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Nevada approves plan to mail ballots to all registered voters

The state of Nevada has approved a plan to send absentee ballots to all active voters this November, a major expansion of mail-in voting in the battleground state. Over the weekend, the Democratic-controlled Nevada state legislature passed a sweeping election bill along party lines. Gov. Steve Sisolak, a Democrat, signed the legislation Monday afternoon. That…MORE

Democrats say public needs to know more on foreign election interference

Democrats say public needs to know more on foreign election interference

Democratic senators say the US intelligence community still needs to share more with the public about foreign efforts to interfere in the US presidential election after top Trump administration election security officials provided a classified briefing to lawmakers Monday. Senators left Monday’s briefing saying they expected more information to be released to the public in…MORE

Minnesota drops mail-in voting witness requirement ahead of November election

Minnesota drops mail-in voting witness requirement ahead of November election

The state of Minnesota has agreed to drop the witness requirement from its mail-in voting process through the 2020 election cycle in response to concerns that the rule could heighten voter exposure to the novel coronavirus. The step — which follows a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union and a representative of the NAACP…MORE

Trump uses campaign email to ask supporters to wear face masks

Trump uses campaign email to ask supporters to wear face masks

President Donald Trump on Monday sent a campaign email, typically used for soliciting donations, to make a different request of his supporters: consider wearing a mask. “We are all in this together, and while I know there has been some confusion surrounding the usage of face masks, I think it’s something we should all try…MORE

13 St. Louis Cardinals players and staff tested positive for Covid-19, MLB says

13 St. Louis Cardinals players and staff tested positive for Covid-19, MLB says

Seven St. Louis Cardinals players and six team staffers have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past week, Major League Baseball announced Monday. As a result of the positive tests, the Cardinals’ four-game series against the Detroit Tigers, set for Tuesday to Thursday, has been postponed. The Cardinals have been in quarantine since last Thursday…MORE

Illinois community leaders want to abolish history lessons in schools

Illinois community leaders want to abolish history lessons in schools

An Illinois lawmaker and community leaders are calling for the immediate removal of history books and suspension of history lessons in their school districts because they say current materials and lesson plans “lead to white privilege and a racist society.” State Rep. LaShawn K. Ford joined a group of Evanston leaders Sunday to ask the…MORE