WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump will enjoy Republican majorities in both chambers of Congress when he takes office in January and an early Capitol Hill honeymoon is likely on several issues, but a long-term romance may be more challenging.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama pledged on Wednesday to work for a smooth transition of power with president-elect Donald Trump, the Republican winner of Tuesday's election, who has promised to undo Obama's top domestic and foreign policy initiatives.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton walked onto the stage Wednesday morning not to deliver a victory speech under a symbolic glass ceiling but to thank the campaign staff behind her ultimately unsuccessful bid to be the first woman elected U.S. President.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Wednesday conceded her election loss to Republican Donald Trump and said she offered to work with the president-elect.
(Reuters) - Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's presidential election, ending eight years of Democratic control of the White House and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path.
WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Democratic President Barack Obama called Republican Donald Trump to congratulate him on his election victory early on Wednesday and invited him to the White House on Thursday to discuss the transition of power, the White House said.
Republican Donald Trump won the key battleground state of Ohio on Tuesday and led Democrat Hillary Clinton in a series of other states that were too close to call, including Florida and North Carolina, in a surprisingly close race for the White House.
The Los Angeles Times reported that the gunman who opened fire at a polling station Tuesday, killing one person and wounding two more, was found dead inside an Azusa home.
AZUSA — One person was killed and three others were struck by gunfire Tuesday near a polling station in the Southern California town of Azusa, prompting authorities to lock down the polling place, a surrounding park and adjacent schools, officials said.
NEW YORK — Republican Donald Trump held slight leads in the vital battleground states of Florida, Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio on Tuesday, clinging to a narrow advantage over Democrat Hillary Clinton in key states that could decide their race for the White House.
WASHINGTON/PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) — Voters and civil rights groups reported long lines, isolated cases of malfunctioning equipment and some harassment at polling places in Tuesday's U.S. presidential election, but fears of widespread violence at the polls did not materialize.
WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would have to "see how things play out" before accepting the election results, pointing to possible irregularities as he again warned of a rigged political system.
AUSTIN, Texas — Former Republican President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, did not cast a vote for U.S. president on Tuesday but did vote for Republicans in down-ballot races, a spokesman for Bush said.
NEW YORK — Polls began to close on Tuesday in the long and bitter race for the White House between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, with last-minute opinion polls giving Clinton the edge in the final hours of the race.