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Russian diplomat, Trump, Truck attack, | Midday wRap

Dec 20, 2016 - 1:05 PM

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Electoral College seals Trump White House win

Dec 20, 2016 - 6:51 AM

UPDATED Trump sails past the 270 votes needed to make his victory official according to US media clearing the way for him to succeed Barack Obama

UNANIMOUS. Michigan electoral college representatives sign paperwork after voting for President-elect Donald Trump at the Michigan State Capitol on December 19, 2016 in Lansing, Michigan, United States. Sarah Rice/Getty Images/AFP

Anti-Trump camp seeks electoral college revolt

Dec 19, 2016 - 3:11 PM

Russia s alleged cyber hack that many Democrats believe gravely wounded Clinton has added an extra layer of drama to the electoral college vote

LAST-DITCH EFFORT. Ruth Fulton, 44, demonstrates during a candlelight vigil against US President-elect Donald Trump outside the Colorado Capitol building on the eve of the Electoral College vote, in Denver, Colorado on December 18, 2016. Chris Schneider/AFP

WATCH: Electoral College, the last hope for anti-Trump camp

Dec 19, 2016 - 2:48 PM

An Electoral College will officially determine who becomes the next President of the United States but the system is being criticized more and more

(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on November 03, 2016 shows Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Cleveland, Ohio on October 22, 2016 and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 19, 2016.  Just five days before the bitter presidential campaign comes to a head a new poll on November 3, 2016 showed a tightening race, with Hillary Clinton's edge over Donald Trump shrinking and few voters saying they remain undecided. The New York Times/CBS News poll showed the Democratic White House hopeful with 45 percent to her Republican rival's 42, a three-point lead that had diminished from the more comfortable nine-point margin she had weeks earlier. / AFP PHOTO / Jay LaPrete AND SAUL LOEB

Electoral College, archaic and unloved, prepares to anoint Trump

Dec 18, 2016 - 10:50 PM

Some Democrats however are still clinging to the slender hope that a few dozen Republican electors might decide not to vote for Trump

US President-elect Donald Trump speaks in Mobile, Alabama, during a 'Thank You Tour 2016' rally on December 17, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON

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Dec 16, 2016 - 8:28 PM

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Last hope for anti-Trump camp is the Electoral College

Dec 16, 2016 - 4:27 PM

Its 538 members the government says it is not even a body really but rather a process – will vote December 19 to formally confirm Trump s stunning win over Democrat Hillary Clinton in the November 8 election

TRUMP. President-elect Donald Trump arrives to speak at a USA Thank You Tour 2016 at the Giant Center on December 15, 2016 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Photo by Don Emmert/ AFP

Clinton leads Trump by over 2M in popular vote

Nov 24, 2016 - 8:38 AM

The Democratic candidate s lead in the popular vote makes no difference to the outcome of the November 8 election which Trump won by taking a majority of electoral votes

In this photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks while being honored during the Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds Celebration at the Newseum November 16, 2016 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

Kaget, tak percaya, takut: Ini reaksi netizen Indonesia terhadap kemenangan Donald Trump

Nov 09, 2016 - 7:07 PM

Apa kata netizen tentang hasil di luar dugaan ini?

TRUMP. Republican presidential elect Donald Trump arrives for an election night party at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York on November 9, 2016. Photo by Mandel Ngan/ AFP

#USVote: 2016 Electoral College results

Nov 09, 2016 - 6:00 AM

Latest tally of Electoral College votes won 2016 US elections

Prediksi Pemilu AS: Siapa yang akan menang?

Nov 08, 2016 - 8:17 PM

Inilah prediksi akhir untuk pemilihan presiden beserta juga pemilihan gubernur Senat AS dan Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat AS

FEMALE PRESIDENT? Will Hillary Clinton be the first female president of the United States? EPA/Spencer Platt

US Election Day predictions: Who is going to win?

Nov 08, 2016 - 9:58 AM

Here are final predictions for the Presidency as well as elections for Governors the US Senate and the US House of Representatives

FEMALE PRESIDENT? Will Hillary Clinton be the first female president of the United States? EPA/Spencer Platt

US politics 101: The American political system explained

Nov 08, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Who are the Democrats and Republicans? What are caucuses and primaries? What is the electoral college?

Voters cast their ballot during early voting at a polling station on October 31, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Joshua Lott/AFP

Philippine and US election demographics

May 01, 2016 - 6:00 PM

This piece will dive into specific voters’ demographics that could influence the outcome of these elections With the upcoming elections in both countries will voting blocs make a winner?

Philippine and US electoral systems on the line

Apr 09, 2016 - 6:05 PM

Both the US and the Philippines could be faced with serious questions about our respective electoral systems

Will candidates govern as they campaign?

Apr 09, 2016 - 10:00 AM

With days into the homestretch we may not have enough time to observe the campaigns of all the candidates to get more from them But there is an ample opportunity to reflect on the shared notion that the presidency is not just about brutish passion charisma and endless vulgarity

Obama wins (again) as Congress tallies electoral votes

Jan 05, 2013 - 10:27 AM

UPDATED Congress certifies what the world has known for nearly two months – President Barack Obama s re election which was made official through the counting of the Electoral College s votes

Obama to America: 'Best is yet to come'

Nov 07, 2012 - 3:34 PM

In his victory speech re elected US President Barack Obama assures the American people that the country would move forward

FOUR MORE YEARS. Barack Obama's official Twitter account posted this photo with his wife Michelle, after news of his victory. Photo courtesy of Barack Obama's Twitter account.

Romney concedes, congratulates Obama

Nov 07, 2012 - 2:06 PM

Republican candidate Mitt Romney conceded defeat to President Barack Obama hours after the polls closed and called for his supporters to back and pray for his opponent

Ohio polls close; waiting game begins

Nov 07, 2012 - 10:41 AM

Polls closed in crucial swing state Ohio

Fast facts: The US Electoral College

Nov 05, 2012 - 10:03 PM

The US election is neither a vote by Congress or a parliamentary system nor a direct popular vote like in the Philippines

HOW AMERICA VOTES. US Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney supporters attend a rally in Doswell, Virginia, November 01, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel DUNAND

Tied US race raises stakes for key debate

Oct 16, 2012 - 8:27 AM

Mitt Romney s late charge has wiped out President Barack Obama s polling lead and left the White House rivals in the tightest of races raising the stakes of their second debate on Tuesday

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (R) and US President Barack Obama (L) greet one another at Magness Arena moments before the start of their first debate at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, October 3, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Pool / Michael REYNOLDS