Biden to begin bipartisan work to 'end cancer as we know it,' Psaki says, calling it a 'priority' for admin
President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are set to meet with a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Oval Office on Wednesday afternoon on the work to begin "end cancer as we know it," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.
Cuomo speaks as NY lawmakers call for resignation, impeachment over scandals
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he will be holding a coronavirus briefing and making an "announcement" Wednesday afternoon, as he faces pressure from members of both parties to step down or face impeachment.
Shalanda Young pushed by House Dem leaders for Biden budget director after Tanden defeat
House Democratic leaders on Wednesday are pushing President Biden to tap Shalanda Young – his current pick for deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget – for director, after he withdrew the nomination of Neera Tanden for the post amid controversy over her past statements.
Republicans want briefing from Mayorkas after DHS chief claims 'no' border crisis
EXCLUSIVE: House Republicans on the Border Security Caucus are requesting a briefing by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas about the escalating crisis at the southern border and warning that Biden administration policies are fueling it -- days after Mayorkas denied that there was a crisis at all.
Pence rails against HR 1, laments Capitol riot prevented 'substantive discussion' on election integrity
Former Vice President Mike Pence offered harsh criticism for a Democrat-proposed voting reform legislation while condemning the Capitol protest on Jan. 6 that, he said, interrupted what would have been a worthwhile discussion of election integrity.
Democrat assemblyman says Gov. Cuomo should resign: 'Pattern of abuse of power'
New York State Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign "for the good of the state," in the wake of sexual harassment allegations and nursing home death cover-up accusations against the governor.
Senate Finance Committee split on HHS nominee Becerra in tie vote
The Senate Finance Committee did not make a determination on the nomination of President Biden's pick for Health Human Services Secretary, Xavier Becerra, after a vote on the nomination resulted in a tie, split along party lines.
Biden’s failure to get Tanden confirmed follows other aborted presidential nominations in history
President Joe Biden suffered his first major setback in confirming his cabinet after the withdrawal this week of the nomination of Neera Tanden to serve as director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Honoré's ‘offensive’ comments should disqualify him from Capitol security review, Republicans tell Pelosi
Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are telling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that "offensive" comments made by her choice to lead the investigation into the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol should disqualify him.
After Neera Tanden's defeat, Republicans set sights on HHS nominee Becerra
Fresh off President Biden withdrawing Neera Tanden's nomination for head of the Office of Management and Budget, Republicans are now looking to prevent the confirmation of Health and Human Services nominee Xavier Becerra.
Kamala Harris tweet celebrating Dr. Seuss in 2017 resurfaces after president's omission
A tweet written by Vice President Kamala Harris praising Dr. Seuss four years ago resurfaced Tuesday after President Biden failed to mention the children’s author when making his "Read Across America Day" proclamation.