Government & Politics

Government & Politics

Inauguration Day: What you need to know

The presidential inauguration of Donald J. Trump is underway, with the president-elect visiting Arlington National Cemetery and a rally and concert at the Lincoln Memorial on Thursday.

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Even Mitch McConnell now says repealing Obama’s rules alone won’t bring back coal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said rolling back Obama administration’s environmental rules wouldn’t entirely bring back the coal industry in eastern Kentucky. McConnell told McClatchy in an interview that lawmakers in Congress would work with the incoming Trump administration to “remove as many of the government impediments as possible and give the coal industry a chance to survive.”

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President-elect Donald Trump arrives in Washington

President-elect Donald Trump, accompanied by his wife Melania Trump and the Trump family arrived on Thursday at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, one day ahead of Friday's inauguration ceremony.
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President-elect Donald Trump arrives in Washington 1:32

President-elect Donald Trump arrives in Washington

A Valium joke by Sen. Pat Roberts leads to senators squabbling about 'tone' 1:48

A Valium joke by Sen. Pat Roberts leads to senators squabbling about 'tone'

A look back at President Barack Obama's visits to Kansas City 5:02

A look back at President Barack Obama's visits to Kansas City

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens gives his first State of the State address 38:17

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens gives his first State of the State address

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