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SPECIAL REPORT: Obama Holds 1st Press Conference Since Election
President Barack Obama said that the outcome of the election leaves him with "concerns" and that many didn't foresee Trump's victory.
What a Hillary Clinton White House May Look Like
The presidential candidates are in the home stretch of the 2016 race -- ramping up attacks on each other, trying to make their closing arguments and securing support in battleground states. But the next milestone for the winner will be Inauguration Day and the move into the White House. The polls
Hillary Clinton Campaign Sorted Potential VP Picks Into 'Food Groups' by Race and Gender, Email Shows
Clinton campaign officials grouped potential vice presidential running mates by race and gender, according to a recently leaked email, further suggesting the degree to which their run for the White House appeared to be scripted. Campaign chairman John Podesta -- whose hacked emails have been
Hillary Clinton Names Transition Team to Prepare for Her Presidency if She Wins
Hillary Clinton is looking past Election Day and gearing up for what comes next, in the event that she wins. Clinton's campaign announced several key appointments for her transition team, who will be tasked with getting everything lined up to begin her term as president should she win the election.
The Note: Clinton Contemplates a Transition
NOTABLES --CLINTON'S WHITE HOUSE TRANSITION TEAM TAKING SHAPE: Clinton's White House transition team has officially launched. According to the campaign, former Interior secretary and Colorado senator, Ken Salazar , will chair the team, which has been dubbed the "Clinton-Kaine Transition Project."
Where VP Vetting Stands as Field Widens
The veepstakes for the 2016 presidential campaign is ramping up as at least two people have now been confirmed as candidates who’re being vetted. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is being considered as a possible running mate for Donald Trump and Sen. Elizabeth Warren is being vetted as one of the
Everything You Need to Know About the State of the Union 'Designated Survivor'
During President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night, most of our nation’s leaders in government -- members of Congress, Supreme Court Justices and almost all of the president’s cabinet -- will cram into the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives to hear the commander-in-chief
Christie As Kryptonite
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ROAD TRIP: Despite the scandal swirling around him back at home, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is on the road again. He will be in Texas today for Republican Governors Association fundraisers and next week Christie will speak to the...
Former White House Officials Back Keystone
While President Obama has been publicly vague about his views on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, several former White House officials are now pushing for the project’s approval, going well beyond the administration’s official stance. President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry haven’t