According to the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, there have been five instances where a president has been elected while not winning the popular vote. Most recently, Donald Trump won the presidential election by securing more electoral votes than Hilary Clinton despite Clinton receiving nearly 2.9 million more total votes than Trump.
This week on "Starting Line" we learn more about HF845. The proposed legislation sponsored by Rep. Mike Freiberg (DFL-Golden Valley) would enact in Minnesota the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote.
The state’s latest economic forecast projects a budget deficit of $188 million for the current two-year biennium, and a $586 million deficit for the 2020-21 biennium
The Minnesota Supreme Court on Thursday upheld Gov. Mark Dayton’s line-item veto of the Legislature’s 2018-19 operating budget.
The budget process explained — and why it matters