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Nov 13, 2016, 6:43pm EST
  • January 11, 2017

    Did Rex Tillerson just lie under oath about lobbying against Russia sanctions?

    There’s a real chance that he did.

  • January 11, 2017

    Trump’s team got a guide to running an ethical transition. They ignored it.

    Trump was the least transparent candidate in modern history. His Cabinet nominees are following in his footsteps.

  • January 11, 2017

    What to expect at Wednesday's Senate confirmation hearings

    President-elect Trump’s picks for secretary of state, attorney general, and transportation secretary go under review. Expect intrigue.

  • January 10, 2017

    If you want the truth about racism, listen to the Sessions hearing, not just Obama’s farewell

    The hearing is frightening. And real.

  • January 10, 2017

    What the Senate needs to ask Rex Tillerson before he becomes secretary of state

    Five key questions for one of Trump’s most important Cabinet picks.

  • January 10, 2017

    Why Democrats aren’t fighting Trump’s nominee to run immigration enforcement

    If anything, they’re hoping he’ll “speak truth to power.”

  • January 10, 2017

    Jeff Sessions’s confirmation hearing is a referendum on Trumpism

    A fight about race that both parties want.

  • January 10, 2017

    Trump’s Cabinet picks will have to answer the questions their boss has dodged

    It’ll be tough for Trump’s nominees to avoid the hard questions when they’re under oath.

  • January 4, 2017

    Trump adds Goldman Sachs lawyer to his Wall Street dream team

    Trump’s anti-bank posturing was his greatest con.

  • January 4, 2017

    Report: Donald Trump hires 3-time Apprentice loser Omarosa for a White House position

    She’s expected to take on a public engagement role in Donald Trump’s administration.

  • January 3, 2017

    Donald Trump producing The Celebrity Apprentice is a big conflict of interest — for NBC

    Trump's title is almost certainly ceremonial, but there’s probably not much anyone can do to boot his name from the credits.

  • December 21, 2016

    Trump’s budget director has some awfully strange ideas about economic policy

    His vow to “end Medicare as we know it” is only the start.

  • December 13, 2016

    The real reason Trump's denial that Russia hacked Democrats’ emails is so worrying

    Trump is sending a signal about how he’ll run the government.

  • December 13, 2016

    Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state is a Putin-friendly Exxon CEO

    But Rex Tillerson is already getting pushback from both sides of the aisle.

  • December 12, 2016

    Goldman Sachs alumni will have the 2 top Trump economic policy jobs

    Trump’s Washington will be a bonanza for bankers.

  • December 12, 2016

    Trump’s DHS pick is a retired general who warns Latin America could pose an “existential” threat to the US

    But he doesn’t exactly mean it the same way Trump does.

  • December 9, 2016

    Trump's labor secretary pick: “I like beautiful women eating burgers in bikinis”

    Of course Trump would pick a guy like Andy Puzder to join his Cabinet.

  • December 9, 2016

    Trump’s fast-food CEO Labor Department pick teaches us a lot about populism

    You are what you eat.

  • December 9, 2016

    Trump’s governing strategy is taking shape — and it could be a political winner

    The president will participate in populist stunts, while his Cabinet enacts hard-right policies.

  • December 8, 2016

    Trump’s secretary of labor pick is exactly the type of pro-immigration Republican Trump campaigned against

    Andy Puzder sounds a lot more like Jeb Bush than Donald Trump.

  • December 7, 2016

    Trump’s ambassador to China wants closer trade ties between the countries. Wait, what?

    The president-elect’s pick for China ambassador will likely check some of his worst impulses.

  • December 6, 2016

    Donald Trump is turning his transition into a reality show, too. That’s an ominous sign.

    Even his biggest Cabinet picks are playing out like a season of The Apprentice.

  • November 30, 2016

    Steven Mnuchin: Trump's Treasury secretary pick is a banker with no known qualifications or views

    He was picked because he raised millions for Trump’s presidential campaign.

  • November 29, 2016

    Trump’s latest Cabinet picks signal he has no intention of governing as a populist outsider

    Betsy DeVos, Elaine Chao, and Tom Price are staunch conservatives.

  • November 29, 2016

    Elaine Chao, Trump’s transportation secretary pick, is his most normal choice yet