President Biden Arrives in Houston

President Biden gets a hug from a young girl who was volunteering with her mom at the Houston Food Bank. Photo courtesy of Twitter (@dougmillsnyt). By Terrance Turner Feb. 26, 2021 BREAKING NEWS (12:00 pm): President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden have arrived at Ellington Airport. Upon leaving the plane, they were … Continue reading President Biden Arrives in Houston

Biden Nominates Merrick Garland for Attorney General

By Terrance Turner Jan. 6, 2021 Photo from Politico. President-Elect Joe Biden has selected Judge Merrick Garland to serve as Attorney General. Politico confirmed the news with two sources familiar with the decision. In 2016, then-President Barack Obama nominated Judge Garland to serve on the Supreme Court, filling the vacancy left by late Justice Antonin … Continue reading Biden Nominates Merrick Garland for Attorney General

Biden Announces Groundbreaking Picks for Defense, Commerce, Treasury

By Terrance Turner Dec. 8, 2020 (UPDATED Jan. 8, 2021) UPDATE (Jan. 22): Today, Gen. Lloyd Austin was confirmed by the U.S. Senate, making him the first Black Secretary of Defense in the nation's history. He obtained the necessary waiver needed for him to be confirmed. On Jan. 8, President-Elect Joe Biden introduced members of … Continue reading Biden Announces Groundbreaking Picks for Defense, Commerce, Treasury

Joe Biden Elected President of the United States

By Terrance Turner Nov. 7, 2020 (updated Nov. 15) Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. has been elected President of the United States. The former Vice President was formally named as the winner this morning, after an agonizing four-day vote counting effort. Biden won the election after winning Pennsylvania -- a result that was called by the … Continue reading Joe Biden Elected President of the United States

Joe Biden Chooses Kamala Harris As Running Mate

By Terrance Turner August 11, 2020 (updated Aug. 12) Democratic presidential frontrunner and former Vice President Joe Biden has chosen Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) as his running mate. Biden announced his VP pick on Twitter. In an email to supporters, he wrote:  "I need someone working alongside me who is smart, tough, and ready to … Continue reading Joe Biden Chooses Kamala Harris As Running Mate

Making Sense of a Madcap Weekend

By Terrance Turner On Saturday night, I was watching CNN's coverage of the South Carolina primary when I learned that Tom Steyer was dropping out of the race. While surprised, I eventually saw the event in more pragmatic terms. I never expected Steyer to become the nominee, and spending millions of dollars on South Carolina … Continue reading Making Sense of a Madcap Weekend