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Divided States: Sometimes It's Better Not To Talk About Politics

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

As part of our Divided States follow-up, we hear from Trump supporter Jon Jackson, a veteran who owns a farm in Georgia, and Diana Font, a businesswoman and Republican, who voted for Hillary Clinton.

Senate Panel Peppers Treasury Secretary Designate Mnuchin With Questions

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

Steve Mnuchin ran into sharp criticism at his confirmation hearing on Thursday. Most of it had to do with his role as the CEO of a bank that critics say turned into a foreclosure machine.

As The GOP Tries To Dismantle Obamacare, Its Approval Rating Goes Up

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

The new administration is working with Congress to overhaul the health care system. Many more people have insurance since the Affordable Care Act. Donald Trump has promised "insurance for everybody."

What Will America Look Like Under The Trump Presidency?

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

David Greene talks to Chris Buskirk, publisher of the conservative blog "American Greatness," who was an early Trump backer, and he presents his own intellectual vision for a Trump-led country.

Novelist Still Sees The Election Through The Lens Of Race

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

The morning after the presidential election, African-American novelist Attica Locke said she was "awake to what my country is telling me." How is she preparing for four years of Trump's presidency?

Putting Trump's Inauguration Into Context With Past GOP Presidents

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

David Greene talks to John Podhoretz, who was a speechwriter for Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, and now is editor of Commentary magazine about past inaugurations.

What Do We Know About The Security Challenges Facing Trump?

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

The transition to the Trump administration is likely to change the country's direction on key issues. We examine the national security, military and foreign policy environment Trump is inheriting.

Donald Trump Has Plans To Hit The Ground Running

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:13am

Trump plans to move quickly after taking office to implement his agenda. Some actions will take the shape of executive orders. Others, legislation, which could move rapidly through a GOP Congress.

Donald Trump Has Plans To Hit The Ground Running. Here's What He Wants To Do

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:07am

The president-elect's team has been sketching out plans for their first day, week and month in office. It includes action on trade, energy and of course, Obamacare.

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Donald Trump's Been Saying The Same Thing For 30 Years

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:00am

The incoming president has flirted with running for office since the 1980s. His message has been remarkably similar.

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Repeat After Me: The 35 Most Important Words Of Inauguration Day

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:00am

Inauguration is full of tradition and fanfare, but the oath is the only part that is legally required for a new president to take office.

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Donald Trump And Mike Pence, The Odd Couple In The White House

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 3:57am

The vice president-elect has often come in behind to calm, clarify or clean up. What will his role be in the Trump administration?

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As Trump Takes Office, He Still Faces Questions About Conflicts Of Interest

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 3:47am

The president-elect has settled some of the legal and regulatory disputes he's embroiled in, but critics say his actions don't go far enough.

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Obama's Racial Legacy: Some Last Words On The First Black President

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 2:52am

For Obama, race shaped both support and dissent, exposed the constraints of his office, and made the whiteness at the center of American politics permanently visible.

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Trump At Lincoln Memorial Concert: 'You're Not Forgotten Anymore'

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 6:35pm

"This journey began 18 months ago," Trump said after the concert. "I had something to do with it, but you had much more to do with it than I did. I'm the messenger. I'm just the messenger."

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What To Expect For Donald Trump's Inauguration

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 6:28pm

Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of a polarized United States. His inaugural address, expected in the middle of a full day of events, could have far-reaching consequences.

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Rick Perry, Energy Nominee, Says He No Longer Wants To Dissolve Agency

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 5:45pm

The former Texas governor once said he would abolish the Department of Energy. Now, as Trump's pick for the agency head, he said said his view on that — and global warming — have changed.

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Trump's Kindred Spirit, UK's Nigel Farage, Will Be An Honored Guest Friday

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 5:33pm

Farage has flown in from Britain to attend Donald Trump's inauguration. The former U.K. Independence Party leader is trying to stay relevant with a call-in show on talk radio in London.

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Deeply Divided Couple Learns How To Navigate Politics In Trump Era

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 5:25pm

The Halprins are a house divided: Marty voted for Donald Trump; Jessica voted for Hillary Clinton. Their Connecticut home is less tense than it was right after the election. But fissures remain.

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Comic Hero: Why Donald Trump's Candid Rhetoric Resonates With Supporters

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 5:03pm

Donald Trump's manner of speaking has caught the ears of supporters and detractors alike. He sounds different than past presidents, and his authentic rhetoric seems to mimic stand-up comedy.

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