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Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 01:07 PM CST

Trump Addresses Nation For Thanksgiving As President-Elect

Trump Addresses Nation For Thanksgiving As President-Elect

President-elect Donald Trump release a video statement on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, asking Americans to unify in the spirit of Thanksgiving.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 03:55 PM CST

Nikki Haley Accepts UN Post

Nikki Haley Accepts UN Post

President-elect Donald Trump adds South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to his cabinet Wednesday, after Haley accepted the post of ambassador to the United Nations on Nov. 23, 2016. Other contenders include former GOP...

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 03:31 PM CST

Albuquerque Business Refuse Pro-Trump Client

Albuquerque Business Refuse Pro-Trump Client

1st in SEO, an internet-marketing business based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is refusing to do business with Donald Trump supporters. A blog post titled "Trump Supporters' Client Accounts Canceled" posted on...

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 11:03 PM CST

Jill Stein Files for Wisconsin Recount, Raises More Than $5M

Jill Stein Files for Wisconsin Recount, Raises More Than $5M

Jill Stein, who ran for president as the Green Party candidate, has filed paperwork to request a recount of the votes in Wisconsin just under the deadline, and has raised more than $5 million to fund other...

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 12:51 PM CST

Hillary Clinton's Popular Vote Lead Now Over 2 Million

Hillary Clinton's Popular Vote Lead Now Over 2 Million

Despite losing the presidential election to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton now has more than 2 million more votes than him, NBC News reported. According to an ongoing tally by Cook Political Report’s David...

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 06:51 AM CST

Germany's Merkel 'Not Happy' Pacific Trade Pact in Danger

Germany's Merkel 'Not Happy' Pacific Trade Pact in Danger

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday she's not happy about the possible demise of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, which President-elect Donald Trump wants to pull the U.S. out of. She...

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 06:26 AM CST

UN Human Rights Office Ready to Take on Trump: Report

UN Human Rights Office Ready to Take on Trump: Report

U.N. human rights officials, whose boss famously likened U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to ISIS, are reported to be gearing up for a four- or even eight-year battle with the new administration over Trump's...

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 05:33 AM CST

Biden 'Not Interested' in Running for Democratic Party Chair

Biden 'Not Interested' in Running for Democratic Party Chair

Vice President Joe Biden closed the door Tuesday on the possibility of leading the Democratic Party after leaving the White House next year. Biden's name has been floated in recent days among Democratic...

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 09:01 PM CST

Abbott's Returns Show No Owed Federal Taxes in 2015

Abbott's Returns Show No Owed Federal Taxes in 2015

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's latest tax returns show he doesn't owe any federal taxes for 2015 after deductions lowered most of nearly $120,000 in reported income.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 02:42 PM CST

Trump Offers Housing Secretary Job to Ben Carson: Reports

Trump Offers Housing Secretary Job to Ben Carson: Reports

President-elect Donald Trump has formally offered retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson the position of secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, according to published reports.

 
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