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Bernie Sanders Female Supporters Are Finally Getting A Taste Of Their Own ‘War On Women’ Medicine

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

Three nationally recognized female political figures gave strikingly different statements in the last week on the issue of feminism, and all of them generated conversation. One on behalf of Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton; one attempting to explain what she felt was the rationale behind female support for Bernie Sanders; and the other from now-former GOP candidate Carly Fiorina......   [Read More]

(Video) National Popular Vote and the attack on the electoral college

The Electoral College is one of the more obscure features of our government, yet it plays a crucial role: it elects the president, not the popular vote. When people in a state go to the polls, they’re really voting for slates of electors pledged to a particular candidate. The electors have traditionally honored the voters’ wishes (with the occasional individual exception for a protest vote), but the fact remains that they could choose someone other than “the People’s choice.” It also means that, occasionally, a candidate could win enough electoral votes to win the presidency while not winning the overall popular vote, as happened in 2,000 in the race between George W. Bush and Al Gore......   [Read More]