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Trump's Unconfirmed Nominees More Than All Presidents Combined at 2-Week Mark
President Donald Trump has more unconfirmed Cabinet nominees at this point in his term than all previous presidents combined, according to an ABC News analysis of data from the Congressional Research Service. Since 1789 and before the Trump administration, there have been only 10 times a
Homeland Security Dodges Partial Shutdown After President Obama Signs 1-Week Extension
Lawmakers narrowly avoided a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security and furloughing thousands of employees Friday when they reached a last-minute deal to approve a one-week funding measure for the department. Just two hours before the midnight deadline, the House voted 357 to 60 to
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
Obama Nominates Julian Castro as HUD Secretary
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Obama Nominates Julian Castro for Housing Secretary in Cabinet Shuffle
In his latest round of musical chairs in his cabinet, President Obama today tapped U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan to run the White House budget office and named rising Democratic star San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to be his next housing secretary....
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES U.S. TO ANNOUNCE HACKING CHARGES AGAINST CHINA: The United States government is set to file charges against government officials in China for allegedly hacking U.S. business interests, marking the first time ever that the U.S. government has formally
The Note's Must-Reads for Monday, May 19, 2014
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine, and Janine Elliot SOUTH KOREA/NORTH KOREA Wall Street Journal’s
Mayor Julian Castro Reportedly to Be Tapped as HUD Secretary
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will be nominated as secretary of Housing and Urban Development, two officials told ABC News. The White House declined to comment on the timing of an official announcement. The position must be confirmed by the Senate. The officials said the...
Obama Touts New Environmental Reform
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Gov. Chris Christie Faces Yet Another Controversy Over Sandy Ads
It hasn’t been a good week for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. On the heels of damaging revelations about politically motivated lane closures on the George Washington Bridge — a scandal dubbed bridgegate — Christie faced another controversy today. Christie was hailed as a hero...