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Just yesterday, Michael Moore dismissed the Electoral College as "an arcane, insane 18th-century idea". Donald Trump might have won the election by getting more of the votes in the electoral college than Hillary Clinton did. The message of the petition is clear: help save Hillary Clinton with the cooperation of faithless electors. While the House of Representatives is relatively proportional (because it's based on population), the fact that each state has two Senators (regardless of its ...
  • Donald Trump is the oldest President in U.S. history

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    One fact some may have missed in Donald Trump's stunning win of the US presidency: He's the oldest person ever to do so. And I congratulated her and her family on a very very hard fought campaign. We will be. We'll have great relationships, we expect to have great, great relationships. "America will no longer settle for anything that is less than the best.
  • North Carolina governor sees fortunes change this election

    North Carolina governor sees fortunes change this election

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    Yet the new law swiftly became so unpopular, generating economic boycotts and prompting sports leagues such as the National Basketball Association to pull championship events from the state, that McCrory found himself entrenched in one of closest gubernatorial races in the nation, struggling in his bid for reelection against Cooper, a Democrat who has served as attorney general since 2001.
  • Oregon is epicenter as Trump protests surge across nation

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    President-elect Donald Trump's victory set off multiple protests. From coast to coast, those emotions were on full display on Wednesday , as protesters flooded city streets to demonstrate in condemnation of Trump's victory. But as well as the incident in Portland, there were peaceful protests in cities including Dallas, Philadelphia, Chicago and NY. Later, however, following talks with congressional leaders, Trump - who has pledged to repeal so-called "Obamacare" - said healthcare would ...
  • Who gets Googled more, Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton?

    Who gets Googled more, Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton?

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    Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence isn't saying whether Chris Christie will continue to run Donald Trump's transition team if the Republicans win on Tuesday. Nearing the end of his two terms in the White House, Obama was nostalgic as he launched his own busy day of events, noting that he was probably making his last campaign swing for the foreseeable future.
  • Trump seals victory with wins in key states

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    Let us not lose heart, for there are more seasons to come. "I still believe in America, and I always will". Bernie Sanders. The so-called democratic socialist drew strong support among liberals amid an electorate calling for change but then backed Clinton's general election bid.
  • President-Elect Trump Is Welcomed By The Nation's Leaders

    President-Elect Trump Is Welcomed By The Nation's Leaders

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    In our national elections, we don't practice pure democracy, in which one person has one vote. "Secretary Clinton WON THE POPULAR VOTE and should be President". now manages to run national elections quite well. Slavery no longer exists. "This is precisely why the Electoral College exists - to protect this nation from electing unsafe demagogues".
  • Electoral College failed to reflect the will of the voters - again

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    Despite losing the State-by-State electoral battle that determines the USA presidency, Clinton narrowly led Trump in the nationwide popular vote , according to U.S. The occasional cheers after she won Virginia soon gave way to a foreboding silence, turning the cavernous facility into a huge mausoleum of disbelief.
  • Columbus man accused of planning to join ISIS

    Columbus man accused of planning to join ISIS

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    Prosecutors say he planned to join ISIS in Libya. A criminal complaint against him said Daniels sent $250 in January 2016 to an Islamic State operative and had communicated his commitment to violent overseas jihad, it said. Daniels made an initial court appearance Monday, where a judge scheduled a Thursday morning bond hearing. He was read his rights but wasn't required to enter a plea.