(WASHINGTON) -- After a flurry of Trump judicial appointments, President Joe Biden's first nominees to the federal courts showcased their striking diversity in Senate testimony Wednesday, even as Republicans grilled the candidates over the role of race in the judicial system, religious liberty and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, Kristen Clarke, faced a barrage of questions from Republican senators during her confirmation hearing Wednesday looking to resurface past controversial comments they argued showed her hostility towards police -- as... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Judge Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's pick for attorney general, faces his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.Here is how the hearing is unfolding. All times Eastern: Feb 22, 1:45 pm
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- For the first time in its history, the World Trade Organization will be led by a woman.Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a native of Nigeria, was officially appointed as the new director-general of the global... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Linda Thomas-Greenfield, President Joe Biden's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, faces her Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday, vowing to bring back "genuine, old-fashioned, people-to-people diplomacy," according to her prepared remarks obtained by ABC... Read More.
By QUINN OWEN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers evaluated Alejandro Mayorkas to lead the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday and grilled the hopeful future secretary on a range of issues focused on immigration enforcement and his time at the highest... Read More.
By MIKE LEVINE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President-elect Joe Biden's choice to lead the U.S. intelligence community vowed Tuesday to help the FBI uncover any role that foreign nations like Russia may have played in radicalizing the violent mob that stormed... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- After serving for decades at Joe Biden's side, Anthony Blinken will step into the driver's seat on Tuesday as the president-elect's choice to be the next secretary of state faces his Senate confirmation hearing.Like... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, KENNEDEY BELL, LAUREN KING and ADIA ROBINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in five days.The House of Representatives on Wednesday... Read More.
By ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President-elect Joe Biden is expected to name Judge Merrick Garland to serve as his attorney general, multiple sources familiar with the transition tell ABC News Wednesday, marking one of Biden's final and most significant Cabinet appointments... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in 29 days.Here is how the transition is unfolding. All times Eastern:Dec 23,... Read More.