NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A cancellation of all travel by the U.S. State Department this week includes a planned visit to Taiwan by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft, a State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
Victory in Georgia has guaranteed Democratic control of the White House and Congress, giving President-elect Joe Biden expanded options, but also denying him cover from the demands of his party's radical left wing.
Republican lawmakers on the House Armed Services Committee are expressing concerns the incoming Biden administration will force through its selection of retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to serve as the nation’s next defense secretary, according to a letter sent Thursday to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that raises questions about the nominee’s sparse public record.
New data from the Department of Homeland Security captures the changing face of illegal immigration, revealing dramatic shifts that will shape President-elect Joe Biden's hopes for comprehensive immigration reform.
Progressive groups vying for influence in the incoming Biden administration scored a victory on Wednesday when it was reported the new White House will tap Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D., Mass.) foreign policy adviser for a role on the influential National Security Council.
Silicon Valley played an integral role in propelling Joe Biden to the White House. He raked in uncounted millions from liberal tech billionaires like Netflix's Reed Hastings, LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman, and Apple heiress Laurene Powell Jobs; their employees shelled out $5 million more.
Joe Biden's likely pick for education secretary helped create a mandated, statewide minority-studies course that "analyze[s] how race, power, and privilege influence group access to citizenship, civil rights, and economic power."
President-elect Joe Biden announced Monday that he will appoint Joelle Gamble, who previously worked as a principal at the social-change investment firm funded by liberal billionaire Pierre Omidyar, as a top economic adviser.