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Capitol secured after assault from Trump supporters

At least four people are dead after supporters of President Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, forcing Congress to evacuate as lawmakers counted electoral votes to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November election. The chaos erupted shortly after Mr. Trump gave a speech once again falsely claiming to have […]

EXPLAINER: How Congress will count Electoral College votes

Wednesday’s congressional joint session to count electoral votes has taken on added importance this year as Republicans allied with President Donald Trump say they will try to undo Democrat Joe Biden’s victory and subvert the will of the American people in at least six states. The Republicans – at least 13 senators and many more […]

Vision 2020: Electoral College vs popular vote in America

Election Question: Why is it that one candidate can win the popular vote but another wins the electoral vote and thus the presidency? Answer: That’s how the framers of the Constitution set it up. This unique system of electing presidents is a big reason why Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016. Four candidates in history have […]