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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
Obama Throws Support Behind Mideast Peace Talks
President Obama has thrown his full support behind the resumption of negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian officials, a process Secretary of State John Kerry has been pushing since he began his post at the beginning of the year. “I am pleased that Prime Minister [Benjamin] ...
John Edwards Judge Refuses to Dismiss Case
A federal judge today rejected defense lawyers' arguments that the case against John Edwards should be thrown out because there "was not one ounce of evidence" that the former presidential candidate broke the law by using nearly $1 million in donations to hide his mistress. Instead, Edwards' lawyer
The Note: Confusion Reigns In Washington As Mideast Erupts
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER In politics as in physics, nature abhors a vacuum, and with so many unanswered questions, the situation in Libya feels like that vacuum. Happy to fill that void are Republicans eager to take advantage...
Roundtable: Target Libya
Actions have consequences and the international community must be in today we are part of a broad coalition. We're answering the calls of threatened people. We're acting in the interests of the United States and the world. President Obama ride that excuse me explaining why American miss aisles and
'This Week' Transcript: Target Libya
(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) AMANPOUR (voice-over): This week, "Target Libya." Missile strikes begin. OBAMA: Our consensus was strong, and our resolve is clear. The people of Libya must be protected. AMANPOUR: Another war front opens for the United States. The world unleashes all necessary measures to stop
Replacing Rahm Emanuel: Who Will Be New White House Chief of Staff?
White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has not yet confirmed that he will leave Washington in the near future to run for mayor of Chicago, but the writing is on the wall. An announcement is expected Friday, as ABC's Jake Tapper first reported Monday . Whenever a high-profile government position
April 13, 1980: U.S. Sanctions Against Iran
U.S. hopes international allies will impose economic sanctions against Iran.
Jan. 20, 1981: Iran Releases Hostages
During the power exchange from Carter to Reagan, Iran releases 52 U.S. hostages.
Secret Interviews Add Insight to Clinton Presidency
The call from the White House usually would come in late afternoon. President Clinton had a few hours open in the evening. Could he come over? Taylor Branch , the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and civil rights historian, would pick up a notepad of questions and two microcassette recorders and drive