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Hillary Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book

Hillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump. The former secretary of state, senator and first lady is working on a book of personal essays expected to come out Sept. 26, Simon & Schuster told the Associated Press on Wednesday.


Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner also registered to vote in two states

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and one of his closest White House advisers, is registered to vote in both New Jersey and New York, according to elections officials and voting registration records, another high-profile example of how common it is for voters to hold dual registrations.


Bipartisan group of governors’ blast Trump’s false claims of voter fraud

The Republican and Democratic leaders of the National Governors Association on Wednesday blasted President Donald Trump’s call for a “major investigation” of voter fraud as a distraction from the nation’s pressing matters, while raising concerns about the impacts of his health care and immigration policies on their states.


Republicans in Minnesota, Virginia propose changes to their electoral college rules

Republicans in two swing states lost by President Donald Trump in 2016 have introduced legislation that would have benefited Trump in the 2016 election, by splitting up their electoral votes by congressional districts instead of awarding them statewide.


Cummings, Democrats ask states for evidence of voter fraud

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings said Wednesday he was sending letters to election officials and attorneys general nationwide to ask for evidences of voter fraud after President Donald Trump earlier tweeted he was ordering a “major investigation.”


While Trump calls for investigation into voter fraud, his campaign chief was registered in two states

President Donald Trump has called for a national investigation into voter fraud, including people who registered to vote in two states – despite the fact that his campaign chief registered in both Florida in New York.


Senate’s investigation into alleged Russian hacking begins without end in sight

Two days into the first week of Donald J. Trump’s presidency, the Senate launched a probe into alleged hacking of his victory by Russia.


Trump wants investigation into unproven claims of voter fraud

President Donald Trump says he will ask for a “major investigation” into potential voter fraud in the election, a probe that he says could lead to new laws on voter access. In a Wednesday morning tweet, Trump said his investigation would focus on three areas: people registered to vote in multiple states, non-citizens voting, and votes attributed to the names of deceased individuals.


Wyman pushing for earlier Washington presidential primary

Secretary of State Kim Wyman is again asking lawmakers to move Washington’s presidential primary from May to March. Wyman said Tuesday she is seeking the earlier date so the state can be more relevant in helping choose presidential nominees.


Trump’s unproven claims of widespread voter fraud trip up press secretary

President Donald Trump’s continued insistence that as many as 5 million people illegally cast votes in the election induced further heartburn for the nascent administration Tuesday, as his press secretary struggled to explain and defend the unproven claim before ultimately abruptly ending his second televised briefing.



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Hillary Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book

Hillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump. The former secretary of state, senator and first lady is working on a book of personal essays expected to come out Sept. 26, Simon & Schuster told the Associated Press on Wednesday.


Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner also registered to vote in two states

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and one of his closest White House advisers, is registered to vote in both New Jersey and New York, according to elections officials and voting registration records, another high-profile example of how common it is for voters to hold dual registrations.


Bipartisan group of governors’ blast Trump’s false claims of voter fraud

The Republican and Democratic leaders of the National Governors Association on Wednesday blasted President Donald Trump’s call for a “major investigation” of voter fraud as a distraction from the nation’s pressing matters, while raising concerns about the impacts of his health care and immigration policies on their states.


Republicans in Minnesota, Virginia propose changes to their electoral college rules

Republicans in two swing states lost by President Donald Trump in 2016 have introduced legislation that would have benefited Trump in the 2016 election, by splitting up their electoral votes by congressional districts instead of awarding them statewide.


Cummings, Democrats ask states for evidence of voter fraud

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings said Wednesday he was sending letters to election officials and attorneys general nationwide to ask for evidences of voter fraud after President Donald Trump earlier tweeted he was ordering a “major investigation.”


While Trump calls for investigation into voter fraud, his campaign chief was registered in two states

President Donald Trump has called for a national investigation into voter fraud, including people who registered to vote in two states – despite the fact that his campaign chief registered in both Florida in New York.


Senate’s investigation into alleged Russian hacking begins without end in sight

Two days into the first week of Donald J. Trump’s presidency, the Senate launched a probe into alleged hacking of his victory by Russia.


Trump wants investigation into unproven claims of voter fraud

President Donald Trump says he will ask for a “major investigation” into potential voter fraud in the election, a probe that he says could lead to new laws on voter access. In a Wednesday morning tweet, Trump said his investigation would focus on three areas: people registered to vote in multiple states, non-citizens voting, and votes attributed to the names of deceased individuals.


Wyman pushing for earlier Washington presidential primary

Secretary of State Kim Wyman is again asking lawmakers to move Washington’s presidential primary from May to March. Wyman said Tuesday she is seeking the earlier date so the state can be more relevant in helping choose presidential nominees.


Trump’s unproven claims of widespread voter fraud trip up press secretary

President Donald Trump’s continued insistence that as many as 5 million people illegally cast votes in the election induced further heartburn for the nascent administration Tuesday, as his press secretary struggled to explain and defend the unproven claim before ultimately abruptly ending his second televised briefing.