Congress

Inside the House Democrats’ post-election reckoning

Over the next couple months, Joe Biden needs to put together a team to help him rebuild a shattered economy, fight a global pandemic and recover from one of the most polarizing elections in U.S. history. Sounds easy, right? POLITICO’s Megan Cassella breaks down who is in contention for some of the toughest jobs in […]

Congress

Biden considers Angus King for top intelligence post

“You want intelligence to be truthful and unvarnished and as straightforward as possible — not what you want to hear, not what supports your policy positions,” King told the Associated Press earlier this year after Ratcliffe’s confirmation hearings. “Because if you don’t get that kind of information, you’re liable to make catastrophic mistakes.” A former […]