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One state might stand alone in vote-splitting plan

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A plan in six states to change how their Electoral College votes are allocated seems to be mostly dead, with Pennsylvania as the lone holdout.

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States changing electoral vote methods nothing new

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Villanova’s Lara Brown looks at Republicans in Pennsylvania who want the change the state’s electoral system, and how that practice goes back to the Founding Fathers.

Why Justice Scalia doesn’t want to kill the Constitution

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Associate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made headlines on Tuesday with statements that the Constitution is “dead.” It’s not the first time he’s made that statement, which is part of his core philosophy.

Constitution Check: Is winner-take-all Electoral College voting in trouble?

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Can anyone sue to stop an effort to change how electoral votes are allocated in swing states? Lyle Denniston examines the constitutional arguments about a contentious issue.

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Boy Scout policy change on gays might be limited

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A developing story about the Boy Scouts potentially ending their ban on gay members and leaders may just be limited to its national organization.