Stories tagged: Election
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 5:08 A.M.
Analysis: Trump’s announcements help him look good while distracting from controversies
Donald Trump arrived Thursday in Indiana to tout the saving of about 1,000 American jobs – and to add yet more positive shine to an image honed daily with his …
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 1:38 P.M.
Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis is Trump’s secretary of defense pick
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis to be secretary of defense, nominating a former senior military officer who led operations across the Middle East to …
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 1:10 P.M.
Trump campaign objects to Michigan hand recount
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.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 11:24 A.M.
Democrats press Obama administration over conflicts at Trump’s D.C. hotel
Four Democrats in the House of Representatives are pushing the Obama Administration to address potential conflicts of interests and contractural violations that could arise when Trump becomes president in January.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 10:33 A.M.
Recalled Newsweek ‘Madam President’ Clinton issue hits eBay
Supporters of Hillary Clinton apparently still have a chance to get a since-recalled commemorative edition of Newsweek that was set to be released if the Democrat won the presidential election.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 9:20 A.M.
Wisconsin first state to start presidential election recount
The first candidate-driven statewide recount of a presidential election in 16 years began Thursday in Wisconsin, a state that Donald Trump won by less than a percentage point over Hillary …
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 6:08 A.M.
Trump’s Cabinet: ‘Draining the swamp’ or diving right in?
Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp” in the nation’s capital. Instead, he’s diving right in.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 5:04 A.M.
Trump’s latest Cabinet nominees all major donors to his campaign
The three latest nominees tapped by President-elect Donald Trump were major financial backers of his White House campaign.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 2:20 P.M.
Watchdog group finds no evidence of voter fraud
With more than 1,000 people watching the vote on Election Day, a watchdog group said it found no evidence that millions of people voted illegally despite President-elect Donald Trump’s tweets.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 9:22 A.M.
Groups document more than 860 hate incidents since elections
Civil rights groups say President-elect Donald Trump should forcefully and publicly denounce racism and bigotry. They are pointing to more than 860 bias-related incidents recorded in the 10 days following …
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 7:46 A.M.
Possible voter fraud surfaces in Asotin County
The Asotin County prosecutor is investigating two cases of possible voter fraud in the Nov. 8 general election.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 9:15 P.M.
In Haiti election, Jovenel Moise apparently wins presidential vote
Jovenel Moise, the hand-picked candidate of Haiti’s previous elected leader, apparently won the presidential election outright against 26 rivals, according to preliminary results announced late Monday that gave him 55.6 …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 4:04 P.M.
U.S. investigating leak related to Petraeus case
The Defense Department is conducting a new leaks investigation related to the sex scandal that led to the resignation of former CIA Director David Petraeus, the Associated Press confirmed Monday, …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 3:26 P.M.
Trump drama rolls on: Disputes, falsehoods hit transition
The drama, disputes and falsehoods that permeated Donald Trump’s presidential campaign are now roiling his transition to the White House, forcing aides to defend his baseless assertions of illegal voting …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 3:18 P.M.
California GOP Congressman Darrell Issa narrowly wins seat
California’s Darrell Issa, the wealthiest member of Congress, is keeping his House seat.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 2:25 P.M.
House Democrats demand Chaffetz probe Trump’s finances
Democrats on Monday made their strongest call to date for a congressional investigation into President-elect Donald Trump’s business entanglements and possible conflicts of interest, asking the GOP’s top House investigator …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 1:13 P.M.
As Michigan certifies election, possible recounts now in play for three states
The Michigan Board of Canvassers with a 4-0 vote certified the state’s election results Monday afternoon, showing Republican Donald Trump won the presidential race by a 10,704-vote margin over Democrat …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 11:56 A.M.
Analysis: Trump unwittingly makes strong case for a recount of his own 2016 election win
On Sunday morning, President-elect Donald Trump assured us all that a recount of the 2016 election wouldn’t change the outcome and was a waste of resources. In a tweetstorm, he …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 10:12 A.M.
Trump to meet with Petraeus, Romney as secretary of state battle heats up
President-elect Donald Trump will meet Monday with retired Army Gen. David Petraeus, a possible alternative choice for secretary of state amid an escalating feud over the position between supporters of …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 9:11 A.M.
Green Party to ask Pennsylvania court to order presidential recount
The Green Party says it will ask a Pennsylvania court to order a statewide recount of the state’s Nov. 8 presidential election result.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 7:17 A.M.
Analysis: Trump’s populism is about to face a rude awakening
It only took seven years, but middle-class incomes are finally rising again, and nothing President-elect Donald Trump does will change that.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 9:40 A.M.
Stein wants battleground states recount; Trump pushes ahead shaping administration
President-elect Donald Trump is connecting with foreign leaders and considering new Cabinet-prospects Friday as he gathers with family for a long Thanksgiving weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate.
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 9:22 P.M.
Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say
The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary …
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 7:01 A.M.
Investigating Clinton is not Trump’s job
The revelation that President-elect Donald Trump does not intend to seek a new investigation into Hillary Clinton was startling not only because it seemed to reverse a campaign pledge.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 6:30 P.M.
How to talk about race and politics at Thanksgiving dinner
With Thanksgiving upon us, the inevitable dinner discussion about politics, race, Donald Trump, race, what’s wrong with America – and race – are bound to bring some uncomfortable drama to …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 12:25 P.M.
Make Christmas Great Again: For $149, Trump sells the bauble
For Donald Trump supporters looking to extend election season into holiday season, the president-elect’s campaign has a new offering: The Make America Great Again Christmas ornament.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 8:42 A.M.
Consumer sentiment in U.S. jumps after Trump election victory
Consumer confidence rose more than previously reported to a six-month high in November, showing Americans became more optimistic about their finances and the economy after Donald Trump won the presidential …
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 1:29 P.M.
Portland mayor cancels march he was to lead
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has called off an anti-hate march he was planning to lead after hearing that a counter-protest was planned.
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 1:10 P.M.
Montana elector, age 92, under fire for anti-gay comments
A 92-year-old man casting one of Montana’s electoral votes has been criticized for his comments about gay people
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 9:24 A.M.
Trump Foundation apparently admits to violating ban on ‘self-dealing,’ new filing to IRS shows
President-elect Donald Trump’s charitable foundation has apparently admitted to the IRS that it violated a legal prohibition against “self-dealing,” which bars nonprofit leaders from using their charity’s money to help …