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News Roundup: Pardons, Partisans and Our Endangered Democracy

It’s impossible to overstate the gravity of America’s current political situation.

In the Documents: Emails from Fulton County, Georgia, Regarding Election Administration in 2020 and 2021

Emails obtained by American Oversight from Fulton County, Ga., provide insight into the partisan effort to dig up evidence of fraud after the election, and shed light on some of…

Wisconsin Assembly’s Partisan Election Investigation Frequently Destroyed Public Records

During a hearing in our lawsuit for public records from the investigation, Michael Gableman — the lawyer heading the inquiry — provided testimony indicating that records had been frequently destroyed.

Cyber Ninjas Emails Reveal New Details on Role of Partisan Funders, Contract Disputes

The Arizona Senate released more documents in response to American Oversight’s lawsuit for records related to the partisan “audit” of Maricopa County election results.

News Roundup: January 6 Hearing, Wisconsin Assembly’s OSC Held in Contempt, and More Cyber Ninjas Documents

Thursday night was the first of several public hearings of the House select committee investigating Jan. 6.

Judge Issues Written Decision Holding Wisconsin Assembly’s Office of Special Counsel in Contempt for Failing to Release Public Records

Following a tense hearing last week, Dane County Circuit Court Judge Frank Remington ordered OSC to submit to the court proof that it has complied with a previous court order…

Investigations

The January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol

The heavily armed, Trump-incited mob attack of Jan. 6, 2021, was an attack not just on the U.S. Capitol building, but also on democracy and the rule of law.

Voter-ID Proposals in States Across the Country

In many states, conservative lawmakers are responding to 2020’s record turnout by proposing voting-rights restrictions, including voter identification requirements. We’re investigating the origins and influences behind new proposals in states…

State Proposals to Restrict Protests

American Oversight is investigating state-level efforts aimed at curtailing protests, including bills that contain harsher punishments for crimes committed during demonstrations or provide criminal liability shields to drivers who hit…