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The federal Supreme Court will decide whether Electoral College delegates are required to support the presidential candidate who wins their state.

Supreme Court Upholds Laws Punishing ‘Faithless Electors’ In Case Involving Washington Voter

Monday’s decision brought a sigh of relief from election experts, who worried that if Electoral College delegates were free to vote as they chose, the 2020 election would have turned into a free-for-all, with no rules to prevent corruption and manipulation, with delegates offered gifts and even cash for their votes, and blackmail also a possibility. Continue Reading Supreme Court Upholds Laws Punishing ‘Faithless Electors’ In Case Involving Washington Voter

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A Jeep Cherokee sits in the Capitol Hill Organized Protest zone following a shooting in Seattle early June 29, 2020. At least one man was killed and another was wounded early Monday morning when they were shot in the protest area known as CHOP, after driving the vehicle into the area. CREDIT: Aron Ranen/AP

‘Enough Is Enough’: Seattle Police Chief Says Time To End CHOP Zone After Shooting Leaves 1 Dead

A 16-year-old boy was killed and and a younger teenager was wounded early Monday in Seattle’s CHOP zone — the second deadly shooting in the area that local officials have vowed to change after business complaints and criticism from President Donald Trump. Continue Reading ‘Enough Is Enough’: Seattle Police Chief Says Time To End CHOP Zone After Shooting Leaves 1 Dead

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