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After an initial round of confirmation hearings on Tuesday, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Rillerson, will now testify before a Senate committee today as President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state.
By PBS NewsHour
It’s the first day of confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet. Attorney general nominee Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions spent the day before the Senate Judiciary Committee defending his views on race and civil rights and separating himself from the…
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security says closing the border to the “illegal movement of people and things” will be his top priority if confirmed.
Capitol Hill will be buzzing this week as President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees answer questions in Senate hearings. But as of last weekend, some nominees hadn’t finished turning in their paperwork or cleared their ethics reviews. Democrats are calling it…
What should Americans expect from this week of Trump Cabinet confirmation hearings? Judy Woodruff speaks with Susan Page of USA Today and NPR’s Tamara Keith about the forthcoming “information overload,” Democrats’ lack of leverage in opposing nominees, Meryl Streep’s political…
By Laurie Kellman and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
NEW YORK — Donald Trump and his Cabinet picks are preparing to face public questioning over their business conflicts, their approach to Russia and other issues during a critical week of confirmation hearings and the president-elect's first news conference in…
Senators Strike a Deal on Filibusters, Averting 'Nuclear Option' Showdown…
In other news Monday, the FBI stormed a bunker in Alabama in order to rescue a 5-year-old boy from a week-long hostage standoff. Also, a suicide bomber in Iraq struck an anti al-Qaeda milita, killing at least 22 and wounding…
Shields and Brooks on Hillary Clinton, Hearings on Hagel, Gun Control…
In Some States, Political Ads Take Aim at Defense Secretary Nominee Chuck Hagel…
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