Congress

Hawley faces heat from Senate Republicans over Electoral College plans

McConnell has also expressed concern that the vote could hurt GOP senators facing tough general election fights by alienating moderate voters. Opposing the GOP-led objection, meanwhile, could jeopardize Republicans’ primary prospects by turning off voters who are convinced the election was stolen from Trump. The clash illustrates the emerging tensions between Hawley and Republican leaders. […]

Defense

Kathleen Hicks is Biden’s pick to be first female deputy Defense secretary

Biden has also settled on Colin Kahl, another former Pentagon official overseeing Middle East Affairs who was national security adviser to then-Vice President Joe Biden, be undersecretary of defense for policy. Kahl is currently co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. In his previous positions at the Pentagon, Kahl played […]