Here Is Facebook's Dubious Plan to Prevent Its 2016 Election Catastrophe From Happening Again

Pressure has been mounting on Facebook and its leadership to make big privacy changes in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal—in which it lost control over extensive data on what it now says are 87 million users—and after weeks of hedging and minor tweaks around the margins, the company has begun to make other…

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Supreme Court Blocks Ruling Ordering North Carolina to Redraw Gerrymandered Districts

The Supreme Court announced late Thursday that it would temporarily block a federal court ruling ordering North Carolina to redraw its congressional maps because of partisan gerrymandering. The Supreme Court’s decision could give Republican candidates a significant advantage as they face the state’s upcoming midterm…

Affirming Our Vibrant Democracy, Virginia Officials Will Draw a Name to Determine Winner of House Race

Nearly eight weeks of a truly harrowing ballot recount debacle will come to a close tomorrow, when Virginia officials will finally determine the winner of a tied, highly contested state house race in the state’s 94th district in the most democratic way possible: by randomly drawing a name out of a bowl in a crowded…