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Here Are the Officials Who Will Lead Federal Agencies Come Friday

Most are career employees who will serve as temporary heads.

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Can Trump Undo Obama's California Coastal Protections?

While some believe that Congress has the right to claw back the decisions, there has not yet been a legal challenge to a presidential monument proclamation.

Inside How Federal Agencies Will Operate in Trump's First Days

Trump is sending hundreds of appointees across government on Day 1.

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Why Do Tom Price's Potential Conflicts of Interest Matter?

Investments in health-care companies by Trump’s nominee for health secretary raise both ethical and legal questions.

Why Trump Is Keeping Some Obama Appointees Around

Without any of his key appointees confirmed by the Senate, the incoming president has turned to existing officials to help smooth the transition.

Donald Trump’s Nominee For Treasury Secretary Wants a Bigger IRS

"Where we add people, we make money," Steve Mnuchin said at his confirmation hearing.

Retirement Planning

So You Want to Retire Overseas

Advice for those looking to spend their golden years outside the United States.

Energy Secretary-designate Rick Perry testifies on Capitol Hill Thursday.

Trump Is Said to Embrace Plan to Kill Whole Agencies and Programs

News report on major budget cuts comes as Perry backs off vow to eliminate Energy.

President-elect Donald Trump arrives at Andrews Air Force Base on Thursday.

Trump Promises Federal Agency Thank You Tour

President-elect knows public servants make sacrifices that go unrecognized, spokesman says.

Trump's Budget Director Nominee Has Tax Issues

Mulvaney disclosed to the Senate that he failed to pay taxes for a household employee in the early 2000s.

Commerce Nominee Ross Evades Questions About Reporting Trump’s Potential Conflicts of Interest

Ross said that it’s a “personal decision” that only the president-elect can make.

That eagle statue is quite handsome.

Play of the Day: Trump is Working on His Inauguration Speech

He's got a Sharpie, a legal pad and he is sitting at a desk near an ornate wall.

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