For American democracy to work, there is one element that is non-negotiable: our vote.
It is the great equalizer and the foundation of all democratic progress.
It is the most sacred right we have.. Huffington Post
When the Clinton campaign said it would join the recount in three Rust Belt states narrowly lost to Donald Trump, it didn't say its motive was overcoming the vote totals but instead to find out if.. Huffington Post
With criticism flying about the electoral college, here's what you need to know about our system for electing the president and why the "Hamilton electors" probably won't stop Donald Trump's election. Source: The Washington Post - Affiliate -
Two electors in Colorado filed a lawsuit with the goal of reversing state law that requires them to vote for the candidate who won the popular vote in their state. Veuer's Nick Cardona has more. Source: Veuer -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year. The president-elect's selection was announced Wednesday morning on NBC's "Today" show. The Manhattan real estate magnate went.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
WASHINGTON ― With all three branches of the federal government soon to be controlled by Republicans, don’t expect any progressive laws to pass next year. But the GOP dominance in the nation’s.. Huffington Post
Joseph Nye is one of America’s top political scientists. He is the former dean of the Harvard Kennedy School and has been chair of the National Intelligence Council and assistant secretary of defense.. Huffington Post
A lot happened on Facebook in 2016.
Politics unsurprisingly dominated much of the discussion among Facebook users, but so did the passing of celebrities like Muhammad Ali.
Facebook looked at the.. Business Insider
By Mitchell Blatt*
Since Donald Trump won a majority of electors on election day while losing the popular vote by over 2.5 million, there has been a movement afoot by a small number of electors,.. Eurasia Review
The United States is the only democracy that doesn’t elect a President by popular vote, a fact that confuses Trevor Noah.
Luckily, Thomas Jefferson stopped by on Wednesday’s “Daily Show” to.. Huffington Post
December 12, 2016 (Philadelphia, PA).
My Fellow Americans:
I come here tonight to deliver my last national address to the American people. I do so, first, to say "thank you". Thank you for all.. Huffington Post
Hillary Clinton, who lost the Electoral College to President-elect Donald Trump in November, extended her popular vote lead over her former challenger Tuesday to a tally that is far larger than any.. Raw Story
Two words - *"nailed it"*
What a difference 4 months makes... From Meltdown to Total Meltdown to Man Of The Year...
As FoxNews notes however, while President-elect Donald Trump.. Zero Hedge
Yesterday, House Judiciary Democrats convened a forum on "The Electoral College and the Future of American Democracy." It has been nearly twenty years since the last hearing on this topic in 1997, and.. Huffington Post
In the wake of criticism over fake news on its platform, Google is removing its "In the news" section from the top of desktop search, and replacing it with a carousel of "Top stories," similar to what.. Business Insider
We know that Donald Trump lies.
He has said that Barack Obama founded ISIS. He said that Texas Senator Ted Cruz's father was involved in the plot to assassinate JFK. He claimed he saw thousands of.. Business Insider
One year after narrowly losing to Angela Merkel (and tied with ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi), Donald Trump has finally won the 2016 Time "Person of the Year Award", the person - or idea - who.. Zero Hedge Also reported by •CJME •Seattle Times