• Joe Biden Jan 22

    Biden Expands Economic Relief Efforts; McConnell Eyes Mid-Feb Impeachment Trial

    President Joe Biden signed two new executive orders, expanding food stamps and government assistance like direct payments to economically stricken Americans during the pandemic. On Capitol Hill, the Senate is considering pushing Donald Trump’s impeachment trial to mid-February, possibly making more time to get Biden’s nominees to his Cabinet confirmed.

  • The Biden Administration Jan 21

    Senate Confirms First Biden Cabinet Nominee

    In an 84-10 vote, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Avril Haines as President Joe Biden’s director of national intelligence.

  • labor secretary Jan 8

    Here's Why Biden Didn't Pick Sen. Bernie Sanders for Labor Secretary

    Sen. Bernie Sanders may have lost the race to be the Democratic nominee for president, but the independent from Vermont was still interested in joining President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet in a role he feels passionate about. Rumors swirled for months that Sanders, who has long advocated for the working class, was jockeying to be secretary of labor, and Biden...

  • economic team Jan 8

    Biden Nominates Boston Mayor, Rhode Island Governor for Economic Team

    President-elect Joe Biden announced his nominations for key economic seats on his cabinet on Friday, including nominations for Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo for commerce secretary, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for labor secretary, Don Graves for deputy commerce secretary, and Isabel Guzman as head of the Small Business Administration.

  • Cabinet Jan 8

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Accepts Nomination as Biden's Labor Secretary

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh accepted the nomination to serve as President-elect Joe Biden’s secretary of labor, saying, “I look forward to working with you to deliver good jobs with dignity, security, prosperity and purpose to all American families.”

  • Cabinet Jan 7

    Biden Nominates Merrick Garland for Attorney General

    President-elect Joe Biden officially announced his nominations for several key Justice Department positions on Thursday, including his nomination of Hon. Merrick Garland for Attorney General. Biden also announced his nominations of civil rights attorney Vanita Gupta for associate attorney general, longtime prosecutor Lisa Monaco as deputy attorney general, and Kristen Clarke as assistant attorney general for civil rights.

  • Cabinet Jan 7

    Biden Nominates Merrick Garland for Attorney General

    President-elect Joe Biden officially announced his nominations for several key Justice Department positions on Thursday, including his nomination of Hon. Merrick Garland for Attorney General. Biden also announced his nominations of civil rights attorney Vanita Gupta for associate attorney general, longtime prosecutor Lisa Monaco as deputy attorney general, and Kristen Clarke as assistant attorney general for civil rights.

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