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Trump's denies inquiry about security clearance for kids

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:15pm
President-elect Donald Trump denied Wednesday he was attempting to get "top level security clearance" for his adult children, despite multiple reports that such a request had been made by his transition team.
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Obama hails democracy — even when it's 'especially complicated' — in Athens

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:10pm
President Barack Obama plans to issue a paean to democracy Wednesday following his tour of the Acropolis in Greece, a symbolic nod to the ancient birthplace of the system, which he insists will prevail amid challenges around the globe.
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Trump's America

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:02pm
Almost everyone thought he would lose. Clinton did. Her vaunted political operatives did. The pollsters did. The #NeverTrump Republicans did. For all his bluster and bold predictions of victory, Trump himself had been worrying all day. He kept pressing aides for information, but they were worried, too-. Even his internal models showed him falling short of the 270 electoral votes needed to win.
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Trump's team of bitter rivals

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 3:59pm
Donald Trump's turbulent transition already suggests that the instinctive off-the-cuff leadership style that powered his outsider campaign is a prototype of the impromptu approach he will adopt from inside the Oval Office.
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Giuliani fought federal government to defend undocumented immigrants as NYC mayor

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 3:57pm
Rudy Giuliani has a long record of defending and advocating for undocumented immigrants as mayor of New York City, a CNN KFile review of his public statements as mayor reveals.
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White House releases star-studded list of Medal of Freedom recipients

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 3:49pm
The White House announced Wednesday a list packed with notable recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, including Bruce Springsteen, Bill Gates, Tom Hanks and Michael Jordan.
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'Sanctuary campus' protests target Trump immigration policies

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 3:08pm
The next battleground over immigration might not be anywhere near the border.
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Before Trump chooses his cabinet, a look at pop culture's best candidates

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 2:51pm
The big news of the week has been President-elect Donald Trump's transition team. The new administration has to fill thousands of jobs, which is no small feat. While the President-elect is looking to allies and advisers to make top picks for his cabinet, we decided to look to pop culture to put together the best fictional cabinet books, TV and movies have to offer.
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Rapper imagines Trump's America in album, says his 'nightmare' came true

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 1:52pm
KXNG Crooked says he doesn't want to be the Nostradamus of hip-hop.
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Rep. Tim Ryan outlines vision: 'What's America 2.0 look like?'

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 12:47pm
Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan -- whose name has been floated as a potential opponent to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's re-election bid -- said Wednesday that he hasn't decided yet whether to mount a Democratic leadership challenge but that he believes Democrats need a shake-up.
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Who is Jared Kushner?

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 12:37pm
News this week that Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is at the center of the infighting inside the President-elect's transition team highlights the larger role Kushner has carved out for himself since the campaign trail.
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Glenn Beck: The alt-right is truly terrifying

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 12:33pm
Nationally syndicated radio host Glenn Beck said Tuesday that the alt-right movement is "truly terrifying," adding that while leading Breitbart News, Stephen Bannon gave a voice to white nationalists.
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Voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada approve recreational use of marijuana, Arizona rejects

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 12:23pm
Voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada have decided that marijuana should be legal to use recreationally, CNN projects. Arizona has rejected the proposition.
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Howard Dean: This election may be young people's Kent State or Edmund Pettus Bridge

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 12:18pm
Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean says he views this election as call to action for young people similar to the Kent State shootings and the 1965 Bloody Sunday confrontation between civil rights demonstrators and Alabama State troopers and local police.
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West Virginia mayor resigns after racist Michelle Obama Facebook post

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 12:00pm
The mayor of Clay, West Virginia, has resigned and another county official is out following their exchange over a racist Facebook post that compared first lady Michelle Obama to an "ape in heels."
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Jan Brewer: Allegiance of some anti-Trump protesters is to Mexico, not US

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 11:14am
Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, who has been mentioned as a potential pick for Donald Trump's cabinet, blasted anti-Trump protesters Tuesday, saying that those who fly the Mexican flag are loyal to Mexico, not the United States.
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Trump ditches his press pool again, spurring sharp criticism

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 11:13am
For the second time in a week, president-elect Donald Trump has abandoned precedent and traveled without the "press pool," a small group of journalists assigned to cover his movements.
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Trump attacks 'fools' at The New York Times

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 11:04am
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Kushner at the center of Trump transition 'infighting,' sources say

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 10:16am
Donald Trump's son-in-law and close adviser Jared Kushner is at the center of the "infighting" inside President-elect Donald Trump's transition team, multiple sources tell CNN.
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Trump's agenda faces new test: GOP leaders in Congress

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 9:51am
Now that the White House and Capitol Hill are unified under Republican control for the first time in a decade, President-elect Donald Trump is promising swift action on a sweeping policy agenda.
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