A federal judge who ordered Michigan to begin its recount effectively ended it on Wednesday, tying his decision to a state court ruling that found Green Party candidate Jill Stein had no legal standing to request another look at ballots.
The ruling seals Republican Donald Trump's narrow victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton for Michigan's 16 electoral votes. read more
President Barack Obama sent high-level administration officials to Cuban dictator Fidel Castro's funeral procession last week, a gesture of respect he did not offer for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral.
After Castro's death, Obama released a statement saying: "History will record and judge the enormous impact of this singular figure on the people and the world around him." read more
LANSING -- The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the Board of State Canvassers never should have allowed a recount requested by Green Party candidate Jill Stein to proceed, because she has no chance to overturn the result of the presidential election in her favor and is not an aggrieved candidate.
The panel ordered the board to "reject the Nov. 30, 2016 petition of candidate Stein that precipitated the current recount process." read more
WASHINGTON Nancy Pelosi just gave Republicans another reason for celebration.
The newly elected Minority Leader insisted Sunday Dems aren't looking for a "new direction" even after the bruising Election Day defeats and a GOP monopoly in Washington.
A defiant -- and possibly delusional -- Pelosi stood firm about her party's future when pressed with what she'll do differently to deal with Democrat discontent. read more
President-elect Donald Trump's Environmental Protection Agency transition leader, Myron Ebell, is a huge threat to the green gravy train. Now, with billions of crony dollars at stake, the green slander machine is doing all it can to slime him.
Following their standard tactic, advocates of big government cronyism have picked someone to demonize as the face of small-government, pro-freedom ideals.
What's at stake for big green is billions upon billions of dollars taken from taxpayers and consumers and given to green crony businesses. Just for wind energy alone, grants, tax credits, loan guarantees, and other subsidies add up to at least $176 billion. read more