Episode 181: Cardona's Confirmation Hearing, Education Committee Appointments, and Biden’s Coronavirus Relief Package

This week on "Off The Cuff," Justin and the group recap the highlights from the confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee for Miguel Cardona, President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the Department of Education. Allie then covers changes and new additions to both the Senate and House education committees, including the controversy regarding the appointment of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) to the House Committee on Education and Labor. Megan then provides an update on the status of Biden's coronavirus relief package and how Congress could pass the legislation. Plus, Justin quizzes the group on this year's Super Bowl.

*Note: Following the recording of this episode, the House of Representatives voted, with bipartisan support, to strip Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments.

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Justin Draeger Megan Coval Allie Bidwell Karen McCarthy
Justin Draeger
President & CEO

Megan Coval
Vice President, Policy & Federal Relations
Allie Arcese
Managing Editor

Karen McCarthy
Director of Policy Analysis

 

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Publication Date: 2/5/2021


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