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The president-elect has laid out a long list of priorities on immigration, climate change and coronavirus for the beginning of his term.

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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John Earle Sullivan, deplored by both liberal and conservative activists, says he only wanted to capture history, but he also sells merchandise.

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.

Even though this year will be anything but conventional, past presidential moves show that it takes a herculean effort to transition from the old White House residents to the new ones.

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.

Here’s what to know about President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration day, including who may attend (will President Trump be there?) and how to get tickets.

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.

President-elect Joe Biden is preparing to unveil an emergency relief plan Thursday evening to combat the coronavirus and deliver direct aid to American families, with a major focus on boosting vaccine production and delivery as the pandemic continues its rampage.

Sandy Adams and her husband, a local GOP official, attended the rally but did not breach the Capitol.

He later said his effusive 2015 letter extolling Donald Trump’s health was dictated by the future president.

Joe Biden on Jan. 20 will be sworn in as the 46th president, the culmination of a lifelong career in politics that spans more than five decades. He has overseen Supreme Court hearings, drafted sweeping legislation and worked with eight presidents.

A bipartisan group of House representatives want to honor Officer Eugene Goodman.

Other Biden allies will take over the party’s top ranks as the incoming Biden administration promises a new focus on party building in its first term.

The Washington Post has compiled some of our most deeply reported stories on Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their history in public office, and where they stand on the issues.

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Readers expressed their hopes for the next administration and wrote of their personal sorrows in letters to president-elect Biden ahead of his swearing in.

From pleas to unify the country, to reminders that Americans are suffering, Washington Post readers write to vice president-elect Kamala Harris before she takes office.

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