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Essential Politics: The conversation returns to 'rigged' elections

Essential Politics: The conversation returns to 'rigged' elections

What seemed like a sleepy holiday weekend ended up feeling a lot like the campaign by the time it clanged to a conclusion Sunday, with President-elect Donald Trump suggesting Hillary Clinton only won the popular vote thanks to people casting ballots illegally in states including California.

I’m Christina Bellantoni. Welcome to Essential Politics, back after a holiday hiatus and about to transition to a new schedule. (More on that soon.)

Trump’s Twitter accusations are being met with encouragement by some Republican officials....

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