OVERNIGHT ENERGY: White House pulls deputy Interior secretary amid reported pushback | Fed to form committee focused on climate risks to financial system | Democratic senators call on Biden to sanction Russian gas pipeline Nord Stream 2

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OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden recommits US to Paris climate accord | Biden nixes Keystone XL permit, halts Arctic refuge leasing | Interior secretary rescinds wilderness protection order before leaving office

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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 to pick Rep. Haaland as interior secretary

President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland as interior secretary, according to two people familiar with the decision, a historic pick that would make her the first Native American to lead the powerful federal agency that has wielded influence over the nation’s tribes for generations. Tribal […]

Biden Picks Deb Haaland For Interior Secretary

President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Laguna tribe, a source familiar with the pick confirmed to HuffPost. In 2018, Haaland, 60, became one of the first two Native American women elected to Congress. If the Senate confirms her as head of the […]

Asian lawmakers set sights on Biden’s Labor secretary pick

Asian American lawmakers are focusing their lobbying efforts on President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenDeVos urges Education Dept. staff to ‘resist’ when Biden takes office LGBTQ groups celebrate Buttigieg pick for Transportation secretary Biden administration needs bipartisan solutions for older Americans, lawmakers say MORE‘s pick to lead the Labor Department as they […]