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How Trump's Transition Compares to Recent Presidents
Naming cabinet appointees and a White House staff in the transition period can be a stressful, messy and even tumultuous process. Even though Trump has named a chief of staff, Reince Priebus, and chief strategist, former Breitbart chief Steve Bannon, his team has been plagued by disarray and
Who Could Be the Independent Candidate Against Donald Trump?
The possibility of a breakout independent presidential candidate has followed the 2016 campaign since the beginning, when Donald Trump used the threat of separating from the Republican race as a way to win establishment support. But the speculation hasn't ended now that Trump is the presumptive
The Note: Indiana Primary Primer
NOTABLES --5 STORYLINES TO WATCH IN INDIANA: Indiana residents are headed to the polls to cast their ballots in what has become one of their most important primaries this election season. "This may be the first time ever that the Indiana primary has played a significant role in the nomination
The Note: Ted Cruz Goes All-In in Indiana
NOTABLES --CRUZ AND CARLY TAG-TEAM ATTACKS ON TRUMP: On their first full day as a political power team, Ted Cruz and newly-minted running mate Carly Fiorina tag-teamed attacks on Donald Trump, part of their fight to dethrone the front-runner. At a rally in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Fiorina stayed mostly
Richmond, Calif. Eminent Domain Proponents, Critics: Q&A
Proponents of a plan in Richmond, Calif. to purchase foreclosed homes using the legal process of eminent domain — the power of the government to seize private property for public use — say critics are grasping at straws to stop the proposal. Graham Williams, CEO...
'Corporate Tax Loopholes' and the Fiscal Cliff
The Government Can Get More Money From Businesses -- But Not Without a Fight
New Hampshire: Live Free, Vote Free
Live Free or Die isn't just a saying on the Granite State's license plate--it's a way of life, and the political behaviors of New Hampshire are no exception. New Hampshire is an independent state; unlike many of its fellow New England neighbors which tilt towards various shades of blue, New
Obama's Cursed Commerce Secretaries
Penny Pritzker The woman rumored to be President Obama's first pick for the job back in 2008 didn't even make it to an official job offer before vacating the post. Pritzker, a businesswoman and heir to the Hyatt hotel business, pulled her own name out of the running in late November 2008. Pritzker
Raising Democratic Hopes In Arizona? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: DESERT DUEL: An emotionally-charged special election to fill the seat of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords could either provide a psychological boost for Democrats after a spate of bad news or it could become one more sign that...
Romney Stumps In New Hampshire, Headed Back to Iowa
HAMPTON, N.H.– New Year’s Eve, just three days shy of the Iowa Caucus and 10 days away from the New Hampshire Primary, Mitt Romney held an early morning breakfast here before heading back to Iowa. A packed house at The Old Salt Restaurant, Romney was...