After 50 Days, Biden Has Submitted More Nominations to the Senate Than Recent Presidents, but Had Fewer Confirmed
March 10th marked President Joe Biden’s first 50 days in the White House. Biden has submitted more nominations than his recent predecessors at a comparable time, but the Senate has confirmed fewer of those nominees.
How the Biden Transition Team Ethics Plan Compares With the Biden Administration’s Ethics Pledge
Ethics requirements are now essential for transition teams planning for a new administration and for appointees once a president takes office. These plans assure that staff members do not personally benefit from their roles or promote agendas that create a conflict of interest.
Biden Joins the Club: Each of the Previous Five Presidents Had an Early Cabinet Nominee Withdraw
Biden is the sixth president in a row who has notched at least one unsuccessful Cabinet-level nomination by the end of their first two months in office.
Why Delays in Confirming Biden’s Cabinet Matter: Sub-Cabinet Positions Are Rarely Filled Until the Cabinet Secretary Is Confirmed
The pace of confirming Cabinet secretaries historically influences the staffing of other leadership positions such as deputy secretaries and undersecretaries.
Top Acting Officials in the Biden Administration
As President Joe Biden continues to staff his administration, he has named acting officials to fill some of the 1,200 positions that require Senate confirmation. The following is a list of acting officials named by the Biden administration for top positions at the 15 Cabinet agencies.
Senate Taking Longer To Confirm Biden’s Cabinet Than for Most Recent Presidents
Eight days into Joe Biden’s presidency, the Senate has confirmed only three of 15 Cabinet secretary nominees.
Follow More Than 750 Key Government Appointments with the Biden Political Appointee Tracker
The Partnership for Public Service and The Washington Post launched a webpage in December to track more than 750 of President Joe Biden’s Senate-confirmed political appointments.
Yamiche Alcindor and David Marchick on a Transition Like No Other
Yamiche Alcindor interviews Transition Lab’s regular host, David Marchick, about this historic transition period.
Chris Liddell on Trump’s Transition Out of Office
In this episode of Transition Lab, Chris Liddell talks about managing a delayed post-election transition, his experiences working with the Biden team and how he reacted to the recent attack on the Capitol.
Yohannes Abraham on Leading the Biden Transition
In this episode, host David Marchick spoke with Abraham about leading the Biden-Harris team, the lessons he has learned from previous transitions, and how the country’s health and economic crises have affected his work.