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Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 05:44 PM EST

Harry Reid Bids Farewell to Senate After 30 Years

Harry Reid Bids Farewell to Senate After 30 Years

Minority Leader Harry Reid bid farewell to the Senate Thursday after 30 years in the chamber and more than a decade as top Democrat, a remarkable run during which he shepherded key Obama administration...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 02:27 PM EST

Moore Tweets Inauguration Protest Petition to 3.4M Followers

Moore Tweets Inauguration Protest Petition to 3.4M Followers

The outspoken film director tweeted to his followers an online petition to show up in Washington D.C. on Jan 20th and disrupt the inauguration.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 10:41 PM EST

Trump Taps Fast-Food CEO as Labor Secretary

Trump Taps Fast-Food CEO as Labor Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday nominated Andy Puzder, the outspoken CEO of the fast-food company that owns burger chains Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, as his secretary of labor.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 09:34 PM EST

Trump Promises to Heal Divided Nation in Iowa

Trump Promises to Heal Divided Nation in Iowa

In the midst of his Cabinet deliberations, President-elect Donald Trump flew to Ohio Thursday to meet with victims and families after the latest U.S. outbreak of violence, a somber duty that became all too...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 12:20 PM EST

Trump Taps EPA Critic Pruitt to Lead Agency

Trump Taps EPA Critic Pruitt to Lead Agency

President-elect Donald Trump picked Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt Thursday to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt, a 48-year-old Republican, has been a reliable booster of the fossil fuel...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 11:52 AM EST

Rollback of Truck Safety Rules May Be Just the Beginning

Rollback of Truck Safety Rules May Be Just the Beginning

The trucking industry scored a victory this week when Republican lawmakers effectively blocked Obama administration safety rules aimed at keeping tired truckers off the highway. But there's more coming down the...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 06:45 AM EST

Watch: Senators Pay Tribute to Joe Biden With Speeches

Watch: Senators Pay Tribute to Joe Biden With Speeches

Vice President Joe Biden was honored with an emotional bi-partisan tribute on the Senate chamber floor on Dec. 7. 2016. Senators on both sides of the aisle were on the same page as they stepped up to express...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 02:28 PM EST

Union President Jones Challenges Trump on Carrier

Union President Jones Challenges Trump on Carrier

The union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter challenged the president-elect Thursday to back up his claim that a deal to discourage Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory would save 1,100...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 06:43 AM EST

Trump Picks WWE's Linda McMahon for SBA Job

Trump Picks WWE's Linda McMahon for SBA Job

President-elect Donald Trump is adding former wrestling executive Linda McMahon to his Cabinet as leader of the Small Business Administration. McMahon and her husband, Vince, founded and built World Wrestling...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 06:53 AM EST

'My Friend Joe': Senators Pay Tribute to Biden

'My Friend Joe': Senators Pay Tribute to Biden

Vice President Joe Biden was presiding over the Senate floor during a tribute in his honor on Wednesday. "Mr. President, you have been a real friend. You have been a trusted partner and it has been an honor to...

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