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‘Diplomacy Is Back': Linda Thomas-Greenfield Is Confirmed as Biden's U.N. Envoy

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Ms. Thomas-Greenfield, a career diplomat, will go the U.N. calling for the United States to re-engage with the global body, while dealing with Republican concerns about her prior remarks on China.
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Senate poised to confirm Biden's nominee for ambassador to United Nations

1 month ago   |   By The Washington Post

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, an African American woman and career diplomat, would hold one of the most high-profile jobs in diplomacy.
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Senate confirms Biden's choice for UN ambassador

Senate confirms Biden's choice for UN ambassador

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette

President Joe Biden's choice to lead U.S. diplomacy at the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, has been confirmed by the Senate.
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Senate Confirms Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Becomes Second Black Woman UN Ambassador

Senate Confirms Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Becomes Second Black Woman UN Ambassador

1 month ago   |   By News One

UPDATED: 12:34 p.m. ET, Feb. 23, 2021 -
The Senate confirmed Linda Thomas-Greenfield to serve as President Joe Biden ‘s ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday in a 78-20 vote.
It's official: Senate confirms Linda Thomas-Greenfield to serve as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations in a 78-20 vote. pic.twitter.com/HKs0E5aUF1
- The Recount February 23, 2021
The veteran diplomat will take on the high-profile role in the Biden-Harris administration where she will be tasked with restoring America's position globally.
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President-elect Joe Biden is already making good on his...
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Linda Thomas-Greenfield Confirmed by Senate as Biden's UN Envoy

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

The Senate confirmed Linda Thomas-Greenfield as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, overcoming Republican complaints that she had been too deferential to China in a 2019 speech given at a Beijing-sponsored institute.
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Alert: Senate confirms veteran U.S. diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to serve as President Biden's United Nations ambassador

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Senate confirms veteran U.S. diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to serve as President Biden's United Nations ambassador.
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Senate Confirms Linda Thomas-Greenfield AS Biden's Ambassador to the U.N

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

As America's top representative to the United Nations, Ms. Thomas-Greenfield has said she will set about restoring alliances.
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California public universities plan to require Covid-19 vaccines

California public universities plan to require Covid-19 vaccines

SACRAMENTO - California's two public university systems announced Thursday they will require nearly 800,000 students to receive the Covid-19 vaccine as soon as this fall in the... Read more ...

HUD scraps Trump proposal on transgender access to single-sex homeless shelters

HUD scraps Trump proposal on transgender access to single-sex homeless shelters

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is withdrawing a Trump-era proposed rule giving federally funded single-sex homeless shelters the choice to house only people... Read more ...

Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to Biden's speech before a...

Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to Biden's speech before a joint session of Congress

Summary List Placement South Carolina Rep. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to President Joe Biden's speech before Congress on April 28. Biden is planning to make his... Read more ...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as high as 43.4% for wealthy Americans

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden plans to propose a capital gains tax rate that is nearly double the current level, according to a report from Bloomberg on... Read more ...

Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

The Senate on Thursday passed an anti-hate crimes bill aimed at addressing a surge in attacks on Asian Americans amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The measure, which would create a... Read more ...

Republicans roll out $568 billion infrastructure package that Dems have...

Republicans roll out $568 billion infrastructure package that Dems have already rejected

Senate Republicans released a $568 billion infrastructure framework on Thursday intended as a counteroffer to President Joe Biden's infrastructure proposal, a plan about a... Read more ...

9-0 Supreme Court ruling guts FTC's ability to seek redress for consumers

9-0 Supreme Court ruling guts FTC's ability to seek redress for consumers

The Federal Trade Commission can't force companies that engage in wrongdoing to pay back consumers or give up ill-gotten profit, the Supreme Court held Thursday, dealing a huge... Read more ...

House Answers Trump's Travel Ban With Bill

House Answers Trump's Travel Ban With Bill

The Democratic-led House passed legislation Wednesday designed to constrain a president's power to limit entry to the US, a response to former President Trump's travel ban... Read more ...

Impeachment investigators have received over 200 tips about Cuomo

Impeachment investigators have received over 200 tips about Cuomo

ALBANY, N.Y. - Investigators seeking to determine whether the New York state Assembly should move to impeach Gov. Andrew Cuomo have received more than 200 tips about his... Read more ...

After Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict, here's why it's still so rare for a...

After Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict, here's why it's still so rare for a police officer to be tried and convicted of murder

Summary List Placement Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict for the murder of George Floyd was met with relief. But it was also a rare case in which a police officer was punished for... Read more ...