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Politics | Politics

The Electoral College Still Makes Sense Because We’re Not A Democracy

What appears to deprive the populace of its power to decide a president is the very mechanism that preserves its power. The Electoral College works that way because the United States isn’t a pure democracy.

Politics | Politics

Nolte: 8 Times Michael Cohen's Testimony Cleared Trump of Wrongdoing

Here are eight reasons why Michael Cohen's congressional testimony did President Trump a whole lot more good than harm.

Politics | Politics

Did Ballot-Harvesting By Illegals Flip Seats To Dems? | Investor's Business Daily

Ballot-harvesting is illegal in many states. Former Gov. Jerry Brown legalized the practice in California in 2016.

Politics | Politics

Mega-Donor George Soros Began Targeting Arizona and Georgia Elections in 2015

Billionaire activist George Soros helped fund Democratic efforts to flip Georgia, Arizona, and Florida in the recent midterm elections, and he nearly ran the table. All three states had razor-thin margins of victory in either U.S. Senate or gubernatorial

Politics | Politics

Barbra Streisand Rips Female Trump Voters | American Update

She is not happy......

News | News

California Voter Fraud Scheme Involved Giving Cash for Signatures: Officials

Nine people were charged in a “large-scale voter fraud scheme” in Los Angeles County on Nov. 20. The group was hit with a dozen felony counts for allegedly offering money and cigarettes to homeless people in exchange for false and forged signa

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

"House Popular Vote" -- Democrats' Prepare to Accuse Republicans of Minority Rule | National Review

There’s no such thing — in the American system — as a “House popular vote.”

History | The Constitution

Is Voter Fraud Real?

Is voter fraud real? A look at the numbers that reveal problems with California's voter rolls.

Politics | Op-Ed

National Review: Run, Hillary, Run

If Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2020, it will be the best possible thing for the GOP -- and the country.

History | The Constitution

US House Approves Measure Against Non-Citizen Voting

H.R. 1071 passed, saying that "allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of U.S. citizens."

Politics | Trump Politics

Newt Gingrich: The Trump Republican Party is arising out of a political revolution

The biggest takeaway message from Tuesday’s primaries and the Ohio special election is that the Republican Party is becoming President Trump’s party.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg's letting researchers dive into Facebook data to protect elections

The social network says the initiative will help researchers figure out the effect social media has on democracy.

Science & Technology | Tech

How to Hack an Election in 7 Minutes - POLITICO Magazine

With Russia already meddling in 2016, a ragtag group of obsessive tech experts is warning that stealing the ultimate prize—victory on Nov. 8—would be child’s play.

Politics | Politics

Clinton, Libya and Israel - Israel News

The administration has warned various government ministers that any construction of housing for Jews in Jerusalem will be viewed with hostility by the administration.

Politics | Politics

Meet the lobbyists, donors and bundlers behind Hillary's $157 million juggernaut

On the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton has repeatedly said she will stand up to big banks, drug companies and other special interests. Yet a new report reveals Clinton has been fueled by millions from a network of well-connected Washington lobbyists, Wall

Politics | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal drops out of White House race

He struggled to gain traction in the race, often failing to poll at even 1 percent.

Politics | Politics

A Rough Guide to Every Major Clinton Scandal

The former secretary of state turns over her private server to the Justice Department after investigators discover top-secret emails on it.

Politics | Op-Ed

Black Hats and White Hats

With elections upon us, a return to the Evil-Man Theory of Everything. American governance is complex – even its subcomponents are so complex that the well-meaning people who are handsomely paid to manage them throw up their hands in despair, e.g. IRS agents who freely admit that there are too many changes in the tax code – an average of more than one per day – for them to keep up with.

Politics | Politics

Republicans Take Control - Fox News

REPUBLICANS TAKE CONTROL OF THE SENATE — Voters deal a major blow to President Obama's agenda in his final two years in office as Republicans gain control of the Senate and increase their majority in the House.

Politics | Politics

This is what it looks like when a voting machine changes your vote

Early voters in Maryland and Illinois this year have reported faulty or rigged voting machines that changed votes for Republicans to support Democrats instead. Now, two voters from Moline, Illinois. have captured the problem on video.

Politics | Interesting Links

Money in Politics: What's the Problem? - Prager University

Is campaign finance reform a good way to regulate money in politics? Nationally syndicated, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and best-selling author George Will shows that, despite the innocent name given by its proponents, campaign finance reform is real