Duckworth backs off vow to block Biden nominees

Laura Litvan, Bloomberg Published 11:46 a.m. ET March 24, 2021 Two Democratic senators backed off a threat to vote against all of Joe Biden nominees who are White and heterosexual after they received assurances that his administration would bolster its efforts to select Asian-American or Pacific Islander candidates. Tammy Duckworth […]

Biden rolls out group of deputy secretary nominees

President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenFear of insider attack prompts additional FBI screening of National Guard troops: AP Iran convicts American businessman on spying charge: report DC, state capitals see few issues, heavy security amid protest worries MORE on Monday announced a slate of nominees to serve as deputy secretaries across his […]

Biden Nominees Signal A New Era Of Climate Federalism

President-elect Joe Biden has assembled what environmentalists are calling an “all-star” team to lead his government’s efforts to curb climate change and reverse the Trump administration’s astoundingly pro-polluter legacy. Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), one of the first two Native American women elected to Congress and a strong supporter of the […]