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January 19, 2017 8:51 PM Analysis: Feminism isn't a fad — especially not under President Trump

The women's movement prepares for one of its most challenging chapters. For the American women who believed the future was imminently female, Donald Trump's inauguration Friday marks the end of mourning and the beginning of resistance. One day later, after the transfer of power is complete, more than 200,000 women and men are expected to unite for the Women's 13

January 19, 2017 8:41 PM As Trump emissary to Congress, Mike Pence faces potential obstacle

WASHINGTON Shortly after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in November, Vice President-elect Mike Pence visited the country’s largest manufacturing lobby group, six blocks from the White House, to brainstorm about Trump's legislative agenda. The conversation at the National Association of Manufacturers was friendly, with a lot of "give 11

January 19, 2017 7:47 PM The Latest: Trump to visit CIA Saturday

President-elect Donald Trump is planning to visit the CIA on Saturday, the day after he is sworn in as president. Two individuals briefed on Trump’s plans told The Associated Press about the visit. They were not authorized to discuss details haven’t been made public and spoke on condition of anonymity. Trump has sharply criticized the intelligence community 13

January 19, 2017 7:42 PM Trump Treasury pick diverges from GOP playbook

Mnuchin outlined his views amid harsh questioning from Democrats about his business background and offshore investments. Treasury secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin diverged from congressional Republicans Thursday on key policy issues, signaling a willingness to go his own way on bank regulation and tax administration. In a sometimes contentious hearing 17

January 19, 2017 6:06 PM Despite criticism, country singers will be performing all over Trump's inauguration weekend

When Elton John flatly denied the rumor that he was performing at Donald Trump's inauguration, he fired off a suggestion for the president-elect: "Why not ask ... one of those f--ing country stars? They'd do it for you." It was an easy shot to take. Country singers, traditionally a conservative group, seem like the obvious choice of entertainment for a GOP president 14

January 19, 2017 2:56 PM Read what Steven Mnuchin will say at his Treasury confirmation hearing

Donald Trump's Treasury Secretary pick Steven Mnuchin on Thursday will defend his business track record in the Senate after allegations of past predatory behavior. Mnuchin, 54, is a financier and former finance director for Trump's presidential campaign. He previously worked as a partner at Goldman Sachs and co-owned OneWest Bank, the former IndyMac 18

January 19, 2017 2:40 PM A Rick Perry Reversal on Gutting Energy Department

This morning, Rick Perry will make his case before the Senate Energy Committee that he is qualified to run the agency he vowed to abolish when running for president in 2012. The former Texas governor will address his awkward history on the issue up front in his testimony. “My past statements made over five years ago about abolishing the Department of Energy 14

January 19, 2017 2:19 PM Greek President: Turkish Troops, Guarantees "Unacceptable"

Greece's president says an insistence by Turkey and Turkish Cypriots on keeping troops and military intervention rights on Cyprus even after the ethnically split island is reunified is "anachronistic" and unacceptable." President Procopis Pavlopoulos says such positions are contrary to European Union norms and would create "dangerous precedents" if implemented 15

January 19, 2017 1:48 PM Treasury nominee initially omitted more than $100 million from disclosures, Democratic memo says

President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Treasury Department initially failed to disclose his interests in a Cayman Islands corporation as well as more than $100 million in personal assets, according to a memo by Democratic staffers on the Finance committee that was obtained by The Washington Post. "The reason nominees are allowed to amend 18

January 19, 2017 1:25 PM Republicans pushing to confirm slate of Trump nominees on Day One

There is business to be done on Inauguration Day in the United States Senate. Long after the swearing-in of President-elect Trump. Hours following the helicopter departure from the Capitol of President Obama via “Executive One.” It’s designated as such because the former president is on board, having just bid farewell to the new president. And we haven’t 14