• Million Sign Petition to Force Electoral College to Make Clinton President

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    Nowadays, electors are expected to choose whichever candidate won more votes in their state (Nebraska and ME portion their electoral votes proportionately). There is no reason Trump should be President. Here's the situation: On Tuesday, American's didn't actually vote for Trump or Clinton. But no, the college wasn't meant to be a democratic system.
  • Founding Fathers Distrusted Popular Vote to Pick President

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    But in the Electoral College - the only count that matters in USA presidential elections - the blunt-spoken real estate mogul is ahead, 290 to 228 with the victor still to be determined in two states. Bush lost the popular vote to Democrat Al Gore by 547,398. This year, as in 2000, the outcome has angered members of the losing party and sparked demands for the system to be changed.
  • Schumer Will Back Keith Ellison, First Muslim Rep, For DNC Chair

    Schumer Will Back Keith Ellison, First Muslim Rep, For DNC Chair

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    He is a former chairman of the Democratic Governors' Association. "And I think he's terrific and I think he would make a terrific DNC chair", she said. "People just did not come out to vote", he said. "The dems need organization and focus on the young". On Friday morning, Dean said it was his plan to run for chairman and pursue a 50-state strategy, which led to big wins for Democrats in 2006 and 2008.
  • Pack of mongoose interrupt European Tour golf event in South Africa

    Pack of mongoose interrupt European Tour golf event in South Africa

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    The European Tour's golfers were in for a furry surprise of pretty large proportions, as around 20 mongooses invaded their field of play. As they ran across, they appeared to be heading straight for an in-play ball. The animals, famous for their ability to attack and eat venomous snakes, would have been welcome visitors on Malaysia's Klang Valley resort in Kuala Lumpur last month.
  • Kidnapper admits to unsolved murders

    Kidnapper admits to unsolved murders

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    The investigation is expanding to other properties Kohlhepp now owns or used to own, and those properties are not limited to SC, the sheriff said. Wright has said Kohlhepp gave details only the killer would know. The recent discovery came after deputies executed a search warrant on Kohlhepp's property; they heard Brown banging on the container that was her prison, reports local TV News 13 .
  • Obama offers condolences to Iowa cops' families

    Obama offers condolences to Iowa cops' families

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    Martin graduated past year. A statement from Des Moines police said the investigation has produced probable cause to support the charges. Services haven't been announced for Beminio. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the fallen officers and the fearless men and women of the Des Moines Police Department and the Urbandale Police Department.
  • Firefighters from around US battle Appalachian wildfires

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    State Forester Gene Kodama expanded the ban because of weather conditions in the Piedmont that led to an elevated risk of wildfire. The N.C. Emergency Management's Helo-Aquatic Rescue Team deployed an N.C. Authorities say that one of the largest wildfires in the south - Georgia's "Rough Ridge fire" in the Cohutta Wilderness area - has grown rapidly in the past 24 hours as high winds spread flames through the forest.