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Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 10:52 AM CST

Donald Trump's Transition to the Presidency

Donald Trump's Transition to the Presidency

Take a look at the latest news on Donald Trump's transition effort.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 06:47 AM CST

Biden in 2020? He's Not Ruling it Out, He Says With a Smile

Biden in 2020? He's Not Ruling it Out, He Says With a Smile

It's more than a month before Donald Trump even enters the White House, but Joe Biden says he's running for president in 2020. Maybe. "I'm going to run in 2020. For president. So, uh, what the hell, man," the...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 10:55 PM CST

Texas Elector Won't Cast Ballot for Trump

Texas Elector Won't Cast Ballot for Trump

A Dallas paramedics and Republican member of the Electoral College from Texas says he won't cast one of Texas' 38 electoral votes for Donald Trump.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 05:34 AM CST

Biden Emotional at Cancer Funding Bill Partly Named for Son

Biden Emotional at Cancer Funding Bill Partly Named for Son

A bipartisan bill to speed government drug approvals and bolster biomedical research cleared its last procedural hurdle in the Senate on Monday in an emotional moment for outgoing Vice President Joe Biden. The...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 07:46 PM CST

Peace Through Strength: Trump Vows to Fortify Military

Peace Through Strength: Trump Vows to Fortify Military

Donald Trump was back on the road Tuesday for the second leg of his post-election thank-you tour, stopping in North Carolina for a rally in Fayetteville. The president-elect officially announced he will...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 12:54 PM CST

By Accident or Design, Trump Signals Tougher China Policy

By Accident or Design, Trump Signals Tougher China Policy

Whether by accident or design, President-elect Donald Trump is signaling a tougher American policy toward China, sparking warnings from both the outgoing Obama administration and Beijing. On Monday, White House...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 12:57 PM CST

Al Gore Has 'Extremely Interesting Conversation' With Trump

Al Gore Has 'Extremely Interesting Conversation' With Trump

Former Vice President Al Gore met Monday with president-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower. Gore described the interaction as “an extremely interesting conversation,” NBC News reports. Gore didn’t say exactly...

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 10:08 PM CST

North Texas Lawmakers File Gun Legislation

North Texas Lawmakers File Gun Legislation

Last session, Texas state lawmakers approved both open and campus carry in Texas, after months of debate. Those issues may come up again this session.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 02:39 PM CST

Gun-Rights Backers Vow to 'Go on Offense' During Trump Years

Gun-Rights Backers Vow to 'Go on Offense' During Trump Years

Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump's campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly in...

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 04:12 PM CST

Texas Secretary of State Stepping Down After 2 Years

Texas Secretary of State Stepping Down After 2 Years

Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos is leaving and being replaced by a former utility regulator with business ties on the U.S.-Mexico border.

 

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