- Inaugural speech is Trump's time to rise to the moment
Sacramento Bee, Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 10:47 AM
Tradition suggests it's time for Donald Trump to set aside the say-anything speaking style and rise to the inaugural moment. But bucking tradition, or ignoring it altogether, is what got …
- GOP prescription of minority outreach forgotten with Trump
Associated Press, Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 04:38 AM
Together, they delivered a post-election autopsy with a dire prediction: Republican survival requires embracing a message of tolerance and respect in an increasingly diverse United States.
- Poll: Young Americans fear they will be worse off post-Trump
Associated Press, Tuesday - 01/17/2017 - 08:07 AM
As Donald Trump approaches his inauguration, young Americans have a deeply pessimistic view about his incoming administration, with young blacks, Latinos and Asian Americans particularly concerned about what's to come in the next four years.
- China's Xi takes spotlight at Davos as US makes transition
Associated Press, Tuesday - 01/17/2017 - 12:05 AM
Communist China is taking the world's most elite annual gathering by storm.
- DeVos to face questions over schools, conservative activism
Associated Press, Monday - 01/16/2017 - 11:49 AM
Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from teachers unions. But Democrats and activists also are raising concerns about how her conservative Christian beliefs and advocacy for family values might impact minority and LGBT students.
- Trump stand-in to take faux oath of office in rehearsal
Associated Press, Sunday - 01/15/2017 - 04:02 AM
Donald Trump will take the oath of office at the presidential inauguration Friday, but first up is a dress rehearsal at the Capitol for that elaborate ceremony.
- Trump unleashes Twitter attack against civil rights legend
Sacramento Bee, Saturday - 01/14/2017 - 10:47 PM
Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire's White House victory, intensifying a feud with the black congressman days before the …
- Trump security adviser, Russian official already talking
Miami Herald, Saturday - 01/14/2017 - 08:47 PM
President-elect Donald Trump's national security adviser and Russia's ambassador to the U. S. have been in frequent contact in recent weeks, including on the day the Obama administration hit Moscow with …
- GOP lawmaker says Capitol pig painting coming down
Associated Press, Saturday - 01/14/2017 - 09:04 AM
A GOP congressman reported Friday that a painting stirring controversy on Capitol Hill will be taken down Tuesday after the agency responsible for maintaining the Capitol complex determined it violated rules for a student arts competition.
- Trump's CEO meetings raise ethics questions
Associated Press, Saturday - 01/14/2017 - 02:58 AM
President-elect Donald Trump's meetings with CEOs seeking federal approval for major mergers are raising red flags for ethics lawyers concerned that about the possible erosion of a firewall between the regulators tasked with approving the billion-dollar deals and the White House.
- Obama awards Biden Presidential Medal of Freedom
San Francisco Chronicle, Thursday - 01/12/2017 - 06:17 PM
A teary-eyed Biden accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a ceremony at the White House dedicated to honoring the outgoing vice president. Obama commended the "Biden heart," listing the influences in Biden's life, from the nuns who taught him in grade school, to his Senate colleagues, to his parents.
- Biden: Intel officials told us Trump allegations might leak
Hartford Courant, Thursday - 01/12/2017 - 03:17 PM
Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that top intelligence leaders told him and President Barack Obama they felt obligated to inform them about uncorroborated allegations about President-elect Donald Trump out of concern the information would become public and catch them off-guard. In an interview