Tag : Appointments and Executive Changes

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Biden Endorses Female Generals Whose Promotions Were Delayed Over Fears of Trump’s Reaction

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WASHINGTON — President Biden has nominated two female generals to elite, four-star commands, the Defense Department announced, months after their Pentagon bosses had agreed on...
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Taking on a New Role, Susan Rice is Asserting Herself

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On Tuesday, Ms. Rice met by Zoom with Randi Weingarten, the longtime president of the American Federation of Teachers, to discuss how to use the...
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Justice Dept. Backs Away From Trump Era but Is Still Expected to Test Garland

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WASHINGTON — As Judge Merrick B. Garland prepares to take over the Justice Department, officials have already begun to reverse Trump-era policies denounced by Democrats...
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Supreme Court Considers Whether Patent Judges Were Properly Appointed

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday took a hard look at whether more than 250 administrative judges who hear patent disputes, some of them...
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Durbin, New Judiciary Chair, Warns Republicans on Blocking Judges

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Should Congress add seats to the lower courts? There’s a process underway, bipartisan process, to make that evaluation. And I’m open to it; where we...
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Biden Looks to a Consensus Builder to Heal a Democratic Rift on Trade

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WASHINGTON — The negotiations lasted late into the evening, leaving some members of Congress shouting and pounding the table in frustration as they fought over...