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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's supporters moved Friday to prevent or halt election recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, involving the courts less than two weeks before the states would have to complete the tasks to meet a federal deadline to certify their election results.

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Ted Cruz’s campaign manager gave advice to Donald Trump’s campaign manager before the Republican presidential primary in New Hampshire, in hopes that Trump would push other candidates out of the primary.

In a panel discussion at the Harvard Institute of Politics on Wednesday, Corey Lewandowski, who was Trump’s campaign manager until June, said that he received a phone call ahead of the New Hampshire Republican primary from Ted Cruz’s campaign manager, Jeff Roe, who shared valuable polling data with him.

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The North Carolina NAACP on Friday announced that it will ask a federal judge to deny a conservative group's request to delay the state elections board from certifying the results of the November election.

The NAACP chapter's move comes in case filed by the conservative Civitas Center in November. Civitas asked the judge for a preliminary injunction stopping certification of the results until officials have completed a lengthy process to verify the registrations of voters who registered on the same day that they voted. The judge set a hearing for Dec. 8.

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