White House, Senate Democrats woo Murkowski
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) told reporters yesterday afternoon he had a "nice conversation" with Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R), a moderate who could support Democratic initiatives and nominees.
White House struggles to save Neera Tanden
Neera Tanden's prospects to helm President Biden's budget office continue to hang in the balance as the White House scrambles to find one Republican to support her.
Committees scrap votes on Neera Tanden
Two Senate committees abruptly postponed votes on Neera Tanden — the president's pick to lead the White House budget office — as her outlook to confirmation remains precarious.
Democrats introduce bill to prevent mass relocations
House Democrats introduced legislation this week to prevent a president from trying to relocate federal workers en masse, something the Trump administration attempted at the Interior and Agriculture departments.
White House picks Kiran Ahuja to lead OPM
President Biden today announced he would nominate Kiran Ahuja to lead the federal government's human resources agency.