David Greene and Rachel Martin talk to NPR's Scott Horsley about the new presidential agenda, and NPR's Pam Fessler who met up with protesters at the National Mall.
Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Audio Cornish, Tamara Keith and Cory Turner about the crush of people trying to get through security checkpoints to find a place on the mall to witness the inauguration.
Thousands of Donald Trump's supporters are gathering at checkpoints along the National Mall as they make their way to the scene of the Inauguration of the 45th president of the United States.
David Greene and Rachel Martin talk to NPR's Scott Detrow about the inauguration, and to author Christopher Buckley, who was a speechwriter for President George H.W. Bush.
Follow our live blog for news of the day, photos and videos from the National Mall and for analysis on what the events mean for the world.
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As Trump steps into the presidency he inherits an economy in steady recovery, but there are areas with room for improvement. How might the transition change the country's direction on economic issues?
Donald Trump's inaugural address, which is expected to take place in the middle of a full day of events, could have far reaching effects.
President-elect Trump and his family on Friday morning will travel with the Obama family from the White House to the Capitol for the swearing-in ceremony.
Unlike the president-elect, his No. 2, Mike Pence, is a known quantity in Washington, D.C.. So he could be a crucial bridge between Donald Trump and Capitol Hill. But how much influence will he have?
Once again, the world will watch the peaceful transition of power in the U.S. Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president. That has brought jubilation in conservative America.
Washington, D.C., is not just about government. It's a city with cultural and social scenes. The unofficial D.C. has been preparing for the Trump family's arrival.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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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