Politics & Government

Elections

Voting machine vendor treated election officials to trips to Vegas, elsewhere

Election Systems and Software, the nation’s largest voting equipment vendor, has for at least nine years coaxed state and local elections officials to serve on an “advisory board” that gathers twice annually in cities across the country for company-sponsored conferences, including one last year at a ritzy Las Vegas resort hotel. One ethics expert said the arrangement is so cozy it "shocks the conscience."

Trump continues to blame Democrats for separation of children at border

President Trump continued his assertion that Democrats are to blame for children being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. He said that changes to immigration laws could be made quickly if they were willing to negotiate with him.