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Campaigns and Elections

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Negative Aspects of Electoral College
Vermont State Senator Chris Pearson discussed negative aspects of the Elecotral College and reasons why the national popular vote would improve the system over other options.
December 6, 2016 : 3 min. 55 sec.

Electoral College Origins and Flaws
Jack Rakove discusses the origin of the Electoral College and some of the problems with the system.
December 6, 2016 : 4 min. 41 sec.

Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) on Electoral College
Rep. Bobby Scott discussed issues with changing the Electoral College system for presidential elections and positives of the current system.
December 6, 2016 : 2 min. 17 sec.

CLIP: President-Elect Trump's Jobs Promise
Scott Paul talked about President-elect Trump’s campaign promise to keep manufacturing jobs in the United States, including the recent deal with Carrier to keep 1,100 jobs in Indiana from moving to Mexico. A video clip was shown of President-elect Trump speaking at the Carrier plant in Indiana November 30, 2016.
December 5, 2016 : 4 min. 30 sec.

U.S.-Europe Relations in the Trump Administration
Der Spiegel's Holger Stark and the Guardian's Julian Borger talked about the future of U.S.-Europe relations in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.
December 4, 2016 : 9 min. 30 sec.

President-Elect Donald Trump's Business Interests
Melissa Yeager talked about her work tracking President-elect Donald Trump’s possible conflicts of interest related to his business holdings, as well as how he could address these conflicts before taking office.
December 4, 2016 : 10 min. 38 sec.

CLIP: Presidential Transfer of Power
Max Stier talked about President-elect Donald Trump's preparations to take office in January, including key appointments and challenges facing the incoming administration.
November 28, 2016 : 7 min. 7 sec.

Donald Trump's Presidential Transition
Paul Brandus talked about what challenges President-elect Donal Trump was facing in the presidential transition process as he selected key members of his administration and how he could manage his supporters' expectations.
November 22, 2016 : 7 min. 4 sec.

President-Elect Donald Trump Lays Out First 100 Days
In a video message, President-elect Donald Trump shared an update on the presidential transition, an outline of some of his policy plans for the first 100 days, and his day-one executive actions. Topics included withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, reducing restrictions on energy production, and reduction of the number of regulations.
November 21, 2016 : 2 min. 47 sec.

President Obama Meeting with Donald Trump
President Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met for transition talks at the White House. President Obama said that his number one priority was to have a transition that “ensures our president-elect is successful.”
November 10, 2016 : 3 min. 47 sec.
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