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Five Facts on Electoral Vote Challenges

The Big Insight: In four of the last six presidential elections, electoral vote slates submitted by the states faced challenges from senators or members of the House. The recently introduced Electoral Count Reform Act could make such challenges less likely.

Five Facts on Electoral Vote Challenges

The seeds of the Capitol Hill violence on January 6, 2021 were sown by both then-President Trump and House Republicans challenging the validity of electoral slates from the states. Unfortunately, baseless challenges of electoral votes have become common in the aftermath of presidential elections. The recently introduced Electoral Count Reform Act — introduced by a bipartisan group of 16 senators — has several provisions that would make it harder to challenge or overturn presidential vote counts.

Here are five facts on electoral vote challenges.

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Five Facts on the Money Supply

The Big Insight: At the start of the pandemic, the Federal Reserve rapidly expanded the supply of money in our economy to help stave off a recession. But now, the money supply is growing slower than any time since the Great Depression.

Five Facts on the Money Supply

The Federal Reserve oversees the nation’s money supply — the total amount of cash, coins, bank balances, and other liquid instruments in circulation. In addition to raising and lowering interest rates, the Fed can choose the rate at which it creates new currency, which can impact both economic activity and inflation.

Here are five facts on America’s money supply.

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