Inside the Monona Terrace in downtown Madison, election officials set a steady pace processing and recounting ballots. Since Friday, processors have been working their way through Dane County’s more than 345,000 ballots. As of this morning, they had parsed through about 83,000 — placing the recount a little less than a quarter of the way […]
The Trump administration has given millions of dollars to the Sunny Glen Children’s Home—a Christian foster home with a checkered past—to house immigrant children. We learn more in today’s first segment with journalist Sarah Posner, who recently reported on this story for Mother Jones. Then, POLITICO White House correspondent Anita Kumar helps us make sense […]
After sending $3 million by a wire transfer last night and dropping off a petition this morning to the Wisconsin Elections Commission, the Trump Campaign today has officially completed a request for a partial recount, managing to do so in a tight time window. The recount petition is only for Dane and Milwaukee counties, the […]
On Tuesday morning, the New York Times headline: Election officials nationwide find no fraud. The Times contacted top election officials of both parties in every state and found none reported any major voting issues. But the Wisconsin GOP continues to back President Trump’s baseless claims of voter fraud in and outside of Wisconsin in a […]
On Wednesday, January 20th, Joe Biden will assume office as the next President of the United States. To understand more about the President-Elect, we spoke with someone who, for nearly a decade, served as a proverbial fly on the walls of the Whitehouse. During his tenure as chief whitehouse staff photographer, Pete Souza captured nearly […]
The results this weekend have us all wondering when, or even if President Trump will concede the election. Today on “What’s the Word” Adam Schuster traces the history of concessions in the U.S. and he explores why during particularly charged elections they can come to mean so much.