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Pompeo confirmed, sworn in as head of CIA

January 24, 2017
Ellen Mitchell, Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
The congressman takes over the leading spy agency after an unusually public fight with President Donald Trump.
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Rocky First Weekend for Trump Troubles Even His Top Aides

January 23, 2017
Peter Baker, Glenn Thrush, Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
What works on the way to the White House does not always work once a candidate gets there.
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After Success of Women’s March, a Question Remains: What’s Next?

January 23, 2017
Susan Chira, Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
The challenge facing the Women's March organizers is how to channel the resolve and outrage of an organic protest into action that produces political change.
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Trump Brings Politics To The CIA

January 23, 2017
Nancy Youssef, Ali Watkins | Buzzfeed
Members of the national security community reacted with shock on Saturday after President Donald Trump’s inaugural visit to CIA headquarters.
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With executive order, Trump tosses a ‘bomb’ into fragile health insurance markets

January 23, 2017
Juliet Eilperin, Sean Sullivan | The Washington Post
President Trump’s executive order on the Affordable Care Act has begun to reverberate throughout the nation’s health-care system.
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Trump to meet congressional leaders Monday at the White House

January 23, 2017
Manu Raju, Phil Mattingly | CNN
President Donald Trump will welcome bipartisan congressional leaders to the White House early Monday night.
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Welcome to the Trump Presidency

January 20, 2017
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
He’s moved to establish his dominance of his party, of Congress, and of the media. Now, he turns to the nation.
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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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