Biden nominated the daughter of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn to be the Federal Chairperson of the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission. Jennifer Clyburn Reed’s nomination to the post comes amidst allegations of nepotism from President Barack Obama’s former Director of the Office of Government Ethics. Many see Clyburn Reed’s appointment as payoff for Rep. Clyburn’s […]
Joe Biden’s summer tranche of nominees to fill positions in the highest levels of the US government is flush with political donors and loyal allies. The American Accountability Foundation reviewed 22 individuals nominated to be Ambassadors for diplomatically critical appointments and found all but a few going to political loyalists, mega donors, defectors, and campaign […]
The confirmation vote for James Kvaal, Biden’s pick to be Under Secretary at the Department of Education, stalled in the Senate as policy negotiations on student loans continue. Kvaal, who most recently served as the President of Institute for College Access & Success, was mired in allegations of insider trading and collusion with Wall Street […]
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