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Mar 16 2023
College wrestling: Hawkeyes advance five to quarterfinals
TULSA, Okla. — The University of Iowa wrestling team will send half of its lineup to the quarterfinals at the NCAA Championships. Penn State has the overnight lead with 26 points, followed by Iowa (21.5) and Missouri (17.5). Iowa State is tied for 13th place with 12 points while Northern Iowa is in 15th place with 11 and Illinois is tied for 17th with 10. Lee, searching to become the fifthQuad-City Times
May 14 2018
The Electoral College Favors Republicans
The Democratic coalition of upscale whites and racial and ethnic minorities is concentrated in a few areas, leaving many states to go narrowly for the GOP.National Review
Jan 06 2021
Republicans object to Electoral College certification
Republicans objected to certifying the Electoral College count on Wednesday in a final effort to overturn the 2020 election results.
Why it matters: President Trump and his allies have no other path to change the election and are relying on this last ditch effort that will ultimately confirm Joe Biden as the next president.
Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)Axios
Dec 31 2020
Trump’s Embarrassing Electoral College Hustle
President Trump’s last and worst shot at overturning the 2020 election will come on Jan. 6, as the new Congress meets in joint session to tally the votes from the Electoral College. Mr. Trump wants Republican lawmakers to lodge formal objections to Joe Biden’s electors, and this kamikaze mission already has a few volunteers.
Here’s what would happen next, at least according to theWall Street Journal (Opinion)
Feb 28 2023
It’s Time To Talk About Electoral Reform
Over the past several decades, advocates for improving American democracy have focused their efforts on a few discrete issues. One of these is voting—trying to make it easier to vote, secure the voting process, and ensure equal access to the ballot box. Another is money in politics—working to make political spending transparent and prevent it from corruptly influencing elected officials. ACenter For American Progress
Feb 27 2023
Thousands Protest Against Electoral Overhaul in Mexico
Thousands gathered in cities throughout Mexico on Sunday to protest against President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's drive to shrink the independent electoral authority, arguing the changes threaten democracy — an accusation he vigorously denies.
Mexico's Congress last week approved a major overhaul of the National Electoral Institute (INE), which Lopez Obrador has repeatedly attacked asVoice of America
Oct 22 2012
An education about the Electoral College
Mo Rocca, host of the film "Electoral Dysfunction" airing on PBS, helps us understand just what the Electoral College is, how it affects our choosing the president, and introduces us to one lawmaker's plan to abolish it.
Mar 15 2023
At Wellesley College, Students Vote to Admit Trans Men
Wellesley College proudly proclaims itself as a place for “women who will make a difference in the world.” It boasts a long line of celebrated alumnae, including Hillary Clinton, Madeleine Albright and Nora Ephron.
On Tuesday, its students supported a referendum that had polarized the campus and went straight to the heart of Wellesley’s identity as a women’s college.
TheNew York Times (News)
Aug 03 2020
Do You Understand the Electoral College?
Do you understand what the Electoral College is? Or how it works? Or why America uses it to elect its presidents instead of just using a straight popular vote? Author, lawyer and Electoral College expert Tara Ross does, and she explains that to understand the Electoral College is to understand American democracy.Prager University
Aug 03 2020
The Electoral College: Top 3 Pros and Cons
The debate over the continued use of the Electoral College resurfaced during the 2016 presidential election, when Donald Trump lost the general election to Hillary Clinton by over 2.8 million votes and won the Electoral College by 74 votes. The official general election results indicate that Trump received 304 Electoral College votes and 46.09% of the popular vote (62,984,825 votes), andProCon.org