Miguel Cardona, President Biden’s pick for education secretary, testifies during his confirmation hearing in early February. (Susan Walsh/AP)
The Senate vote caps Cardona’s rise from teacher to nation’s top schools chief
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.
Migration and combating covid-19 will be among the topics discussed by Biden and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, according to the White House.
They are retreating on efforts to include a $15 minimum wage in President Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief bill as they aim to move the package forward this week in the Senate.
Making his first speech since leaving the presidency before an adulatory conservative crowd, the former president hinted he was contemplating another campaign in 2024.
The doses are expected to start shipping as early as Monday to sites already receiving doses of the two other authorized vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.
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The Inauguration
(Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)
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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