President-elect Joe Biden has named\u00a0 <a href="https:\/\/see.news\/trump-to-star-transfer-of-power-to-president-elect-biden\/">Reema Dodin<\/a> as deputy director of the White House Office of Legislative Affairs. Dodin has been working on the transition team already, leading its legislative engagement with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Also, she serves as deputy chief of staff and floor director to Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, the Democratic whip in the Senate.\r\n\r\nOn other hand, Dodin served as Senator Durbin\u2019s Floor Counsel, Research Director and as an aide to his Judiciary Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law. In addition, she served as a volunteer voter-protection counsel on a number of campaigns, including the Obama for America campaign.\r\n\r\n<img class="size-full wp-image-177013" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/11\/201103-joe-biden-cs-124p_561ececfbe880eea1377faa0e3d28e31.jpg" alt="US President-elect Joe Biden NATO, EU" \/>\r\n\r\nShe is a former term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a member of the Jenkins Hill Society \u2014 a consortium of women in politics supporting female politicians.\r\n\r\n<img class="size-full wp-image-177026 aligncenter" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/11\/Webshot-Profile-Photos_BTT_1200x800-Reema-Dodin.png" alt="" \/>\r\n\r\nMeanwhile, the <a href="https:\/\/buildbackbetter.gov\/the-administration\/white-house-senior-staff\/reema-dodin\/?fbclid=IwAR0rZteciqiz43si4Eqd0lgN12w0vQpYY-pXWhCIP6xG1Li25LFzUFHKTV8">appointments com<\/a>e as Biden continues to flesh out his White House staff in preparation for taking office on Jan. 20. He met Friday with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, and is eager for another stimulus bill to deal with the coronavirus pandemic and to extend funding for the entire government, which is set to expire Dec. 11.\r\n\r\nBiden reportedly chose Antony Blinken, a longtime confidant, to lead the State Department. And Biden said Friday he has chosen his Treasury secretary and would announce the choice around Thanksgiving.