Biden’s economic agenda must prop up a buckling U.S. economy long enough for the pandemic to wane.
President-elect Joe Biden plans to deliver remarks on vaccine distribution a day after calling the efforts of President Trump's administration a "dismal failure."
Trump’s attacks on Biden’s win are unprecedented, but bitterness over losing is nearly as old as the presidency.
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The Biden Agenda
Inauguration
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The pandemic had already upended the celebrations; then came the insurrection.
The president-elect has faced hard times before, and now prepares to take control of a nation in crisis.
The former California senator breaks one glass ceiling — and now will define herself more fully than she has to date.
Ambition combined with empathy makes for an unusual politician.
With the swearing in of Kamala D. Harris, the voice of the second highest-ranking executive in the land will not be a masculine baritone. Gravitas will have a feminine lilt.
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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 pandemic, racial justice protests and political unrest have roiled life for residents of the nation's capital.
The closures expand federal and local efforts to batten down D.C. in preparation for security concerns surrounding the Jan. 20 swearing-in of President-elect Joe Biden.
The president-elect is scheduled to deliver a speech Thursday night announcing additional steps to combat the pandemic. He takes office on Wednesday.