Rep. Michael Pompeo, R-Kan., is sworn in on Capitol Hill Jan. 12, before testifying at his confirmation hearing as CIA director before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Pompeo was confirmed by the full Senate Monday night.
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House Speaker Paul Ryan and Vice President-elect Mike Pence plan to include defunding of Planned Parenthood in a budget reconciliation bill intended to also defund the Affordable Care Act.
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Former Exxon Mobil CEO and Chairman Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday as nominee to be Donald Trump's secretary of state.
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Signage is displayed outside a Planned Parenthood office in Peoria, Ill. Donald Trump's political inner circle is very much in favor of defunding the organization.
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Vice President Biden pauses between mock swearing-in ceremonies in the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Biden presided over the official Electoral College tally amid several interruptions.