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Could the electoral college keep Trump in the White House?

The president is not elected by the people; that power is held by the electoral college. And if its electors decide to go rogue, there's not much anyone can do.

US President-elect Joe Biden. (Image: AP/Carolyn Kaster)

How could 71 million Americans vote for a bozo? Here's what you need to understand...

Yes nearly 71 million Americans voted for the vulgar conman, but Joe Biden nevertheless handed him an outstanding electoral rebuke.

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As the wave of unemployment begins to flatten in the US, the virus surges

America faces a grim winter with millions still unemployed as a third wave of the virus mounts.

Donald Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani speaks during a news conference at Four Seasons Total Landscaping (Image: AP/John Minchillo)

Stalingrad at the Four Seasons: how it all ended in a Philly carpark

So this is how it ended for Donald Trump, wedged between a sex shop and a crematorium.

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Wild and wacky — the conspiracy theories bubbling away in the Trump stew

As the US president's hold on power gets weaker and weaker the RWNJs' hold on reality gets more and more bizarre.

Donald Trump (Image: PA/Stefani Reynolds)

CRIKEY EXCLUSIVE: Donald Trump's concession speech

Donald Trump wants us to know he'll be back, richer and more presidenty than ever.

Donald Trump Jr (Image: Paul Hennessy/ SOPA Images/Sipa USA)

Slate's perfect farewell to Trump's inner circle

It took a lot of people to get Trump in the White House. Slate made sure the door hit each of them on the way out.

Murdoch to Trump: can you leave the audience by the door?

Murdoch is using his US newspapers and television to send a message to an audience of one: “time’s up”.

Walls close in around Morrison on climate

Australia risks becoming an international pariah if it maintains its climate denialism as its major trading partners embrace carbon neutrality.

Next time, a smarter demagogue might find a way to win

The US electoral system only barely worked to prevent a would-be dictator winning power.

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