Latest from Jenna Johnson

As Biden is sworn in, Americans watch with a sense of relief, disbelief

For Democrats, ‘I feel like a huge weight has been lifted.’ For Republicans, ‘I feel like it’s a fraud ... but I want to hear him out.’
  • Jan 20, 2021

Americans across the political spectrum fear what the Capitol attack portends

The Trump era is supposed to end Jan. 20. Many say a new dark chapter is beginning.
  • Jan 12, 2021

For a divided country, riot at the U.S. Capitol becomes one more flash point

Across the United States, many were horrified. But some found justification for the violence.
  • Jan 6, 2021

Two state lawmakers confront a deadly pandemic, a disputed election and a divided, angry America

In Florida and Pennsylvania, lawmakers face anger, dysfunction and growing desperation in a post-Trump America.
  • Dec 31, 2020

Biden criticizes Trump’s coronavirus effort, vows extensive federal response

The president-elect said he would increase the production of materials needed for vaccines, as well as ramping up their distribution.
  • Dec 29, 2020

Biden accuses Trump appointees of obstructing transition on national security issues

“It’s nothing short, in my view, of irresponsibility,” the president-elect said.
  • Dec 28, 2020

Joe Biden calls for shared sacrifice to fight the pandemic as Trump rails about baseless election accusations

The two November combatants offered opposite messages ahead of a Thanksgiving like no other.
  • Nov 25, 2020

Amid pandemic and polarization, voters break turnout records in some key states

Americans, many casting ballots for the first time, made their voices heard.
  • Nov 4, 2020

Another election night nears, with trepidation replacing hope

Trump opponents who were stunned by his 2016 victory await a second judgment with far less confidence.
  • Nov 1, 2020

In campaign’s waning days, both candidates seek to shore up support from Latino voters

Labor unions and liberal organizers have created a model of Latino engagement in Nevada that scarcely exists elsewhere. That’s part of the problem for Democrats.
  • Oct 29, 2020