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President-elect Donald Trump’s choices to lead commerce, health and human services and the Office of Management and Budget face the kinds of problems that have torpedoed Cabinet-level nominees in the past. But it’s far from likely that Trump’s picks will buckle under political pressure.
During a contentious hearing, senators asked Rep. Tom Price about his ideas for health coverage and questioned whether his personal investments posed conflicts during his time in Congress.
Donald Trump takes office Friday as an exercise-averse 70-year-old who has released only limited information about his physical fitness.
A self-described small-town, blue-collar guy,” Shane Bouvet volunteered for Trump’s campaign. (David Zalaznik for The Post)
A self-described "small-town, blue-collar guy,” Shane Bouvet volunteered for Trump’s campaign. (David Zalaznik for The Post)
While much of Washington looks cynically upon this week’s inauguration festivities, hundreds of buses will arrive in the District carrying well-wishers who remain dazzled and want a front-row seat for Donald Trump’s ascension to the presidency.
In the wake of a tumultuous election year, the potential for reconciliation appears more remote than usual as Americans are at odds over what is true in our country. Here, four short stories — with corresponding snippets of data — offer a snapshot of the nation. This is our new starting point.
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The president-elect is set to be sworn in at noon on Friday, the main event in a long weekend of ceremony, celebration and protest. Find everything you’re looking for — and read as much as you want — at and on our apps.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signs a bill on Jan. 4. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signs a bill on Jan. 4. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)
With the threat of President Obama’s veto removed, congressional Republicans are moving quickly to introduce legislation gutting the heavily Democratic city’s gun-control measures, undoing a physician-assisted suicide law and banning the use of local tax dollars to provide abortions for low-income residents.
Sunny skies will dominate the day, allowing temperatures to climb into the 50s.
Del. David Vogt (R-Frederick County) said he fired Cameron Harris “on the spot” Wednesday after learning what his aide had done.
Gay rights activists threw a glittery protest — with a dance beat — in the vice president-elect’s D.C. neighborhood.
(John Minchillo/The Associated Press)
(John Minchillo/The Associated Press)
“Dr. Gridlock” takes your questions about Metro and traffic during inauguration week.
The decision by march organizers to drop an antiabortion partner has amplified the debate about who qualifies as feminist.
Gray was put to death for the New Year’s Day 2006 murders of a Richmond couple and their two children, ages 9 and 4. He was linked to four other murders, including that of his wife.
Richard Lewis’s life began in luxury, but descended into homelessness because of mental illness before it ended in a brutal attack outside Union Station.
Washington led from start to finish, but Memphis threatened late before the Wizards closed out the 104-101 win.
Hampered by at least a dozen feet of snow, rescue vehicles have yet to reach the Hotel Rigopiano, located in the central Abruzzo region. Rescue workers have only been able to reach the area by skis.
Barack Obama gave a 2004 speech filled with optimism about America. He returned to that theme in his final news conference as president.
The president’s decision was driven by the Army private's remorse and a belief that the 35-year prison term she was given exceeded that imposed on other leakers of government information.
Rodriguez, the catcher known as "Pudge," becomes the first in Cooperstown to have played for the Washington Nationals.
In this timely retrospective, leading voices from The Washington Post come together to discuss Barack Obama’s historic presidency. Also available in paperback.
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