Tag Archives: Election 2016

Obama On Russian Hacking: ‘We Need To Take Action. And We Will’

President Obama tells NPR in a new interview that the U.S. response to Russia’s attempted interference in the 2016 election may be both “explicit” and not.

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Perry to meet with Trump again amid energy secretary rumors

Former Gov. Rick Perry is meeting with President-elect Donald Trump again as speculation picks up that he could lead the Department of Energy. Transition aides said Monday morning that Perry, a Trump rival-turned-loyalist, will make the trip to Trump Tower later in … Continue reading

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Reports: Trump Leaning Toward ExxonMobil CEO For Secretary Of State

Rex Tillerson, a 64-year-old oil executive, has no government experience. His longtime ties to Russia, including President Vladimir Putin, are already drawing scrutiny from critics.

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Trump Names Picks For National Security Adviser, Attorney General, CIA Director

Sen. Jeff Sessions has been offered the post of attorney general, while Rep. Mike Pompeo and Michael Flynn have been offered the respective positions of CIA chief and national security adviser.

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Texas City Moves To 100 Percent Renewable Energy, Spurred By Federal Plan That New Administration Is Expected To Spurn

GEORGETOWN, Texas — Donald Trump’s victory and the impending Republican majority in Congress mean the Obama administration’s initiative to cut greenhouse gas emissions – the  Clean Power Plan – is almost certainly dead on arrival. It’s currently before a federal appeals … Continue reading

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Immigration And Border Security Top President-Elect Trump’s To-Do List

Donald Trump told CBS he plans to build a barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border. Adding he’s not going to round up all unauthorized immigrants as he vowed during the campaign — just the law breakers.

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Trump Taps Reince Priebus As Chief Of Staff, Steve Bannon As Chief Strategist

The president-elect announced his pick Sunday. Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, brings establishment credentials, while Bannon has long been a firebrand of the far right.

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Recapping West Texas Results from Election 2016

Donald Trump defied polls and many expectations on Tuesday night to win the presidency over Hillary Clinton, and his unexpected success has emboldened Republicans across Texas. There weren’t many local competitive races on the ballot in West Texas, with most local … Continue reading

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U.S. Rep. Will Hurd declares victory over Pete Gallego

SAN ANTONIO –U.S. Rep. Will Hurd claimed victory in his re-election bid Tuesday night, becoming the first incumbent to hold onto the Texas 23rd District in eight years. “We won this thing because of y’alls hard work,” Hurd, a Republican, said shortly after midnight at … Continue reading

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Election Day 2016: Live-blog and Races We’re Following

It’s finally here: Election Day 2016. Marfa Public Radio is bringing you live special coverage of national, statewide, local and regional races throughout the evening. Listen at 93.5 FM in West Texas or online. After the polls close in Texas … Continue reading

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