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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016

In this photo taken Aug. 31,  U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., poses for a photo in Seattle. (Ted S. Warren / Associated Press)

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 8:51 A.M.

Washington Sen. Patty Murray to help lead Senate Democrats

Senate Democrats named Charles Schumer, a media-savvy Brooklynite, to succeed Harry Reid, the combative ex-boxer from a hardscrabble Nevada mining town, to be their party’s leader as they prepare for Donald Trump’s presidency. Aside from Schumer, Washington’s Patty Murray was selected as assistant leader.

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 7:41 A.M.

Early sign-ups for Obamacare are steady, but no surge

WASHINGTON – A little more than 1 million people renewed health coverage or signed up for the first time through around the start of open enrollment, which coincided with a GOP election sweep that’s likely to scramble President Barack ...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 7:18 A.M.

Train collision in Florida injures 2; mangles train cars

CITRA, Fla. – Authorities say two trains loaded with coal and phosphate rock collided in central Florida, derailing and sending at least 20 train cars tumbling over. Two people sustained minor injuries. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office posted a release ...

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In this Nov. 8 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is shown in New York. (Richard Drew / Associated Press)

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 7:16 A.M.

Transition ‘is going so smoothly,’ Trump tweets

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday morning to push back against news coverage suggesting that his transition to power is in chaos, saying the process of selecting Cabinet secretaries and working with the Obama administration “is going so smoothly.”

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TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016

Visitors tour the Rotunda on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016. The Capitol Dome had a a three-year, $60 million repair project that’s come to completion with weeks to spare before the inauguration of President-elect Trump. (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)

TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 3:03 P.M.

Capitol Dome project completed in time for Trump

WASHINGTON – Congressional officials have unveiled a refurbished Capitol Dome after a three-year, $60 million repair project completed with weeks to spare before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Scaffolding that enveloped the dome is gone and more than 1,300 ...

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Parting Shot — 12.8.16

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford of Canada competes in the Pairs Short Program during ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Marseille, southern France, Thursday. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)



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