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Can Trump Follow Through On His Campaign Promises?

President-elect Donald Trump made a variety of lofty promises during his campaign as part of a pledge to “make America great again.” The Onion looks at several of these promises and evaluates whether Trump will be willing or able to follow through on them.

What You Need To Know About The Dakota Access Pipeline

Construction is currently stalled on the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would connect North Dakota’s Bakken Shale development to oil tank farms in Illinois, by protests led by members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The Onion provides answers to key questions about the project.

What Can Americans Expect Under A Trump Presidency?

With two months until the inauguration of Donald Trump, many Americans are wondering what his term will look like and what his administration might accomplish. The Onion answers some common questions about Trump’s upcoming presidency

James Comey Quickly Reopens Clinton Email Investigation For Few More Minutes

‘Nope, Looks Like It’s All Good Here,’ Says FBI Director

WASHINGTON—In a letter addressed to Congress that was quickly followed by a second message retracting the first, FBI director James Comey is said to have briefly reopened the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails for several more minutes Friday.

Pollsters Admit They Underestimated Voters’ Adrenal Glands

WASHINGTON—In response to widespread criticism that they had failed to predict Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election, analysts from polling organizations around the nation admitted Thursday they had underestimated the influence of voters’ adrenal glands on the presidential race.
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Rangel Going To Trial Over Ethics Charges

Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) will face 13 charges of violating congressional ethics rules and guidelines, including accepting gifts over $50 and failing to report rental income on a beach villa in the Dominican Republic. What do you think?

  • "To be fair to Rep. Rangel, the gifts may have been over $50, but they were still pretty stupid gifts."

    Warren Banner Latex Spooler
  • "Why didn't he use all those secret gifts to bribe his way out of this?"

    Jessica Lawrence Physical Therapist
  • "If our representatives aren't allowed to accept expensive gifts, how in the world are they supposed to know what to vote for?"

    Victor Jackson Unemployed

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