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Trump to name Exxon Mobil CEO as secretary of state, NBC News reports

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 5:43pm

It appears former GOP presidential candidate and adopted Utah favorite son Mitt Romney won't become secretary of state.

Trump: No Cabinet post for Rudy Giuliani

Tal Kopan and Daniella Diaz CNN  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:31pm

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

Obama orders review of election-season hacking

Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:30pm

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.

Democratic challenger concedes race to GOP Rep. LaVar Christensen

Dec 9th - 7:11pm

After losing to Rep. LaVar Christensen by only five votes in a recount last week, Democratic challenger Suzanne Harrison conceded the House District 32 race to the GOP incumbent 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.

The Latest: Michigan high court denies vote recount appeal

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

The Latest on efforts for recounts of the presidential race in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania (all times local):

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

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

The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):

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.

The Latest: Trump says he's 'studying' Paris climate deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 11th - 7:40am

The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times local):

GOP senators join Dems to condemn Russian political hacking

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 11th - 6:30am

The Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee are joining with Democrats in calling for an examination of reports that Russia interfered in the presidential election.

Clay Higgins, known as the "Cajun John Wayne," defeats fellow Republican Scott Angelle in Louisiana's 3rd District race

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 8:21pm

Clay Higgins, known as the "Cajun John Wayne," defeats fellow Republican Scott Angelle in Louisiana's 3rd District race.

Republican state lawmaker Mike Johnson wins election for Louisiana's open 4th Congressional District seat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 8:11pm

Republican state lawmaker Mike Johnson wins election for Louisiana's open 4th Congressional District seat.

Republican John Kennedy wins Louisiana runoff election for Senate seat, defeating Democrat Foster Campbell

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 7:51pm

Republican John Kennedy wins Louisiana runoff election for Senate seat, defeating Democrat Foster Campbell.

Trump jovially rejoins campaign trail, tosses hat to a fan

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 7:41pm

Appearing jovial and relaxed, Donald Trump plunged back into election politics Friday, a full month after he won the presidency, enthusiastically prodding Louisiana Republicans to turn out for Saturday's Senate runoff election and protect the party's 52-48 margin in Washington.

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.

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

The Latest on presidential recount efforts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania (all times local):