Trump sues in 3 states, laying ground for contesting outcome
Every election, results reported on election night are unofficial and the counting of ballots extends past Election Day. The Georgia lawsuit filed in Chatham County essentially asks a judge to ensure the state laws are being followed on absentee ballots. Campaign officials said they were considering peppering a dozen other counties around the state with similar claims around absentee ballots. Trump, addressing supporters at the White House early Wednesday, talked about taking the undecided race to the Supreme Court. Ohio State University election law professor Edward Foley wrote on Twitter Wednesday: “The valid votes will be counted.
Susan Collins struggles to change the subject from Brett Kavanaugh in Maine Senate race
With 3½ weeks to go, Collins is down in just about every poll as she seeks a fifth term from Maine voters. Collins on defenseIn the two years since the Kavanaugh vote, Collins has struggled to change the subject. In recent days, the Maine Democratic Party has begun posting "Trump Collins 2020" lawn signs. Planned Parenthood was just one of the groups that had supported Collins but flipped to Gideon, citing the Kavanaugh vote. Changing the subjectRather than continuing to talk about Trump and Kavanaugh, Collins has been trying to shift the dialogue back to Maine.cnbc.com