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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
Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Conservative Democrat Gets $100k from Oil & Gas PACs in Bid to Fend Off Surging Progressive

Attorney Jessica Cisneros is taking on the fossil fuel-friendly Democratic Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar in the 2020 primary.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

House Dems Try to Sneak Through Weak Financial Regulator Bill

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is a critical derivatives regulator, and a House reauthorization fails to fortify it.

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🚨SLUDGE REPORT: Pay-to-Play Ambassadorships🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.