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December 2020 Emails to Arizona Lawmakers Reveal Election Deniers’ Plans for Scanning and Throwing Out ‘Invalid’ Ballots

The emails obtained by American Oversight, which outlined a plan to overturn Trump’s election loss in Arizona, also included members of Trump’s legal team.

Wisconsin Judge Orders Gableman to Provide Court with Election Investigation Records Within 10 Days

On Friday, a Wisconsin judge ordered the attorney running Wisconsin’s partisan investigation of the 2020 election to turn over to the court sealed copies of records related to the inquiry.

Arizona Appeals Court Rejects State Senate’s Broad Use of Legislative Privilege to Withhold ‘Audit’ Records

The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled on Friday that the Senate must immediately produce more than 1,000 documents related to the Maricopa County election “audit” that don’t fall under a…

San Francisco Immigration Court Officials Praised Increase in ‘In Absentia’ Deportations

Immigration officials in California celebrated a system that fast-tracked the cases of immigrants and resulted in significant increase in deportation orders, according to documents obtained by American Oversight and reported…

In the Documents: Emails from Wisconsin Legislature, Elections Commission Regarding Efforts to Investigate 2020 Election

Records obtained by American Oversight include communications about the state’s bipartisan elections commission, which is currently under attack by state Republicans, as well as emails sent to state Rep. Janel…

News Roundup: Demands for Accountability in Fake-Electors Plot

The brazen scheme to subvert the 2020 vote by having pro-Trump electors submit false electoral certificates — which American Oversight obtained through FOIA — has heightened demands for accountability.

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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…

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We’re tracking the latest developments in the federal, state, and independent investigations into the government response to the Covid-19 pandemic. From congressional hearings and inspector general reports to public records releases and legal battles, stay up to date on the work of the watchdogs conducting oversight of the Covid-19 response.

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We’re tracking the latest developments in the federal, state, and independent investigations into the government response to the Covid-19 pandemic. From congressional hearings and inspector general reports to public records releases and legal battles, stay up to date on the work of the watchdogs conducting oversight of the Covid-19 response.

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Check out our comprehensive list of coronavirus-related lawsuits and find out more about the records being sought by American Oversight and other organizations.

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