Trump Heads Back Out On Road For 'Thank You' TourTrump is slated to hold the second stop of this "thank you" tour Tuesday in North Carolina, less than a week after his bombastic return to rallies at an Ohio appearance that felt more like a raucous campaign stop than a traditional speech by a president-to-be.
Stopgap Spending Bill To Be Unveiled As Congress Finishes Upongress is quickening its pace toward adjourning late this week, marching toward a final vote on legislation boosting medical research and speeding drug approvals and readying a stopgap spending bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend.
President-Elect Trump Chooses Dr. Ben Carson To Be Housing SecretaryPresident-elect Donald Trump has chosen former campaign rival Dr. Ben Carson to be the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Supreme Court Takes Up Cases About Race In RedistrictingThe Supreme Court is taking up a pair of cases in which African-American voters maintain that Southern states discriminated against them in drawing electoral districts.
House Pushes Ahead With $611 Billion Defense Policy Bill The Republican-led House is pushing ahead with a $611 billion defense policy bill that prohibits closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and forbids the Pentagon from trimming the number of military bases.
Obamas Set To Light National Christmas Tree For Final TimePresident Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are set to light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday evening during a ceremony where he's expected to share a holiday message with the American people.
Texas Lawmakers Working To Reverse Medicaid Budget CutsThere may be help on the way for tens of thousands of disabled Texas children on the verge of losing much needed therapy to budget cuts.
Trump Says He's Leaving His Business To Focus On Being PresidentDonald Trump says he's leaving his "great business" to his children so he can focus on being the nation's 45th president.
Lawmakers Drop Plan Requiring Women To Register For DraftHouse and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a sweeping defense policy bill that rejects a plan to force women to register for a military draft.
Clinton Team Sees Recount Effort As Waste Of ResourcesThe effort is being fueled by Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who's formed an organization to try to force recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
President Obama: 'Michelle Will Never Run For Office'President Barack Obama has tamped down any speculation that first lady Michelle Obama may one day run for office herself.
Trump Taps Haley To Be Nation's U.N. AmbassadorCBS News confirmed that Donald Trump will pick South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as country's ambassador to the United Nations. Haley was an outspoken Trump critic throughout much of the presidential race.

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