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FILE – Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a primary night rally, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (Steven Senne / AP)

Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 7:07 a.m.

Jeb Bush says he’s unlikely to run for office again, says Trump should stop tweeting

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, whose bid for the presidency was derailed by businessman and eventual winner Donald Trump, says it’s unlikely he’ll ever run for office again. Bush, who is spending two weeks at a Texas A&M University teaching a course on the role of governors, said Thursday that he’s focused on building up his business again and working with the foundation he created to push for changes in education policy.

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Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 4:39 p.m.

WA electors fined for not voting for Clinton

OLYMPIA – Washington’s four “faithless” electors face a $1,000 fine each for not voting for Hillary Clinton when the Electoral College met Monday, state elections officials said. Three voted for former Gen. Colin Powell and one voted for Native American ...

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Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 4:56 p.m.

Otter: ‘We’re at Door No. 2 now’ 

Gov. Butch Otter, at a ribbon-cutting in Twin Falls today, confirmed that he’s being vetted as a possible nominee for Secretary of Agriculture, and told Times-News reporter Nathan Brown that he'd listed his favored positions in a Trump Administration as Interior, Ag, and heading the International Trade Administration. "We're at Door No. 2...

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives the thumbs-up during a campaign rally  Nov. 7. ( (Butch Comegys / Associated Press)

Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 7:53 a.m.

Donald Trump is named Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

Donald Trump has finally been named Time’s “Person of the Year.” “It’s a great honor,” the president-elect said on NBC’s “Today” show on Wednesday morning. “It means a lot, especially me growing up reading Time magazine. And it’s a very important magazine, and I’ve been lucky enough to be on the cover many times this year – and last year. But I consider this a very, very great honor.”

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Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 10:05 a.m.

Sunday Spin 2: We’re No. 8 

The state, too, had a record number of ballots cast, but didn’t have a record turnout, for much the same reason.  Even though the state’s turnout of 79 percent was below what elections officials hoped, it was eighth in the ...

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