Lawyers for Gillum, Nelson campaigns objected to noncitizen's vote being denied

Fla. Secretary of State orders recountsRepublican strategist Alana Roethle, Democratic strategist Antjuan Seawright discuss their reactions to the recount demanded in Florida Senate and governor races.Lawyers for the Florida Democratic gubernatorial and Senate candidates objected Friday to the rejection of a provisional ballot cast by a noncitizen, according to a transcript obtained by Fox News.The… Read More

Florida's secretary of state orders recounts in Senate, gubernatorial races

Florida’s secretary of state announced Saturday that there will be recounts in the Senate and gubernatorial races after the races became tight enough to trigger them -- amid controversy over the handling of the counts, which has sparked anger from RepublicansSecretary Ken Detzner issued the order after the unofficial results in both races fell within… Read More

Trump, Macron defuse tense comments on European defense, appear united on 'strong Europe'

President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron appeared united on Saturday after contentious comments by both leaders that threatened to derail the celebration in France marking 100 years since the end of World War I.Trump attacked his French host upon arrival in France late Friday, lashing out at Macron’s “very insulting” suggestion that Europe needs… Read More

Election official in Arizona's Senate dispute represented figure in 'Fast and Furious' arms scandal

A county official in Arizona, whom Republicans accuse of destroying evidence to cover up “voting irregularities,” has previously defended the accused ringleader of a group of gun straw buyers in Operation Fast and Furious, the federal operation that led to the death of a Border Patrol agent in the state.Before he was elected in 2016 as Maricopa… Read More

Ballot mixup puts more heat on Broward elections official as key Florida races remain unresolved

A Florida election supervisor mixed some invalid ballots along with about 200 valid ones, according to a report, in the latest example of what Republicans say has been the incompetent handling of votes as the state braces for a possible recount.The error was found after Brenda Snipes, a Broward County official who has a long history… Read More

Democrat governor mulling 2020 presidential run grants clemency to criminals

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper granted 23 people clemency, reports said Friday.  (Gov. John Hickenlooper via Facebook)Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper issued pardons to 23 people with criminal records on Friday, bringing his total while in office to 89, according to reports.The Democrat's pardon letters were granted to people who finished their sentences and became "contributing members of their communities,"… Read More

Florida at center of explosive post-election fight, as new Arizona Senate tally gives edge to Dem

A midterm election season that appeared quite settled Tuesday night has suddenly entered a bitterly contested overtime, with Arizona’s Senate candidates locked in a tight race and trading the lead as votes trickle in – and Florida reprising its 2000 role as the center of a ballot-counting brawl complete with armies of lawyers and allegations… Read More