Senators Duckworth, Hirono Back Off Threats To Oppose Biden Nominees After White House Adds AAPI Advisor
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Vows To Oppose President Joe Biden's Nominees Over Lack of AAPI Representation In Cabinet"President Biden will be the first president in 20 years without a cabinet secretary who's AAPI," said Duckworth, who was born in Thailand.
Third Stimulus Check: Additional Benefits In The Economic Relief PackageWhile the third stimulus check has drawn a lot of interest, other parts of the American Rescue Plan could also put money in your pocket.
Stimulus Check Update: Economic Impact Payments Are On The WayA third economic impact payment has already reached some Americans, but the timeline will be longer for others.
Durbin Sees Little Chance Of Passing Biden Plan For Pathway To Citizenship For Millions Of Undocumented Immigrants"I don't see a means for reaching that," said Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the Senate. "I want it. I think we are much more likely to deal with discrete elements."
Third Stimulus Check: Your Next Relief Payment May Not Be $1,400A third stimulus check has been signed into law, but it won't necessarily be the $1,400 amount that everyone keeps talking about.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Pentagon, Top Military Brass Blast Tucker Carlson For Mocking Women Serving In The Armed Forces"While he was practicing his two-step, America’s female warriors were hunting down Al Qaeda and proving the strength of America’s women," Duckworth said of the Fox News host.
U.S. Senate Votes To Confirm Merrick Garland As Attorney GeneralGarland will soon face politically charged questions at the Justice Department, including whether the Justice Department should wade into former President Donald Trump's role in the Capitol riot.
U.S. Attorney John Lausch To Keep Job As Chicago's Top Federal ProsecutorU.S. Attorney John Lausch said he is "honored" and "grateful" to stay in his position as Chicago's top federal prosecutor, after the White House confirmed he won't be forced to resign as originally planned.
Judiciary Committee Backs Merrick Garland For U.S. Attorney General, Setting Up Senate Confirmation VoteThe vote was 15 to 7 with all Democratic senators and four Republicans in favor of the nominee.
U.S. Attorney John Lausch Reportedly Staying On The Job Until Successor Picked; Mayor Lightfoot Said Forcing Him Out Now Would Have Made 'Zero Sense'U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, who had urged President Joe Biden not to force Lausch out until a successor is in place, said they're pleased Biden agreed to their request.
Despite President Joe Biden's Transportation Mask Mandate, Metra Not Confronting ViolatorsIt's been a problem since the early days of the pandemic: public transit passengers not following masking rules.
Durbin, Duckworth Ask Biden To Keep Chicago's Top Federal Prosecutor On The Job Until A Successor Is In PlaceLausch has been the top federal prosecutor in the Northern District of Illinois since he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in September 2017.
Senate Confirms Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg As U.S. Transportation SecretaryButtigieg's confirmation elevates the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate to a top post in the federal government, and makes him the first openly LBGTQ Cabinet secretary.
Stimulus Check: Will GOP Counteroffer Affect Biden's $1.9 Trillion Relief Package?Bipartisanship is a goal of the Biden administration, but not at the expense of pandemic assistance.