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Trump's image won't be on Inauguration transit card, but Trump team has an alternative

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 12:45pm
An image of President-elect Donald Trump won’t be on a commemorative Inauguration Day transit card but will appear on a free sleeve that protects the card, officials said Saturday.
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Trump to nominate former Sen. Coats for national intelligence director

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 10:45am
President-elect Donald Trump said Saturday that he’ll nominate retired Republican Sen. Dan Coats as national intelligence director -- a post that oversees the entire U.S. intelligence community and each morning delivers the top-secret President’s Daily Brief.
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DNC's 'gross' negligence led to its hacking, Trump tweets

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 1:16am
Just hours after the U.S. declassified an intelligence report Friday that offered new details on an alleged influence campaign stemming from Moscow-- including cyber activity-- President-elect Donald Trump took aim at the Democratic National Committee for allowing its systems to be hacked.
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US designates election infrastructure as 'critical'

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 7:32pm
Citing increasingly sophisticated cyber bad actors and an election infrastructure that's "vital to our national interests," Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Friday that he's designating U.S. election systems critical infrastructure, a move that provides more federal help for state and local governments to keep their election systems safe from tampering.
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Intel report on Russian interference finds no documents forged

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 6:58pm
No documents related to the hacks of the Democratic National Committee emails or Clinton campaign Chair John Podesta’s emails appear to be altered or forged, according to a declassified U.S. intelligence report on alleged Russian interference in the U.S. election released Friday.
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Philadelphia residents up in arms over soda tax hit

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 4:10pm
Philadelphia residents are getting hit by the first big-city soda tax in the country, and they’re not happy.
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Kerry knocks another ally, cites Britain for stall on Syria 'red line'

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 4:02pm
Secretary of State John Kerry took a swipe at another U.S. ally this week, this time pointing the finger at the United Kingdom for the Obama administration’s struggle to enforce the “red line” in Syria – a week after he slammed Israel's government over settlements.
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Obama briefed on Florida shooting, Trump speaks with governor

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 3:39pm
President Obama has been briefed on the fatal shooting at the Fort Lauderdale airport.
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Planned Parenthood fight roils ObamaCare debate

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 2:42pm
Planned Parenthood fight is back in the center of the health care fight.
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‘It is over’: Congress certifies Trump’s win, over last-ditch Dem objections

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 2:36pm
A joint session of Congress on Friday formally certified President-elect Donald Trump’s Electoral College victory, over the last-minute objections of several Democratic lawmakers who tried to contest the outcome – and were instructed by Vice President Biden, “It is over.”
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Obama says he'd back Obamacare repeal if GOP has better plan

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 2:30pm
Putting pressure on Republicans, President Barack Obama pledged Friday to publicly support repealing "Obamacare" if Republicans come up with something better, but cast doubt on the GOP's ability to develop a viable alternative.
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Intel report says Putin ordered campaign to influence US election

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 2:08pm
A declassified U.S. intelligence report released Friday directly accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering a campaign to influence the U.S. election and hurt Hillary Clinton’s candidacy – findings made public after officials briefed President-elect Donald Trump.
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Longtime Texas GOP Rep. Sam Johnson to retire

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 1:22pm
Longtime Texas Republican Congressman Sam Johnson has announced he will retire at the end of the term.
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'Unprecedented': Nonprofits, partisans organize to block Trump cabinet picks

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 1:18pm
A slew of well-heeled, left-wing groups have launched “unprecedented” campaigns aimed at derailing President-elect Trump’s cabinet picks before they can get through the Senate confirmation process.
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Trump tells Obama's ambassadors to leave by Inauguration Day

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 12:12pm
President-elect Donald Trump is not allowing for any diplomatic dawdling. His transition team has issued a directive that all ambassadors appointed by President Obama must leave their posts by Inauguration Day, a source confirmed Friday.
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GOP congressman takes down colleague's sponsored 'art' depicting police as pigs

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 11:48am
A Republican congressman took matters into his own hands Friday and personally removed a painting depicting police officers as pigs that a colleague had allowed to be displayed at the U.S. Capitol complex.
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Trump knocks border wall reports, insists Mexico will pay – eventually

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 9:34am
President-elect Donald Trump lashed out at the media Friday for reports suggesting he was going back on a campaign vow to make Mexico pay for a border wall with the U.S., insisting Mexico will reimburse American taxpayers for any money Washington spends up front.
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Trump beats the press over his feud with the CIA and alliance with Assange

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 6:54am
First it was Donald Trump against the CIA.
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Biden says Trump should "grow up"

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 6:26am
Vice President Joe Biden says that President-elect Donald Trump should “grow up” during an interview on Thursday.
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