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Trump to nominate Ben Carson as HUD Secretary

December 5, 2016
John Harwood | CNBC
CNBC's John Harwood reports President-elect Trump plans to nominate retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
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Obama Tries to Protect Legacy, Shape Trump’s Policy Choices

December 5, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
As he closes out the final weeks of his time in office, President Barack Obama is in the middle of a delicate balancing act between moving forward with executive actions to cement his legacy and trying to shape the policy choices of President-elect Donald Trump.
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Raw emotions persist as Donald Trump prepares for his presidency

December 5, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Every four years, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government assembles the managers of the presidential campaigns for a deep, post-election debrief. Because the 2016 election was unlike any other, this year’s managers conference was also unlike any other.
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Trump’s Taiwan phone call was long planned, say people who were involved

December 5, 2016
Anne Gearan, Philip Rucker, Simon Denyer | The Washington Post
Donald Trump’s protocol-breaking telephone call with Taiwan’s leader was an intentionally provocative move that establishes the incoming president as a break with the past, according to interviews with people involved in the planning.
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Why Trump needs James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis

December 5, 2016
Doyle McManus | The Los Angeles Times
When President-elect Donald Trump announced that James N. Mattis was his choice to lead the Department of Defense, what seemed to delight him most was the retired general’s Iraq war nickname: “Mad Dog.”
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Trump and Clinton campaign managers clash and how Trump will handle the press

December 2, 2016
Tension abounds at a Harvard post-election review, and our panelists discuss what the press under President Trump will look like.

Trump takes victory lap and strikes deal to save American jobs while Democrats debate the way forward

December 2, 2016
President-elect Trump thanks Ohio voters for his victory and celebrates Carrier's decision to keep jobs in Indiana.
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Donald Trump Holds ‘Thank You’ Rally in Cincinnati, and Announces His Pick for Defense Secretary

December 2, 2016
Gardiner Harris, John Schwartz, Jackie Calmes, Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
Trump thanked supporters at a rally in Cincinnati on Thursday, and announced that he intends to nominate James N. Mattis as defense secretary.
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