The future of our workforce is at a crossroads. More than 22 million people have lost jobs or have been furloughed during the pandemic. Millions of them will need to be "re-skilled" because their jobs have significantly changed or were eliminated entirely. This need is especially urgent for service workers, who have been hit the hardest by the pandemic. New jobs created during the COVID-19 pandemic will require data science, artificial intelligence, analytics, cybersecurity and leadership skills given the new methods companies have implemented to survive this once-in-a-lifetime economic shift. read more
The Supreme Court's rejection last week of the lawsuit from Texas and 18 other Republican-led states effectively ended the legal efforts by President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn his election defeat. read more
Washington (CNN) - President-elect Joe Biden has selected retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, the former commander of US Central Command, to be his secretary of defense, two sources familiar with the decision told CNN on Monday. If confirmed by the Senate, Austin would be the first Black man to lead the Department of Defense. read more
Democrats in Congress are still intent on investigating President Donald Trump and his administration after he leaves office, including a pursuit of Trump's tax returns, a drive that threatens to complicate President-elect Joe Biden's pledges of bipartisan unity since he won the election. read more
"Ivanka definitely has political ambitions, no question about it," a source who has been working closely with the Trump family told CNN. "She wants to run for something, but that still needs to be figured out."
Talk of an Ivanka Trump run for Florida governor in the near future has come up, as has a possible run for Congress in New Jersey, both states where Trump has vacation homes. The Trump-Kushner family currently rents a home in DC's tony Kalorama neighborhood two miles from the White House. read more