Rouse would be the first Black woman to lead the CEA in its 74 years of existence. Victories in both would give Democrats control of the chamber - and its agenda - by the slimmest of margins, but Republican victories will quickly test Biden and his team's ability to negotiate across the aisle to deliver on their promised relief for Americans.
Rouse now serves as dean of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.
Before it was made into a religious issue, contraception was "successful as a political cudgel, helping isolate extreme anti-choice advocates from the mainstream", she wrote.
Tanden, an Indian-American who now leads the liberal think tank Center for American Progress, worked on the Obama administration's health-care reform and was a close adviser to Hillary Clinton.
On the campaign trail, Biden's advisers alluded to him taking a gradual approach on China tariffs, saying he'd prioritize domestic issues like investing in research and development and U.S. manufacturing to compete with Beijing from a position of strength. He said the team of economic advisers would play a "critical role" in shaping the Biden administration's plan to revive the economy. Once similar approval is granted by US regulators, health officials plan to begin vaccinating Americans as soon as mid-December.
Bernstein, also nominated for the CEA, was an adviser to then-Vice President Biden during the Obama administration before becoming a fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a left-leaning think tank.
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A week after receiving his pardon from President Donald Trump, former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn promoted a call for the president to "temporarily suspend the Constitution" and put the country under martial law. Tanden's career has focused on pursuing policies created to support working families, foster broad-based economic growth, and curb rampant inequality. She co-founded the nonprofit Washington Center for Equitable Growth in 2013.
"If it is impossible for the public to trust Neera Tanden, it is doubly impossible for Catholics to trust her", Donohue writes, and "Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell should lead the fight to block her nomination as the new head of the Office of Management and Budget".
"Neera Tanden now serves as President & CEO of the Center for American Progress, an organization dedicated to advancing policies that increase opportunity for every American".
"We might have to ask Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote a musical about the first secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton, to write another musical about the female secretary of the Treasury", Biden joked. Rouse, Tanden and Adeyemo will all require Senate confirmation, and Tanden in particular is already drawing heavy Republican criticism.
"You have over 10 million people out there who are anxious (how) they can pay their next mortgage payment", Biden said in the interview, and "you have a significantly higher number of people who have no ability to pay their rent".