Stories tagged: Election
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 1:59 P.M.
Federal judge wants to see Clinton emails search warrant
A federal judge directed the U.S. government Tuesday to show him any search warrant application used to gain access to a new batch of Hillary Clinton’s emails just before the …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 1:11 P.M.
Democrats to GOP: Run fair investigations of Russian hacking
Congressional Democrats prodded Republicans on Tuesday to be aggressive and even-handed as lawmakers prepared to run investigations into U.S. intelligence assertions that Russia intruded into last month’s elections to help …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 12:28 P.M.
Kremlin calls talk of Russian interference in US elections ‘absolute nonsense’
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman on Tuesday issued a blunt denial of U.S. allegations that the Kremlin intervened to help Donald Trump win the presidency, and expressed hope that Moscow …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 8:33 A.M.
Gambia security forces block access to electoral office
Gambian security forces blocked access to the electoral commission office Tuesday, refusing to let staffers enter, as several West African leaders arrived to urge the country’s president to respect elections …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 8:08 A.M.
Stein plans to donate leftover money raised for recounts
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein says she plans to donate any money left over from the $7.3 million she raised to force recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 9:13 P.M.
Recount efforts end: Trump wins in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania
Presidential election recount efforts came to an end Monday in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, with both states certifying Republican Donald Trump as the winner in contests that helped put him over …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 5:23 P.M.
Two Washington electors sue over law on election results
Two Washington state electors have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a law that would fine them up to $1,000 each if they disregard the state popular vote in the November …
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 …