Hundreds of GOP members sign onto Texas-led election lawsuit

HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas lawsuit asking the U.S. Supreme Court to invalidate President-elect Joe Biden’s victory has quickly become a conservative litmus test, as 106 members of Congress and multiple state attorneys general signed onto the case even as some have predicted it will fail. The last-gasp bid to subvert the results of the […]

High court rejects GOP bid to halt Biden’s Pennsylvania win

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Republicans’ last-gasp bid to reverse Pennsylvania’s certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the electoral battleground. The court without comment refused to call into question the certification process in Pennsylvania. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf already has certified Biden’s victory over President Donald Trump and the state’s […]

BREAKING NEWS! Texas Attorney General Paxton files suit against battleground states in United States Supreme Court for unconstitutional changes to 2020 election laws

BREAKING NEWS! Texas Attorney General Paxton files suit against battleground states in United States Supreme Court for unconstitutional changes to 2020 election laws

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, December 8 – Invoking the original jurisdiction of the United States Supreme Court when one state sues another state, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a lawsuit against Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin in the United States Supreme Court. The four states exploited the Chinese Coronavirus pandemic […]

Kanye West’s NJ ballot petition falls short, complaint says

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Kanye West’s petition to appear on New Jersey’s ballot as a presidential candidate fails to pass legal muster because signatures are incomplete, and in some cases appear written with very similar handwriting, according to a formal complaint filed with the state Wednesday. Election law attorney Scott Salmon, a registered Democrat, filed […]

democrat Julián Castro drops out of 2020 presidential race

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Obama housing secretary Julián Castro, the only Latino in the 2020 democrat presidential primary race, ended his campaign Thursday after a yearlong run in which he pushed his rivals on immigration and took big swings in debates but struggled to break through with voters. “I’m so proud of the campaign […]

Comedian headed for landslide victory in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A comedian whose only political experience consists of playing a president on TV cruised toward a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election Sunday in what was seen as a reaction against the country’s entrenched corruption and low standard of living. Results from 52% of polling stations’ tallies showed sitcom star Volodymyr […]

Sanders returns to NY roots, says he can defeat Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Sanders kicked off his presidential campaign Saturday miles from the rent-controlled apartment where he grew up in Brooklyn and forcefully made the case that he is nothing like fellow New Yorker Donald Trump, proclaiming himself the Democrat best prepared to beat the incumbent in 2020. “My experience as a child, […]

Bloomberg says he’d self-fund possible 2020 White House bid

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that if he runs for president, he’ll pay for it himself, defending candidates who use personal riches to bankroll campaigns. Bloomberg’s comments to reporters in Texas on Friday follow a jab from another top 2020 contender. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently decried the Democratic […]

Congo opposition leader Tshisekedi named presidential winner

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi has been declared the winner of the long-delayed presidential election, the electoral commission announced early Thursday to the surprise of many, as the vast country braced for possible protests over alleged rigging. Tshisekedi, who received more than 7 million votes, or 38 percent, had not been […]

Beto O’Rourke still undecided as 2020 White House buzz grows

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When it comes to a 2020 presidential run, Beto O’Rourke is still playing hard to get — even as the buzz around him intensifies. The three-term Democratic congressman murmured “No decision. No decision on that,” when pressed by an attendee during a town hall Friday in his native El Paso who […]