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Students experience post-election racism at Capital Region schools

CLIFTON PARK

Students experience post-election racism at Capital Region schools

As news of hate speech and hate crimes spread throughout the country following Donald Trump’s presidential win, some local students experienced intolerance firsthand.

Reince Priebus, GOP's leader, named Trump's chief of staff

WASHINGTON

Reince Priebus, GOP's leader, named Trump's chief of staff

President-elect Donald J. Trump on Sunday chose Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee and a loyal campaign adviser, to be his White House chief of staff.

Locals react to Trump win, media’s role in election

CAPITAL REGION

Locals react to Trump win, media’s role in election

Despite Clinton winning the popular vote nationwide, in rural New York, as with much of rural America, it’s safe to say Trump won the day. So are his supporters in the area’s rural counties surprised by the outcome?

Trump's ambitious 100-day agenda staring at political reality

Trump's ambitious 100-day agenda staring at political reality

Trump is facing what many presidents do after achieving election: confronting the political feasibility of many of his campaign promises.

Displaced workers vow to hold Trump to economic promises

INDIANAPOLIS

Displaced workers vow to hold Trump to economic promises

In interviews in recent days and in March, Trump voters in Indianapolis made clear that if he does not follow through on his promises, they are prepared to turn on him.

Vice President-elect Pence to take over Trump transition effort

WASHINGTON

Vice President-elect Pence to take over Trump transition effort

Mike Pence will take the reins from Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, who had been in charge of the transition for the last several months.

Trump campaigned against lobbyists. Now they’re on his transition team.

WASHINGTON

Trump campaigned against lobbyists. Now they’re on his transition team.

President-elect Donald Trump, who campaigned against the corrupt power of special interests, is filling his transition team with some of the very sort of people who he has complained have too much clout in Washington: corporate consultants and lobbyists.

Professors give UAlbany students advice in wake of Trump presidency

ALBANY

Professors give UAlbany students advice in wake of Trump presidency

A group of University at Albany professors gave advice to an overflow crowd of students who packed a classroom on campus Thursday night to continue the process of digesting and making sense of the election of Donald Trump as president.

Tonko urges bipartisanship at economic development conference

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Tonko urges bipartisanship at economic development conference

U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, on Thursday urged the new Trump administration and Congress to work together on infrastructure improvement and job training issues.

Trump and Obama hold cordial meeting in Oval Office

WASHINGTON

Trump and Obama hold cordial meeting in Oval Office

President Barack Obama and Donald Trump made a public show on Thursday of putting their bitter differences aside after a stunning election upset, during a once-unimaginable Oval Office meeting.

Diplomat: Russian officials were in contact with Trump campaign

MOSCOW

Diplomat: Russian officials were in contact with Trump campaign

The Russian government had contact with advisers to Donald Trump during the U.S. presidential campaign, one of the country’s top diplomats said Thursday.

How much did polls miss the mark on Trump - and why?

How much did polls miss the mark on Trump - and why?

Donald Trump's poll and forecast-defying victory Tuesday immediately raised criticisms of a crisis in public opinion polling.

Protests spread after Trump's election

Protests spread after Trump's election

Thousands of people across the country marched, shut down highways, burned effigies and shouted angry slogans Wednesday night to protest the election of Donald Trump as president.

Capital Region business people ponder Trump's potential impact

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region business people ponder Trump's potential impact

Across the nation and the Capital Region, business people pondered Trump’s potential impact on everything from investment portfolios to gun ownership to health insurance to farm labor to, of course, taxes and regulations.

For Trump voters, uncertainty mixes with elation

RALEIGH, N.C.

For Trump voters, uncertainty mixes with elation

In interviews around the country, many supporters said they hoped for great things under a President Trump — though many also said they had no idea what they were in for.

Siena not far off in year of polling misses

LOUDONVILLE

Siena not far off in year of polling misses

Siena pollsters said they were proud of how their polls measured up against the actual results.

Urban-rural divide evident in Capital Region election

CAPITAL REGION

Urban-rural divide evident in Capital Region election

The divide between urban and rural voters that was prominent nationally on Tuesday also showed up in Capital Region counties.

For U.S., ‘Brexit’ was a sign of things to come

LONDON

For U.S., ‘Brexit’ was a sign of things to come

There are remarkable parallels between the British decision to leave the European Union and the triumph of Donald Trump.

Watch: Hillary Clinton concedes race to Trump

NEW YORK

Watch: Hillary Clinton concedes race to Trump

Hillary Clinton spoke publicly for the first time since privately conceding the presidential election to Donald Trump, addressing the nation in midtown Manhattan.

Trump wins presidency harnessing voters’ discontent

NEW YORK

Trump wins presidency harnessing voters’ discontent

Bolstered by Trump’s strong showing, Republicans retained control of the Senate. Only one Republican-controlled seat, in Illinois, fell to Democrats early in the evening.

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