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According to a declassified CIA memo, Moscow has been trying to influence U.S. elections since 1964

According to a declassified CIA memo, Moscow has been trying to influence U.S. elections since 1964

A declassified 1964 memo to the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency reveals that the Moscow has been attempting to influence the U.S. Presidential elections since 1964, a full fifty-two years before the election of Donald Trump.

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Unless we do our part, no matter who wins, we lose

Unless we do our part, no matter who wins, we lose

No matter who wins today, it will remain more important than ever to encourage accountability and transparency at every level of our government, both in positions elected and those many, many unelected roles that are intended to serve the people of the United States. And if this election cycle made you feel something, then maybe you should help.

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The Art of the FOIA: What public records can tell us about Donald Trump

The Art of the FOIA: What public records can tell us about Donald Trump

Just because you don’t work in government doesn’t mean FOIA doesn’t work on you. How public records are helping illuminate the Trump candidacy.

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"This is not democracy." FCC complaints for the 2016 primary debates

“This is not democracy.” FCC complaints for the 2016 primary debates

As millions of Americans head to the polls this Super Tuesday to do their civic duty, it’s time to take a moment to reflect on almost a year’s worth of election coverage … and how very, very, very mad people got about it.

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Over a third of Boston precincts reported system malfunctions in 2012 elections

Over a third of Boston precincts reported system malfunctions in 2012 elections

Documents obtained from Boston City Hall through a public records request reveal that approximately 37 percent of precincts in the Boston metro area reported technological issues or system malfunctions with their voting machines in the 2012 general presidential election.

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