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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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.

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Health and Human Services Secretary-designate, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga. testifies on Capitol Hill Wednesday.

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