Jan 31

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.



Jan 29

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.



Sep 27

Four ways Mitt Romney can still win the election



Posted 1 year, 6 months ago.

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Despite recent trends in public opinion polls, Mitt Romney is far from out of the presidential race, if several historic trends break his way.



Sep 26

The debate that changed the world of politics



Posted 1 year, 6 months ago.

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September 26, 1960 is the day that changed part of the modern political landscape, when a vice president and a senator took part in the first televised presidential debate.



Sep 25

Swing state Survivor: TV ads show three key states



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As the 2012 presidential election kicks into high gear, publicly available numbers on TV campaign ads show that two big states are out of the picture, and three states are the primary focus of campaign ads.