WASHINGTON — Trump threatens gov’t shutdown in heated meeting with Dem leaders over border wall, squabbling over election results.
MADISON, Wis. — Still stinging from an election loss, Wisconsin Republicans on Monday tried to push through measures that would weaken the incoming Democratic administration and allow outgoing Republican Gov. Scott Walker to make one last major mark on the state’s political landscape after his re-election defeat in November. The measures, part of a rare … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Wisconsin GOP uses rare session to weaken incoming governor
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is settling a vote-counting lawsuit stemming from the 2016 presidential election, in part by affirming a commitment it made previously to push Pennsylvania’s counties to buy voting systems that leave a verifiable paper trail by 2020. Paperwork filed Thursday in federal court in Philadelphia caps a lawsuit that … Continue reading HARRISBURG, Pa | Pennsylvania commits to new voting machines, election audit
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Latest on the election of Interpol’s next president (all times local): 5 p.m. Interpol’s Secretary General Jurgen Stock says the nationality of the policing organization’s president does not affect its neutrality. Stock spoke on Wednesday after member states voted to elect South Korea’s delegate, Kim Jong Yang, as Interpol’s … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Interpol chief: Neutrality key to organization
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Latest on the election of Interpol’s next president (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who warned about the Russian candidate for the Interpol presidency, is hailing the election of the South Korean nominee as a victory. Khodorkovsky, who spent 10 years in a Russian prison on … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Kremlin critic welcomes new Interpol president
GEORGETOWN, Del. — This week’s midterm elections spawned bitter rancor across the nation, as Republican President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats continue sniping at each other in Washington and candidates from Georgia to Arizona are now fighting in court over races that were to be settled Tuesday. But on Thursday in the tiny southern Delaware … Continue reading GEORGETOWN, Del | Delaware politicians bury a hatchet in post-election ritual
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Election Day (all times local): 11:45 am Long lines and malfunctioning machines marred the first hours of voting in some precincts across the U.S. Some of the biggest problems Tuesday were in Georgia, a state with a hotly contested gubernatorial election. Voters reported waiting up to three hours to vote. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Long lines and technical problems in Georgia
MOSCOW — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said Tuesday that he told Russian officials the Kremlin hurt itself by meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Wrapping up two days of talks in Moscow, Bolton said he told his Russian interlocutors that Moscow’s meddling has been “particularly harmful for Russian-American relations without providing anything … Continue reading MOSCOW | Bolton says he told officials vote meddling hurt Russia