Biden picks Chopra, Gensler for financial oversight roles

Chopra named to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Gensler to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission. President-elect Joe Biden is set to nominate Rohit Chopra as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tapping a progressive ally of Democratic Senator

End of Merkel era begins as German CDU picks new party leader

Germany’s Christian Democrats will elect a new chairman on Saturday, aiming to unite their conservative party behind a new leader who they hope can succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor when she steps down after federal elections in September. At stake is the

Samantha Power: Biden picks former UN envoy for USAID post

Biden says USAID will coordinate the US’s work to lead global response to combat the coronavirus in vulnerable nations. President-elect Joe Biden has announced that he has picked Samantha Power, the United States ambassador to the United Nations under President Barack Obama,

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