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Five Times the Candidate Without the Popular Vote Became the U.S. President

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The Electoral College plays a role in the selection of the next president of the United States. Usually, the candidate that got the most votes (also called the popular vote) is the person who becomes president. There have been five times when the candidate who did not get the popular vote became President of the United States.

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Andrew Yang wants Medicare for All. Here’s how it gets paid for.

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Andrew Yang is running for president as a Democrat in 2020. He is an entrepreneur who has some excellent ideas about Universal Basic Income and Medicare for All. In this blog post, I’m going to focus on his Medicare for All plan (which could also be called single-payer or universal health care).

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A Timeline of the 2018-2019 Partial Government Shutdown – Week Five

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The 2018–2019 partial government shutdown has now gone into its fifth week. There doesn’t seem to be any sign that it will end.

What happened before Week Five? You may want to take a look at my blog post about Week OneWeek TwoWeek Three, and Week Four.

I am hoping that the shutdown ends soon.

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A Timeline of the 2018-2019 Partial Government Shutdown – Week Four

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This blog is about what happened during Week Four of the 2018–2019 partial government shutdown. Let’s hope it doesn’t go into Week Five!

What happened before Week Four? Plenty! I’ve got you covered. You may want to take a look at my blog posts about Week One, Week Two, and Week Three.

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A Timeline of the 2018-2019 Partial Government Shutdown – Week Three

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The 2018–2019 partial government shutdown went into a third week.

Want to know what happened before week three? You may want to read my post about week one of the partial government shutdown, and/or my post about what happened during week two.

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A Timeline of the 2018-2019 Partial Government Shutdown – Week Two

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The 2018–2019 partial government shutdown began on December 22, 2018.

You may want to read my blog post about Week One of the partial government shutdown before reading this one.

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A Timeline of the 2018-2019 Partial Government Shutdown – Week One

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First, a little background before the 2018–2019 partial shutdown started:

December 11, 2018:

  • The White House posted a transcript of a meeting between President Trump, House Speaker-Designate Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. They discussed the impending shutdown. The key part of the meeting was:

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