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Transition Briefing: Donald Trump Vows on Twitter to Step Away From Business

The president-elect, who continues to fill his cabinet, will travel to Indiana this week to announce the saving of 1,000 factory jobs.

DealBook: Steven Mnuchin, Expected Treasury Pick, Is an Outsider to Public Policy

He never ran a large organization or showed himself to be an accomplished economist. But he is very much a part of the firmament of the finance world.

After Democrats’ Losses, Nancy Pelosi Becomes a Symbol of What Went Wrong

Ms. Pelosi, who is expected to win re-election as House minority leader, has become a stand-in for complaints that Democrats have failed to court working-class voters.

What (Lots of) Money Can Buy at Trump’s Inauguration

An “exclusive” luncheon with cabinet appointees, an “intimate” dinner with the vice president-elect and more are available — for donors who give enough.

Justices Hear Texas Death Penalty Case Involving Intellectual Disability

The Supreme Court seemed to lean toward sparing an inmate’s life because of problems with Texas’ legal definition of intellectual disability.

Obama to Send Aide to Fidel Castro’s Funeral

Benjamin J. Rhodes, a deputy national security adviser, will join the top American diplomat in Cuba at the funeral, an official said, citing the countries’ “complicated” relationship.

Work-Life Balance: What Donald Trump Might Do for Working-Class Families

Paid family leave is an issue that has gained growing bipartisan support, but the details could prove contentious.

Transition Briefing: Donald Trump’s Agenda: Find a Secretary of State, Tweet Often.

The president-elect is still trying decide who will be his secretary of state, but he can’t stop Tweeting.

Obama’s Sacred Duty: Visiting the Wounded at Walter Reed

Mr. Obama has visited the military hospital nearly two dozen times, trips that have affected him deeply and that have inspired the injured.

Traders Bet on Tax Cuts and New Spending. Congress May Not Go Along.

Stock traders have bid up equity prices based on a risky proposition: that Donald J. Trump will steer Republicans in a U-turn away from tightfisted policies.

Challenging the Boss in Public? For Kellyanne Conway, It’s Part of the Job

Ms. Conway’s criticism of Mitt Romney was expected to draw fury from President-elect Donald J. Trump. But she is not a typical aide.

$6.3 Billion Measure Aims to Cure Ailing Health Care Policies

Congress will vote this week on a measure that is the product of years of debate over health care policy issues, including the unwieldy mental health care system and opioid abuse.

Artists Lay Their Fears at Ivanka Trump’s Door

Well-known artists staged an orderly protest outside the Puck Building, where Ivanka Trump resides, expressing objections to her father’s policies.

As Push for Recount Advances, Clinton Supporters Hope and Trump Vents

Though reversing Donald J. Trump’s Electoral College majority is a long shot, a move to challenge the election results is advancing.

Darrell Issa Narrowly Wins Re-election in California

Mr. Issa defeated Doug Applegate, a retired Marine colonel, to retain his seat after his first truly competitive race in more than 15 years.

Tom Price, Obamacare Critic, Is Said to Be Trump Selection for Health Secretary

The six-term Republican congressman from Georgia has led opposition to the Affordable Care Act.

The 2016 Race: ‘Serious Voter Fraud’? Um, No

There are many reasons Donald J. Trump’s claim doesn’t withstand scrutiny.

David Petraeus, Secretary of State Candidate, Meets With Trump

Mr. Petraeus, a retired general and former C.I.A. director, has emerged as a new contender after bitter internal feuding over the State Department post.

DealBook: How Trump Could Ease His Conflict-of-Interest Problem

Consider hiring a corporate monitor, an independent overseer who will issue regular public reports about any possible instances of conflicts. We have just the person for you.

Trump Faces Obstacles to Resuming Waterboarding

Federal law, international pressure and resistance from inside the C.I.A. stand in the way of Donald J. Trump using brutal interrogation tactics.

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