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Michigan, US

#BREAKING: Michigan GOP backs off on health care cuts amid backlash from police and firefighters. https://t.co/5jFPN9qKZa - @freep

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2016 US elections

GOP files federal appeal but Michigan presidential recount continues - Detroit Free Press

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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on his lawsuit against Green Party candidate Jill Stein's recount efforts: 'Her insistence on a recount despite only getting 1% of the vote has created chaos for our county clerks and will cost Michigan taxpayers millions of dollars. I am asking the Court of Appeals to rule on the side of Michigan voters and end this frivolous recount' - statement

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Federal judge in Detroit rules recount of Michigan's presidential results can begin at noon on Monday - AP

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Federal judge skeptical about ordering immediate recount of Michigan ballots - Detroit Free Press

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President-elect Trump files lawsuit to block Michigan recount - Detroit Free Press

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Michigan board considering election recount deadlocks on using machines to recount 4.8 million ballots, paving way for hand recount of paper ballots - @ChadLivengood

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Board considering halting Michigan election recount deadlocks at 2-2; recount likely to begin next week if courts don't intervene - AP

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Lawyers for President-elect Trump arguing in front of Michigan state Board of Canvassers on objection to recount - @ChadLivengood

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More: Michigan AG says he has filed emergency motion with state Supreme Court, bypassing Court of Appeals, 'to ensure a timely process' in bid to halt presidential recount - @SchuetteOnDuty

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Michigan AG Bill Schuette announces suit to stop recount effort, says it puts voters 'at risk of paying millions and potentially losing their voice in the Electoral College'

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Green Party candidate Jill Stein's campaign files request for recount in Michigan - Detroit Free Press

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Democratic Party (United States)

Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., says he won't seek re-election as ranking member of Ways and Means Committee - Detroit News

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2016 US elections

Michigan certifies Trump as winner of state's 16 electoral votes in Nov. 8 election with recount request expected - AP

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State: Michigan recount would cost Green Party candidate Jill Stein $790,000; Stein has already raised nearly $5 million - Detroit News

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Green Party's Jill Stein raises $2.6 million to fund recount of Wisconsin election votes, funding continues for Michigan and Pennsylvania continues - @ABC

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Report: Former Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein may be eyeing a recount in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania - The Hill

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Michigan, US

Video: Heavy snow falls on Michigan's Upper Peninsula - @JakeMcmuffins

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Ann Arbor, MI, US

#BREAKING: Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight is out with a broken collarbone, source says. https://t.co/7cb0cn5jDx #Wolverines - @freep

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Trump appointments and nominations

Editor's note: The Associated Press reports Donald Trump is considering a woman and an openly gay man to fill major positions when he takes the White House. Trump is reportedly considering Richard Grenell as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Grenell previously served as U.S. spokesman at the U.N. under former President George W. Bush. Trump is also reportedly weighing Michigan GOP chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel as the first woman to serve as chair of the Republican National Committee. - Rebecca

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