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Long-Shot Challenge to Trump’s Electoral Votes Some Dems Might Try
Voters went to the polls almost two months ago, but the final step of the 2016 presidential election is still outstanding. A joint session of Congress is slated to certify the electoral votes Friday afternoon, officially ending the 2016 presidential race and electing Donald Trump the next president
The Note: Trump's Intelligence Showdown Over Russia
INAUGURATION COUNTDOWN: 14 days --NEW FROM TRUMP'S TWITTER THIS MORNING: 6:19 AM: The dishonest media does not report that any money spent on building the Great Wall (for sake of speed), will be paid back by Mexico later! 6:39 AM: Hillary and the Dems were never going to beat the PASSION of my
Some Key Moments Related to Race During Obama's Presidency
From the moment Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States and America's first African-American commander in chief, race took center stage in myriad ways in the national conversation
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,