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The Galveston County Daily News: Politics

December 7, 2016

Politics

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Federal judge weighs whether to end Michigan recount

DETROIT (AP) — 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.

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After concession, next N Carolina governor gets to celebrate
Posted: December 06, 2016

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — 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.

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Poll: Racial vulnerability linked to youth vote choice
Posted: December 06, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Among the youngest white adult Americans, feelings of racial and economic vulnerability appear to be closely connected to their support for Donald Trump in last month's election.

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Iran president: Trump won't be able to harm the nuclear deal
Posted: December 06, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — 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.

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Q&A: A look at Trump's call to cancel new Air Force 1
Posted: December 06, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new fleet of presidential aircraft to replace the aging Reagan-era models that currently shuttle the president around the world. Trump cited "out of control" costs of more than $4 billion in a tweet that ended with "Cancel order!"

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Math a concern for US teens; science, reading flat on test
Posted: December 06, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — American students have a math problem.

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Michigan recount expands, Pennsylvania awaits federal ruling
Posted: December 06, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — The presidential recount in Michigan expanded Tuesday to its largest county, which includes Detroit, and five other large counties, with the fate of a statewide recount push in Pennsylvania awaiting action in federal court.

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The Latest: Michigan's largest county starts its recount
Posted: December 06, 2016

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

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Presidential recount in Michigan expands to Detroit area
Posted: December 06, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — 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.

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Trump heads back out on road for 'thank you' tour
Posted: December 06, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is taking his show back on the road.

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