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It’s all about the Supreme Court

Religious Liberty | The fears of religious conservatives helped Trump win the presidency
by Nick Eicher
Posted 12/09/16, 01:03 pm

Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news with John Stonestreet, president of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Here is a summary of this week’s conversation.

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Michigan to begin recount today

Campaign 2016 | Officials in four states are taking another look at presidential election ballots
by Leigh Jones
Posted 12/05/16, 10:54 am

Election officials in Michigan will start recounting, by hand, the state’s 4.8 million ballots at noon today. Late Sunday, a federal judge ordered the recount to proceed after considering an emergency request from Green Party leader Jill Stein.

Republicans, including Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, argue in separate lawsuits that Stein didn’t have standing to sue for a recount because she only won about 1 percent of the vote, an outcome the recount won’t change. But Judge Mark Goldsmith ordered the state to honor Stein’s request.

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Michigan finalizes election results amid recount effort

Campaign 2016 | While his opponents demand recounts in three swing states, the president-elect claims millions voted illegally
by Evan Wilt
Posted 11/28/16, 03:35 pm

WASHINGTON—Election officials in Michigan have finally announced a winner in the Nov. 8 election. President-elect Donald Trump will collect the state’s 16 electoral votes, bumping his total to 306 over Hillary Clinton’s 232.

Trump won Michigan by just two-tenths of a percentage point—10,704 votes—the state’s closest presidential contest in more than 75 years. It’s the first time a Republican has won the state since 1988.

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