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A Clinton supporter stands alone in the bleachers after Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's election night rally in New York City emptied. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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House Speaker Paul Ryan and fellow Republican leaders Sen. Mitch McConnell and President-elect Donald Trump have big plans for the new year with their party controlling both the White House and Congress. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Latino voters go to the polls for early voting at the Miami-Dade Government Center on October 21, 2004 in Miami, Florida. A key constituency in Florida, many wondered how conservative Latinos would vote after now President-elect Trump's remarks on immigration. Gaston De Cardenas/Getty Images hide caption

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Latinos Will Never Vote For A Republican, And Other Myths About Hispanics From 2016

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A protest against President-elect Donald Trump in Los Angeles last month. Democrat Hillary Clinton drew 61 percent of the vote versus Trump's 31 percent in the country's most populous state. Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images hide caption

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California Gets Ready To Defy Trump's Washington

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U.S. intelligence agencies charge that operatives with ties to Russia and Vladimir Putin's (above) administration hacked private Clinton and Democratic National Committee emails during the presidential election and released them via WikiLeaks. Darko Vojinovic/AP hide caption

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Vice President-elect Mike Pence campaigns with John Neely Kennedy, the Republican Senate candidate in Louisiana. Kennedy faces Democrat Foster Campbell in a runoff election on Dec. 10. Ryan Kailath/WWNO hide caption

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Democrats Make Long-Shot Effort To Win Louisiana Senate Seat

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Oliver Potts, the director of the Office of the Federal Register, oversees the Electoral College. Brian Naylor/NPR hide caption

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Trump's Election Calls Attention To Electoral College And Small Federal Agency

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Hillary Clinton has the edge. But Donald Trump has a path, albeit a narrow one. A tie would go to the House, which is controlled by the GOP and would pick the next president. Alyson Hurt and Domenico Montanaro/NPR hide caption

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Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire (from left), Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri. Chip Somodevilla, Mark Wilson (2)/Getty Images hide caption

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