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Photo: Kasha Broussalian/Digital First Media/Boulder Daily Camera via Getty Images

George F. Will will be out June 4 with "The Conservative Sensibility," his first book in five years, and his first on politics in over a decade. And it doesn't mention President Trump a single time.

The big picture: Instead, the book captures more than 50 years of the longtime Washington Post columnist's thinking. It's billed as a reflection on the conservative political tradition, and frames American politics as an "intellectual battle" between ideas espoused by James Madison and Woodrow Wilson. Will joked that he once considered calling the book: "My Closing Argument."

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Updated 22 mins ago - Politics & Policy

Inauguration Day dashboard

Screenshot: Fox News

President Trump has delivered a farewell speech and departed Washington for the last time on Air Force One, kicking off the day that will culminate with President-elect Joe Biden taking office.

What's next: The inaugural celebration for young Americans is being livestreamed, starting at 10am.

Updated 38 mins ago - Politics & Policy

Trump departs on final Air Force One flight

President Trump and his family took off on Air Force One at 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning for the final time en route to Florida.

The big picture: Trump's final hours as president were punctuated by his decisions to snub his successor's inauguration and grant pardons to many of his allies who have been swept up in corruption scandals.

Dion Rabouin, author of Markets
2 hours ago - Economy & Business

Janet Yellen said all the right things to reassure the markets

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Treasury Secretary nominee and former Fed chair Janet Yellen's confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday showed markets just what they can expect from the administration of President-elect Joe Biden: more of what they got under President Trump — at least for now.

What it means: Investors and big companies reaped the benefits of ultralow U.S. interest rates and low taxes for most of Trump's term as well as significant increases in government spending, even before the coronavirus pandemic.

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