Reid open to reviewing Electoral College
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Senate Minority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidBernie campaign 2.0 - he's in it to win it, this time around Dems wrestle over how to vote on ‘Green New Deal’ Senate confirms Trump court pick despite missing two 'blue slips' MORE (D-Nev.) opened the door to reviewing the Electoral College after Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump mocks wind power: 'When the wind doesn't blow, just turn off the television' Trump's approval rating stable at 45 percent Kellyanne Conway: 'I think my gender helps me with the president' MORE lost the presidential election but remains on track to win the popular vote. 


"I think it would be educational for the country to have some hearings on the Electoral College," he told reporters Wednesday. "I think that's something we should look at." 

Reid's comments come after Sen. Barbara BoxerBarbara Levy BoxerHispanic civil rights icon endorses Harris for president California AG Becerra included in Bloomberg 50 list Climate debate comes full circle MORE (D-Calif.) filed a bill Tuesday to abolish the Electoral College.

If Congress agreed to amend the Constitution to do away with the Electoral College, three-fourths of the states would still need to approve the change within seven years for it to take effect.

Clinton is currently leading President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump mocks wind power: 'When the wind doesn't blow, just turn off the television' Pentagon investigator probing whether acting chief boosted former employer Boeing Trump blasts McCain, bemoans not getting 'thank you' for funeral MORE by more than 1 million votes, according to a Cook Political Report tracker of the national popular vote, but Trump won the Electoral College, leading the former secretary of State 290-232.

According to Pew, Clinton would be the fifth candidate to win the popular vote but lose the election, with the most recent being Al Gore in 2000. 

Trump called the Electoral College "genius" on Tuesday morning, despite past criticism.  

But during a "60 Minutes" interview Sunday, Trump said he still has issues with the system.

“I’m not going to change my mind just because I won,” the president-elect said. “But I would rather see it where you went with simple votes. You know, you get 100 million votes and somebody else gets 90 million votes and you win.”