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Momentum under investigation by Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has opened an investigation into the Labour-supporting Momentum group to see if it breached finance rules in relation to spending during the 2017 election. The elections watchdog says its probe will consider if Momentum’s returns included accurate ...

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Brexit: Electoral Commission reopens probe into Vote Leave

The Electoral Commission has re-opened an investigation into Vote Leave’s EU referendum spending. The campaign paid £625,000 to clear bills allegedly run up by university student Darren Grimes with a digital agency days ahead of last June’s vote. A separate ...

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Trump voter fraud commission sued by one of its own members, alleging Democrats are being kept in the dark

Vice President Pence, left, accompanied by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, speaks in July during the first meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. (Andrew Harnik/AP) President Trump’s voter fraud commission was sued Thursday morning by one ...

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Trump voter fraud commission researcher arrested on child pornography charges

Ronald Williams II of Suitland, Md., faces 11 counts of possession and distribution of child pornography, officials said. (Courtesy of Maryland State Police) A Maryland man arrested this week after authorities said they found child pornography on his cellphone worked ...

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Trump nominates conservative Texas lawyer to Federal Election Commission

James E. “Trey” Trainor III was nominated to serve on the Federal Election Commission. President Trump tapped a conservative Texas lawyer who worked for his campaign to serve on the long-polarized Federal Election Commission, an appointment that comes as the panel is ...

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EU commission criticism of Brexit talks was ‘silly’ — UK minister

LONDON: Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator David Davis said on Sunday the European Union had made itself look silly by criticizing the British approach to the talks that Brussels said had made little progress.“Bluntly, I think it looked a bit silly, ...

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UN chief supports UN commission on Syria despite resignation

UNITED NATIONS: Secretary-General Antonio Guterres supports the work of the UN’s independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria in gathering evidence of alleged crimes against civilians during the 6 1/2-year civil war and regrets the resignation of Carla del Ponte, the ...

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