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Washington Prepares to Be Upended by President Trump

January 20, 2017
Peter Baker, Michael D. Shear | The New York Times
Donald John Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, ushering in a new and more unpredictable era.
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Donald Trump’s Washington Arrival Starts Clock on His Agenda

January 20, 2017
Michael C. Bender, Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
When Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the U.S. on Friday, it will mark the climax of a decadelong political uprising.
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Schumer: Dems only ready to confirm 2 Trump nominees on Day 1

January 20, 2017
Tal Kopan, Manu Raju | CNN
Chuck Schumer said Thursday that Democrats are only prepared to move ahead on two of Donald Trump's nominees on Inauguration Day.
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Trump Cabinet nominees meet growing ethical questions

January 19, 2017
Karen Tumulty, John Wagner, Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Three of Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks came under growing fire Wednesday on ethical issues, potentially jeopardizing their nominations.
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Sonny Perdue Is Trump’s Choice for Agriculture Secretary

January 19, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
President-elect Donald J. Trump on Wednesday selected Sonny Perdue, the former governor of Georgia, to be his secretary of agriculture.
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‘Learning Curve’ as Rick Perry Pursues a Job He Initially Misunderstood

January 19, 2017
Coral Davenport, David Sanger | The New York Times
Mr. Perry originally believed that, as energy secretary, he was taking on a role as a global ambassador for the American oil and gas industry.
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