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Federal judge weighs whether to end Michigan recount

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 5:32am

A federal judge could decide whether to end Michigan's presidential recount after the state's second-highest court said the Green Party nominee was ineligible to seek a second look at millions of ballots.

Michigan recount now in doubt; Pennsylvania sets hearing

Roger Schneider and Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 10:41pm

Michigan's presidential recount suddenly became in doubt Tuesday as a state appeals court said the Green Party candidate's poor showing disqualified her from seeking a second look at the votes.

The Latest: Federal judge sets hearing on Michigan recount

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 10:31pm

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The Latest: Trump to visit victims of Ohio State attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 8:51pm

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Trump interjects himself in Air Force One, business deals

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 8:31pm

President-elect Donald Trump, a political newcomer who touts his corporate skills, turned businessman-in-chief Tuesday, first demanding the government cancel a multibillion-dollar order for new presidential planes and then hailing a Japanese company's commitment to invest billions in the U.S.

Iran president: Trump won't be able to harm the nuclear deal

Nasser Karimi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 3:22pm

Iran's president said on Tuesday that his country will not allow incoming U.S. President Donald Trump to "tear up" Iran's landmark nuclear deal with world powers and also warned Tehran will react to any extension of American sanctions.

Texas Republican elector says he won't cast ballot for Trump

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 7:38am

A Republican member of the Electoral College from Texas said Monday that he won't cast one of his state's 38 electoral votes for Donald Trump because "I am here to elect a president, not a king."

'It's time': SL leaders launch plan to develop area near new prison

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 7:02am

Last summer, Salt Lake City leaders fought adamantly against state lawmaker's decision to relocate the Utah State Prison from Draper to Utah's capital city. But now, they're shifting their efforts to make the best of it.

With Huntsman in mix for secretary of state, will Romney be passed over?

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 9:36pm

With former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. now being looked at by President-elect Donald Trump for secretary of state, it appears more likely that another contender for the post with Utah ties, Mitt Romney, will be passed over.

Ex-Sen. Dole facilitated Trump call with Taiwan's leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 9:31am

Last week's telephone call between President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan's president was the result of six months of behind-the-scenes work by former Sen. Bob Dole acting on behalf of the Taiwanese government, according to federal filings and published reports.

The Latest: Trump to campaign for Louisiana candidate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 9:01am

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The Latest: Michigan board delays decision on ending recount

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 8:50am

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Michigan recount now in doubt; Pennsylvania sets hearing

Roger Schneider and Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:41pm

Michigan's presidential recount suddenly appears in doubt after a state appeals court said the Green Party candidate's poor showing disqualified her from seeking a second look at the votes.

After concession, next N Carolina governor gets to celebrate

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 7:31pm

Democrat Roy Cooper finally Tuesday got to bask in his victory in the close race for North Carolina governor, telling supporters his narrow triumph over Republican incumbent Pat McCrory is a victory for the middle class and for the state's diverse population.

The Latest: Cooper finally gets to celebrate with supporters

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 6:01pm

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Ohio governor tells electors not to vote for him over Trump

Steve Peoples and Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 4:00pm

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday advised state electors not to vote for him in an anti-Donald Trump protest.

Citing complaints, NY prosecutor wants voting rules changed

David Klepper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:00pm

Unprecedented complaints about New York's presidential primary show the need for big changes to state voting rules, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday before announcing proposals to authorize automatic voter registration and join most other states in allowing early voting.

Trending story that Clinton won just 57 counties is untrue

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 7:54am

A trending story that claims Hillary Clinton won a total of 57 counties in the presidential election is untrue.

Presidential recount in Michigan expands to Detroit area

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 5:30am

The presidential recount in Michigan expands Tuesday to its largest county, which includes Detroit, and five other counties, and the fate of a statewide recount push in Pennsylvania awaits action in federal court.