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Donald Trump Says Electoral College 'Genius' After Calling It 'Disaster'

Worth noting , ME and Nebraska both allow split electoral votes whereby the victor of the popular vote is afforded two electoral votes, and one vote is given to the popular vote victor in individual congressional districts, of each which each state has more than two.

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No, Nigel Farage won't be negotiating with Donald Trump, Downing Street says

Sir Malcolm Rifkind said the Prime Minister should follow the example of the first female British prime minister, who struck up a close alliance with Ronald Reagan. But the insider also said the political pair were "fully aware" of the negative comments that Mrs May's senior advisers made about Trump. Later that day, Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway , said the two met in the President-elect's residence inside.

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It was a great honour, says Donald Trump on meeting Barack Obama

First lady Michelle Obama met privately with Melania Trump, while Vice President Joe Biden will meet later Thursday with his successor, Mike Pence, at the White House. That was about 18 percent of the expected total votes for president. Many have asked how did Trump still come out on top. Trump said in one tweet that was subsequently deleted.

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13 red, purple state Dems face re-election in age of Trump

Democrats were all but wiped out in places like Iowa and Kentucky. With several seats still undecided, it appears Republicans will be down at least a handful of seats in the House of Representatives in 2017 compared with the current party breakdown.

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Congressional GOP pledges swift action on Trump's agenda

McConnell said on Wednesday he wanted to achieve border security in whatever way was most effective. If current results hold, Republicans will control 69 of 99 legislative chambers across the country. It's also important to note that many of Trump's stated policies, such as those related to tax cuts and infrastructure spending, would actually stimulate the economy and could well lead to faster growth in the short term.

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Pat Toomey wins Pa. Senate race, likely giving GOP the majority

The race was the most expensive in U.S. Senate history, as the Republican Party fought to hold onto its 54-46 majority, The Associated Press reports . "And I don't think Washington should be making the job of law enforcement more hard than it already is". Toomey took the stage after 1:30 a.m.at his election night party at a suburban Allentown hotel to congratulate McGinty for running a "very spirited campaign".

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The Trend Toward Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

The US elections are around the corner and among the issues that will definitely take center stage during and after the elections is the US Elections Cannabis impact and marijuana politics . Your plants must be "locked and not visible from a public place" according to the text of Proposition 64 . Opponents of Proposition 61 , led by pharmaceutical companies like Pfizer Inc and Amgen Inc, have raised almost US$110 million to stop its passage ahead of Tuesday's vote.

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How AP Rates the Presidential Race and the Road to 270

You can also call the non-partisan voter protection hotline (from groups including the ACLU and Rock the Vote ) at 1-866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683) if your rights have been violated, or you saw someone else's were. I've heard people will be watching the polls. Precinct hours are from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m. on Election Day. A simple tool you can use is Rock the Vote's list of states, so check yours out to make sure you're all set.

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Formerly German-trained Almandin wins Melbourne Cup

McEvoy was delighted to have snared his second Cup. "I've seen a few, too". He said: "Words can't describe it, I'm just ecstatic". "There's not many better staying riders in the world, if there is any". The Melbourne Cup's audience has declined by nearly a million Australians over the last decade from 6.5 million (39%) in 2006. Williams said while his father had won five Cups and he himself had been involved in three, this win was special.

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Republicans Appear to Be on Rebound in Early Voting

Donald Trump will exit Florida on Thursday afternoon after a speech in Jacksonville, but that doesn't mean his presidential campaign, or that of Hillary Clinton, are writing off the Sunshine State. Right now, about 41,000 more Democrats than Republicans have voted in the Hawkeye State. With days to go before Election Day, we've learned that the FBI is investigating a trove of emails, ostensibly from Hillary Clinton, on a computer operated by disgraced former Rep.

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Trump edges ahead of Clinton in race for White House

Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. "Release the information on his connections to the Russians", Mook said on CNN . "So, it is an obvious double standard for him to comment on Clinton investigation", added McFaul, who supports Clinton.

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30% of registered voters have cast their ballots in Travis Co

Early voting in the 2016 General Election continues this week, Monday, October 31st through November 4th. Record levels of early voting over the first week have put Travis County on pace to have more than 60 percent turnout this election season.

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Hillary Clinton campaign announces stop in Phoenix Nov

To make this election so dirty and ugly that we don't want any part of it", Obama said. But Richard Murray, the political science professor at University of Houston who conducts the school's presidential poll , said the factors helping Clinton in Arizona and North Carolina do so in Texas, too.

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Early voting begins tomorrow in Maryland

Mills said the law makes sure people still want to vote by mail. Nantucket also has a contested race for county sheriffon the ballot. Nantucket voters can cast ballots at the town clerk's office on the first floor of the Broad Street Town & County Building from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m.

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Poll Shows Hillary Clinton Leading Donald Trump By 12 Points

Overall, 51% favor Trump on that vs. 47% who prefer Clinton, a shift in Trump's favor compared with a 2-point edge for Trump in the last poll. They've tested a seemingly endless stream of messages aimed at assuring the public that the former secretary of state was in the race to do more than fulfill her own political ambitions.

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Trump & Clinton Speak at the Al Smith Dinner

That joke got a big laugh, but Trump was also jeered for several lines that began with calling Clinton "corrupt", then saying she was "pretending not to hate Catholics" and another joke about the Clinton Foundation's work in Haiti. He meets up with Clinton again at the end of the day in NY at the Al Smith Dinner, an annual charity event where the candidates traditionally engage in a "friendly roast".

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Hillary Clinton, Tim Kaine appear at rally in Philadelphia

WikiLeaks' taunts appear connected to Kaine questioning the validity of the emails in public. His visit comes a day after Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sparred in the final presidential debate. "We can not let that guy insult this democracy and then jump to being the head of the greatest democratic nation on earth", said Kaine. Tim Kaine , of Virginia, told more than 200 campaign volunteers in this Columbus suburb.

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For first lady, Trump is he who shall remain nameless

He's pulling a quote from the 2007 campaign which many took to be a dig at Hillary Clinton from the soon-to-be first lady, in which she said "If you can't run your own house, you certainly can't run the White House" - i.e. Even among Clinton's so-called "uber-surrogates" - the president, Vice President Joe Biden, former President Bill Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders will galvanize Democrats into flipping the state.

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Clement carries No. 10 Wisconsin to 17-9 win over Iowa

And it really seems as though it's largely because of the shortcomings of an offense once thought to be potent enough to produce a Heisman candidate. It's the first time he Badgers have won four consecutive games in Iowa City since they put together a four-game streak that included wins in 1907, '12, '25 and '28.

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Early voting results promising for Clinton in battleground states

This week's question: Early voting, voting by mail, or voting on Election Day: Which method do you prefer, and why? If you don't know who she is, I suggest you do some research on your future candidate because that's who your vote will go to if you choose not to take part in the voting process.