Stories tagged: Election
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 3:54 P.M.
Trump postponing announcement on future of his businesses
President-elect Donald Trump is postponing until next month a previously announced news conference to outline how he’ll handle his far-flung business operations while in the White House, according to senior …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 12:49 P.M.
Idaho’s presidential electors to cast votes at Statehouse
BOISE – Idaho Gov. Butch Otter and Secretary of State Lawerence Denney say the state’s four Republican electors will meet next week to cast their ballots for the president of …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 12:25 P.M.
Clinton campaign presses for intelligence on Russian hacking
Hillary Clinton’s campaign Monday said that the Obama administration “owes it to the American people” to tell what it knows about Russian hacking of Clinton campaign emails and those of …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 11:19 A.M.
Electoral College members request intelligence briefing over Trump-Russia ties
A handful of members of the Electoral College, including a rogue Republican who says he won’t vote for President-elect Donald Trump, are demanding an intelligence briefing on whether the government …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 10:51 A.M.
King County Council to appoint state Senate replacement
The King County Council is preparing to appoint a state senator to replace Pramila Jayapal, who was elected to Congress last month.
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 10:47 A.M.
Ex-ambassador Bolton suggests Russian election hacks were ‘false flag’ by Obama administration
John Bolton, a former U.N. ambassador reportedly being considered for deputy secretary of state in the Trump administration, said Sunday that reports of Russian interference in the presidential election may …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 9:10 A.M.
Senate will investigate reports of Russia hacking, McConnell says
The top Senate Republican said Monday that Congress will investigate a CIA assessment that Russia interfered in the November election on behalf of Donald Trump, an intelligence conclusion that the …
SATURDAY, DEC. 10, 2016, 7:12 P.M.
Republican John Kennedy wins Louisiana Senate race in runoff
Louisiana voters Saturday chose to send Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy to the U.S. Senate, filling the nation’s last Senate seat and giving the GOP a 52-48 edge in the …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 12:16 P.M.
Federal judge refuses to halt Wisconsin recount
A federal judge refused to halt Wisconsin’s presidential recount Friday, telling President-elect Donald Trump’s supporters that the effort probably won’t change anything anyway.
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 9:10 A.M.
CIA says hacking by Russia intended to boost Trump election
The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to undermine confidence in the …
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 1:33 P.M.
Georgia accuses U.S. of trying to hack its election systems
The state of Georgia on Thursday accused the U.S. Homeland Security Department of apparently trying to hack its election systems
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 11:15 A.M.
Seattle prepares to mail campaign finance vouchers
Seattle is preparing to mail democracy vouchers to registered voters as part of a new campaign finance initiative.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 9:05 A.M.
Recount ends in Michigan after 3 days; ongoing in Wisconsin
Michigan’s recount of presidential votes is over after a judge lifted an order that forced a statewide review of millions of ballots.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 9 A.M.
Federal judge hears arguments in lawsuit on Pasco’s election system
The attorney for a Pasco woman suing the city over its election system congratulated city officials Wednesday on their recent progress, but said it’s not enough to give Latino candidates …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 2:07 P.M.
Michigan recount over; Pennsylvania sets hearing
Michigan’s presidential recount was halted Wednesday after three days, assuring Republican Donald Trump’s victory in the state, when a federal judge said he’ll abide by a court ruling that found …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 9:45 A.M.
Trump picks retired Marine Gen. John Kelly for homeland security chief
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close …
WEDNESDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 8:55 A.M.
Analysis: Why Joe Biden just can’t rule out running for president in 2020
No one in the world expects Joe Biden to run for president again. Except, that is, Joe Biden himself. Maybe.
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 8:43 A.M.
Michigan recount expands, Pennsylvania awaits federal ruling
The presidential recount in Michigan expanded Tuesday to its largest county, which includes Detroit, and five other large counties, with the fate of a statewide recount push in Pennsylvania awaiting …
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 3:23 P.M.
No experience needed: Trump taps Carson for HUD secretary
Donald Trump chose retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, raising fresh concerns about the lack of experience some of …
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 12:28 P.M.
Elections results for Marsy’s Law have been certified
The state Board of Canvassers on Monday certified voter passage of a constitutional initiative that establishes certain rights for crime victims, without stating when it takes effect.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 8:06 A.M.
Trump taps former campaign rival Carson as housing secretary
President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of …
SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016, 4:15 P.M.
Green Party switches strategy in Pennsylvania recount bid
A Green Party-backed campaign changed its strategy to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, and said late Saturday night that it …
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 3:14 P.M.
Trump looked into hotels in Cuba ‘no more than 6 months ago,’ Spanish exec claims
As a candidate, President-elect Donald Trump looked into the possibility of establishing hotels in Cuba, according to the head of a major Spanish hotel chain.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 2:50 P.M.
Howard Dean takes himself out of DNC chairman race
Howard Dean is taking himself out of the race to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 2:01 P.M.
Clinton gains 22,000 votes on Trump in Pennsylvania
President-elect Donald Trump’s margin of victory in Pennsylvania is shrinking as more counties finish tallying their votes.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 12:57 P.M.
Trump has already told us all he has to about his finances until after 1st year in office
Donald Trump isn’t legally obligated to tell Americans anything more about his finances until well into his presidency.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 12:53 P.M.
Trump transition balks at call for nominees’ tax returns
President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team is pushing back on Senate Democrats’ calls for all Cabinet nominees to release their tax returns, calling it a “PR stunt” and defending the Republican’s …
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 9:42 A.M.
Trump supporters seek legal halt to Wisconsin, Michigan recounts
Supporters of Republican Donald Trump filed a federal lawsuit trying to halt Wisconsin’s ongoing presidential recount, and Michigan’s attorney general on Friday sued to stop a recount from happening in …
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 8:28 A.M.
Incoming Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin steps down from Sears board
Steven Mnuchin, who was nominated by Donald Trump as the next Treasury secretary, is stepping down from the board at Sears.