How long will the Affordable Care Act survive after US President-elect Donald Trump takes office?
President Obama said the US will retaliate 'at a time and place of our choosing' to hacking that interfered with the US presidential election.
Dr. Crowley is one of two key national security appointments announced Thursday.
Democrats criticized the special session, saying Republicans did not notify them that it was happening until noon Wednesday – two hours before the session began.
Tom Perez, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, and two others are vying to lead the Democratic Party as it plans a recovery from the 2016 election.
Ivanka Trump will reportedly assume some of the functions of first lady, raising questions about federal nepotism laws.
The former Texas governor ran two unsuccessful presidential campaigns, but his strong ties to oil, including the Dakota Access Pipeline project, could make him an influential player in the emerging Trump energy team.