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Here Come the Adults

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

Twelve years ago this week, Barack Obama's pick of Hillary Clinton for secretary of state had everyone in Washington reading Team of Rivals, Doris Kearns Goodwin's book on...
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Biden signals sharp shift from Trump with Cabinet picks

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday tapped Obama-era officials for top national security and economic roles, signaling a stark shift from the Trump administration's “America...
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Biden turns to familiar faces to grapple with a changed world

Biden turns to familiar faces to grapple with a changed world

4 hours ago   |   Politico

If President-elect Joe Biden's emerging national security team looks awfully familiar, that's because it is - with most of the names announced so far those of people who held...
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Ex-Homeland Security official Mayorkas returns under Biden

6 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden is turning to a veteran of the Department of Homeland Security to lead the agency created after the Sept. 11 attacks, but reshaped by...
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Linda Thomas-Greenfield at U.N. will bring back Barack Obama's apology tours, times ten

8 hours ago   |   Washington Times

A Joe Biden administration will include Linda Thomas-Greenfield as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, according to various reports. If true, that means goodbye America...
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Washington Post hosts live interview with Barack Obama

11 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

It's the first live interview of the tour for his new memoir, “A Promised Land," the first of an expected two volumes on his presidency.
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Opinion: Why Trump Must Be Disgraced To Save American Politics

1 day ago   |   Politicus USA

President-Elect Joe Biden has reportedly expressed concerns about the many possible criminal prosecutions of Trump distracting from his presidential mission. Just as Barack...
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Obama: Trump an 'elixir' for Americans 'spooked by a Black man in the White House'

1 day ago   |   Washington Times

Former President Barack Obama, selling his new memoir, sounds like someone who is still unaware that his FBI spied on the Trump campaign in 2016. In a book-tour interview with...
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Trump slams global climate agreement Biden intends to rejoin

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump railed against the Paris climate accord on Sunday, telling world leaders at a virtual summit that the agreement was designed to cripple the...
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Vaccines prove U.S. is still capable of world-changing feats

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Ten years ago, a general pessimism began to set in among some pundits and technologists who convinced themselves that America can't do big things anymore. But they only got it...
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Dianne Feinstein to step down as top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary panel

Dianne Feinstein to step down as top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary panel

Sen. Dianne Feinstein plans to step down as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee in the next Congress, according to three people familiar with the matter. The... Read more ...

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San Francisco DA Charges Officer With Homicide In Historic First

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Biden announces national security team filled with veterans of Obama...

Biden announces national security team filled with veterans of Obama administration

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday formally announced Cabinet nominations for his national security team. Biden's selections include Alejandro Mayorkas, who will become the... Read more ...

Biden Announces More Cabinet Picks, Including First Latino Homeland Security...

Biden Announces More Cabinet Picks, Including First Latino Homeland Security Chief

The president-elect also nominated Avril Haines to serve as the director of national intelligence. She would be the first woman to do so if confirmed. Read more ...

Biden Pick's Unusual Hobby: 'He's a Rocker'

Biden Pick's Unusual Hobby: 'He's a Rocker'

Joe Biden is fleshing out his White House. Word leaked Sunday night that he plans to nominate Antony Blinken as his secretary of state, while other big picks were unveiled on... Read more ...

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Newsom quarantines after 3 of his children exposed to CHP officer with Covid-19

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Man charged after exhaling on women outside Trump golf club

Man charged after exhaling on women outside Trump golf club

STERLING, Va. - A man seen forcefully exhaling on two women outside President Donald Trump's Virginia golf course has been charged with assault. Raymond Deskins, 61, was... Read more ...