Political News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/pol Political News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2016 EarthLink Networks Inc. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:06:15 EST Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:43:58 EST 5 No experience needed: Trump taps Carson for HUD secretary http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20161205/0c6cbd64-195d-454f-bf83-1b87e8f6a730 NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump chose retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, raising fresh concerns about the lack of experience some of Trump's Cabinet picks have with agencies they're now being chosen to lead. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:06:15 EST 20161205/0c6cbd64-195d-454f-bf83-1b87e8f6a730 By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press Biden in 2020? With a smile, he says he's not ruling it out http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20161205/0c887028-5b64-45fd-ba66-bf1d465157d6 WASHINGTON (AP) — It's more than a month before Donald Trump even enters the White House, but Joe Biden says he's running for president in 2020. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:57:30 EST 20161205/0c887028-5b64-45fd-ba66-bf1d465157d6 By ALAN FRAM Associated Press Tech companies move to target terrorist propaganda online http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20161205/e16624a8-81ce-4a13-b1d1-3cab9c20e112 WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:56:47 EST 20161205/e16624a8-81ce-4a13-b1d1-3cab9c20e112 By TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press Obama legacy: Handing Trump a broad view of war powers http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20161205/6e1f2070-049a-46a1-b42a-4602d5107302 WASHINGTON (AP) — After eight years as a wartime president, Barack Obama is handing his successor an expansive interpretation of the commander in chief's authority to wage war around the globe. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:54:59 EST 20161205/6e1f2070-049a-46a1-b42a-4602d5107302 By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press Al Gore calls his meeting with Trump 'extremely interesting' http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20161205/cd7dd2ad-1499-4800-9194-899da6756a99 WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore said Monday he had a "productive" meeting with Donald Trump, calling it "an extremely interesting conversation." Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:28:36 EST 20161205/cd7dd2ad-1499-4800-9194-899da6756a99 Associated Press