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GOP Looks To Pence As Trump's Point Man On Capitol Hill

Vice President-elect Mike Pence has close ties on Capitol Hill, where he served in the U.S. House for 12 years.

Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo prepares to speak at a Miami-Dade County school board meeting. Curbelo began his political career on the school board. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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After Criticizing Trump, Miami GOP Congressman Prepares To Work With Him

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Marion Chabrel (center), 37, has taken in two migrants as roommates, Brahim (left), from Bangladesh, and Shabada (right) from Afghanistan. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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For Newly Arrived Migrants, Paris Offers An Upgraded Welcome

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Chacoda, an Atlantic harbor seal at the New England Aquarium, is so good at vocalizing that he can mimic his teacher, Kathy Streeter, when she says, "How are you?" Gabrielle Emanuel/NPR hide caption

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How To Teach A Sea Lion Who's Fussy About Grammar

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Bittersweet liqueurs including Cynar, Jagermeister, Chartreuse and Amaro Nonino have long been popular in Italy and other parts of Europe as a digestive aid. Now, they're becoming popular on U.S. cocktail menus. Kirk McKoy/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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The Favorite Drink Of Italian Grandpas Gets An American Revival

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Vice President-elect Mike Pence waves as he leaves a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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GOP Looks To Pence As Trump's Point Man On Capitol Hill

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A cruise ship passes Venice's St. Mark's Square at sunset in September. Up to 90,000 tourists fill the city every day, far outnumbering the 55,000 residents. Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Tourists Crowd Out Locals, Venice Faces 'Endangered' List

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas is celebrating 50 years of being one of the few good Christmas TV specials. ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images hide caption

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Bah Humbug! Why Are Most Christmas TV Specials So Bad?

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