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Trump talks to Taiwan's leader, breaking precedent

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:12:06 -0500

WASHINGTON — By calling Taiwan's president Friday, President-elect Donald Trump broke a 37-year precedent that limited direct talks with a U.S. prpoke with Taiwan’s president Friday a move that breaks decades of precedent from previous U.S.


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Heitkamp goes to see Trump accompanied by Naked Cowboy

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 15:36:31 -0500

There were a lot of reasons Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s meeting with Donald Trump Friday was noteworthy, but it’s video of who she took the elevator up with that’s going viral.


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Meet the new U.S. senators

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:28:26 -0500

The 2017 freshman class includes the first Latina senator along with the first African American and Indian American to represent California in the Senate.


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Deadlock: Board vote means Michigan presidential recount proceeds

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:32:30 -0500

A recount can't start until Tuesday at the earliest, and a court challenge filed by the state's attorney general Bill Schuette puts even that start date in doubt.


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Wisconsin presidential recount begins

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:31:34 -0500

On Thursday, the first candidate-driven statewide recount for a presidential election in 16 years began in Wisconsin, a state that Donald Trump barely won by less than a percentage point over Hilary Clinton, even after polls had predicted Clinton to take the state.


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Sparks fly at Harvard forum as Trump, Clinton aides tee off

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:28:44 -0500

Three weeks removed from the 2016 election of Donald Trump and emotions are still running on overload over the outcome. Evidence of the struggle played out Thursday during a Harvard University forum.


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Clinton sends thoughts and prayers to train crash victims

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 08:08:44 -0500

During a campaign stop in Iowa, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she "was terribly upset" over the New Jersey train crash that killed one person and injured over a 100 during the morning rush hour. Video provided by AFP


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Trump supporters enthusiastic about Presidency

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:46:10 -0500

Supporters of President-elect Donald Trump said they're enthusiastic about his Presidency and glad that he's sticking to positions he voiced in his campaign. Trump held a rally in Cincinnati on Thursday. (Dec. 2)


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Trump: Mattis will be Defense Secretary (but it's a secret)

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 21:16:14 -0500

President-elect Trump revealed the 'secret' that he appointed retired Gen. James Mattis as Defense secretary during his 'Thank You Tour' in Cincinnati.


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