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Top GOP congressmen are advocating for Trump to pick Rep. John Ratcliffe as AG: report

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and a handful of other prominent Republicans are calling for Rep. John Ratcliffe to be appointed as the next attorney general, The Hill reported Friday. Mr. McCarthy told The Hill it was ultimately President [...]

Best Satellite Stock to Buy: 2018 Baron Funds Conference Offers Pick

The best satellite stock to buy is Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM), according to the 2018 Baron Funds Investment Conference, which featured the global mobile services provider. One of the big appeals of the communications company [...]

Netanyahu pick eliminated, runoff set for Jerusalem election

JERUSALEM (AP) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pick for Jerusalem mayor has been knocked out of the race, with two other contenders advancing to a runoff. Results of the municipal elections released Wednesday show veteran political [...]

Dina Powell is top pick for U.N. ambassador, sources say

Dina Powell, who returned to Goldman Sachs in a senior role after leaving her job as President Donald Trump’s deputy national security adviser, is said to be strongly considering the job. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Share on Facebook [...]

Flake’s revenge? Trump antagonist holds power over Supreme Court pick

How far Sen. Jeff Flake takes the issue is the biggest question as the president’s high court pick enters a make-or-break week. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Kavanaugh Confirmation Trump drove the Arizona senator into retirement with [...]

Democrats’ last shot at stopping Trump’s Supreme Court pick

Senate Democrats are zeroing in on the health care views of Brett Kavanaugh, who could pull the nation’s high court to the right for a generation — and determine the fate of abortion rights, the social safety net and Obamacare itself. [...]
Italy’s Populists Move Closer to Power, With Little-Known Pick for Prime Minister
ROME — In a significant step toward forming an anti-establishment government in the European Union’s fourth largest economy, the leaders of Italy’s populist parties asked the country’s president on Monday to accept a little-known [...]
McCain unlikely to tank Trump’s CIA pick
When John McCain speaks, his fellow senators listen. Yet his call to reject Gina Haspel may not halt momentum for her bid to lead the CIA. The Arizona Republican declared that Haspel’s “refusal to acknowledge torture’s immorality is [...]
Trump’s VA pick bows out after allegations pile up
Ronny Jackson, who served as White House physician under Barack Obama and now Donald Trump, was tapped last month to replace Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin. | [...]
Trump’s VA pick blindsides staff, deepens agency disarray
The timing of President Donald Trump’s announcement to name Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson to lead Veterans Affairs was a snap decision that surprised his own chief of staff and knocked the government’s second-largest agency, already bedeviled [...]