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Rogue Elector Uses Vote to Highlight Dakota Access Pipeline
A member of the Electoral College from Washington state went rogue Monday and voted for a Native American tribal leader from South Dakota over Hillary Clinton, who had won the state in the presidential election. By casting his vote for the tribal leader, the elector said he had hoped to shed light
Trump Picks Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke for Interior Secretary
President-elect Trump made official today that he intends to nominate Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke, a retired Navy SEAL, for the Cabinet position of secretary of the interior. "He has built one of the strongest track records on championing regulatory relief, forest management, responsible energy
Donald Trump's EPA Pick Has Repeatedly Challenged the Agency
The selection of Scott Pruitt as Donald Trump 's choice to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has raised concerns among some scientists and people who’ve worked with the EPA. Pruitt, the Republican attorney general for Oklahoma since 2011, has interacted most directly with the EPA by
Trump Selects Oklahoma Attorney General and EPA Critic Scott Pruitt to Head EPA
President-elect Donald Trump has selected Oklahoma Attorney General and Environmental Protection Agency critic Scott Pruitt as his pick to run the EPA, according to Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway. "Attorney General Pruitt has great qualifications and a good record as the AG of Oklahoma,"
The Note: Trump On the Road Again
NOTABLES --TRUMP MEETS WITH GORE: Former Vice President and climate advocate Al Gore met with Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York City yesterday. Gore said he had a "lengthy and very productive session" with the president-elect, who has previously called climate change a "hoax." "I found it an
How Democratic VP Pick Tim Kaine's Camp Is Already Pushing Back on Liberal Critics
Democrats in Philadelphia are unlikely to greet Tim Kaine with a unified hero’s welcome when he takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention tonight. In fact, about 165 Bernie Sanders delegates answered a survey saying they’d be interested in “nonviolently and emphatically” protesting
Donald Trump Vows to Cut US Funding for UN Climate Change Programs If Elected
Donald Trump unveiled his energy vision for the United States at a petroleum conference in North Dakota Thursday -- vowing to cut off funding to U.N. climate change programs and attacking Hillary Clinton . "As bad as President Obama is, Hillary Clinton will be worse," Trump warned his audience at
Bernie Sanders Demands Apology From Hillary Clinton for Accusing Him of Lying
The back and forth between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton regarding campaign contributions from the oil and gas industry has reached a fever pitch. Speaking to a packed house eastern Wisconsin, Sanders twice said Clinton owed his campaign an apology. “We were not lying, we were telling the
Republican Presidential Debate
GOP presidential candidates meet head to head in the last debate before the New Hampshire primary.
Jeb Bush: Donald Trump Used Eminent Domain to Build a 'Limousine Parking Lot' for His Casinos
The Republican presidential candidates debate the usefulness of being able to seize property for the "common good."