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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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How Donald Trump came up with ‘Make America Great Again’

January 18, 2017
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
“Make America Great Again.” The four words that would help propel Donald Trump to the White House were an inspiration born years before.
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Pressure mounts on GOP for post-Obamacare plan following CBO report

January 18, 2017
Juliet Eilperin, Sean Sullivan, Amy Goldstein | The Washington Post
A new analysis found that at least 18 million people could lose health insurance in the first year if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act without replacing it.
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Trump Voters Harbor Mixed Feelings Ahead of Inauguration

January 18, 2017
Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
An evolving view of the president-elect among ambivalent supporters could tip the balance of public opinion.
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Trump's Last Vacant Cabinet Post

January 18, 2017
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
The president-elect has yet to name a secretary of agriculture, a delay that has caused controversy and illustrated the difficulties governing will pose.
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