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Politics Dec 07Trump’s transition team claims he sold all his stocks but provides no proof
President-elect Donald Trump sold all of his stocks in June as he plunged into the costly general election campaign, his transition team abruptly announced Tuesday. His advisers provided no proof of the transactions and would not explain the apparent sell-off.
Politics Dec 05Trump taps former campaign rival Carson as housing secretary
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Politics Nov 30Carrier says it has deal with Trump to keep jobs in Indiana
Air conditioning company Carrier Corp. says it has reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana.
Politics Nov 29Trump taps Obamacare critic Tom Price as health secretary
If confirmed by the Senate, Price would play a central role in Republican efforts to repeal and replace the current health care law. Trump has pledged to move quickly on overhauling the landmark measure, but has been vague about what…
Politics Nov 27Trump aide steps up bid to block possible Romney nomination
A top Donald Trump adviser warned Sunday that the president-elect's supporters would feel "betrayed" if he tapped former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney as secretary of state.
Politics Nov 14Oil billionaire considered to lead Energy Department
WASHINGTON — An oil billionaire, a North Dakota lawmaker and a former Bush administration official are being considered to run Donald Trump's Energy Department, according to transition planning documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Politics Nov 10Obama extends olive branch to Trump at the White House Thursday
Thursday's Oval Office meeting is the symbolic start of the transition of power from Obama, a Democrat who ushered in a sweeping health care law and brokered a landmark nuclear accord with Iran, and Trump, a Republican who has promised…
Politics Nov 08Election Day: Americans choose between Clinton and Trump
WASHINGTON — A polarized America went to the polls Tuesday to pick its 45th president, choosing to elect either Hillary Clinton as the first woman to be president or billionaire businessman Donald Trump, the final act of a long and…
Politics Oct 22For Clinton, struggle to change public perception persists
While many see her as better prepared to be commander in chief than Trump, she is consistently viewed unfavorably by more than half of the country.
Politics Oct 19Clinton, Trump set for last debate as ugly race nears finish
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's acrimonious battle for the White House is barreling toward the end.