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A new CBS News poll shows former President Donald Trump leading over President Joe Biden; among likely voters surveyed Trump received 51% support to Biden’s 48%. The economy appeared to be important in voters' decisions. Even though the economy has improved considerably during Biden's term, when asked whose policies would benefit them financially 48% responded that they would be better off under Trump while 22% responded that they would be better off under Biden.Visit CBS News to learn moreImage Credit:Trump CAUCUS (CC BY 2.0 DEED)

Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley suspended her 2024 presidential campaign this week, setting the stage for former President Donald Trump to win the GOP nomination. In a short speech, Haley emphasized that it is up to Donald Trump to earn the votes of those in the Republican party who do not currently support him. On social media, Trump responded to Haley’s super Tuesday losses by saying that she got, “TROUNCED.”Visit CBS News to learn moreImage Credit:UN Geneva (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED)

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently signed several election related bills passed by Democrats in the crucial swing state. The new legislation allows 16 year olds to register before they can legally vote at 18, provides more protections to election officials, and automatically registers individuals to vote when they are released from incarceration. Visit CBS News to learn moreImage Credit:Michigan Municipal League (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED)

Fox News and Dominion Voting Systems have reached a deal to resolve the $1.6 billion defamation case that the electronic voting machine company brought against Fox for broadcasting unproven accusations that Dominion helped “rig” the 2020 election against former President Donald Trump. Under the settlement Fox has agreed to pay Dominion $787.5 million. Regarding the agreement, Dominion Voting Systems attorney Justin Nelson told reporters, “the truth matters'' adding that, “lies have consequences.” Visit CBS News to learn moreImage Credit:Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0)

The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of Moore v. Harper this Wednesday December 7th, a case that is “potentially damaging for American Democracy” according to some legal scholars. The case centers on the independent state legislature theory, the idea that the Constitutions Elections Clause gives exclusive authority to state legislatures for setting elections rules for Congress and the presidency, without any oversight from state courts to ensure those laws comply with state constitutions. The current issue in this case specifically has