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Obama orders review of election-season hacking

Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 6:42pm

President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email hacks that rattled the presidential campaign and raised fresh concerns about Russia's meddling in U.S. elections, the White House said Friday.

Wisconsin recount goes ahead, judge mulls Pennsylvania case

Todd Richmond and Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 5:00pm

A federal judge allowed Wisconsin's presidential recount to move forward Friday as a another federal judge in Pennsylvania planned to take the weekend to decide on a Green Party-backed request to recount paper ballots and examine election computer systems for signs of hacking.

Trump: No Cabinet post for Rudy Giuliani

Tal Kopan and Daniella Diaz CNN  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 4:41pm

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani will not serve in Donald Trump's incoming administration, the President-elect announced Friday.

The Latest: Michigan high court denies vote recount appeal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 4:30pm

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The Latest: McMahon donated $7m to pro-Trump super PACs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:10pm

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Michigan recount over; Pennsylvania sets hearing

Roger Schneider and Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 1:51pm

A federal judge's ruling that effectively halted Michigan's presidential recount after three days assured Republican Donald Trump's narrow victory in the state.

Chief of staff Priebus? Some Trump loyalists still dubious

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 1:31pm

When President-elect Donald Trump tapped Reince Priebus as his chief of staff, Republican leaders cheered the prospect of a close ally having a top White House job.

House GOP eyes food stamp overhaul, possible requirements

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 6:45am

House Republicans are laying the groundwork for a fresh effort to overhaul the food stamp program during Donald Trump's presidency, with the possibility of new work and eligibility requirements for millions of people.

The Latest: Leonardo DiCaprio, Trump discuss green jobs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 8:11pm

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Federal judge halts recount, sealing Trump's Michigan win

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 7:31pm

A federal judge who ordered Michigan to begin its recount effectively ended it on Wednesday, tying his decision to a state court ruling that found Green Party candidate Jill Stein had no legal standing to request another look at ballots.

Michigan recount over; Pennsylvania sets hearing

Roger Schneider and Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 6:50pm

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 the Green Party candidate Jill Stein couldn't seek another look at the vote.

Giuliani removes himself from State Department consideration

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 7:21pm

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani formally withdrew from consideration for a post in President-elect Donald Trump's administration Friday, putting an end to his ill-fated bid to lead the State Department. Trump is now seriously considering Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for the post.

Trump returns to campaign trail in Louisiana and Michigan

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 7:10pm

Appearing jovial and relaxed, Donald Trump plunged back into election politics Friday, a full month after he won the presidency, thanking Michigan voters and prodding Louisiana Republicans to turn out for Saturday's Senate runoff election.

Right to the end, Trump campaign spent less than Clinton's

Julie Bykowicz and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 1:10am

Donald Trump's campaign spent about $94 million in its final push for the White House, according to new fundraising reports filed Thursday.

Right to the end, Trump campaign spent less than Clinton's

Julie Bykowicz and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:21pm

Donald Trump's campaign spent about $94 million in its final push for the White House, according to new fundraising reports filed Thursday.

Reynolds faces spotlight in rise to Iowa governor

Barbara Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 5:01pm

For six years as lieutenant governor, Kim Reynolds has traveled throughout Iowa alongside the governor she described as her mentor and friend, but rarely has she been in the spotlight.

The Latest: Wisconsin recount nears end; Michigan's halted

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 1:51pm

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Somali-American lawmaker says DC cabbie called her 'ISIS'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:32am

The nation's first elected Somali-American lawmaker says she was harassed and called "ISIS" by a taxicab driver in Washington, D.C.

Recount ends in Michigan after 3 days; ongoing in Wisconsin

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:42am

Michigan's recount of presidential votes is over after a judge lifted an order that forced a statewide review of millions of ballots.