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president elect joe biden’s nominee (9), president-elect joe biden (8), the biden administration (6), the steady leadership and essential expertise we need to get (5), the public health (5)

Biden HHS pick Rachel Levine would make history as first openly transgender Senate-confirmed federal official

President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday named Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of Health and Human Services, a nominee who could make history by becoming the first openly tr

Pandemic expected to once again dominate Maine lawmakers' priorities

As Maine's lawmakers reconvene, dozens of bills are under consideration to address the public health crisis and economic fallout caused by COVID-19.

McConnell to attend Inauguration Day church service with Biden

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will spend part of President Trump's final morning as commander in chief at church with President-elect Joe Biden.

Ugandan government accuses US of election meddling

A Ugandan government official has accused the United States of meddling in their election.

Arbitrary spending of COVID funds in Kansas will 'fail to spur a recovery'

Local governments spending of federal coronavirus relief dollars on special interest groups is a waste, a Kansas policy expert said.

Biden Picks Transgender Woman As Assistant Health Secretary

Rachel Levine is poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

Biden Names Dr. Rachel Levine Assistant Health Secretary — Would Be First Transgender Official Confirmed By Senate

President-elect Joe Biden announced Tuesday that Dr. Rachel Levine, who is transgender, will serve as his assistant Health and Human Services secretary.

Joe Biden Selects Pennsylvania Transgender Health Official Rachel Levine for HHS

President-elect Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he had chosen Dr. Rachel Levine to serve as the assistant secretary of health.

Biden selects transgender doctor Rachel Levine as assistant health secretary

“She is a historic and deeply qualified choice to help lead our administration’s health efforts,” Joe Biden said of Rachel Levine.

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