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Category: 2018 Elections

A Researcher Found a Bunch of Voting Machine Passwords Online

Kelly Owen/Zuma Press A little more than a week ago the Department of Homeland Security confirmed that it was going to forensically analyze computer equipment associated with part of the 2016 elections in North Carolina in association with questions about Russian hacking. The news prompted an information security researcher to announce last week that he’d…

The Sponsor of North Carolina’s “Bathroom Bill” Is Running for Congress, and His First Ad is a Doozy

Chris Seward / AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Dan Bishop, a Republican state senator who sponsored North Carolina’s infamous House Bill 2—known nationally as the first “bathroom bill”—has officially thrown his hat into the ring for the state’s upcoming 9th District special election. This election is the last undecided congressional race from…