-elect Joe Biden could do to democracy.

Pompeo sidesteps question on Ukraine conspiracy theory

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo refused to counter a discredited conspiracy theory that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 presidential election and sidestepped a question about his willingness to testify before the House impeachment inquiry.

Bolivian President Evo Morales steps down

Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned Sunday amid growing opposition after an international audit found the results of last month's election could not be validated because of "serious irregularities."

Argentina's peso falls 15% after surprise election

A surprise result in Argentina's primary election sent the country's currency and stocks plunging Monday, with investors fearing that populists could replace the country's current, business-friendly government.

Facebook announces civil rights task force

Facebook has launched a civil rights task force and an election monitoring center to guard against interference in the 2020 presidential campaign and census, the tech giant said Sunday.