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Ron Elving

Ron Elving appears in the following:

Despite Shaky Evidence, Trump Team Alleges Voter Fraud

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Donald Trump launched a controversy on Twitter over the weekend regarding voting integrity, as his work of compiling a Cabinet and a governing agenda goes on.

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A Washington Transition For Trump, And For The Rest Of Us

Friday, November 25, 2016

For many who had thought they knew what to expect — either from the election itself or from a prospective Trump presidency — this is a time of transition to reality.

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Was Clinton Loss The Worst-Case Scenario For Democrats? No, Probably Not

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Democratic campaign of 2016 came down to relying on two categories: minority voters and Trump's character issues. There were lots of both, to be sure, but not quite enough of either.

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Trump Is Another Republican Striking A Blow For The Way Things Used To Be

Thursday, November 10, 2016

As Trump succeeds Obama, it is hard to imagine a wider gulf between sets of policies, or men with less use for each other. But such contrasts between consecutive administrations are the national norm.

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Trump Confounds The Pros, Connects With Just The Right Voters

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Once he had become the nominee of the Republican Party, Donald Trump needed only to hold his base constituency together and add the reluctant votes of other Republicans and compatible independents.

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Presidential Candidates Await First Results In Key States

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Results are coming in from some of the first battleground states where polls have closed. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are both holding election night parties in New York City.

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Concession Speeches Capture A Gracious Moment In Election Season

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

One of the most gracious moments in an election season is the concession speech given by the candidate who loses the presidency.

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Omens, Harbingers And Bellwethers — A Guide To The Election 'Guides'

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

If Washington's NFL team wins its last game before Election Day, the party in the White House wins another term. This has held since 1936. This year, the team's most recent game ended in a tie.

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Final Thoughts As Voters Prepare To Head To The Polls

Sunday, November 06, 2016

It's finally upon us. In just 48 hours tens of millions of voters will make their decision. NPR provides some final political analysis that voters should be thinking about as they head to the polls.

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The Final 48 Hours Before Election Day

Sunday, November 06, 2016

In the last hours of campaigning, analysis of what to make of these final days of this long election season and what voters should be thinking about going forward.

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What's At Stake For Policy After The Election

Sunday, November 06, 2016

No matter who wins on Tuesday, the next president will be facing some big issues, and he or she may or may not have cooperation from Congress.

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A Bellwether Refresher: The States Most Likely To Mirror National Election Outcome

Sunday, November 06, 2016

A bellwether is usually a state or county that signals how the whole country will go. But some look to baseball to predict the next president.

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How Does The Electoral College Work, And Is It Fair?

Sunday, November 06, 2016

If any of this strikes you as unfair, you can join the chorus of critics who have abhorred the Electoral College for generations.

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Trump's Attempt To Refocus Campaign Gets Obscured By One Blinding Final Debate Moment

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Donald Trump refused to say he would honor election results and was unsuccessful in changing the narrative that is enveloping his campaign. Hillary Clinton fired as many taunts as Trump landed blows.

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Dark Talk Of A Rigged Election Signals New Emphasis For Trump Campaign

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

For as long as tales of voter fraud have had currency among conservatives, the notion of liberal media bias has been an article of faith for even longer. The combination has become central for Trump.

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Round 2 Of Clinton-Trump Proves Combative — But Provides No Knockout

Monday, October 10, 2016

While it could be said Donald Trump upped his game in Sunday's debate, he still did not reach the level at which the carefully prepared and rehearsed Hillary Clinton has functioned in both debates.

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Here's Why So Many Republicans Deserted Trump This Time Around

Sunday, October 09, 2016

Blame the substance, the tape, the timing or the "tipping point," but the surge of Republican desertions happened because Trump's offense hit them where they live — both personally and politically.

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Trump Responds Amid Backlash To His 2005 Crude Comments About Women

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Donald Trump is facing withering criticism for crude sexual comments he made with Access Hollywood host Billy Bush in 2005 before an interview for the show.

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VP Debate Throws Another Curve Into 2016's Long And Winding Road

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

All thoughts of a mild-mannered and orderly VP debate were soon abandoned. Instead of elevating the discussion, Tim Kaine and Mike Pence submerged their better natures in uncharacteristic bickering.

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Vice Presidential Debates Have Mattered Before. Here's A Look Back

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The winning presidential ticket has come away with no worse than a draw in eight of the nine vice presidential debates to date. Here's what you need to know.

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