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Why are the billionaires laughing?

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Jill Stein

Jill Stein to Take Pennsylvania Recount Fight to Federal Court

After Pennsylvania judge makes "outrageous demand" for $1 million bond, Green Party to file for emergency relief in federal court

Nika Knight ·

Trump Allies in Battleground States Rush to Stop Jill Stein's Recount Efforts

Lawyers and super PACs in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania file federal lawsuits to halt or block efforts, some already underway

Nadia Prupis ·

Jill Stein Files for Final Statewide Recount in Michigan

'The people of Michigan and all Americans deserve a voting system we can trust'

Nadia Prupis ·

Security Experts Back Up Jill Stein's Demand for Manual Recount

'To determine whether the reported winner actually won requires verifying the results as accurately as possible, which in turn requires manually examining the underlying paper records'

Nadia Prupis ·

The US Election Recount Is a Long Shot – But the Alternative Is Catastrophe

It’s unlikely that a recount will change the election’s outcome, but the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency means it’s time to think big

Rebecca Solnit ·

Stein's Recount Battle Continues. Here's the Latest

Recount set to take place in Wisconsin, and potentially in Michigan and Pennsylvania

Nadia Prupis ·

Clinton Campaign to Join in Recount Effort, as Stein Officially Files in Wisconsin

Green Party's Jill Stein also expected to pursue recounts in Michigan and Pennsylvania

Deirdre Fulton ·

Jill Stein Raises Millions for Recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania

'We deserve elections we can trust,' Stein said

Nadia Prupis ·

Final Readers' Survey: 50% for Hillary Clinton, 36% for Jill Stein, 7% to Write-In Bernie

Readers say: overturn Citizens' United; enact single-payer healthcare and end subsidies to fossil fuel companies

Common Dreams staff ·

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