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Tag Archives: Electoral College

2020 Electoral College affirms Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ historic and decisive victory

Excerpt: This year's meeting of the Electoral College took on greater importance due to Donald Trump and his followers' refusal to accept the results of the 2020 presidential election.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Pro-Biden states deliver furious rejoinder to Republican AGs’ attempt to throw election

Excerpt: Texas and a cohort of other states with Republican attorneys general don't want Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to be sworn in on January 20th. So, in an unprecedented move, they're asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the will of the people.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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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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