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News You Need to Know

Thursday, 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.
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.
Peter Baker
The New York Times
Former President George Bush was in stable condition at a Houston hospital on Wednesday after doctors performed a procedure to clear his airway.