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What is the Electoral College?
The founding fathers established the Electoral College as a compromise between election of the President by Congress and election of the President by a popular vote of qualified citizens. The U.S. Constitution states in Amendment XII, ratified by the states in 1804:
The Commission on Presidential Debates Makes the Rules
The Commission on Presidential Debates (the “CPD”) is a private, nonpartisan, non-profit organization that has sponsored general election presidential debates in every election since 1988. The CPD organizes general election debates every four years between and among the leading candidates
Tim Kaine was dubbed “America’s Stepdad“ after his speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton’s running mate. But did you know that he’s also a lawyer and decent harmonica player?
Tim Kaine entered Harvard Law School in 1979, but worked in
Probably! The U.S. Constitution does not apply to people outside the U.S., so it is highly likely that a President would have the power to at least temporarily ban immigration from certain countries or regions of the world. No law prohibits the government from enacting laws limiting or banning immigration
Fact! The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution typically requires government searches to be “reasonable” meaning a warrant is required before the government can search property or persons. The border search exception allows searches and seizures at international borders and their functional equivalent without a warrant or probable cause.
Donald Trump may not make you comfortable as the (possible) future leader of the free world, but one thing you can’t take away from the man. He sure knows how to generate headlines.
For better or worse, Trump has been the talk of the country, appearing in the H1 Tags
Fact! It is illegal for an unlicensed person to perform contracting work on any project valued at $500 or more in combined labor and material costs.
Under California Contractor’s State License Law, an unlicensed contractor may not “bring or maintain” any action for compensation for performing any act
Candidates Are Not Legally Required to Release Tax Returns
No. There is no legal requirement of any kind that presidential candidates release tax returns from any year. Indeed, there is a strict, strong constitutional right to privacy for all tax returns. Thus, tax returns can be released by an individual