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Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 07:58 AM PST

Trump to Kick Off 'Thank You Tour' Thursday: Source

Trump to Kick Off 'Thank You Tour' Thursday: Source

President-elect Donald Trump is set to embark on a tour to thank supporters who carried him to the White House. A source in the Trump camp confirmed to NBC News Tuesday that Trump's "Thank You Tour" is set to...

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 07:57 AM PST

Trump Summons Romney for 2nd Look as Staffers Squabble

Trump Summons Romney for 2nd Look as Staffers Squabble

President-elect Donald Trump made two Cabinet selections on Tuesday, choosing fierce Obamacare critic Georgia Rep. Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, and Elaine Chao, who served in...

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 04:54 AM PST

Trump Names Obamacare Critic Tom Price as Head of HHS

Trump Names Obamacare Critic Tom Price as Head of HHS

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Rep. Tom Price, a leading critic of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law, to head the Department of Health and Human Services. Price "has earned a...

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 07:10 PM PST

Examining Trump's Tweets About Cuba and Voter Fraud

Examining Trump's Tweets About Cuba and Voter Fraud

Among Donald Trump's series of weekend tweets were warnings to Cuba to improve political and religious freedoms or face consequences. Trump also claimed California was the site of voter fraud, with millions...

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 06:32 PM PST

Sen. Warren Blasts Drug Approval Bill as 'Extortion'

Sen. Warren Blasts Drug Approval Bill as 'Extortion'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a ferocious attack Monday on congressional Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a medical research bill, and put fellow Democrats on the spot by pushing...

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 10:27 PM PST

Green Party Files Lawsuit Seeking Recount in Pennsylvania

Green Party Files Lawsuit Seeking Recount in Pennsylvania

The Green Party says it will ask a Pennsylvania court to order a statewide recount of the state's Nov. 8 presidential election result. But it's unclear if the courts would have authority to do so. A lawyer...

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 08:58 AM PST

Jill Stein Defends Recount Efforts in 3 States

Jill Stein Defends Recount Efforts in 3 States

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is defending her decision to ask for recounts in three states that helped give President-elect Donald Trump his victory, arguing there could have been issues with...

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 04:08 AM PST

Trump Aide Steps Up Bid to Block Possible Romney Nomination

Trump 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, a move that would put a once-fierce...

Sunday, Nov 27, 2016 at 12:26 AM PST

Jerry Falwell Jr. Says Trump Offered Him Cabinet Post

Jerry Falwell Jr. Says Trump Offered Him Cabinet Post

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says President elect-Donald Trump offered him the job of education secretary, but that he turned it down for personal reasons. Falwell tells The Associated...

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 05:26 PM PST

Standing Rock Chairman Says Army Corps to Close Camp Access

Standing Rock Chairman Says Army Corps to Close Camp Access

The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe said Friday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to close the area where people have been camping for months to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Dave...

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