(Patrick Semansky/AP)
Capitol Police officer William “Billy” F. Evans, who served for 18 years on the force, will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday.
The president and his aides point to broad public support for many Democratic policies among voters in both parties, as well as Republican governors, mayors, and other local officials.
Follow the president-elect’s progress filling nearly 800 positions, among the 1,200 that require Senate confirmation, in this tracker from The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service.
The president is seeking to bolster support for a sweeping $2 trillion plan that includes spending on roads, bridges, public transit, housing, broadband, waterlines, schools and more.
Pressure on the federal government to rethink its allocation strategy has mounted as access to immunization expands nationwide but new infections are concentrated in just a handful of states, including Michigan, New York, New Jersey, Florida and Pennsylvania.
The collapse of the effort to organize Amazon workers comes after the president embraced it in an unusual video. Biden is now associated with a losing cause, but some labor leaders applaud him for siding with them at an important moment.
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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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