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13 Nov 2016

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  • Interview: Trump Willing to Keep Parts of Health Law
    Sun, 13 Nov 2016 01:12:49 EST
    President-elect Donald Trump, in an exclusive interview, said that after meeting with President Obama he would consider leaving in place certain parts of the Affordable Care Act, an indication of possible compromise after he pledged repeatedly to repeal the health law.
  • Trump Shuffles Transition Team, Making Pence Chairman
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 07:15:53 EST
    President-elect Donald Trump shuffled his transition team three days after his surprising victory, diluting the role of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie while increasing the influence of Vice President-elect Mike Pence and Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, one of Washington’s most vocal critics of illegal immigration.
  • Obama Administration Gives Up on Pacific Trade Deal
    Sun, 13 Nov 2016 00:24:36 EST
    A sweeping Pacific trade pact meant to bind the U.S.and Asia effectively died Friday, as Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress told the White House they won’t advance it in the election’s aftermath, and Obama administration officials acknowledged it has no way forward now.
  • Schools Step Up Efforts to Fight Opioid Abuse
    Fri, 11 Nov 2016 21:30:58 EST
    Many U.S. schools are ramping up campaigns to prevent opioid abuse among students as evidence mounts of a growing problem.
  • Shooting of Black Man Sparks Protests in Chicago
    Fri, 11 Nov 2016 18:24:42 EST
    A Catholic high school embroiled in a controversy over racially charged texts exchanged by several students canceled classes Friday amid concerns about a planned protest by a faction of Black Lives Matter at the school.
  • The Places That Made Donald Trump President
    Fri, 11 Nov 2016 18:52:54 EST
    Rust Belt counties facing declines in manufacturing, shrinking populations, rising immigration and fraying social fabric moved heavily toward the Republican candidate and his message of national restoration.
  • Donald Trump as Nixon's Heir
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 23:24:26 EST
    The clearest precedent for Trump is the anti-elite, big-government conservatism of Nixon.
  • Facebook Stops Allowing Ads Targeting Ethnic Groups
    Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:58:00 EST
    Facebook will no longer allow marketers buying housing, employment and credit-related ads to target ethnic groups.
  • Donald Trump Nearing Selection of Chief of Staff
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 20:19:19 EST
    The president-elect’s announcement of his White House chief of staff is “imminent,” Kellyanne Conway, his campaign manager, said Saturday.
  • Clinton Attributes FBI Letters as Factor in Election Loss
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 19:12:13 EST
    The Democratic nominee told supporters Saturday that FBI Director James Comey’s letters to Congress about her email practices in the final days of the presidential race weighed heavily on her campaign.
  • Protests Against President-Elect Donald Trump Continue
    Sun, 13 Nov 2016 01:26:29 EST
    Tens of thousands of people around the country took to the streets Saturday to protest the election of Donald Trump, the fourth straight day of demonstrations against the Republican president-elect.
  • Schumer, Liberal Leaders Rally Behind Rep. Ellison for DNC Chair
    Fri, 11 Nov 2016 19:14:48 EST
    Chuck Schumer, in line to become senior Democrat in the Senate, is throwing his weight behind progressive Rep. Keith Ellison to be head of the Democratic National Committee.
  • Clinton Struggled to Win Over Some Women Voters
    Sat, 12 Nov 2016 08:21:34 EST
    Hillary Clinton became the first Democratic presidential candidatein 20 yearsto win married women, but a lack of support from other pockets of the female electorate helped block her path to the White House.
  • Security Tightens at Trump Tower
    Fri, 11 Nov 2016 23:32:50 EST
    For those who live and work in and around New York City’s Trump Tower, life is becoming a barricaded challenge.
  • Bloomberg Aide Considers a NYC Mayoral Bid
    Fri, 11 Nov 2016 19:19:41 EST
    Kevin Sheekey, a top political adviser to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, has told allies he is considering running against Mayor Bill de Blasio next year.
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