By CHEYENNEHASLETT, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- At a historic hearing Thursday, Rachel Levine, President Joe Biden's nominee for assistant secretary of health at the Department of Health and Human Services, and the first openly transgender person nominated ... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN and CHEYENNE HASLETT, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- As the coronavirus pandemic reaches a new 500,000 death milestone, a political battle is brewing over who will take the helm of the Department of Health and Human Services.President Joe Biden's... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Oscar winner Jared Leto's awards buzz is growing with a brand-new Screen Actors Guild nod. Leto was nominated in the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role category, thanks to his role in the film The Little Things,... Read More.
By AVERI HARPER, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Just a day after the attack on the U.S. Capitol, at the formal announcement of her nomination to assistant attorney general for civil rights, Kristen Clarke made it clear where she stands on hate and discrimination.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 98.7 million people worldwide and killed over 2.1 million of them, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
By SOO RIN KIM, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- President-elect Joe Biden's energy secretary pick, Jennifer Granholm, has disclosed millions of dollars of investments in corporate and private business interests, including millions in companies linked to the energy industry, as lawmakers prepare to... Read More.
BY: SARAH KOLINOVSKY AND MOLLY NAGLE, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — When President-elect Joe Biden announced key members of his climate team Saturday, one nominee was particularly historic: Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M. If the Senate confirms her as secretary of the interior, Haaland would be... Read More.
By JOHN VERHOVEK and MOLLY NAGLE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday officially introduced his nominee to lead the Department of Defense, retired Gen. Lloyd Austin, who would be the first African American to hold the post but... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The high-stakes confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, gets underway Monday as Senate Republicans push for a final vote before Election Day despite Democratic calls to let... Read More.
By MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- ABC News announced on Thursday that it will hold a town hall with Democratic presidential nominee and former vice president Joe Biden on Thursday, Oct. 15, allowing voters to ask questions to the former... Read More.
BY: TRISH TURNER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — With two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee temporarily sidelined with COVID-19, it's possible the committee vote on Judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination could be postponed for a short time, but that delay does not preclude... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Friday called for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, and anyone she was in contact with, to self-isolate after potential exposure to coronavirus at the White House, a... Read More.