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GOP Leaders Make Peace With Trump In Favor Of 'Unified Republican Government' GOP Leaders Make Peace With Trump In Favor Of 'Unified Republican Government'
- November 13, 2016

Collins said Trump tells Ryan: "You drive the legislative agenda, I'll drive the vision and we'll work together and get this done". Ryan and Trump spent much of the election campaign at odds with one another, with Ryan failing to endorse Trump until the last minute. (more...)
Obama's final push: Whirlwind 3-state tour for Clinton Obama's final push: Whirlwind 3-state tour for Clinton
- November 11, 2016

We know her family". "The choice tomorrow couldn't be any clearer", Springsteen told rallygoers near the city's Independence Hall. It was her biggest crowd of the campaign - officials put the size of the crowd at roughly 40,000 - 33,000 on Independence Mall, and thousands more beyond the security perimeter. (more...)
Democrats' path to Senate majority slipping away
- November 10, 2016

Louisiana's Senate race was always expected to go to a Republican, and that hasn't changed, despite there being almost two-dozen candidates running. Democrats Patrick Leahy in Vermont, Chris Van Hollen in Maryland, Richard Blumenthal in CT and Chuck Schumer in NY were declared winners. (more...)
Election Day promises to be a marathon
- November 07, 2016

After masses of people showed up at polling places Thursday, the Hardesty location added staff to speed up wait times Friday, but more voters ended up showing , leaving the average voter with an hour and a half wait time. Friday, exceeding that county's early voting turnout of 42 percent in 2012 and 48 percent in 2008. There are 891,555 registered voters in the county this year. (more...)
Trump now just one point behind Clinton, says latest poll Trump now just one point behind Clinton, says latest poll
- November 06, 2016

According to the Washington Post-ABC News Tracking Poll, a majority of all likely voters say they are unmoved by the FBI's announcement Friday that it may review additional emails from Clinton's time as secretary of state. Richard Painter, a former chief ethics lawyer in the George W. Bush administration, has also filed an ethics complaint against Comey, and also accused him in an opinion piece in the Sunday New York Times of violating the Hatch Act. (more...)
Random citizens can contest your voting right in many states Random citizens can contest your voting right in many states
- November 06, 2016

Without this federal oversight, counties had a green light to shut down polls as they pleased, and did so on a mass scale. Voters can still cast absentee ballots until Monday at noon but must have valid reasons, like they're going out of town or they're sick. (more...)