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Elections

Giuliani targeted in criminal probe of 2020 election – Associated Press

Rudy Giuliani is a target of the criminal investigation into possible illegal attempts by then-President Donald Trump and others to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia, prosecutors informed attorneys for the former New York mayor on Monday. The revelation that Giuliani, an outspoken Trump defender, could face criminal charges from the investigation by

Voting Requirements

Feds sue over new Arizona citizenship proof law for voting – Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday sued Arizona over a new law requiring people who use a federal form to register to vote to provide additional proof of citizenship if they want to vote for president or using the state’s popular vote-by-mail system. The law signed by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey on March 30

France

To Europe’s relief, France’s Macron wins but far-right gains

French President Emmanuel Macron comfortably won a second term Sunday, triggering relief among allies that the nuclear-armed power won’t abruptly shift course in the midst of the war in Ukraine from European Union and NATO efforts to punish and contain Russia’s military expansionism. The second five-year term for the 44-year-old centrist spared France and Europe

France

In France, it’s Macron vs. Le Pen, again, for presidency

Photo: French President and centrist presidential candidate for reelection Emmanuel Macron gestures  Incumbent Emmanuel Macron will face far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen in a winner-takes-all runoff for the French presidency, after they both advanced Sunday in the first round of voting in the country’s election to set up another head-to-head clash of their sharply opposing

France

In France, a nail-biting election as Macron’s rival surges

Photo: Electoral posters of French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour with the writing “facho” (fascist) on his face are displayed in Genay, outside Lyon, central France From the market stall outside Paris that she’s run for 40 years, Yvette Robert can see first-hand how soaring prices are weighing on France’s presidential election and turning the

International

Kremlin’s party gets 324 of 450 seats in Russian parliament

Russia’s ruling party will get 324 of the 450 seats in the next national parliament, election authorities announced Tuesday. The number is less than the pro-Kremlin party, United Russia, won in the previous election but still an overwhelming majority. Retaining the party’s dominance in the State Duma was widely seen as crucial for the Kremlin

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