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Hopes And Anxieties Marked Inauguration Day

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president on an Inauguration Day marked by both celebrations and protests.

A Plea For President Trump: Restore Respect

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

The presidential campaign was filled with coarse language. Now that the inauguration is over, NPR's Scott Simon encourages all Americans to treat and speak to each other with respect.

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Trumps Wrap Up Inauguration Day At 3 Balls

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attended three inaugural balls last night after a busy day.

PHOTOS: Trump Ends Inauguration Day His Way, With Dances At 3 Balls

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 5:53am

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump stopped by the Liberty Ball, Freedom Ball and Salute to Our Armed Services Ball, on Friday evening.

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Trump Vows Policy Vision Of 'America First,' Recalling Phrase's Controversial Past

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 12:48am

Trump briefly sought the 2000 presidential nomination of the Reform Party. It eventually went to Pat Buchanan, whom Trump called a "Hitler lover." Buchanan's slogan that fall was "America First!"

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Trump's Executive Order Could Dismantle Parts Of ACA Before Replacement Is Ready

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 12:13am

As promised, Trump got to work on Day 1, taking the first steps to fulfill his pledge to gut Obama's health care law. The order's reach, however, depends upon which provisions he decides to target.

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As Trump Is Sworn In, Supporters Debate His Role In Healing Racial Wounds

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 7:26pm

Fans of the new president say he could do some good in improving race relations in America. But they say the solution can't be left to him alone.

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President Trump, First Lady Attend Inaugural Balls

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 7:00pm

Several inaugural balls and celebrations took place across Washington, D.C., on Friday night. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump appeared at three of those celebrations.

Trump Signs Executive Order To 'Ease The Burdens Of Obamacare.' Details Still Unclear

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 6:28pm

The new White House took action on four measures Friday night, notably on the Affordable Care Act and regulations. The White House did not immediately make it clear what exactly was signed.

#Meme Of The Week: George W. Bush Battles Poncho At Inauguration And Loses

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 6:25pm

Former President George W. Bush had a really hard time figuring out his poncho at the inaugural parade.

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Digital Transition Of Power Is Not So Peaceful

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 5:59pm

As with every new administration, Donald Trump and his team took over the White House website Friday.

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First Family Watches Inaugural Parade Along Pennsylvania Avenue

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 5:56pm

After leading the route, President Trump and his family watched the inaugural parade wind down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House.

The Trump Foreign Policy Doctrine — In 3 Points

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:43pm

When the clock struck noon, the White House website switched over to signify Donald Trump becoming the new president. And on that site, Trump laid out how he would approach the world.

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Music Rings Through Washington, D.C, During Inauguration Celebrations

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 3:28pm

Despite the number of musicians who opted not to perform at the inauguration, Washington, D.C., was full of music at the various ceremonies celebrating Donald Trump taking office.

Trump's Inauguration Sets Up Uncertain Future For Conservative Movement

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 3:28pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Sam Tanenhaus, author of The Death of Conservatism, about what Donald Trump's inauguration means for the future of the conservative movement.

Trump Supporters Mix With Protesters On Inauguration Day

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 3:28pm

The crowd was light on A-list celebrities, but plenty of people from all over the political spectrum attended Friday's inauguration of Donald Trump.

In Inaugural Address, President Trump Pledges To Put 'America First'

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 3:28pm

On Friday, after President Donald Trump took the oath of office, he delivered his first speech to the American people as president. He said the American people have not shared in the wealth of the nation and that his administration would put America first.

Mexico, Russia And China Anticipate Changed U.S. Relations Under Trump

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 3:28pm

The inauguration in this country is being closely watched all over the world, including three countries whose relationship to the U.S. will likely change drastically under President Trump: Mexico, Russia and China.

Trump Supporters Gather Near Capitol To Witness Inauguration

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 3:28pm

Trump supporters packed in near the Capitol to watch the new president take the oath of office and deliver his inaugural address on Friday.

Trump Signs Executive Actions Shortly After Inauguration Ceremony

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 3:28pm

Donald Trump signed executive actions shortly after being sworn in as president on Friday. He signed orders formally nominating his cabinet picks and a proclamation for a national day of patriotism.




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