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Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 10:15 AM EST

Park Service Quashing Dissent During Inauguration: Attorney

Park Service Quashing Dissent During Inauguration: Attorney

The National Park Service is quashing dissent by blocking access to public space for those who want to demonstrate before, during and after President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, Washington civil rights...

Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 12:31 PM EST

Trump to Attend 2 Official Balls on Inauguration Night

Trump to Attend 2 Official Balls on Inauguration Night

President-elect Donald Trump will attend two official inaugural balls on the night of Jan. 20, as well as the Salute to Our Armed Services Ball, the inauguration committee revealed Friday.

Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 12:36 PM EST

Governor, Union Agree to Changes in State Pension System

Governor, Union Agree to Changes in State Pension System

The governor and the State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition have reached an agreement to fully fund the state’s pension obligations and the plan will go to the state General Assembly for approval.

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Senate Backs Stop-Gap Spending Bill Averting Gov't Shutdown

Senate Backs Stop-Gap Spending Bill Averting Gov't Shutdown

With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated on long-term health care benefits for retired miners but promised a...

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 01:49 AM EST

WaPo: CIA Says Russia Tried to Help Trump Win

WaPo: CIA Says Russia Tried to Help Trump Win

President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the election-season hacking that rattled the presidential campaign and raised new concerns about foreign meddling in U.S....

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Trump Returns to Campaign Trail in Louisiana, Michigan

Trump Returns to Campaign Trail in Louisiana, Michigan

Appearing jovial and relaxed, Donald Trump plunged back into election politics Friday, a full month after he won the presidency, thanking Michigan voters and prodding Louisiana Republicans to turn out for...

Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 07:23 AM EST

Hillary Clinton Warns Against 'Epidemic' of Fake News

Hillary Clinton Warns Against 'Epidemic' of Fake News

Hillary Clinton appealed Thursday for a bipartisan fight against an "epidemic of malicious, fake news," calling the dissemination of false propaganda a threat with "real-world consequences." "It's now clear...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 05:44 PM EST

Harry Reid Bids Farewell to Senate After 30 Years

Harry Reid Bids Farewell to Senate After 30 Years

Minority Leader Harry Reid bid farewell to the Senate Thursday after 30 years in the chamber and more than a decade as top Democrat, a remarkable run during which he shepherded key Obama administration...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 02:27 PM EST

Moore Tweets Inauguration Protest Petition to 3.4M Followers

Moore Tweets Inauguration Protest Petition to 3.4M Followers

The outspoken film director tweeted to his followers an online petition to show up in Washington D.C. on Jan 20th and disrupt the inauguration.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 10:41 PM EST

Trump Taps Fast-Food CEO as Labor Secretary

Trump Taps Fast-Food CEO as Labor Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday nominated Andy Puzder, the outspoken CEO of the fast-food company that owns burger chains Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, as his secretary of labor.

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