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Our Electors vote to make Trump the President of the United States on Monday

As tomorrow is the day that our Electors meet to cast their votes for President, I know I should probably post something thoughtful here tonight, but, as I’ve written so damn much about the Electoral College over the past month, and the efforts to convince Republican Electors to cast their ballots for anyone other than […]

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Am I the only one who gets the sense that there’s an absolute war going on around the Electoral College?

Over the past 24 hours, since I last posted about the drama shaping up around the Electoral College, two significant things have happened. First, Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig went public with the news that 20 Republican Electoral College voters had reached out to him to discuss the possibility of voting against Donald Trump. And, […]

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Electors demand intelligence briefing before Electoral College vote

Remember how I warned you that things were going to get exponentially more surreal as we approached the Electoral College vote on December 19? Well, it looks like I may have been right after all. Or at least things seem to be trending in that direction. Not only have eight Electors come forward to say […]

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Who are our Electors who will choose our next President, what are the rules that constrain them, and how many are likely to go rogue against Trump?

Unless something truly remarkable happens, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017. This, given the very real threat he poses to our nation, is incredibly distressing to many of us. And, with that in mind, it’s probably not surprising that quite a few very […]

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Thank you, Mike Pence, for drawing my attention to Alexander Hamilton

In politics, as in business, it’s long been accepted practice to release bad news on Fridays in hopes of keeping media scrutiny to a minimum… And, I’m sure it was with this in mind that President-elect Donald Trump, this past Friday, released word that he’d agreed to pay a $25 million settlement to former students […]

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