Politics Noir


Trump 'seriously considering' Ben Carson for HUD secretary

President-elect Donald Trump says he's "seriously considering" Dr. Ben Carson for housing secretary.

Donald Trump's first 100 days: A breakdown of his plan

There was no mention of building a wall along the Mexican border. There was nothing about repealing Obamacare.

President Obama grants commutations to 79

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama granted commutation of sentence to 79 individuals.

Obama offers 'wait and see' approach to Trump, but adds he'll be watching

President Barack Obama in his final press conference abroad advised the world to "take a wait and see approach" for what a Donald Trump presidency may mean in terms of policy, but added that he would weigh in if the ...

Obama advice to daughters about election: 'Don't get into a fetal position'

President Barack Obama's advice to his two daughters and anyone worried about the election of Donald Trump is not to "get into a fetal position" and put the outcome in context.

Trump presidency could mean windfall for some states

Not many governments or citizens in the bloc of 15 nations in the Caribbean were hoping or praying to have to live with an administration led by Donald Trump, but his victory in the 2016 presidential election could mean a ...

Keith Ellison puts in bid for DNC chair

The Democratic Party hasn’t had this little control in federal government since the early 20th century, but one man wants to save it from itself.

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Michelle Obama reflects on election: 'We are all on one team'

First lady Michelle Obama reflected Monday on the election results, declaring that regardless of politics Americans are "all on one team."

Cuomo offers New York as refuge for people who feel ‘under attack’ during Trump’s presidency

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has offered New York as a refuge to anyone who feel threatened or under attack during Donald Trump’s four-year presidency.

NAACP president: Voter suppression helped Trump win

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks said Thursday that Donald Trump's electoral victory benefited from voter suppression.

Reports of racist graffiti, hate crimes in Trump's America

Fears of heightened bigotry and hate crimes have turned into reality for some Americans after Donald Trump's presidential win.

Obama: Historic Trump meeting was 'excellent'

President-elect Donald Trump called President Barack Obama a very fine man as the two long-time antagonists met in the Oval Office in a ritual epitomizing the peaceful transfer of power.

One president, two Americas

The transformation of Donald Trump begins Thursday.

White Backlash: Donald Trump stuns in presidential victory

Donald Trump’s stunning presidential victory became evident around midnight Tuesday for the Hillary Clinton supporters assembled at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan.