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Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 07:20 AM PST

Trump Picks Mnuchin, Ross for Treasury, Commerce

Trump Picks Mnuchin, Ross for Treasury, Commerce

President-elect Donald Trump is tapping conservatives with deep ties to Washington and Wall Street to fill out key Cabinet roles as he continues to deliberate over his secretary of state. Trump announced...

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 10:14 AM PST

For-Profit Colleges Expect Fortunes to Improve Under Trump

For-Profit Colleges Expect Fortunes to Improve Under Trump

After nearing collapse under the Obama administration, the for-profit college industry is celebrating Donald Trump's election as a chance for a rebound. As stock prices for some of the nation's largest college...

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 11:15 AM PST

Trump Picks Elaine Chao for Transportation Secretary: Source

Trump Picks Elaine Chao for Transportation Secretary: Source

President-elect Donald Trump selected Elaine Chao to head the Department of Transportation, a top transition source confirmed to NBC News. Chao served as Secretary of Labor under George W. Bush during his two...

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 08:57 AM PST

NH's Democratic Chair to Seek Top National Post

NH's Democratic Chair to Seek Top National Post

The chairman of the New Hampshire Democratic Party is joining the competition to be the next leader of the Democratic National Committee.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 10:06 AM PST

Trump Appears to Reject Free Speech Rights for Flag Burning

Trump Appears to Reject Free Speech Rights for Flag Burning

Donald Trump says that anyone who burns an American flag should face unspecified "consequences," such as jail or a loss of citizenship. The president-elect's tweet is a direct conflict with free speech rights...

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 07:58 AM PST

Trump to Kick Off 'Thank You Tour' Thursday: Source

Trump to Kick Off 'Thank You Tour' Thursday: Source

President-elect Donald Trump is set to embark on a tour to thank supporters who carried him to the White House. A source in the Trump camp confirmed to NBC News Tuesday that Trump's "Thank You Tour" is set to...

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 07:57 AM PST

Trump Summons Romney for 2nd Look as Staffers Squabble

Trump Summons Romney for 2nd Look as Staffers Squabble

President-elect Donald Trump made two Cabinet selections on Tuesday, choosing fierce Obamacare critic Georgia Rep. Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, and Elaine Chao, who served in...

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 04:54 AM PST

Trump Names Obamacare Critic Tom Price as Head of HHS

Trump Names Obamacare Critic Tom Price as Head of HHS

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Rep. Tom Price, a leading critic of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law, to head the Department of Health and Human Services. Price "has earned a...

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 06:32 PM PST

Sen. Warren Blasts Drug Approval Bill as 'Extortion'

Sen. Warren Blasts Drug Approval Bill as 'Extortion'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a ferocious attack Monday on congressional Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a medical research bill, and put fellow Democrats on the spot by pushing...

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 10:27 PM PST

Green Party Files Lawsuit Seeking Recount in Pennsylvania

Green Party Files Lawsuit Seeking Recount in Pennsylvania

The Green Party says it will ask a Pennsylvania court to order a statewide recount of the state's Nov. 8 presidential election result. But it's unclear if the courts would have authority to do so. A lawyer...

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