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Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States around noon.

We are streaming video of the Capitol, where the ceremony will take place. Supporters and protesters are out on the National Mall.

 

Dems Pick Prominent Fundraiser As Party Chief

Jan 17, 2017
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ORLANDO — Florida Democrats on Saturday picked a prominent fundraiser from Miami-Dade County to lead their party for the next four years, turning aside four other challengers.

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Freshman Northeast Florida Congressman John Rutherford (R-FL4) is recovering after a medical episode in the U.S. Capitol late Wednesday.

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The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom will be live-annotating a news conference with President-elect Donald Trump, expected at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. 

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TALLAHASSEE — Amid a tangle of legal issues, Senate President Joe Negron on Tuesday signaled support for allowing slot machines in counties where voters have approved expanded gambling.

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