Newly unearthed work by the famed theologian Reinhold Niebuhr presages many of today’s debates on media and its role in molding the fate of American democracy.
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A new Lawfare Institute e-book, "The Laws and Norms of a Disputed Presidential Election,” is now available on Kindle.
In the most desperate scenarios, the voters may not be the ones who decide who becomes president after all.
The electoral votes have been cast, and now it’s time for Congress to decide how they should be counted—assuming it can get its own house in order first.
The process for selecting a new president begins with the states—and they may play a decisive role in resolving any disputes that might arise in 2020.
All previous presidential candidates, even those with understandable objections to the outcome, have accepted the results of their elections. What about this year?
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President Trump’s recent refusals to commit to a peaceful transfer of power have called to mind historical contrasts.
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