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If Trump picks Rubio, when would he need to move to avoid losing Florida's electoral votes, and would he then have to resign as Florida senator?

The critical date is the meeting of the electors: December 17, 2024. From that, an adjustment must be made to allow for establishing residency in another state, but that may vary depending on the ...
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Can the U.S. government do anything to make it more difficult for countries to circumvent sanctions using USDT?

One common selling point of decentralized cryptocurrencies over legal tender (official, state-issued currencies) is that governments are not able to meddle in their exchange as they are able to when ...
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How is the Russian invasion of Ukraine different from what the USA has done multiple times in the past?

One of the most obvious differences as of 2024 is that Russia has formally annexed 4 Ukrainian regions, which they don't fully occupy yet. And Putin now insists there can be no peace unless Ukrainian ...
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How is the Russian invasion of Ukraine different from what the USA has done multiple times in the past?

The lack of effort to even pretend it's something else? Like the U.S. lied about their reasons to go to war and create regime change, but they left a paper trail of going through the UN, establishing ...
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Why don't politicians get fact checked immediately?

In my experience, the vast majority of blatant lies from politicians occur during rallies, Congressional debates, or hearings where the politicians are grilling people from industry or academia. These ...
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How is the Russian invasion of Ukraine different from what the USA has done multiple times in the past?

It was much longer ago. I think it was about 1887 when this mostly ended, and the world is much different today. USA was, indeed, taking the lands of Native Americans forcefully, making fake peace ...
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Why do pro gun and anti abortion (and vice versa) views go together in the USA?

How did those two end up linked in this way? My assumption would be if you were "Pro-Life" you would be against guns, and if you were "Pro-Choice" you would be for guns? This ...
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How is the Russian invasion of Ukraine different from what the USA has done multiple times in the past?

On 30 September 2022, Russia, amid an ongoing invasion of Ukraine, unilaterally declared its annexation of areas in and around four Ukrainian oblasts—Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia. The ...
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Why don't politicians get fact checked immediately?

There is virtually no limit as to what a politician might claim in a speech or worse in off the script opinions, but there is a very limited set of topics to which a journalist could readily (directly ...
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Why don't politicians get fact checked immediately?

Many political statements involve complex issues that cannot be easily verified on the spot. Nuanced topics require thorough research and context, which takes time and expertise. However, sometimes ...
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What is Putin's stance on United States invading Syria and overthrowing the Assad regime?

On 12 October, Putin appealed to members of the American-led intervention in Syria to join the Russian military intervention in the Syrian Civil War, highlighting the legality of Russia's intervention ...
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Is there a US and UK equivalent of India's AFSPA act?

In terms of US laws that shield military personnels from prosecution for human rights violations, the many US Presidential and Military Orders that govern the US "War on Terror" and allows ...
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