New Facebook features fight election lies everywhere but ads

Heaven forbid a political candidate’s Facebook account gets hacked. They might spread disinformation…like they’re already allowed to do in Facebook ads… Today Facebook made a slew of announcements designed to stop 2020 election interference. “The bottom line…

Free Tools Boost 2020 Election Security, But Not Enough

Officials around the United States have spent the last three years scrambling to harden election and voting infrastructure against the disinformation campaigns, phishing attacks, and system probing that plagued 2016. With exactly one year to go until the 2020…

Impeachment politics face test in Kentucky election

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US election 2020: Michael Bloomberg joins race for White House

US election 2020: Michael Bloomberg joins race for White House

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Michael Bloomberg submitted his papers in Alabama on Friday Billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signalled he will join the race to secure the Democratic Party’s nomination for US president. …

US election 2020: Michael Bloomberg mulls presidential bid

US election 2020: Michael Bloomberg mulls presidential bid

Image copyrightAFPImage caption Michael Bloomberg has highlighted climate change as a key issue Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the US Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. The ex-New York City…

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: Where should students vote?

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: Where should students vote?

Image caption Our question-askers (clockwise from top-left): Charlie Evans, Georgie, Josh Payne and Tom Polling day is five weeks away, but you can only confront the big question – who do I vote for? – once you have navigated the basics, such as registerin…

Democrats claim victory in key Virginia and Kentucky elections

Democrats claim victory in key Virginia and Kentucky elections

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Democrat Andy Beshear has declared victory in the race to be Kentucky’s governor US Democrats have made gains in key state elections, in what is seen as a blow to President Donald Trump. Democrat Andy Beshear claim…

Impeachment inquiry: Trump berates Democrats in Louisiana

Impeachment inquiry: Trump berates Democrats in Louisiana

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Donald Trump made a typically fiery, free-wheeling speech at the rally US President Donald Trump has lashed out at his Democrat opponents in a defiant speech at a rally in Louisiana. He was speaking after it was co…

2020 Democrats mostly refrain from crediting Trump in Baghdadi’s death

2020 Democrats mostly refrain from crediting Trump in Baghdadi’s death

Washington (CNN)Following President Donald Trump’s announcement on Sunday that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died during a US military raid in northwest Syria, a number of Democrats hoping to unseat him welcomed the news and congratulated US troops, but we…

Election shows us why Montreal and the rest of Quebec are so different

Election shows us why Montreal and the rest of Quebec are so different

The federal election has once again shone a spotlight on the difference between overwhelmingly Liberal Montreal and the rural parts of the province, where the Bloc Québécois reigned supreme. The Bloc’s success is due to a move to right-of-centre policies in …