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Republicans dumping $10 million to help Lindsey in SC…

The Senate Leadership Fund, a Republican super PAC, plans to spend $10 million in South Carolina, hoping to boost Sen. Lindsey Graham’s re-election campaign as the race has tightened considerably, McClatchy reports.Why it matters: The campaign has become unexpectedly competitive, with Graham’s Democratic opponent, Jaime Harrison, having a massive financial advantage. Harrison was once thought…

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The Case for Dumping the Electoral College

Illustration by João FazendaIn 1961, Estes Kefauver, the crusading Democratic senator from Tennessee, denounced the Electoral College as “a loaded pistol pointed at our system of government.” Its continued existence, he said, as he opened hearings on election reform, created “a game of Russian roulette” because, at some point, the antidemocratic distortions of the College…