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Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 08:09 AM CST

Some Dems Hope to Draft Biden for DNC Chair

Some Dems Hope to Draft Biden for DNC Chair

While some new faces look to lead the Democratic National Committee, others hope Vice President Joe Biden will take the job as committee chair, NBC News reported. It's not clear if Biden is interested and...

Saturday, Nov 19, 2016 at 01:07 AM CST

Pushing US Policy Rightward, Trump Taps Sessions, Flynn

Pushing US Policy Rightward, Trump Taps Sessions, Flynn

President-elect Donald Trump signaled a sharp rightward shift in U.S. national security policy Friday with his announcement that he will nominate Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general and Kansas Rep....

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 06:52 PM CST

Kanye West at Concert: 'I Would Have Voted for Trump'

Kanye West at Concert: 'I Would Have Voted for Trump'

Kanye West interrupted his show on Thursday night for at least 15 minutes to reveal that he would have voted for Donald Trump The crowd attending the concert in San Jose did not seem to appreciate this...

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 11:46 AM CST

Obama Urges European Leaders to Work With Trump

Obama Urges European Leaders to Work With Trump

President Barack Obama used a meeting with key European leaders Friday to urge them to work with the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump and to discuss steps necessary to resolve the...

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 02:13 AM CST

Takei Rejects Muslim Registry as 'Prelude to Internment'

Takei Rejects Muslim Registry as 'Prelude to Internment'

Speaking from experience, actor and activist George Takei strongly objected the idea of a "Muslim registry" after an outspoken supporter of President-elect Donald Trump cited internment camps as legal "preceden...

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 01:16 AM CST

As Trump Talks Wall, Latin America Looks to China

As Trump Talks Wall, Latin America Looks to China

An expected U.S. economic retreat from Latin America under Donald Trump is causing the region's leaders to look halfway around the world, to China, for help weathering the possible financial headwinds. They'll...

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 04:12 AM CST

Texas Elector Says Democrats Trying to Sway His Vote

Texas Elector Says Democrats Trying to Sway His Vote

The presidential election isn't officially over until the electoral votes are cast in mid-December, and that includes the 38 votes from Texas.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 11:25 PM CST

Small Texas Town May Play Big Role in Trump Cabinet

Small Texas Town May Play Big Role in Trump Cabinet

The small town of Stephenville, Texas, could see two men with area ties serving as cabinet secretaries in President-elect Donald Trump's administration.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 09:44 PM CST

Japan PM: I Can Have Great Confidence in Trump

Japan PM: I Can Have Great Confidence in Trump

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he believes Donald Trump is a leader in whom he can have great confidence after meeting with the president-elect Thursday. Abe, who became the first world leader to meet...

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 06:23 PM CST

Trump Ally Sessions Could Face Tough Senate Confirmation

Trump Ally Sessions Could Face Tough Senate Confirmation

As one of President-elect Donald Trump's closest and most consistent allies, Sen. Jeff Sessions is a likely pick for a top post in his administration. But when Sessions faced Senate confirmation for a job 30...

 
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