Stories tagged: "biden administration"


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Black Americans Delivered the Democratic Majority. Black Leaders Are Demanding Action From Biden’s Administration.

Biden arguably owes his presidential success to Black Americans. Now, Black leaders expect the president to keep his promise of prioritizing their concerns.

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Immigration Advocates Call Biden’s Pause on Deportations a ‘Good First Step’

“Today immigrants across the country can breathe a sigh of relief,” Marisa Franco, National Director for Mijente said.

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GOP Senator Who Voted to Overturn Election Blocks Mayorkas Confirmation

The Missouri senator says he doesn't agree with Alejandro Mayorkas about stopping construction on the border wall.

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine speaks at a news conference on July 21, 2020, in York, York County. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Biden Taps Rachel Levine for Assistant Secretary of Health. She Could Be the First Openly Trans Federal Official.

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris called Levine “a remarkable public servant with the knowledge and experience to help us contain this pandemic, and protect and improve the health and well-being of the American people.”

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Bye Bye, Betsy! Puerto Rican Dr. Miguel Cardona Is Poised to Be the Next Education Secretary.

When appointed, Dr. Miguel Cardona would be the second Latino to serve as US Secretary of Education.