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Florida House passes bill creating election police force

The Republican-controlled Florida House on Wednesday night passed a voting overhaul bill that would create a new security office to investigate election crimes and increase penalties for violating the state's elections laws.

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Addressing Russia: 3 areas where US may take action

American officials on Sunday identified three areas on which the United States could soon take action in an attempt to address Russia's intensifying war in Ukraine: a ban on Russian oil imports, a declaration of war crimes against Russia and help facilitating delivery of Polish fighter jets to Ukraine.

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After 50 rioters sentenced for Jan. 6, a debate over what justice looks like

Of the 50-plus defendants who have been sentenced for their role in the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, fewer than half were sent to jail for their crimes. Most received an assortment of lesser penalties, including brief terms of house arrest, a couple years of probation, four-figure fines or court-ordered community service, according to a CNN analysis.

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Alex Murdaugh facing 21 new charges ahead of bond hearing

Alex Murdaugh, the South Carolina attorney who allegedly arranged for a former client to kill him so that his son could collect a life insurance payout worth millions, faces a slew of new criminal charges over alleged financial crimes.

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Legal analyst: Trump organization tax fraud probe 'largely a dud'

CNN's Kara Scannell reports Manhattan prosecutors have informed top Trump Organization executive Matthew Calamari that, for now, they do not intend to charge him with any crimes as part of their wide-ranging investigation into the former president's company. CNN's senior legal analyst Elie Honig says this indicates the tax fraud charge against the organization is likely going nowhere.

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Attorney Alex Murdaugh indicted on two dozen financial crimes

Suspended South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh has been indicted on more than two dozen new financial crimes by a state grand jury, which alleged schemes to "defraud victims of and thereafter launder" nearly $5 million in five different counties.

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House investigators target the money trail behind January 6 rally

The House select committee is setting its sights on the financing behind events and people associated with January 6, CNN has learned, including money that funded pro-Trump "Stop the Steal" rallies that preceded the attack on the Capitol that day, in an effort to determine whether any election law violations or financial crimes took place.

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