(Andrew Harnik/AP)
The president held a bipartisan meeting on fighting cancer at the White House as senators heard from U.S. defense and law enforcement officials about the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
Neera Tanden, Biden’s pick to head his budget office, faced bipartisan opposition stemming from sharp tweets targeting senators. Tanden said she saw no path to confirmation, and Biden vowed to find a place for her in the administration.
Follow the president-elect’s progress filling nearly 800 positions, among the 1,250 that require Senate confirmation, in this tracker from The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service.
The most frequent votes against Biden’s nominees thus far — no surprise — have in most cases come from ambitious Republicans thought to be potential 2024 presidential candidates.
Raimondo, a former venture capitalist who was re-elected to her second term as Rhode Island’s chief executive in 2018, will assume command of a federal agency with sweeping responsibilities and an increasingly important portfolio.
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the Senate will move forward as soon as Wednesday on President Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill and pledged, “We’ll have the votes we need to pass the bill."
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The Inauguration
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Trump skipped the inauguration — themed “America United” — two weeks after inciting a deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol.
Harris becomes the first woman, Black woman and Asian American to serve as vice president.
Biden signed executive actions to require masks on all federal grounds and ask agencies to extend eviction moratoriums.
President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in as the nation’s 46th president on Wednesday at an inauguration like no other.
Joe Biden pleaded for national unity in his inaugural address Wednesday after he was sworn in as the 46th president. Here's our analysis and the full speech.
Several of the new words in Biden’s speech reflected pandemic deaths, economic fallout and recent far-right violence. He was the first new president to say “white supremacy.”
New presidential families, past commanders in chief and government members of both parties were in attendance as a new era was marked in American democracy.
Joe Biden will become the 46th president when he takes the oath of office. Just as no two presidents are alike, neither are the ceremonies that usher them into office.
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The Biden Agenda
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