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A Cabinet of Generals? Trump's Choices Get Mixed Reviews

By Lolita C. Baldor | Dec 3
Donald Trump's move to pack his administration with military brass is getting mixed reviews.

Trump Speaks Directly with Taiwan's Leader, Irking China

By Gillian Wong and Johnson Lai | Dec 3
In a break with decades long diplomatic tradition, President-elect Donald Trump spoke directly with the president of Taiwan, a move that drew an irritated response from China on Saturday.

The "Two Trumps" Surface in President-Elect's Transition

By Julie Pace And Jonathan Lemire | Dec 3
Donald Trump's skeptics hope the presidency will reveal a serious side of the brash businessman. His supporters want him to keep the freewheeling style that rattled Washington. In true Trump fashion, so far he's doing both.

Republican Lawmaker Defeated at 90 Says He's Not Retiring

By Wilson Ring | Dec 3
Outgoing Republican state Sen. William Doyle wants to make one thing clear when he's asked about his decision to stop pursuing a recount in his narrow election loss: Even at age 90, he's not retiring from politics.

DNC Releases Statement on World AIDS Day

By EDGE | Dec 1
On December 1, World AIDS Day, DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued a statement about how HIV/AIDS affects us all.

AIDS Institute Urges Trump to Maintain Commitment to Ending HIV/AIDS

By EDGE | Dec 1
As the world pauses to mark World AIDS Day on December 1, The AIDS Institute sent a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump urging him and his Administration to maintain U.S. leadership in the fight against HIV/AIDS, both domestically and globally.

Wisconsin First State to Start Presidential Election Recount

By Scott Bauer | Dec 1
The first candidate-driven statewide recount of a presidential election in 16 years began Thursday in Wisconsin, a state that Donald Trump won by less than a percentage point over Hillary Clinton after polls long predicted a Clinton victory.

Is Trump's Cabinet a Dive into the Swamp He Pledged to Drain?

By Julie Pace and Josh Boak | Dec 1
Donald Trump promised to "drain the swamp" in the nation's capital. Instead, he's diving right in.

House Democrats Re-Elect Pelosi as Leader

By Erica Werner | Nov 30
House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader Wednesday, ratifying the status quo in a changing Washington despite widespread frustration over the party's direction.

Reckoning for Pelosi as House Democrats Vote for Leader

By Erica Werner | Nov 30
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi faces a challenge to her job as frustrated House Democrats meet to select a new slate of leaders.

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