Defense

Biden to tap more Obama vets to fill key national security roles

Another veteran diplomat, Victoria Nuland, will be nominated for the role of under secretary of State for political affairs, one of the people said. Nuland also previously served in the Obama administration, as assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian Affairs. Nuland and Sherman, who entered academia and the think tank world after leaving […]

Congress

Trump’s Electoral College scheme divides 2024 GOP successors

More than a hundred Republican members of the House and at least a dozen Senators plan to challenge Biden’s presidential win tomorrow — bucking the will of voters and the wishes of prominent GOP leaders. “It very much does look like the opening salvo of a Republican presidential primary campaign, at least a very early […]

Congress

Threats of violence and the virus grip Capitol Hill

The prospect of violence comes as some Democrats, particularly members of color, have seen an increase in personal threats against them and their offices throughout the 2020 protests. “Before anybody said anything, I did not plan to be on any street in Washington on Jan. 6,” said Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.). “I am very concerned […]