Senate Democrats were presented with an easy opportunity on Thursday to deflate the populist bluster of the incoming Trump administration.
For more than 5 hours, a second-generation ex-Goldman Sachs.. Huffington Post
Sen. Al Franken knows how to command a spotlight — and he proved it this week with his highlight reel-worthy grilling of Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks. The Minnesota Democrat's wonky confounding of.. Source: Wochit News -
WASHINGTON ― Three of President-elect Donald Trump’s nominees for Cabinet positions on Wednesday revealed that they had engaged in illegal or questionable behavior that prior administrations have.. Huffington Post
Sen. Pat Roberts’ (R-Kansas) attempt to break the ice at a hearing for President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Treasury backfired on Thursday.
The Kansas senator opened the hearing by.. Huffington Post
After yesterday's speech by Janet Yellen which signaled a path of steady interest rate increases and was perceived as hawkish, the dollar rebounded, Asian shares slipped and government bond yields.. Zero Hedge
Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts asked whether DeVos or her children had attended public schools, borrowed student loans or received federal financial help. Sydney Morning Herald Also reported by •The Age •Brisbane Times
The new federal law Every Students Succeeds Act, replacing No Child Left Behind, gutted many powers of the Secretary of Education. In this new legal landscape, the Secretary's greatest and most.. Huffington Post
Senate Democrats want to make the confirmation hearing for Steve Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Treasury secretary, all about people who won’t be allowed to speak: a 90-year-old.. Huffington Post
In a contentious hearing Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) grilled Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) — Donald Trump’s nominee for Health and Human Services secretary — over his proposal to cut to cut.. Raw Story
Donald Trump’s refusal to divest his business empire and place his assets in a blind trust put another one of his Cabinet picks in a tough spot Wednesday.
Private equity billionaire Wilbur.. Huffington Post