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Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 07:44 AM EST

Inaugural Things to Watch: the Speech, the Dress and More

Inaugural Things to Watch: the Speech, the Dress and More

From a morning stop at church through the swearing-in to the last dance of the evening, it's going to be an inaugural marathon on Friday. Donald Trump will take Washington by storm, no matter what the weather....

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 02:10 PM EST

Perry Regrets Plan to Abolish Department of Energy

Perry Regrets Plan to Abolish Department of Energy

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Energy Department, said Thursday he regrets his infamous statement about abolishing the federal agency and insisted it performs a...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 07:01 AM EST

Day Before Inauguration, State Department Lacks Interim Boss

Day Before Inauguration, State Department Lacks Interim Boss

It's a little more than a day before Donald Trump becomes president and he still has no one ready to run American diplomacy until his nominee is confirmed. And with Russian-sponsored Syrian peace talks scheduled...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 05:05 PM EST

Mnuchin Defends Foreclosure Actions, Asset Disclosure

Mnuchin Defends Foreclosure Actions, Asset Disclosure

Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's pick as Treasury secretary, clashed with Democrats during a lengthy confirmation hearing Thursday over his handling of thousands of mortgage foreclosures and his...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 10:05 AM EST

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...

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