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Opinion: It’s Time to Move Up Inauguration Day

Imagine, for a moment, President Trump staying in office past January 20 even though he lost the election. Seems wild, until you realize that this was once common practice. Before 1933, an out-going presidential administration would remain in office until March 4. It wasn’t until the ratification of the 20th Amendment during the last days of the

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‘Raw exposed nerves’: Anxious nation awaits Election Day

She could have dropped her ballot at the post office, but she wasn’t sure if she should trust the mail. She considered slipping it into the secured ballot box just outside of City Hall, but what if something happened? A fire maybe; or theft. This year has delivered so many shocks that anything seemed possible.

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Cities, police brace for possible unrest after heated election

National and local law enforcement agencies are preparing to respond in case civil disturbances break out after Tuesday’s elections, which experts fear may have a “different venue for challenging election results, namely in the streets.” And that may be true whichever side wins. Seth Jones, director of the Transnational Threats Project at the Center for

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