This Week’s Cabinet Confirmation Hearings

Here’s the schedule for the first week of Senate committee confirmation hearings for members of the Trump Cabinet (subject to change): TUESDAY, JAN. 10: Jeff Sessions, Attorney General — 9:30am, Judiciary John Kelly, Homeland Security — 3:30pm, Homeland Security/Governmental Affairs WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11: Rex Tillerson, State — 9:00am, Foreign Relations Mike Pompeo, CIA Director — …

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From The Mailbag: Trump’s Cabinet Picks, Clinton’s Popular Vote Lead

A good time as any to open up the Political Junkie to questions from our readers and listeners. Q:  Donald Trump added three members of his administration from members of Congress.  Do the Democrats have a chance at taking over any of their seats? — Donna Thomas, Portland, Ore. A:  At this point I would …

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Who Dat? – M

It’s taken many of us several days to figure out what happened in Tuesday’s election — which has to rate as one of the most astounding results in presidential history.  So it may not be fair to now ask you to try and figure out who these “unknown” campaign buttons are for. As our fellow …

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