Senate Confirms Biden Nominee Tom Vilsack to Lead Agriculture Department

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Tom Vilsack to serve as the Secretary of Agriculture in Joe Biden’s administration, making him the ninth cabinet member to be confirmed. Vilsack, who previously served as Iowa’s governor and also as former President Barack Obama’s Agriculture Secretary, was met with a bipartisan vote of 92-7. “We’re going to be a […]

Crisis Control Mode for Biden’s First Nominee, Neera Tanden

President Joe Biden’s first nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Neera Tanden is in crisis control mode, reaching out to senators after her confirmation was harpooned by Sen. Bernie Sander’s (D-VT) tough line of questioning and Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) revealed “no” vote against her. Tanden has met with 35 senators on both sides of the […]

Socialist Bernie Sanders Planted Seeds of Neera Tanden’s Fall During Confirmation Hearing

It was a severe Friday afternoon for President Joe Biden’s Office of Management and Budget nominee, Neera Tanden, whose nomination looks to be sinking in the quagmire of Democrat-controlled Senate politics. Her unraveling nomination may not only be due to a moderate democrat like Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), who has said he will be a […]