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Executive Mosaic Names 2021 Wash100 Award Recipients; Cast Your 10 Votes TODAY

2021 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, has announced the recipients of the 2021 Wash100 Award. “We are thrilled to honor the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award, said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic. With the announcement, Executive Mosaic will begin to accept votes for this year’s Popular Vote Rankings.

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Senate Confirms Antony Blinken as Secretary of State

Antony Blinken

The Senate has confirmed Antony Blinken, former deputy secretary of state during the Obama administration, to lead the State Department in a 78-22 vote on Tuesday, The New York Times reported. During his confirmation hearing, Blinken said he plans to review U.S. policy toward North Korea and take a tougher approach to Russia and China. 

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Avril Haines Named White House Deputy Nat’l Security Adviser

CIA Deputy Director Avril Haines will succeed Antony Blinken as deputy national security adviser to President Barack Obama after Blinken’s Senate confirmation as deputy secretary of state, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Jonathan Allen reports that Haines has previously advised the president as deputy counsel for national security at the Office of the White House Counsel before she …

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Sarah Saldana Confirmed as ICE Chief

The Senate has voted to confirm Sarah Saldana as the assistant secretary in charge of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the Department of Homeland Security, The Hill reported Tuesday. Ramsey Cox reports that Saldana, who will enforce President Barack Obama’s decision to grant undocumented U.S. immigrants with work visas, …

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