The procedures for challenging the outcome of a presidential election are summarized in a new publication from the Congressional Research Service.
“The initial responsibility for resolving challenges, recounts, and contests to the results of a presidential election” lies with each individual state, CRS noted. But under some circumstances, challenges to a presidential election can work their way up to Congress for resolution. See How Can the Results of a Presidential Election Be Contested?, CRS Legal Sidebar, August 26, 2016.
Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following:
Saudi Military Campaign in Yemen Draws Congressional Attention to U.S. Arms Sales, CRS Insight, August 30, 2016
Bahrain: Reform, Security, and U.S. Policy, updated August 29, 2016
Turkey: Background and U.S. Relations, updated August 26, 2016
Turkey: Background and U.S. Relations in Brief, updated August 26, 2016
Gangs in Central America, updated August 29, 2016
American Agriculture and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement, updated August 30, 2016
Small Business: Access to Capital and Job Creation, August 26, 2016
Tolling U.S. Highways, August 26, 2016
Labor Day Speech Resources: Fact Sheet, August 26, 2016
Supreme Court: Length of the Scalia Vacancy in Historical Context, CRS Insight, August 26, 2016
To empower new voices to start their career in nuclear weapons studies, the Federation of American Scientists launched the New Voices on Nuclear Weapons Fellowship. Here’s what our inaugural cohort accomplished.
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The FAS Nuclear Notebook is one of the most widely sourced reference materials worldwide for reliable information about the status of nuclear weapons and has been published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1987. The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by the staff of the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project: Director Hans […]
According to the National Center for Education Statistics’ August 2023 pulse panel, 60% of public schools were utilizing a “community school” or “wraparound services model” at the start of this school year—up from 45% last year.