Politics

Russian business world hopes for relief from Trump

Few people are more eager for Donald Trump's arrival in the White House than those who do business in Russia

Source: Trump picks agriculture secretary

President-elect Donald Trump will name former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve as agriculture secretary, a transition official said.

Commentator: Hillary Clinton is the legitimate…

HuffPo contributor Alex Mohajer argues that a federal judge should intervene because Russian hackers swayed the election and the popular vote makes Hillary Clinton 'The People's President.' Tucker takes him on in a spirited debate #Tucker

The Confirmation For Trump's Commerce Secretary…

Wilbur Ross outlined his trade plans and had little trouble in his Senate confirmation hearing.

Sound Familiar? Businessman And TV Star Wants To…

Kevin O'Leary, known for his role as an investor on ABC's 'Shark Tank,' announced his bid to lead the Conservative Party of Canada.

GOP lawmakers try to end Kansas governor's business tax cut

A push in Kansas to end an income tax break championed by Gov. Sam Brownback is being led by fellow Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature

Former President George H.W. Bush and wife…

Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, remain hospitalized in Houston, where he is in intensive care for pneumonia and she is being watched after complaining of fatigue and coughing

Senators compliment Obama's dignity

Senators Tom Cotton and Joe Manchin told CNN's Wolf Blitzer, in separate interviews Wednesday, that Obama brought "dignity" to the nation's highest office.

Tucker confronts Dem boycotting Trump inauguration

'Tucker Carlson Tonight' host takes newly-elected Pa. Democratic congressman Dwight Evans to task for opting not to attend Trump's inauguration because of controversies over John Lewis, ObamaCare and Russian hacking #Tucker

Lawsuit Over Detainee Mistreatment After 9/11…

Undocumented Muslim immigrants say they were arrested and abused after Sept. 11 due to their religion.

President Obama's Last Press Conference Was Fully…

After covering foreign and domestic policy issues, President Obama shared what issues he's worried about moving forward.

Trump pays surprise visit to his Washington hotel

President-elect Donald Trump made a surprise visit to his Washington, D.C., hotel on Wednesday night, grabbing a late dinner while in town for a couple of fundraisers

Pentagon chief says he opposed cutting Manning's…

Defense Secretary Ash Carter tells The Associated Press that he opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, the transgender former soldier who was convicted of espionage and other crimes for leaking classified information

Trump's treasury pick: King of foreclosures?

Donald Trump's nominee for treasury secretary, Steve Mnuchin, once took over a bank that was a national leader in foreclosures. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

Miller Time: 58th Presidential Inauguration

Some Democratic lawmakers refusing to attend ceremonies; Dennis Miller sounds off on 'The O'Reilly Factor'

Heated Senate Hearing Focuses On Best Way To…

Democrats and Republicans clashed during Rep. Tom Price's Senate confirmation hearing.

Trump's Pick For UN Ambassador Takes A Tougher…

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is up for the position of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

AP Source: Trump picks former Ga. Gov. Perdue to…

President-elect Donald Trump intends to nominate former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve as agriculture secretary, according to a person familiar with the decision but not authorized to speak publicly before it is announced

The Latest: Putin says Obama administration…

Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the Obama administration of trying to undermine President-elect Donald Trump by spreading fake allegations

Trump's hair inspires moth name

A biologist inspired by Donald Trump's signature hairstyle named a new species of moth after him.

John McCain reacts to Chelsea Manning commutation

Arizona Senator joins 'The O'Reilly Factor' to discuss President Obama's decision

Trump's EPA Pick Says Something Unexpected About…

During his Senate confirmation hearing, Scott Pruitt said the climate is changing, which differs from what he's said on the subject in the past.

Unless He Divests, Trump Will Owe Wall Street…

Banks like Wells Fargo will be regulated by Trump's appointees. Those banks also hold millions in debt from the new president.

Hawaii bill aims for 100 percent renewable…

Renewable energy advocates in Hawaii are pushing a bill to urge the transportation sector to get all its from renewable sources in 2045

Lawyers: Assange's conditions for extradition to…

Lawyers for Julian Assange say U.S. officials still haven't met the WikiLeaks founder's conditions for agreeing to be extradited to the United States

Who is 'designated survivor' at inauguration?

While security is in place and there is no specific, credible threat, a quirk in America's rules for succession raises questions about who would be in charge if an attack hit the incoming president, vice president and congressional leaders just as the transfer of power gets underway. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

President Obama argues for Chelsea Manning…

'The O'Reilly Factor' examines remarks from final press conference

Secret Service Agrees To Pay $24M To Settle…

The suit was filed in 2000 by a group of black agents who claimed their superiors fostered a racist work environment and ignored their complaints.

Betsy DeVos: Certain Schools Might Need Guns To…

Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of education, was asked about guns in schools at her Senate confirmation hearing.