Biden picks Rohit Chopra to lead consumer protection agency

Biden picks Rohit Chopra to lead consumer protection agency

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Rohit Chopra to be the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, two sources said. Chopra, a member of the Federal Trade Commission, helped... Read more »
Biden to name David Cohen deputy director of CIA

Biden to name David Cohen deputy director of CIA

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden will appoint lawyer David Cohen as deputy director of the CIA, a transition team official told NBC News. It’s a job Cohen held for two years in... Read more »
LillyPAC withholds contributions to lawmakers who objected to election results

LillyPAC withholds contributions to lawmakers who objected to election results

In a statement to 13News, the LillyPAC said the candidates it supports “must have a record that it consistent with Lilly values.” INDIANAPOLIS — The Eli Lilly and Company’s political action committee... Read more »
Companies pausing donations to Hoosier elected-officials who challenged election results

Companies pausing donations to Hoosier elected-officials who challenged election results

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Several companies are pausing or pulling their political donations from several elected-officials who challenged the 2020 presidential election results. Many companies including Boeing, Comcast, AT&T, Home... Read more »
Security tightens around the Capitol ahead of Biden inauguration amid 'increased threat'

Security tightens around the Capitol ahead of Biden inauguration amid ‘increased threat’

WASHINGTON — House Democrats briefed on security preparations ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration said Tuesday there is an “increased threat” to the Capitol — and that officials are working to combat... Read more »
Mike Pence -- But Not Trump -- Will Attend Joe Biden's Inauguration: Reports

Mike Pence — But Not Trump — Will Attend Joe Biden’s Inauguration: Reports

Outgoing president Donald Trump may be skipping the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, but his once-loyal lieutenant, Mike Pence, is reportedly expected to attend the event.  Trump... Read more »
Pence to attend Biden inauguration; Trump never called him in the Capitol bunker, sources say

Pence to attend Biden inauguration; Trump never called him in the Capitol bunker, sources say

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence will attend the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, according a person familiar with his decision. A loyal lieutenant to President Donald... Read more »
Biden campaign promises included decriminalizing HIV exposure

Biden campaign promises included decriminalizing HIV exposure

President-elect Joe Biden has promised to “advance LGBTQ equality” by reversing decades-old criminalization of HIV exposure and transmission laws that have no “scientific basis” and contribute to stigmas. Biden said he supports... Read more »
Biden calls on Trump to sign Covid bill as government shutdown nears

Biden calls on Trump to sign Covid bill as government shutdown nears

President-elect Joe Biden called on President Donald Trump to sign the $2.3 trillion government funding and coronavirus relief package on Saturday, criticizing the outgoing president for holding up the aid at the... Read more »
Early voting changes in Georgia counties are suppressing turnout, advocates warn

Early voting changes in Georgia counties are suppressing turnout, advocates warn

Before early voting got underway in Georgia’s Senate runoffs this week, civil and voting rights advocates warned that changes and reductions to polling locations in certain counties could dampen turnout, particularly harming... Read more »