Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., at an organizing event in February. Warren says she wants to get rid of the Electoral College, and vote for president using a national popular vote.
The U.S. Census Bureau, headquartered in Suitland, Md., is facing a lawsuit over its long-standing policy of counting unauthorized immigrants in census numbers used to redistribute seats in Congress.
Connecticut is the latest state to pledge its electoral votes based on the outcome of the national popular vote. Here, an aide opens Electoral College ballot boxes during a joint session of Congress in January of 2017, to tally ballots for the president and vice president of the United States.
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President Trump speaks alongside Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach during the first meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in July.
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Protesters demonstrate in Philadelphia last week. Republican Donald Trump is assured of a victory, unless there is a massive — and totally unexpected — defection by the electors pledged to support him.
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Hillary Clinton leaves after speaking at the Children's Defense Fund Beat the Odds Celebration at the Newseum in Washington on Nov. 16. It was her first speech since losing the presidential election.
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