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Trump's Treasury Pick Defends His Foreclosure Actions

Trump's Treasury Pick Defends His Foreclosure Actions

Steven Mnuchin, Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, on Thursday defended his handling of thousands of foreclosures during the height of the financial crisis, saying he had worked hard to assist...

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Trump Expects 'Big Results' From His Choice to Lead USDA

Trump Expects 'Big Results' From His Choice to Lead USDA

Donald Trump said Thursday that he expects that former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, his choice to lead the Agriculture Department, will "deliver big results for all Americans who earn their living off the...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 07:27 PM EST

Trump Hotel Bans Media During Inauguration Week

Trump Hotel Bans Media During Inauguration Week

President-elect Donald Trump's hotel in the nation's capital is off limits to media during Inauguration Week. Patricia Tang, director of sales and marketing for the Trump International in Washington, said...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 07:37 PM EST

Obama's Parting Words: A Last Message of Hope

Obama's Parting Words: A Last Message of Hope

President Barack Obama took the last question of his last press briefing in the White House to brag about his two daughters, who "surprise and enchant and impress" him every day. Obama said he and his wife...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:29 PM EST

Hillary Clinton Would Beat de Blasio for NYC Mayor: Poll

Hillary Clinton Would Beat de Blasio for NYC Mayor: Poll

Hillary Clinton would crush New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio in a head-to-head matchup if she ran as an independent, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 02:43 PM EST

Senate Panel Approves Mattis for Defense Post

Senate Panel Approves Mattis for Defense Post

The Senate Armed Services Committee has overwhelmingly approved President-elect Donald Trump's pick for defense secretary. The Republican-led panel voted 26-1 Wednesday to recommend that the full Senate...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 12:30 PM EST

Christie: Wife Refused to Move to Washington for Trump Post

Christie: Wife Refused to Move to Washington for Trump Post

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie turned down several jobs in the Trump administration because his wife refused to move to Washington, the governor said Wednesday. Speaking on New York radio station WFAN's "Boomer...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 04:15 PM EST

Manning Served 'Tough Prison Sentence': Obama

Manning Served 'Tough Prison Sentence': Obama

President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's prison term Wednesday, arguing in his final White House news conference that the former...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 03:00 PM EST
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By Jessica Glazer

Scores of US Lawmakers to Boycott Trump Inauguration

More than 40 Democratic representatives of Congress from across the country have...View gallery

  • Rep. Alma Adams (D-North Carolina)
  • Rep. Karen Bass, (D-California)
  • Rep. Don Beyer, (D-Virginia)
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 09:15 AM EST

Fact Check: Obama’s Presidential Whoppers

Fact Check: Obama’s Presidential Whoppers

In his farewell address, President Barack Obama quoted his mother when he spoke about the virtue of honesty. “[A]s my mother used to tell me,” Obama said, “reality has a way of catching up with you.” The...

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