By Richard Ogle on Dec. 05, 2016, at 1:18 p.m.
Alone among all the candidates, Trump grasped the bitter resentment that political privileging of minorities would produce.
By David DeKok, Reuters on Dec. 04, 2016, at 8:29 a.m.
Stein said she planned to announce “the next step” in the recount effort Monday at a previously scheduled news conference at Trump Tower in New York City.
By Michael Shepherd on Dec. 01, 2016, at 2:11 p.m.
“I think the integrity of the election is absolutely not in question,” Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap said. “I’ve asserted that a hundred times, and I’ll assert it another hundred times.”
By Craig Timberg, The Washington Post on Nov. 30, 2016, at 10:05 p.m.
Congressional negotiators approved an initiative to track and combat foreign propaganda amid growing concerns that Russian efforts to spread “fake news” threaten U.S. national security.
By Ian Simpson and Roberta Rampton, Reuters on Nov. 27, 2016, at 9:05 a.m.
The voting margins make it highly unlikely any recounts would end up giving Clinton a win in all three states, which would be needed for the overall election result to change.
By Michael Shepherd on Nov. 26, 2016, at 1 a.m.
The Republican insurgency into rural Maine during the era of Gov. Paul LePage may not wane when he leaves office in 2018.
By Daniel Trotta, Reuters on Nov. 23, 2016, at 6:35 a.m.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Tuesday he has officially requested a recount of votes from the Nov. 8 election with official results showing him trailing his Democratic challenger, Attorney General Roy Cooper, by one-tenth of a point.
By Roberta Rampton, Reuters on Nov. 22, 2016, at 6:13 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday he was keeping an open mind on whether to pull out of a landmark international accord to fight climate change, in a softening of his stance toward global warming.
By Melissa Fares and Emily Stephenson, Reuters on Nov. 21, 2016, at 5:41 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump met with a stream of Cabinet hopefuls at his Manhattan office tower on Monday, but made no further announcements, keeping candidates and the public guessing about the shape of the administration that will take over on Jan. 20.
By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Nov. 21, 2016, at 4:35 p.m.
Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, who won a second term with 55 percent of the vote, ran fewer ads overall than his Democratic challenger, Emily Cain.
By Andreas Rinke and Madeline Chambers, Reuters on Nov. 20, 2016, at 1:56 p.m.
Despite a voter backlash over her open-door migrant policy, the 62-year-old conservative said she would stand again in the September election, ending months of speculation over her decision.
By Jane Martin on Nov. 20, 2016, at 10:11 a.m.
American women have been asked to see ourselves in our male presidents for 2½ centuries. Yet, progressives appeared hesitant to demand that the country see themselves in even one female president.
By Barry Ritholtz, Bloomberg View on Nov. 20, 2016, at 10:08 a.m.
I am skeptical that social-media posts changed many votes; people aggressively avoid ideas that challenge their basic philosophy and opinions.
By Christopher Petrella on Nov. 19, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“In short, U.S. democracy is a racial project that hinges on policies of inclusion and exclusion.”
By Andrew Rudalevige on Nov. 16, 2016, at 9:14 a.m.
The main repeal argument is simple: that the Electoral College is not directly democratic and violates the principle of “one person, one vote.”
By Susan Cornwell, Reuters on Nov. 15, 2016, at 7:02 p.m.
Republicans in the House of Representatives nominated Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday for re-election to his post next year, as lawmakers giddy with election success smoothed over their differences and pledged to unite behind Republican President-elect Donald Trump.
By Susan Cornwell and Alana Wise, Reuters on Nov. 14, 2016, at 7:10 p.m.
Democrats, civil rights groups and even some Republicans slammed President-elect Donald Trump on Monday for choosing right-wing firebrand Stephen Bannon as a key aide, saying it would elevate the white nationalist movement into the top levels of the White House.
By Roberta Rampton, Reuters on Nov. 14, 2016, at 7:06 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump is in for a quick wake-up call and will have to adjust his temperament when he confronts the realities of his new job on Jan. 20, President Barack Obama said on Monday.
By John Whitesides, Reuters on Nov. 13, 2016, at 2:38 p.m.
Trump and his senior advisers have signaled they could be flexible on some of his campaign promises once he takes office.
By Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post on Nov. 13, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
Donald Trump won fair and square and, as Hillary Clinton said in her concession speech, is owed an open mind and a chance to lead.