WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06, 2017: U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden, presides over the counting of the electoral votes from the 2016 presidential election during a joint session of Congress, on January 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. It was confirmed that President-elect Donald Trump won the election with 304 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton's 227. Mark Wilson/Getty Images

15 States Have Already Taken Steps to Make the Electoral College Obsolete

“The candidate with the most votes should win.”

Influence Primary category in which blog post is published
Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Hospital Lobby Shells Out For Its ‘Friend in Washington’ Richie Neal

The American Hospital Association is boosting the Massachusetts Democrat who blocked surprise billing reform.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

New Ohio Speaker Has His Own Ethics Issues Involving FirstEnergy

Bob Cupp, who replaced indicted former speaker Larry Householder, was the subject of a judicial ethics complaint involving campaign contributions from FirstEnergy, one of his top donors and the company that allegedly bribed Householder.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Kennedy to Refund Donations From Fossil Fuel Lobbyist

A lobbyist for natural gas and pipeline companies gave Kennedy the legal maximum contribution, a violation of the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge that Kennedy signed.