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Joseph Tanfani

Cellphones in hand, 'Army for Trump' readies poll watching operation

Oct 09 2020

PHILADELPHIA Republicans are mobilizing thousands of volunteers to watch early voting sites and ballot drop boxes leading up to November's election, part of an effort to find evidence to back up President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated complaints about widespread voter fraud.

Challengers, observers and electioneering: the history and rules of U.S. poll watching

Oct 07 2020

WASHINGTON Republicans are mobilizing thousands of supporters to monitor early voting sites and ballot drop boxes in November's election, an effort that stretches the traditional definition of the roles of election observers.

Explainer: Challengers, observers and electioneering: the history and rules of U.S. poll watching

Oct 07 2020

WASHINGTON Republicans are mobilizing thousands of supporters to monitor early voting sites and ballot drop boxes in November's election, an effort that stretches the traditional definition of the roles of election observers.

Special Report: How a small group of U.S. lawyers pushed voter fraud fears into the mainstream

Sep 09 2020

WASHINGTON For months, President Donald Trump has tried to convince Americans that the Nov. 3 election will be “rigged,” claiming without evidence that mail voting will open the door to mass cheating.

Decorated veteran at center of U.S. fraud charges on border-wall fundraising

Aug 21 2020

Brian Kolfage lost both legs and his right hand in a 2004 rocket attack in Iraq. He earned a Purple Heart and became known as one of the most severely injured U.S. service members to survive the war.

Los Angeles sues antibody test broker Wellness Matrix and executives

May 27 2020

NEW YORK The city of Los Angeles has filed a lawsuit against Wellness Matrix Group and two of its executives, saying the company falsely marketed new coronavirus antibody test kits for home use.

Special Report: FDA's lax rules on coronavirus blood tests open U.S. market to dubious vendors

Apr 30 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic engulfed the United States, Joe Shia, a consultant to Chinese medical companies, said he was bombarded with inquiries from American firms who saw a golden opportunity in selling tests to determine coronavirus immunity.

Special Report: The Mask Middlemen - How pop-up brokers seek big paydays in a frenzied market

Mar 31 2020

Brian Kolfage, a Florida military veteran, recently convinced Americans to donate millions of dollars for a privately built wall on the U.S. southern border. Now he has jumped into a new venture: hawking millions of protective face masks that are in critically short supply during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus spreads fear, isolation, death to elderly worldwide

Mar 20 2020

Grace Dowell, a 63-year-old grandmother, has stopped grocery shopping and canceled all her doctor's appointments. No one is allowed into her rural Maryland home. Every piece of mail is disinfected. | Video

Coronavirus spreads fear, isolation, death to elderly worldwide

Mar 20 2020

Grace Dowell, a 63-year-old grandmother, has stopped grocery shopping and canceled all her doctor’s appointments. No one is allowed into her rural Maryland home. Every piece of mail is disinfected. | Video

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