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Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Nov. 24, 2020 8:13 AM EST

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ Nov. 22 The Times and Democrat on the new leader of the South Carolina Senate Democrats: When Lexington County Sen. Nikki Setzler arrived in the state Senate in January 1977, times were much different than today. Setzler was elected as a Democrat in a county...

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2020, file photo President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Biden transition OK'd to start as Trump runs out of options

Nov. 24, 2020 7:57 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, formally starting the transition of power after President Donald Trump spent weeks testing the boundaries of American democracy. Trump relented after suffering yet...

Lisa McClain, a President Trump supporter, walks near the Capitol building in Lansing, Mich., Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Michigan's elections board is meeting to certify the state's presidential election results. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Michigan certifies Biden win, Trump challenge thwarted again

Nov. 23, 2020 11:00 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state, another setback for President Donald Trump in his futile effort to undermine the results of the Nov. 3 election through baseless legal challenges and unsupported claims of...

President-elect Joe Biden speaks during a meeting at The Queen theater Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden transition gets govt OK after Trump out of options

Nov. 23, 2020 10:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election on Monday, formally starting the transition of power after President Donald Trump spent weeks testing the boundaries of American democracy. He relented after suffering...

FILE - In this July 25, 2013, file photo Alejandro Mayorkas, President Obama's nominee to become deputy secretary of the Homeland Security Department, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on his nomination. President-elect Joe Biden is filling out his administration with key picks for his national security and foreign policy teams. Mayorkas will be nominated as the secretary for the department of homeland security. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Ex-Homeland Security official Mayorkas returns under Biden

Nov. 23, 2020 5:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is turning to a veteran of the Department of Homeland Security to lead the agency created after the Sept. 11 attacks but reshaped by President Donald Trump to carry out his hardline immigration and law enforcement agenda. Biden on Monday announced the nomination...

Judge rejects GOP bid to delay vote certification in Phoenix

Nov. 23, 2020 4:32 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has rejected the Arizona Republican Party’s bid to postpone the certification of election results in Maricopa County and dismissed the party’s legal challenge that sought a new audit of a sampling of ballots. Judge John Hannah issued the ruling Thursday with little...

Last Arizona county OKs election tally, assures Biden win

Nov. 23, 2020 3:16 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Elected leaders in the last Arizona county to certify its results from the Nov. 3 election signed off on their tally Monday, setting the stage for state leaders to formalize Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s historic win in the Grand Canyon State. The five-member Mohave...

Hearing delayed on Nevada GOP candidate's bid for new vote

Nov. 23, 2020 2:35 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A court hearing was postponed Monday in Nevada on a bid by a Republican congressional candidate for a re-do of the Nov. 3 election that he lost to an incumbent Las Vegas-area Democrat. Clark County District Court Judge Gloria Sturman agreed to let the case be reassigned after a lawyer...

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2020, file photo people watch a TV screen showing the live-broadcast of President-elect Joe Biden speaking, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

Election 2020 Today: Fraud rejected, Biden's top diplomat

Nov. 23, 2020 6:14 AM EST

Here’s what’s happening Monday in Election 2020: TODAY’S TOP STORIES: FRAUD REJECTED : President Donald Trump’s campaign has filed plenty of lawsuits in six states as he tries to upend an election he lost to Joe Biden. The strategy may have played well in front of TV cameras, but...

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2020, photo, a canvas observer photographs Lehigh County provisional ballots as vote counting in the general election continues in Allentown, Pa. President Donald Trump’s campaign filed a number of lawsuits across six battleground states this month as he tried to upend the 2020 election. Judges uniformly rejected his claims of vote fraud. The latest case ended Saturday, Nov. 21, when a federal judge in Pennsylvania said Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani presented only ‘speculative accusations’ that brought to mind ‘Frankenstein’s Monster.'  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Trump's legal team cried vote fraud, but courts found none

Nov. 22, 2020 7:52 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As they frantically searched for ways to salvage President Donald Trump's failed reelection bid, his campaign pursued a dizzying game of legal hopscotch across six states that centered on the biggest prize of all: Pennsylvania. The strategy may have played well in front of television...