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Rubio Backs Tillerson, Paves Way for State Dept Post

U.S. Republican Senator Marco Rubio on Monday said he would reluctantly back President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, in a move that all but secures Senate confirmation of the former Exxon Mobil Corp chief executive as the nation's top diplomat.

Trump's Treasury Pick Defends His Foreclosure Actions

Steven Mnuchin, Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, on Thursday defended his handling of thousands of foreclosures during the height of the financial crisis, saying he had worked hard to assist homeowners to refinance so they could keep their homes.

Will Peter Thiel Run for California Governor?

Will he or won’t he? Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel, who is an outspoken Donald Trump supporter living in a very blue state, is reportedly mulling a run for California governor in 2018, according to Politico.