Those wanting someone other than Donald Trump to become president must now persuade some 37 electors from states officially won by Trump to not vote for him. They must either switch those votes to Hillary Clinton or produce at least one electoral vote for a third candidate who would then...
The power structure is shocked by the outcome of the 2016 election because it has cut itself off from the lives of most Americans. Perhaps it also doesn’t wish to understand, because that would mean acknowledging its role in enabling the presidency of Donald Trump.
If the Gulf War was a television spectacle, the 2016 election is much more of one, with the added phony copies of reality flying around on social media.
Trumpism will continue after Trump loses. The open question is whether anything good can be salvaged from its wreckage.
The 2016 Presidential election is turning out to be unlike any campaign in recent history and it may be having a transformational effect on American politics.
In the Democratic Party, unpledged delegates, also known as "superdelegates", don't have to support the same candidate as the majority of voters. In fact, the whole point of superdelegates is to give the party elite more control over the primary process.
Cash, mountains of it, is increasingly the necessary tool for presidential candidates. When considering the present donation season, however, the devil lies in the details, which is why the details follow.