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How The Electoral College Works, And Why America Has One

And almost half of the electors who changed their votes did so because the candidate they were pledged to support died before the Electoral College met. The pro side argued that the electoral vote should be replaced. In 2000, Democrat Al Gore narrowl...

GOP Leaders Make Peace With Trump In Favor Of 'Unified Republican Government'

Collins said Trump tells Ryan: "You drive the legislative agenda, I'll drive the vision and we'll work together and get this done". Both had been critical of Trump before, but campaigned with him in the last days of the election and appear ready to...

Paul Ryan thanks hometown supporters on pivotal night for GOP

As recently as a week ago, the Speaker was reluctant to say his party's candidate's name out loud, but yesterday, Ryan implored voters to "bring the Clinton era to an end by voting for Donald Trump on Tuesday". He congratulated Mitch McConnell, his...

Trump vs Clinton: Virginia campaigners make last push

Thousands of supporters turned out for a rally organized by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign that ran into the early hours of Monday in Virginia. While the state has gone for both parties in recent elections, Clinton has led ...

1M MA voters cast ballots in 1st early voting

More than 30 million votes have been cast already across 38 states in early voting in the ongoing 2016 USA election with four days into the November 8 final voting. That's when a man in the crowd Friday in Atkinson, New Hampshire yelled out "Execu...

Early vote in Florida exceeds 2012 figures

Early voting for ALL voters in Everett is at Everett City Hall on the Third Floor in the George Keverian Room. And, if so, did you already cast it, in the mail or in person at your local election board? He walked away proud, having done his civic...

New polls show tight Clinton-Trump race nationally, battlegrounds

In a barnstorming final push before the November 8 presidential vote, Trump has seized upon a renewed Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry into Clinton's controversial use of a private email server while secretary of state. "Scripture tells us to ...

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Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

Meanwhile, northwest Oklahoma and parts of south-central Kansas are in the "moderate" risk category - the second highest - for severe weather on Thursday, according to the Storm P...

It's 'Trumpcare,' and GOP faces political fallout

The Republican, whose healthcare bill narrowly passed in the House on Thursday (4 May), said United States healthcare would "soon be great" in a tweet dismissing the current syste...

GOP congressman: Republicans 'irresponsible' to celebrate health vote

He pointed to three main areas of contention with the American Health Care Act: cutting Medicaid by $850 billion; less coverage for seniors while increasing costs, and taking awa...

Pro-Ryan group launches ad thanking supporters of House healthcare bill

President Trump tweeted on Friday. "Deductibles will be coming down". The new bill would seem to put that at risk. At any rate, it is going to take some time before the Sena...

Derby 2017: 5 horses to watch in 143rd Kentucky Derby

We have to focus on this next one and see if he can stay focused himself. "We've always taken the approach that this race is the reason why a lot of people are in the business", ...

Trump signs bill to prevent government shutdown

The problem is the extra week doesn't change the politics. Lawmakers in the House approved the measure in a 382-30 vote and the Senate shortly thereafter approved it by voice vot...

Fresno shooting suspect laughed as he recounted rampage that killed 3

A review of social media indicates that Muhammad regularly posted racially charged videos and statements. The.357-caliber revolver Muhammad allegedly used on Tuesday was stil...

Passing lane bill fails to yield in Senate

On Thursday, the House Education Committee passed an amended bill, HB 549, which will bring the House measure closer to a similar proposal making its way through the Senate. Susan ...

SUNY Fredonia, JCC officials react to Excelsior Scholarship

As a result of the various exceptions and restrictions attached to Cuomo's widely hailed program, officials acknowledged that as few as 32,000 students might take advantage of the ...

Your tax return isn't due by tomorrow

Image source: Getty Images. Taxpayers have until the tax deadline to contribute to an individual retirement account (IRA). The run-up in federal spending amounts to a 3,000 per...

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Easter Egg Hunt Egg-stravaganza!

Easter Egg Hunt Egg-stravaganza!

Tickets at the door are $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors, $5 for students. Leland Parks and Recreation held their third annual Night Hunt for adults-only (21 and up) Th...

Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent

Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent

In a statement issued on Wednesday, Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni said that the former Trump adviser has been in discussions with federal authorities since before the election ...

Congressman: Freedom Caucus members would vote against Ten Commandments

Congressman: Freedom Caucus members would vote against Ten Commandments

When Trump was drawing up his list of potential Supreme Court nominees previous year , he said he was relying on guidance from Heritage and the Federalist Society, an influential...

GOP Health Deal Elusive As House To Take Easter Break

Conservatives are facing pushback from other lawmakers as they seek to allow states to apply for waivers to repeal ObamaCare protections for people with pre-existing conditions, ...

White House officials offer change to health care bill

Shares of USA hospital operators dropped on Tuesday as Republicans sought to revive plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that has benefited the companies. About 2 in 3 were ...

McCaskill, Accusing Gorsuch of 'Stunning Lack of Humanity,' Backs Filibuster

But with Democratic leaders nearly certainly set to enact a filibuster, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will likely have to invoke the "nuclear" option and rewrite the Sena...

Gonzaga, UNC, Oregon, USC to hold open Final Four practices

And it's not easy to get here, but it's easier at those two places , and I'm not trying to be humble, I'm being what I think is truthful. Berry said Thursday in the North Caroli...

Gonzaga holds off South Carolina 77-73 in Final Four

The current Ducks defeated No. 1 Kansas in the Elite 8. Opponents have shot a combined 39.9 percent from the field against the Gamecocks, averaging 17 turnovers per game. This is t...

Defense key for Gonzaga, South Carolina

North Carolina cleans up almost 42 percent of its misses, so their best offensive play is often a missed shot. In addition, Gonzaga , a 2018 Maui Jim Maui Invitational participan...