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CBS News 31 Oct 2020

Presidential campaigns gear up for post-election legal battles

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A U.S. district court judge has ordered the United States Postal Service to speed up the delivery of ballots in Detroit. It's just one of the many election-related lawsuits filed this year, as 2020 shapes up to be one of the most litigated election years ever. Richard Briffault, a professor of legislation at Columbia Law School, joined CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss.


Voters in the Central African Republic are gearing up for elections on 27 December 2020, which will determine who will lead their country and represent them in parliament. Peaceful, credible and inclusive elections are critical for the country in this moment in history. The stakes are high, and UN peacekeepers have been supporting the electoral process in many ways.
On Jan. 24, the day before managers from the House of Representatives planned to send an impeachment article to the Senate, lawmakers discussed the upcoming trial for former president Donald Trump and its delayed start date.
When Joe Biden takes the oath of office, he'll do so in a city under siege - not from a foreign enemy but from angry supporters of Donald Trump.

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