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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:00 -0500Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president on an Inauguration Day marked by both celebrations and protests.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:50:00 -0500Trump briefly sought the 2000 presidential nomination of the Reform Party. It eventually went to Pat Buchanan, whom Trump called a "Hitler lover." Buchanan's slogan that fall was "America First!"
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:02:24 -0500From Andrew Jackson to Herbert Hoover to Barack Obama, presidential inaugurations have had their share of mistakes and oddities throughout history.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0500The attorney drew a parallel to former Vice President Nelson Rockefeller's wealth. "No one was so concerned," she claimed. But they were, and he disclosed his assets and placed them in a blind trust.
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 18:00:00 -0500This week will be packed with Senate confirmation hearings for some of President-elect Donald Trump's top officials, but some nominees still have incomplete ethic reviews.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0500Donald Trump may wish to rely on the record of previous presidents who entered the White House in conflict with their own parties over a major foreign relations issue. But can he find one?
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0500By refusing to respond to the sanctions, Russian President Putin spurned Obama and kept up what has looked like a public bromance with the president-elect, who in turn called him "very smart!"
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:08:00 -0500The inaugural addresses often remembered best were delivered at the worst times in our national history: Abraham Lincoln with Civil War looming, Franklin D. Roosevelt in the depths of the Depression.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0500Whether Trump ultimately follows his team of hotspurs or uses them as heat shields as he negotiates a new reality, he sees them all as serving his purpose — not the other way around.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 05:06:00 -0500Donald Trump launched a controversy on Twitter over the weekend regarding voting integrity, as his work of compiling a Cabinet and a governing agenda goes on.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 06:00:00 -0500For many who had thought they knew what to expect — either from the election itself or from a prospective Trump presidency — this is a time of transition to reality.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:45:00 -0500The Democratic campaign of 2016 came down to relying on two categories: minority voters and Trump's character issues. There were lots of both, to be sure, but not quite enough of either.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 04:40:00 -0500As Trump succeeds Obama, it is hard to imagine a wider gulf between sets of policies, or men with less use for each other. But such contrasts between consecutive administrations are the national norm.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 07:22:00 -0500Once he had become the nominee of the Republican Party, Donald Trump needed only to hold his base constituency together and add the reluctant votes of other Republicans and compatible independents.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 19:56:00 -0500Results are coming in from some of the first battleground states where polls have closed. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are both holding election night parties in New York City.