Trump picks WWE's Linda McMahon for Small Business Administration post

Published Dec. 7 2016

Donald Trump will nominate wrestling executive Linda McMahon to serve as administrator of the Small Business Administration, a Cabinet-level position.

Iowa Gov. Terry formally accepts offer to become China ambassador

Published Dec. 7 2016

DES MOINES, Iowa — President-elect Donald Trump has announced his choice of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to be the next...

Trump picks Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head EPA

Published Dec. 7 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source...


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Congress approves $6.3 billion biomedical bill as leaders eye adjournment

Published Dec. 7 2016

Congress sent President Barack Obama bipartisan legislation Wednesday to beef up research on cancer and other diseases, battle drug abuse...

Trump taps retired four-star Gen. John Kelly to head Homeland Security

Published Dec. 7 2016

Trump taps retired four-star Gen. John Kelly to head Homeland Security.

Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

Published Dec. 7 2016

Time magazine on Wednesday named President-elect Donald Trump its Person of the Year.

Q&A: A look at Trump's call to cancel new Air Force One

Published Dec. 6 2016

President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new fleet of presidential aircraft to...

Republican states that expanded Medicaid want it kept

Published Dec. 3 2016

Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer fought her own Republican party in the state Legislature for months to push through a...

The Latest: Trump supporters file federal lawsuit to block Wisconsin recount

Published Dec. 2 2016

Supporters of President-elect Donald Trump have filed a federal lawsuit trying to stop Wisconsin's ongoing presidential election recount.

Trump to nominate Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis as secretary of defense

Published Dec. 1 2016

President-elect Donald Trump says he will nominate retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis to lead the Defense Department.

The Latest: Trump says he's leaving his business

Published Nov. 30 2016

Donald Trump says he's leaving his 'great business' to his children so he can focus on being the nation's 45th...

Republicans, independent square off in Georgia Senate debate

Published Nov. 30 2016

They were all in agreement about taxes: The government should take less from your paycheck. And you should pay less...


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Transition official: Trump picks Elaine Chao as Transportation secretary

Published Nov. 29 2016

President-elect Trump picks Elaine Chao as Transportation secretary.

Trump picks Price as HHS secretary

Published Nov. 29 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Rep. Tom Price, a leading critic of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law,...

Pelosi broadens leadership team in fight to retain post

Published Nov. 25 2016

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi moved Friday to broaden her leadership team by naming three junior lawmakers to chair the...

Trump taps Betsy DeVos as secretary of education, South Carolina Gov. Haley for U.N. post

Published Nov. 23 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and...

Report: Trump considering former Tennessee Democratic Rep. Harold Ford Jr. for Cabinet post

Published Nov. 23 2016

Politico is reporting that former Tennessee Democratic Rep. Harold Ford Jr. could be under consideration for transportation secretary or another...

U.S. court blocks overtime expansion pay rule for 4 million

Published Nov. 22 2016

A federal court on Tuesday blocked implementation of a rule imposed by President Barack Obama's administration that would have made...

Sen. Corker urges Trump to 'strongly enforce' Iran nuclear deal

Published Nov. 22 2016

President-elect Donald Trump, who vowed on the campaign trail to rip up the Iranian nuclear treaty, should do more to...

For Trump, lots of meetings, Cabinet picks still coming

Published Nov. 21 2016

President-elect Donald Trump returned to his perch high above Manhattan on Monday, meeting with former rivals and longtime allies a...

The Latest: Trump aide talks about possible Cabinet heads

Published Nov. 21 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is planning to meet on Monday with Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and former Texas governor and GOP...

Another politician from Illinois allegedly involved in scandal

Published Nov. 20 2016

The indictment of a 35-year-old disgraced former Republican congressman jolted residents of his central Illinois district, shaken by prosecutors' claims...

Alexander, Corker back Senate colleague as Trump's attorney general

Published Nov. 18 2016

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., on Friday announced his support of fellow U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., for the Attorney...