Tag : Presidential Transition (US)

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Feinstein’s Future Could Swing on Husband’s Potential Posting Overseas

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Mr. Biden, according to White House aides, is open to appointing Mr. Blum to an ambassadorship, which is among the most coveted positions in any...
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Potential Posting for Husband Renews Questions About Feinstein’s Future

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Mr. Biden, according to White House aides, is open to appointing Mr. Blum to an ambassadorship, which is among the most coveted positions in any...
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Senate Confirms Biden’s Pick to Lead E.P.A.

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WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Michael S. Regan, the former top environmental regulator for North Carolina, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency and...
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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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Biden Secretly Limits Counterterrorism Drone Strikes Away From War Zones

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has quietly imposed temporary limits on counterterrorism drone strikes and commando raids outside conventional battlefield zones like Afghanistan and Syria,...
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With Biden Behind on Confirmations, Senators Are Overloaded With Hearings

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WASHINGTON — President Biden’s cabinet took steps toward belated completion on Tuesday with the confirmation of a United Nations ambassador and an agriculture secretary, but...
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Garland, at Confirmation Hearing, Vows to Fight Domestic Extremism

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WASHINGTON — Judge Merrick B. Garland, President Biden’s nominee for attorney general, said on Monday that the threat from domestic extremism was greater today than...
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Tanden’s Confirmation on Shaky Ground as More Senators Voice Opposition

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WASHINGTON — Two moderate Republicans on Monday announced their opposition to the nomination of Neera Tanden, President Biden’s pick to head the Office of Management...
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Biden on ‘Short Leash’ as Administration Rethinks China Relations

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WASHINGTON — Biden administration officials have tried to project a tough line on China in their first weeks in office, depicting the authoritarian government as...
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Don’t Care for This Impeachment? Wait ’til Next Year.

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WASHINGTON — The second season of impeachment had ended less than a day earlier, but Republicans were already talking about next season. It sounded ominous....