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Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 12:06 PM PST
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By Jessica Glazer

Scores of US Lawmakers to Boycott Trump Inauguration

More than 40 Democratic representatives of Congress from across the country have...View gallery

  • Rep. Alma Adams (D-North Carolina)
  • Rep. Karen Bass, (D-California)
  • Rep. Don Beyer, (D-Virginia)
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:15 AM PST

Fact Check: Obama’s Presidential Whoppers

Fact Check: Obama’s Presidential Whoppers

In his farewell address, President Barack Obama quoted his mother when he spoke about the virtue of honesty. “[A]s my mother used to tell me,” Obama said, “reality has a way of catching up with you.” The...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:56 AM PST
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By Nina Lin

Presidential Children: Post-White House Years

The sons and daughters of United States presidents, most of whom were children...View gallery

  • Harry S. Truman
  • First Family Truman
  • First Family Eisenhower
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 02:21 PM PST

Trump EPA Pick Agrees Climate Change Is Not a Hoax

Trump EPA Pick Agrees Climate Change Is Not a Hoax

Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the president-elect and his own past statements. In response to questions from...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 08:53 AM PST
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By Nina Lin

A History of the Presidential Inaugural Procession

From the horse and buggy to reinforced limousines, see the century-long history...View gallery

  • Theodore Roosevelt - 1905 Inauguration
  • Willam H. Taft - 1909 Inauguration
  • Warren Harding - 1921 Inauguration
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 08:33 AM PST

Commerce Nominee Ross Declares He Is Pro-Trade, Pro-Union

 Commerce Nominee Ross Declares He Is Pro-Trade, Pro-Union

President-elect Donald Trump's pick for commerce secretary said Wednesday that he favors "sensible trade," is pro-union and believes his vast business dealings have given experience fighting other countries'...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 01:45 PM PST

Price Tries to Reassure on Health Care; Dems Not Buying It

Price Tries to Reassure on Health Care; Dems Not Buying It

Offering reassurances, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for health secretary said Wednesday the new administration won't "pull the rug out" from those covered by "Obamacare." Democrats were unimpressed,...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 04:16 AM PST

Why Obamacare Name May Have Done More Harm Than Good

Why Obamacare Name May Have Done More Harm Than Good

Obamacare was such a catchy nickname for the 2010 healthcare reform law. Even President Barack Obama himself embraced it when his Republican enemies coined the term. But it may have done more harm than good for...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 06:59 PM PST

Bay Area Congressional Democrats Skipping Inauguration

Bay Area Congressional Democrats Skipping Inauguration

Bay Area Democrats were united Tuesday at an Oakland event to support local labor unions. When the subject turned to the upcoming presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, some said they're staying away in...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 08:06 PM PST

From Oakland to DC: Woman's Quilt Weaves Immigrant Stories

From Oakland to DC: Woman's Quilt Weaves Immigrant Stories

Julie Stevens was watching the news on election night and had fallen momentarily speechless at the results. The prospect of Donald Trump winning the presidency seemed like a surreal outcome to the Oakland native...

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