The Senate held back-to-back overnight sessions this week, forcing U.S. Capitol Building workers to put in long shifts during debates over Cabinet nominees.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Trump's incoming Cabinet embodies a sharp turn from the outgoing Obama administration.
While President-elect Donald Trump is close to filling his cabinet, one crucial position left is the secretary of agriculture. Judy Woodruff speaks with outgoing Secretary Tom Vilsack -- the last remaining original member of the Obama Cabinet -- about his…
By PBS NewsHour
President-elect Donald Trump left New York on Thursday and flew to Columbus, Ohio, to meet with first responders to last week’s stabbings at Ohio State University. Meanwhile, he formally announced Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma's attorney general and a critic of climate-change…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
President-elect Donald Trump says he will nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to be his defense secretary. Mattis, 66, is a Marine Corps general who retired in 2013 after serving as the commander of the U.S. Central Command. Trump made the…
By Catherine Lucey and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Mitt Romney is a key contender to become the nation's next secretary of state and Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis is a prospect for defense secretary.
By Ken Thomas and Julie Pace, Associated Press
Trump's evening out with family was a contrast to the behind-the scenes machinations that suggested a struggling transition.
By Associated Press
Carson had never been formerly offered a position in the Trump administration, but Williams says the president-elect had made clear he wanted his former rival-turned-adviser in some role.
By Steve Peoples, Jill Colvin and Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Sequestered in his Manhattan high-rise, Donald Trump was huddling Tuesday with Vice President-elect Mike Pence as he moved closer to filing out his Cabinet, including top national security posts. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has emerged as the favorite…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Barack Obama is preparing to boost the profile of an up-and-coming young Hispanic Democrat by nominating San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to become the nation's housing secretary. Obama's current housing chief gets a new title: budget director. Obama was…
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