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Senate Confirmation Hearings Continued Today for 4 Trump Nominees
There is pressure to confirm them before the president-elect is sworn in on Friday.
What Trump's Education Secretary Pick Betsy DeVos Said About Guns in Schools
Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump 's pick for Education Secretary, raised eyebrows during her confirmation by refusing to say guns shouldn't be in schools and quipping that in one case in Wyoming, they would help protect against grizzly bears. When asked by Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.)
Trump Cabinet Picks Under Fire
Donald Trump's choices to lead Health and Human Services, Tom Price, and the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, are expected to have heated hearings, and Education pick Betsy DeVos faced tough questions from Senate Democrats.
Senate GOP Clears Key Hurdle in 'Obamacare' Repeal
Senate Republicans cleared an important hurdle early Thursday in the legislative process to repeal the Affordable Care Act, capping off a marathon seven-hour voting session by passing a budget resolution. It was a key step for Republicans as they move to undo major parts of President Obama's
Liz Cheney One Step Closer to Congress With Primary Win
After last night’s primary results in Wyoming, the Cheney name is well on its way back to Capitol Hill . Liz Cheney , the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney , won a crowded GOP primary for the state’s sole House seat -- sending her on a fast track to Congress, assuming she wins the
Congressional Hopeful Liz Cheney Has History With Incumbent
When discussing former State Department official Liz Cheney ’s bid to succeed retiring at-large Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), it’s worth noting that there’s a fair amount of bad blood between the two. From Lummis, it’s nothing personal – just business. Back in 2013, she was upset that Cheney was
Senators Introduce Legislation to Lift Cuba Travel Ban
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation today that would end the travel ban between the U.S. and Cuba -– the first legislation to be introduced this year following President Obama’s executive action to start opening diplomatic relations with Cuba. “We’ve tried this current policy that
The Primary Primer: 5 Races to Watch in Alaska and Wyoming
WHO’S ON THE BALLOT? Today, voters cast ballots in Alaska and Wyoming. The marquee race to watch is a three-way bitter GOP Senate primary in our nation’s 49th state. Alaskan voters will decide between the establishment front-runner, a tea partier with Sarah Palin’s backing, and...
Five Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week
Washington is traditionally slow in August, but this week has been dominated by the unrest in Ferguson, Mo. , the strife in Iraq , and don't forget the hug summit . Almost all took us by surprise this week. Here's a glimpse at some of the stories your ABC News political team will be covering in the
The Note: Cell Phone Strife
NOTABLES CELL PHONES TO BE SCRUTINIZED BY TSA: If some overseas passengers flying to the United States want to bring cell phones and other electronics onboard with them, they’re going to have to show that the devices can turn on, the Transportation Security Administration...