State AG Xavier Becerra Faces Tough Questioning At Health Secretary Confirmation HearingPresident Joe Biden’s pick for health secretary, Xavier Becerra, faces two days of contentious Senate hearings. Republicans are portraying the California's current attorney general as unfit, but Democrats are unfazed, accusing the GOP of playing politics despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Rex Tillerson Sworn In As Secretary Of StateRex Tillerson was sworn in as secretary of state by Vice President Mike Pence in a ceremony presided over by President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday evening.
Dems Force Delays In Votes On Price, Mnuchin, SessionsDemocrats forced delays Tuesday in planned Senate committee votes on President Donald Trump's picks for Health and Treasury secretaries and attorney general, amid growing Democratic surliness over the administration's aggressive early moves against refugees and an expected bitter battle over filling the Supreme Court vacancy.
Jerry Brown Names HHS Secretary, Budget DirectorGovernor-elect Jerry Brown has announced the first appointments of his incoming administration.