All posts tagged "presidential elections"
Eurozone’s economic growth near 6-year high: New survey
LONDON – Businesses across the 19-country eurozone, and particularly in France, are increasingly upbeat and hiring more people despite big uncertainties – including France’s high-stakes presidential election. A closely watched survey of some 5,000 companies indicates that...
- Posted March 24, 2017
Putin Ordered Effort to Help Trump, Hurt Clinton: US Report
WASHINGTON – Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a hidden campaign to influence America’s presidential election in favor of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, U.S. intelligence agencies declared Friday in the government’s first formal allegation in support of...
- Posted January 6, 2017
Haiti certifies presidential victory of first-time candidate
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – An electoral tribunal in Haiti has rejected claims that massive voter fraud marred the November presidential election victory of first-time candidate Jovenel Moise, officials said Tuesday. The judges found some irregularities but not enough...
- Posted January 3, 2017
Obama vs Trump: Dispute Erupts over Who Would Have Won
HONOLULU – In an alternate universe in which President Barack Obama ran for a third term against Donald Trump, who would have won? No surprise: The president and the president-elect disagree. A fresh dispute erupted Monday between...
- Posted December 27, 2016
Election questions leave US distrustful, like other nations
Both Russia and the US have been accused of interfering with other countries' elections
- Posted December 18, 2016
Obama Urges Trump to Take Foreign Election Impact Seriously
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday warned against turning Russian hacking in the United States into a “political football” and said he hoped his successor, Republican Donald Trump, will take foreign influence in American elections seriously...
- Posted December 16, 2016
Clinton Says Putin’s “Personal Beef” Prompted Election Hacks
WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton is blaming Russian interference for her defeat in the presidential race, casting her loss as part of a long-running strategy by Russian President Vladimir Putin to discredit the fundamental tenets of American government....
- Posted December 16, 2016
FACT CHECK: No ‘landslide’ election win for Trump
WASHINGTON – In claiming that he scored “a massive landslide victory” in last month’s presidential election, Donald Trump turned history upside down. In fact, his winning margin in the Electoral College is on the other end of...
- Posted December 12, 2016
Haiti tabulating votes as factions claim victory, fraud
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Nearly 1,000 Haitian election workers began 12-hour shifts inside a warehouse Monday tabulating the results of weekend presidential and legislative voting supposed to return their drifting homeland back to full constitutional order. Despite an...
- Posted November 21, 2016
US reaches lowest electoral participation in two decades
Only 55% of U.S. citizens with the right to vote went to the ballots on Nov. 8
- Posted November 12, 2016