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White House drops Interior nominee after Murkowski objects | PA Power and Policy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is withdrawing its planned nomination of Elizabeth Klein to become deputy secretary at the Interior Department amid opposition from Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

Klein, who worked at Interior during the Obama administration, was among five women named by then-President-elect Joe Biden to serve as deputy Interior secretaries. But she was never formally nominated and now won’t be, a White House spokesman said Tuesday.

Klein’s withdrawal was first reported by Politico.

Instead, Biden is expected to name Tommy Beaudreau, another former Obama-era Interior official, to be deputy secretary, according to two people familiar with the president’s thinking. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about a nomination that has not occurred.

Beaudreau is a former Interior Department chief of staff and served as the first-ever director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, an agency created after

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Murano Glass | Home decor objects and gifts

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MURANO GLASS

Murano glass tradition was originally born in Venice, Italy, and only subsequently moved to the Island of Murano. Here, the production of artistic glass in historical glass factories follows nowadays traditional techniques that have been passed on for generations by glass masters, guaranteeing high quality decorative glass products for the most elegant houses of the world.

Art glass creations such as vases, bowls and sculptures are timeless home objects capable to decorate any space and adapt to any home decor style, while traditional mirrors and collectible goblets have decorated luxury living rooms and dining rooms of houses all over the world for centuries. With their classic design and decorations, glassware sets are instead the perfect way to surprise your guests at any dinner. To be the owner of an authentic Murano creation, whether classic or modern, means not only that you love and appreciate

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Kitchen antiques, culinary objects, historic kitchen equipment

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Historic kitchen equipment, culinary objects


>>Resources divided into:

>>Museum collections of culinary objects    
>>Fireplace cooking, cast iron    
>>18th and/or 19th century kitchen items    
>>Early 20th and/or 19th century     >>Earlier and miscellaneous


Or jump down to the page to Victorian advice on equipping a kitchen




Old or historic kitchen utensils go by various different
names from “culinary antiques” to “vintage kitchenalia”. Whether they’re ancient
or mid-20th century “retro”, almost all old food preparation, serving, and storage
items appeal to some collector somewhere.


Many objects are easy to identify,
but not all. It’s not always clear if a simple box or pot or implement had a particular
name or a particular use. A collection of jars (earthenware, stoneware, glass in
the 20th century) and boxes (wooden, tin) was needed when food was stored at home
and groceries were

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