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Trump VA Contenders Said to Include Cleveland Clinic’s Cosgrove

Cleveland Clinic Chief Executive Officer Delos “Toby” Cosgrove and Luis Quinonez, head of a company that provides health-care services to the military, are being considered by President-elect Donald Trump to lead the Veterans Affairs Department, according to a person familiar with the process.

Obama Said to Use 1953 Law to Restrict Offshore Oil Drilling

President Barack Obama is preparing to block the sale of new offshore drilling rights in most of the U.S. Arctic and parts of the Atlantic, a move that could indefinitely restrict oil production there, according to people familiar with the decision.

Ex-U.S. Attorney Yang Is Trump’s Top Contender for SEC

President-elect Donald Trump is considering nominating ex-U.S. attorney Debra Wong Yang to run the Securities and Exchange Commission, positioning her to be the second consecutive former federal prosecutor to lead Wall Street’s top regulator, said a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

Former Navy Seal Zinke Considered for Secretary of the Interior

Representative Ryan Zinke, who just won a second term representing Montana in the U.S. House, is being considered by President-elect Donald Trump for Secretary of the Interior, according to two people familiar with the transition team’s deliberations.

Trump Says No Deals While in Office; Sons Will Run Company

President-elect Donald Trump gave his first clues as to how he’ll step away from his businesses, saying he would put his two sons Don and Eric in charge by Inauguration Day Jan. 20 but offering no information about his own role.

Tillerson Visited White House Often Over Russia Sanctions

Rex Tillerson, the Exxon Mobil Corp. chief who is President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, visited the White House repeatedly as sanctions were imposed on Russia in 2014 to make sure his company’s competitors didn’t gain an edge in the way they were enforced.

Tracking Trump's Web of Conflicts

Donald Trump's sprawling business ties at home and abroad raise questions about how his personal interests could influence the policies he’ll pursue as president.

The Voters Who Gave Trump the White House

County-level Census data reveals how Trump ran up big totals on his strengths -- and Hillary's weaknesses -- among key demographic groups