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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada approve recreational use of marijuana, Arizona rejects
Voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada have decided that marijuana should be legal to use recreationally, CNN projects. Arizona has rejected the proposition.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.