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Energy secretary nominee Rick Perry is sworn in on Capitol Hill. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)Rick Perry, the president-elect's energy secretary nominee, tells a Senate committee he no longer wants to abolish the Energy Department.

2017-01-19 08:43:18 -0700

In a Klan enclave, questions about Donald Trump aren’t welcome. (Eric Thayer for Yahoo News)Before dismissing a reporter, the owner of an Arkansas gun and barber shop says he wants Trump to "restore and uphold the Constitution."

2017-01-15 16:06:38 -0700

Rick Perry faces questions on jobs, climate. (AP)Trump's pick to run the Energy Department fields inquiries from senators about creating jobs and bolstering U.S. security.

2017-01-19 09:59:51 -0700