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The Capitol Police are investigating the incident, a spokeswoman said.

On his first full day in office, the president plans to focus on the top priority of his new administration: dealing with many aspects of the public health crisis.

With a veteran reporter taking the place of controversial overseer Michael Pack, the dominoes started falling in other top offices.

With Q having vanished and Trump out of office, far-right extremist groups are targeting disillusioned believers online in hopes of further radicalizing them to a new cause.

The Executive Order could lead to an emergency standard for businesses — a set of a regulations they would have to comply with, like mask-wearing, that advocates say is necessary to combat the pandemic.

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.

President Biden’s redecorating has caused a bit of a bust-up.

How Biden can direct every part of the government to attack the problem

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They are among more than a dozen lawmakers to miss Biden’s swearing-in, for varying reasons

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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We run the risk of being seduced by an administration whose values we share. So don’t forget the lessons of the past four years.

The new administration is fulfilling a pledge to extend the moratorium on federal student loans as the pandemic continues to cripple the economy, but the pause still will not extend to all federal borrowers.

Allies Michael Flynn, Roger Stone and Paul Manafort are among the dozens who benefited from Trump’s executive clemency power, as well as former Republican lawmakers and several people who have been active in criminal justice reform or whose causes were championed by others in that field.

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Joe Biden and Kamala D. Harris were sworn in at an inauguration unlike any other. Follow along for the latest news.

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Biden signed executive actions to require masks on all federal grounds and ask agencies to extend eviction moratoriums.

Harris becomes the first woman, Black woman and Asian American to serve as vice president.

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.”

If the final hours of Trump’s presidency were publicly anticlimactic and relatively sedate, they were characteristically frenetic behind the scenes.

A Washington Post analysis of the 144 people who received clemency this week found that at least 45 — or nearly a third — had a link to the president or people in his close orbit.

For Democrats, ‘I feel like a huge weight has been lifted.’ For Republicans, ‘I feel like it’s a fraud ... but I want to hear him out.’

  • Jenna Johnson, Claire Gibson, Kathleen McLaughlin and Andrea Eger
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