Following the 45th president’s progress toward the policies he laid out on the campaign trail
Donald Trump’s rise, and Hillary Clinton’s loss, is not a sign that America is irredeemably bigoted.
“Trump is absolutely trying to attack our democratic institutions and to make the country more authoritarian,” one Democratic lawmaker warns.
A documentary film-maker was disinvited from an academic conference because an organizer feared she would be subject to ideologically motivated reprisals for hosting him.
The Florida Republican has the power to sink Rex Tillerson’s nomination for secretary of state and deal an early blow to a president-elect who belittled him a year ago.
The president gave the vice president the nation’s highest civilian honor.
In his confirmation hearing, he simultaneously pledged to maintain and eliminate programs from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Under a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, the troubled force will employ a variety of measures to protect constitutional rights and correct racial disparities.
The white nationalist leader Richard Spencer is setting up a headquarters in the Washington area.
The leader of a far-right French political party was seen in the building on Thursday, although it's unclear whether Trump knew she was coming.
Maybe, but there’s not much Obama could have done about it.
Lawmakers will question Representative Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump’s pick to head the CIA; Ben Carson, the housing secretary nominee; and James Mattis, the nominee for secretary of defense.
The outgoing president narrowed the party’s appeal in ways that helped the GOP. Democrats may need to widen it again if they hope to recover power.
Trump took full advantage of a weakened and divided press corps in his first news conference as president-elect.
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The Senate continued confirmation hearings for Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks.
In his farewell address, the president highlighted his legacy on national-security issues, but his actions may have opened the way for future abuses.
“This isn’t the way the presidency has worked since Congress passed the Ethics in Government Act in 1978,” the director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics said on Wednesday.
Cooperation is needed to check an unfit leader. So why are so many critics of the president-elect needlessly turning on one another?
The former oilman downplayed humanity’s responsibility for raising the global thermostat on Wednesday.
There are even deeper issues here than whether or not the unsubstantiated allegations are true.
The president’s farewell speech evoked a flawed American icon—perhaps to remind America of the best version of itself.
In his first formal press conference since July, the president-elect blamed Russia for hacks, offered a plan to resolve conflicts of interest, and scolded the media for its reporting on him.
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