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Hackers targeting key actors in vaccine supply chain

Hackers targeting key actors in vaccine supply chain

Hackers are targeting key actors in the coronavirus vaccine supply chain as distribution gets underway, according to new warnings by the Department of Homeland Security and IBM, which discovered the malicious activity. Since September, attacks by unknown attackers have sought to compromise “select executives in sales, procurement, information technology and finance positions” at organizations responsible…MORE

Harris assembles staff as she builds her vice presidential portfolio

Harris assembles staff as she builds her vice presidential portfolio

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is constructing the key team of senior staffers who will accompany her to the White House, announcing Thursday the hiring of three top roles including chief of staff. The staffers, all of whom are women and two of whom are people of color — highlight the incoming administration’s commitment to diversity.…MORE

Biden faces increasing pressure to diversify his Cabinet

Biden faces increasing pressure to diversify his Cabinet

A group of lawmakers and civil rights groups are demanding that President-elect Joe Biden appoint Black and Latino nominees to some of the remaining high-level Cabinet positions, as Biden faces increasing pressure to diversify his administration. The push comes as activists and elected officials insist that Biden is not doing enough to meet his promise…MORE

Supreme Court’s liberals face a new era of conservative dominance

Supreme Court’s liberals face a new era of conservative dominance

Progressives led by President-elect Joe Biden will soon take over the White House, but at the Supreme Court, liberalism has reached a historically low ebb. A court that drove liberal social change for decades is now an engine of conservatism. That was evident in a religious liberty dispute over Covid-19 rules last week and is…MORE

Republicans brace for Trump rally in Georgia ahead of January runoffs

Republicans brace for Trump rally in Georgia ahead of January runoffs

Georgia Republicans are increasingly worried about President Donald Trump’s rally on Saturday for the two Senate runoff races, as some brace for a tirade to overturn his loss that could hurt the party’s effort to keep control of the chamber. The campaigns for Republican Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler recognize that Trump can fire…MORE

Democrats seek disciplinary investigation for Trump lawyer who called for violence against former election cybersecurity official

Democrats seek disciplinary investigation for Trump lawyer who called for violence against former election cybersecurity official

Congressional Democrats on Wednesday asked the DC Bar’s Office of Disciplinary Counsel to open an investigation into an attorney for the Trump campaign who had issued a call for violence against a former cybersecurity official who was ousted from his post after he rejected President Donald Trump’s unfounded claims of widespread voter fraud. Democratic Reps.…MORE

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