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Tag Archives: Electoral College

Book Review: The airing of grievances in Donna Brazile’s “Hacks” comes at her true crime memoir’s expense

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of Donna Brazile's Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House. The book has been portrayed in the mass media as a juicy tell-all, but a good chunk of it is actually a cybersecurity clinic that's worth reading.
Written by:David A Johnson
Categories:Elections, Media & Culture
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Pacific Northwest unlikely to gain U.S. House seats in 2020 reapportionment, data indicates

Excerpt: Shortly before Christmas, the United States Census Bureau released its 2014 State and National Population Estimates. Strikingly, the data released by the Census Bureau shows that the United States’ population is growing at slowest rate since 1937. There is a parallel: Then, as now, we were witnessing a combination of recovery from a weak economy […]
Written by:Richard Champion
Categories:Elections, Party Politics
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LIVE from Olympia: Washington’s electors meet to vote for Barack Obama and Joe Biden

Excerpt: Good afternoon from Olympia! Eve and I are here at the Washington State Capitol Campus to witness one of many Electoral College meetings taking place across the United States. Twelve individuals, chosen by the Washington State Democratic Party, are here to cast votes for president and vice president on behalf of the people of the […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Elections, Live Coverage
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