Controversial Fed Nominee Set To Prevail In Senate Confirmation Vote This Week

November 16, 2020 - 5:00am EST
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The Senate is expected to vote this week on the controversial nomination of Judy Shelton to the Federal Reserve's governing board. She appears to have support from a slim majority of senators.

Nov 24 - 5:08pm EST

In remarks on Tuesday, Antony Blinken thanked the people who helped him along the way, including relatives, friends, coworkers — and his bandmates.

Nov 24 - 3:57pm EST

In the final weeks of his administration, President Trump is pushing through policies and making appointments that his successor will have to contend with.

Nov 24 - 3:57pm EST

Control of the Senate is on the line in January's runoff elections in Georgia. And Republican infighting about how the November election was conducted may hurt the party's chances.

Nov 24 - 3:10pm EST

Dana Nessel's office did not outline specific threats against Wayne County Board of Canvassers. The probe was announced a day after Michigan certified that President-elect Joe Biden won the state.

Nov 24 - 2:29pm EST

Harry Dunn's family argued the U.K. government had wrongly granted Anne Sacoolas diplomatic immunity. Sacoolas, the wife of a U.S. diplomat, is charged in his death but fled to the U.S.

Nov 24 - 1:00pm EST

Twitter said on Tuesday that after a three-year hiatus, it will again allow users to apply for the coveted blue check mark. The program was paused after a controversy over the badges in 2017.

Nov 24 - 12:21pm EST

President-elect Joe Biden is continuing to build his incoming White House staff, despite President Trump's refusal to admit defeat in the election.

Nov 24 - 8:30am EST

Some Republican lawmakers have publicly urged the president to allow the formal transition process to begin for the good of the country.

Nov 24 - 8:00am EST

The strange tradition of a president pardoning a turkey before Thanksgiving will happen again, despite the president holding few public events since losing — and not accepting — the 2020 election.