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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:01:00 -0500Ret. Gen. John Kelly, the former boss of the U.S. Southern Command, would be the third former general picked by President-elect Trump.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:37:29 -0500The president-elect is giving speeches in swing states he won that hark back to his rallies during the campaign. NPR policy and political experts check the claims Trump is making on his victory tour.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:19:00 -0500Gov. Terry Branstad, a Trump backer and the nation's longest-serving governor, has extensive ties to China and a friendship with Chinese President Xi Jinping that goes back decades.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:27:00 -0500The Fox News host tells Fresh Air that she worries about Trump's "de-legitimization" of the media. "Too many millions of Americans aren't listening at all to what the press tells them," Kelly says.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:00:18 -0500Following Donald Trump's victory, Democrats around the country have suddenly focused on Foster Campbell's campaign in an attempt to limit Republicans' incoming Senate majority to 51 seats.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0500NPR's Asma Khalid reflects on a year covering politics at a moment when being Muslim was seen as a political problem for some.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:28:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump held a rally in North Carolina as he works on building his administration. Meanwhile, Vice President-elect Mike Pence spoke to conservatives at Trump's Washington hotel.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:28:00 -0500Art Sisneros is a Texas elector who decided to resign rather than vote for Donald Trump in the Electoral College later this month. He explains how he came to that decision.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:28:00 -0500Commentator Cokie Roberts talks about the role of federal civil service during a presidential transition in a new, interactive Morning Edition segment called #AskCokie.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:28:00 -0500Donald Trump held a North Carolina rally on Tuesday night, basking in his victory in a state that was expected to go to Hillary Clinton. Trump's backers say they hope he'll move quickly as president.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:42:00 -0500The White House and other government agencies are not required to follow the Fair Labor Standards Act when it comes to paying interns. Many interns struggle to survive in the nation's capital.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:26:00 -0500The president-elect also formally introduced retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis as his pick to lead the Defense Department. Congress is also moving to fast-track a waiver he needs to be confirmed.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:49:00 -0500Alex Jones, whose radio show is carried by more than 160 stations, has also said the Sept. 11 attacks were an inside job and the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school never happened.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:24:00 -0500Other countries have elected wealthy businessmen for the same reason Donald Trump won: People think they're so rich, they must be incorruptible. But in many cases, corruption and cronyism followed.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:39:00 -0500Election 2016 isn't quite over yet. Louisiana voters will soon pick a new senator, and Republicans are trying hard to make sure they hold onto the seat.