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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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Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 1:10 p.m.

Trump campaign objects to Michigan hand recount

LANSING, Mich. – President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign has filed an objection to Green Party candidate Jill Stein’s request for a hand recount of Michigan’s presidential election votes. The objection filed Thursday will delay or block the recount, which the state ...

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Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 1:33 p.m.

Seeking an Electoral College switch 

OLYMPIA – In 20 days, Bret Chiafalo will be one of 12 Washington members of the Electoral College who will help pick the next president. A Democrat pledged to Hillary Clinton, he said he'd be willing to vote for someone ...

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Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, midnight

Maybe we aren’t alarmist enough

I am reminded of German Jews who watched a monumental evil gather itself against them, all the while assuring one another that things weren’t as bad as they seemed, that their country would soon return to its senses. Meantime, the boxcars were lining up.

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