Politics - Elections

Before taking office, Trump has changed the presidency

Published Jan. 20 2017

Donald Trump enters the White House on Friday just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by...

Trump's pick for top diplomat takes tough line on Moscow

Published Jan. 12 2017

Barraged by questions about Russia, Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state promised a far more muscular approach toward the...

Obama retaliates against Russia for U.S. election hacking

Published Dec. 29 2016

President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia's interference in the U.S....

Sen. Corker says he is 'more than reassured' about Tillerson's views on Russia

Published Dec. 22 2016

The chairman of the Senate panel that will vote early next year on the nomination of Rex Tillerson for secretary...

Electoral College vote secures Donald Trump's White House win

Published Dec. 19 2016

There were many protesters but few faithless electors as Donald Trump won the Electoral College vote Monday — ensuring he...

Republicans sweep Louisiana runoffs, ending 2016 elections

Published Dec. 11 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The 2016 campaign season has finally ended, with Louisiana's runoff election cementing Republican control of...

Obama orders review of election-season hacking

Published Dec. 9 2016

President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the election-season hacking that rattled the presidential...

Right to the end, Trump won despite spending less than Clinton

Published Dec. 9 2016

Donald Trump's campaign spent about $94 million in its final push for the White House, according to new fundraising reports...

HUD secretary nominee Ben Carson under fire for lack of experience

Published Dec. 6 2016

Donald Trump chose retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development,...

Green Party drops bid for statewide Pennsylvania recount

Published Dec. 3 2016

Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday night that had sought to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov....

Carrier says it has deal with Trump to keep jobs in Indiana

Published Nov. 29 2016

ir conditioning company Carrier said Tuesday that it had reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000...

Treasury nominee Steven Mnuchin was Trump's top fundraiser

Published Nov. 29 2016

Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's expected choice to be the nation's 77th treasury secretary, has had a long history as...

Trump to meet with Sen. Corker regarding diplomatic post

Published Nov. 29 2016

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Chattanooga, was set to meet today with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss a position on his...

Trump to nominate Georgia Rep. Tom Price as health secretary

Published Nov. 28 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Rep. Tom Price, a leading critic of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law,...

Qualifying deadline in three weeks for Chattanooga elections

Published Nov. 28 2016

Chattanoogans could see as many as 28 candidates between the city's mayoral and council races on the March 7 ballot.

Trump criticizes recount push but claims millions voted illegally

Published Nov. 27 2016

President-elect Donald Trump claimed without evidence Sunday that millions voted illegally in the national election, scoffing at Hillary Clinton's nearly...

Trump slams recount push as 'a scam,' says election is over

Published Nov. 26 2016

President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday condemned a growing push to force recounts in three states pivotal to his Nov. 8...

Trump adds new administration picks

Published Nov. 25 2016

President-elect Donald Trump pressed forward Friday with two more administration picks, as failed Green Party candidate Jill Stein took new...

Green Party's Jill Stein files recount request in Wisconsin

Published Nov. 25 2016

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein on Friday formally requested a recount of election results in Wisconsin.

Trump begins backing off campaign vows on Clinton, climate

Published Nov. 23 2016

Two weeks after his election victory, President-elect Donald Trump began backing off campaign promises Tuesday, including his hard line on...

Trump auditions Cabinet prospects high above Manhattan

Published Nov. 22 2016

Donald Trump held court from his perch high above Manhattan on Monday, receiving a line of former rivals, longtime allies...


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Donald Trump's Cabinet picks, so far

Published Nov. 18 2016

President-elect Donald Trump faces a daunting challenge as he prepares for his move to the White House: Selecting the men...

AP Source: Trump offers National Security Adviser job to Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn

Published Nov. 17 2016

President-elect Donald Trump began building out his national security team Thursday, offering retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn the job of...