President-elect Donald J. Trump says the federal government can be managed like a business. We’re about to find out if he’s right.
The president-elect credits his running mate, but also jabs at Republicans and critics alike, and talks about ‘merit-based’ immigration.
Historians discuss and debate the president’s use of the bully pulpit as a history lectern.
Mr. Perdue, Georgia’s first Republican governor since Reconstruction, had spoken with President-elect Donald J. Trump about trade deals’ effects on American producers.
The Trump Organization is pulling back on its promotion of the president-elect and his daughter Ivanka as the business takes steps to avoid conflicts of interest.
The tradition of an inaugural luncheon at the Capitol began in 1897, when the Senate Committee on Arrangements held one for President William McKinley.
Eight men who were imprisoned after the attacks and later found to have no connection to terrorism argued that government policies led to their mistreatment.
Ms. Haley, nominated to be ambassador to the United Nations, was the latest cabinet nominee to disagree with President-elect Donald J. Trump on Russia.
For the first time since the Reagan administration, the government has issued a new set of rules governing the C.I.A.’s power to gather and use data on Americans.
The president invited in artists and sought others out, from novelists to rappers to musicians to actors.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said after meeting with Donald Trump that his main message was that their home state relies on federal support in key areas.
A few days before Bill Clinton’s inauguration in 1993, I got clipped from behind while playing recreational league soccer. I was sidelined with a sprained ankle, but the injury did not stop me from flying to Washington two days later. There was a big story to cover. Hobbling on crutches, I made...
Officials say they don’t expect record attendance, but they do anticipate substantial demonstrations for and against Donald J. Trump’s presidency.
The Supreme Court indicated that a federal law denying protection to disparaging trademarks was hard to reconcile with the First Amendment.
The billionaire investor and nominee for commerce secretary said at his confirmation hearing that “all aspects” of the trade agreement were on the table.
In testimony before a Senate panel, Representative Tom Price set lofty goals for a law to replace the Affordable Care Act but did not say how he would achieve them.
President Barack Obama submitted to a final round of questions from the news media on Wednesday before departing office.
Mr. Pruitt, Donald J. Trump’s pick to lead the E.P.A., offered his vision of a more restrained agency at his confirmation hearing.
Vincent Viola, the billionaire owner of the Florida Panthers hockey team, was accused in August of punching a concessions worker at a racehorse auction in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Some people said they remembered fake news that was never even published, suggesting the phenomenon is not as influential as many think.