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  • WARSAW, Indiana/ WASHINGTON, Dec 9- When Donald Trump takes over as president on Jan. 20, one of the first business tax breaks he delivers is likely to go to the U.S. medical device industry and companies like Mark Throdahl's. The chief executive of OrthoPediatrics Corp, based in northern Indiana, said his company has been able to hire more workers since the temporary...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate Andrew Puzder, chief executive of fast-food chain operator CKE Restaurants Inc, as his choice for labor secretary, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate Andrew Puzder, chief executive of fast-food chain operator CKE Restaurants Inc, as his choice for labor secretary, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate Andrew Puzder, chief executive of fast-food chain operator CKE Restaurants Inc, as his choice for labor secretary, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern...

  • Hillary Clinton says fake news is an "epidemic" and "a danger that must be addressed and addressed quickly." Clinton is on Capitol Hill for a portrait unveiling in honor of retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid. Hillary Clinton has made her first trip to the Capitol complex since her presidential election loss to Donald Trump.

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate wrestling magnate Linda McMahon as his choice to head the Small Business Administration, Trump's transition team said in a statement on Wednesday. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern California's largest...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate wrestling magnate Linda McMahon as his choice to head the Small Business Administration, Trump's transition team said in a statement on Wednesday. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern California's largest...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate wrestling magnate Linda McMahon as his choice to head the Small Business Administration, Trump's transition team said in a statement on Wednesday. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern California's largest...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team source said on Wednesday. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern California's largest bank.

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team source said on Wednesday. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern California's largest bank.

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team source said on Wednesday. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern California's largest bank.

  • Michigan's city of Flint, struggling with lead-tainted water, gets some financial relief in the legislation and so does southern Louisiana, hard hit by flooding this past summer. And New York City is getting far less money than it requested for the costs of providing security around Trump Tower in Manhattan. The GOP used the stopgap spending bill to put him on a...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to appoint retired Marine Corps General John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. Mattis is a retired Marine general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to appoint retired Marine Corps General John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. Mattis is a retired Marine general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to appoint retired Marine Corps General John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. Mattis is a retired Marine general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on Congress:. Republicans and Democrats are paying tribute to Vice President Joe Biden, who has been a part of the Senate for 44 years. With Biden presiding over the Senate, lawmakers rose to deliver speeches Wednesday hailing his resilience, friendship and integrity.

  • WASHINGTON— With an atypical burst of bipartisanship, the Senate shipped legislation to President Barack Obama on Wednesday lowering hurdles for government drug approvals as the 114th Congress bumped toward the end of a two-year run highlighted by upheaval and stalemate. Lamar Alexander, R- Tenn., chairman of the Senate health committee.

  • Republican leaders including President-elect Donald Trump and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have said they are keen to repeal President Barack Obama's signature health insurance program, the Affordable Care Act, which provides coverage to millions of Americans. The trade association America's Health Insurance Plans, or AHIP, has been...

  • James Mattis for the top Pentagon job. Congress needs to change the law so a former military man can serve in the civilian post. Under current law, Congress would need to pass legislation next year to grant Mattis an exception from a law that requires a seven-year wait for former members of the military to serve in the post.

  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday he would name retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mattis is a retired Marine Corps general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage...