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Spokeswoman: Trump spoke Friday with president of Taiwan, country US broke diplomatic ties with in 1979

Spokeswoman: Trump spoke Friday with president of Taiwan, country US broke diplomatic ties with in 1979
Published: 12/02/16
Trump, backers ask courts to halt or block 3 state recounts

Trump, backers ask courts to halt or block 3 state recounts

President-elect Donald Trump's supporters have moved to prevent or halt election recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, involving the courts less than two weeks before the states would have to complete the tasks
Published: 12/02/16
Trump voter lost home, blames incoming Treasury secretary

Trump voter lost home, blames incoming Treasury secretary

When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink
Published: 12/02/16
Memo: Trump backs pipeline based on policy, not investments

Memo: Trump backs pipeline based on policy, not investments

President-elect Donald Trump supports completion of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline in the Midwest, a policy that a spokesman says is not related to Trump's investments in a partnership building the $3.8 billion pipeline
Published: 12/02/16

Lawmakers: Release secret details on election interference

Maine's independent senator is calling on President Barack Obama to release top-secret information on alleged Russian attempts to interfere with the presidential election
Published: 12/02/16
Republican lawmaker defeated at 90 says he's not retiring

Republican lawmaker defeated at 90 says he's not retiring

Outgoing Republican Vermont state Sen. William Doyle wants to make one thing clear when he's asked about his decision to stop pursuing a recount in his narrow election loss: Even at age 90 he's not retiring from politics
Published: 12/02/16
House Dems likely to keep NM lawmaker as campaign chief

House Dems likely to keep NM lawmaker as campaign chief

House Democrats are expected to keep the leader of their campaign organization in his job, even though they're frustrated with their disappointing Election Day showing
Published: 12/02/16

Indiana set record with 33 percent early voting in election

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson says the state set a record with 33 percent of voters in the Nov. 8 general election casting their ballots early
Published: 12/02/16

Pence signs paperwork allowing IN electors to vote for him

Gov. Mike Pence has signed off on the paperwork enabling Indiana's delegation to the electoral college to cast their votes _ for him
Published: 12/02/16
Trump to nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to lead Pentagon

Trump to nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to lead Pentagon

President-elect Donald Trump says he will nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to be his defense secretary
Published: 12/02/16