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What It's Like to Be a Real-Life 'Designated Survivor'
The hit new ABC show features an unthinkable doomsday scenario but the show's plot is based on real-life protocols.
America 101: What Is the Electoral College?
Ebro Darden describes how it's not the popular vote, but the Electoral College that officially elects the president.
What Happens if Donald Trump Doesn't Concede the Election?
Despite repeated claims of a “rigged” election, Republican candidate Donald Trump still managed to surprise voters during Wednesday night’s final presidential debate by suggesting that he would not accept the results of November’s contest. “What I’m saying is that I will tell you at the time,”
What It's Like to Be Part of a Real-Life 'Designated Survivor' Plan
It’s the unthinkable doomsday scenario: a catastrophic attack on U.S. soil that wipes out the president, Congress and the upper levels of government, and leaves behind the “designated survivor” to run the country. It’s the stuff of dark thrillers, but the writers of ABC’s most talked-about new
This Week in History: September 18-24
ABC News' Jonathan Karl looks back at great moments in history, politics and pop culture.
Former Congressman Aaron Schock Returns to House to Shake Indian Prime Minister's Hand
Former Rep. Aaron Schock was back in the Capitol today for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ’s visit to Capitol Hill. The former Illinois Republican congressman, who resigned last year amid an investigation into his financial dealings , was seen on the House floor chatting with old colleagues,
India Honors Americans Who Sacrificed Their Lives in the 'Service of Mankind'
During a joint session of Congress, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed visiting Arlington National Cemetery on the 72nd anniversary of D-Day.
Former Congressman Returns to House Floor for Indian PM's Speech
Aaron Schock shook hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the joint session of Congress.
First Lady Targets Mississippi 'Religious Freedom' Bill in Commencement Speech
In a rare entrance into a politically charged controversy, first lady Michelle Obama used a commencement speech Saturday at Jackson State University in Mississipppi to directly target the state’s recently-passed "religious freedom" bill. "We see it right here in Mississippi -- just two weeks ago -–
Security Tight Ahead of Obama's Final State of the Union
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