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Pompeo CIA confirmation vote: A preview of the 2020 presidential debate?

Kansas Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo secured 66 votes late Monday, enough to be confirmed as CIA director. But the real drama involved Democrats — and one Republican — who voted no on Pompeo and are likely to remind voters of the stand they took in the next presidential election. The dissenters have been building this case almost since the day President Donald Trump nominated Pompeo in November.

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Turkish president lands in Mozambique for talks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Mozambique on an Africa tour in which he is promoting trade and asking governments to crack down on institutions linked to Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim cleric accused of organizing a coup attempt last year.

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From Eisenhower to Obama, Charlie Brotman's front-row seat to inaugural history

Charlie Brotman, who served as the president's announcer at the inaugural parade from Eisenhower in 1957 to Obama in 2013, reflects on the last 15 inaugural parades and his role in welcoming the new presidents to The White House.
Alexa Ard and Ali Rizvi McClatchy
From Eisenhower to Obama, Charlie Brotman's front-row seat to inaugural history 5:17

From Eisenhower to Obama, Charlie Brotman's front-row seat to inaugural history

Haley at confirmation hearing: I don't know everything about the U.N. 3:07

Haley at confirmation hearing: I don't know everything about the U.N.

Obama holds last press conference of his presidency 1:55

Obama holds last press conference of his presidency

South Carolina teacher taking students to inauguration to see 'government at work' 1:35

South Carolina teacher taking students to inauguration to see 'government at work'