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Trumped: Donald J. Trump declared president-elect in stunning upset

President-elect Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Abby Anstead, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2016

NEW YORK  -- Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States, upsetting Democrat Hillary Clinton after winning Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes, pushing him over the 270 vote threshold, The Associated Press reported. Though he has never held a position in government, the Republican nominee ...

Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states

Voters in Dixville Notch, N.H., get their ballots Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Dixville Notch, N.H. The residents in town voted just after midnight. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Christina A. Cassidy, The Associated Press

November 8, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite Donald Trump's continued skepticism that the election was on the up and up, few voters who went to the polls Tuesday encountered problems — and even then, most issues involved the usual machine breakdowns and long lines. The run-up to the vote was fraught, with unsupport...

Professor’s passion for politics gives life to presidential debates

Dr. Steven Weiss

Tori Lentz, Contributor

November 8, 2016

Dr. Steven Weiss knew he probably wouldn’t be able to get a word in edgewise in his next class. The longtime communication studies professor was planning to broach the topic of the most recent presidential debate to his students. If the class never moved beyond that subject— a very likely possibili...

Kentucky Senate candidates vow to change Washington

Kentucky U.S. Senate candidates Jim Gray, left, and Rand Paul talk with moderator Bill Goodman shortly before the start of a televised debate in Lexington, Ky., Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Adam Beam)

Staff Report, The Associated Press

November 8, 2016

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates can agree on one thing: Washington is terrible. Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and Democrat Jim Gray assailed the political establishment during the final day of campaigning as both candidates toured the state's major media markets. On Tuesday, officia...

The Latest: Cubans say they prefer Clinton in US election

Comedians stage a mock election in the village of Kogelo, the home town of Sarah Obama, step-grandmother of President Barack Obama, in western Kenya, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. Residents of the town made famous by its association with President Obama cast their

Staff Report, The Associated Press

November 8, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on world reaction to the U.S. election (all times EST): 3 p.m. Few countries have more riding on the U.S. election than Cuba. Republican candidate Donald Trump has promised to reverse Barack Obama's normalization of relations with the communist-run island. Clinton ...

Decision 2016: The Northerner Election Day Coverage

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump debate during the third presidential debate at UNLV in Las Vegas. Headed for history books, the duel between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump became a battle of “nasty women” and “bad hombres” vs. “deplorables” and voters who are “irredeemable.”  (Mark Ralston/Pool via AP, File)

Northerner Staff

November 8, 2016

BREAKING: TRUMP DECLARED PRESIDENT-ELECT IN STUNNING UPSET Updated 11/9/2016 2:32 a.m. Despite being the underdog in all the major polls and projections for months, Donald J. Trump was declared president-elect Wednesday morning by the Associated Press after passing the 270 electoral vote threshold nee...

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