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Trump announces ex-Big Pharma exec Alex Azar as Tom Price's replacement at Health and Human Services
President Donald Trump today announced he's nominating Alex Azar to be Department of Health and Human Services secretary, replacing Tom Price. Azar is a former executive for pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and worked as a deputy secretary at HHS under President George W. Bush. Price resigned Sept.
Book excerpt: Charlie Sykes' 'How the Right Lost its Mind'
Excerpted from HOW THE RIGHT LOST ITS MIND by Charles J. Sykes. Copyright © 2017 by the author and reprinted with permission of St. Martin's Press, LLC. Chapter 3 The Attack on the Conservative Mind A M O N G T H E M A N Y I R O N I E S of the conservative implosion was how the Right became what it
'This Week' Transcript 10-8-17: Aftermath of the Las Vegas Mass Shooting
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR OCTOBER 8, 2017 AND WILL BE UPDATED. REP. SETH MOULTON : Well, it's shown. They're shown to affect gun violence . I mean, there are plenty of studies that show that states that have tighter gun laws have less gun violence. And this is an American epidemic. It's really
Supreme Court in new term to weigh political gerrymandering, other high-stakes cases
The Supreme Court begins a new term today that will be packed with high-stakes cases on issues from partisan gerrymandering to whether private outfits such as a bakery can refuse service to same-sex weddings. Also to come before the court is a case about dues-paying to public-sector unions. The new
Trump, now against kneeling during anthem, once seemed to say flag burning was free speech
President Donald Trump's assertion that NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem should be fired for "disrespecting" their country appears consistent with his stance shortly after his election that flag burning should be illegal. But, Trump's emphasis on the need to show respect
What happens if another Supreme Court justice retires?
The final day of the Supreme Court’s term came and went with no retirement announcement. However, any forthcoming court departure would allow President Donald Trump to make his second court appointment to the nation’s highest court. To help break down what might come next and the potential
Meet the 9 sitting Supreme Court justices
Following a bitter, partisan confirmation battle, Neil Gorsuch was sworn in on April 10 and took his seat on April 17 for his first full day as a Supreme Court justice. Gorsuch was President Trump's pick to replace another conservative, Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in his sleep at age 79 in
Senator pitched Merrick Garland for FBI director to White House
Sen. Mike Lee raised eyebrows in Washington, D.C., today for his suggestion that former Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland could lead the FBI, a pitch that was heard by the White House first, according to his spokesman. Lee, R-Utah, visited the White House for a tax reform meeting Wednesday. The
Donald Trump promise tracker: Where his pledges stand at the 100-day mark
Throughout the long presidential campaign and after the election, Donald Trump made many promises to the American people. As his administration reaches the 100-day mark, here is a review of where some of the promises stand. This "promise tracker" takes a look at some of the pledges he made to the
Reporters' Notebook: What it's like to cover Donald Trump over the first 100 days
As reporters for ABC News, our journey covering now-President Donald Trump began with on the campaign trail, where we covered his opponents during the primaries. Ever since, it has been the story of our careers, unlike anything we have previously reported on. The 2016 race featured two completely