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There are some 4,000 political appointments for the incoming administration to fill. Of those, about a quarter require Senate confirmation through a simple majority vote of the Senate.
As of the writing of this post, President-Elect Trump has officially announced just one Cabinet officer – Senator
Decriminalization is a loosening of criminal penalties imposed for personal marijuana use even though the manufacturing and sale of the
More than 40 million estimated votes have already been cast already across 38 states with early voting. Although early ballots are not actually counted until Election Day, various data companies analyze voter lists and try to connect returned ballots with demographic and registration information, such as party registration.
In 1974, a gruesome mass murder claimed every family member, except one, at the house at 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville in Long Island, New York. Ronald J. DeFeo Jr., the 23-year-old killer, was convicted of shooting and killing his parents and four siblings and was given six sentences of
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.