This week, The New Yorker’s Hendrick Hertzberg and I discuss how the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact will guarantee that the winner of the popular vote will become POTUS. The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact is a compact to award member states’ electors to the candidate who receives the most…
Dear Internet Friends,
Well, we’ve gotten a lot accomplished since we launched the website in April.
You helped us fill the new Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School Library on the Leech Lake Reservation in Northern Minnesota by donating 2,500 new books the librarian had asked for and $82,000! The school will have a library of 20,000 books that will serve the whole community thanks to you! Great start, everybody!
The Al Franken Podcast is also off to a great start! If you haven’t listened to our very first one with Maria Teresa Kumar of Voto Latino, it’s unfortunately even more relevant today. Maria discussed voter suppression (including the citizenship question on the census), immigration, and the disgraceful conditions in the for-profit internment camps. Her description of an eight-year-old boy asking if there’s a coffee plantation nearby -he says he’s a good picker – is heartbreaking.
This week, The New Yorker’s Hendrick Hertzberg and I discuss how the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact will guarantee that the winner of the popular vote will become POTUS.
Oh. And subscribe to my new YouTube channel. All the podcasts are there, plus some videos from my pre-Senate career as well as my years in the Senate.
Enjoy the website!
Jeffrey Toobin and Dahlia Lithwick examine the potential legal issues that may take center stage between now and the day the Senate decides whether Trump is guilty or not guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors.
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