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Politics Jan 20Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in U.S. politics
Vice President Kamala Harris has broken the barrier that has kept men at the top of American power for more than two centuries.
Politics Jan 19WATCH: Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” and summoning American resilience and unity to confront the nation's historic confluence of crises.
Politics Jan 15Mike Pence calls Kamala Harris to offer congratulations, assistance with transition
It's the first known contact between the elected members of the outgoing and incoming administrations. President Donald Trump has not reached out to President-elect Joe Biden.
Politics Dec 29WATCH: President-elect Biden criticizes pace of coronavirus vaccine rollout
Biden says "it's gonna take years, not months, to vaccinate the American people" at the current pace.
Politics Dec 23WATCH: Biden announces nominee for education secretary
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Miguel Cardona, Connecticut's education chief and a champion of public schools, to serve as education secretary.
Education Dec 22Biden picks Miguel Cardona as education secretary
Miguel Cardona was appointed to the top education post in Connecticut just months before the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in March. When schools moved to remote learning, he hurried to deliver more than 100,000 laptops to students.
Politics Dec 22WATCH: Biden to address COVID bill, holiday pandemic precautions
President-elect Joe Biden will speak Tuesday as the nation deals with a COVID-19 surge that's casting a shadow over the Christmas holiday this week.
Politics Dec 22Biden picks Connecticut schools chief as education secretary
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Miguel Cardona, the education commissioner for Connecticut and a former public school teacher, to serve as education secretary.
Politics Dec 21WATCH: Biden gets COVID-19 vaccine
The president-elect took a dose of the Pfizer vaccine on live television, as part of a growing effort to convince the American public the inoculations are safe.
Politics Dec 04In face of ‘grim’ jobs report, Biden backs more COVID-19 relief
Surging cases of the virus have led states and municipalities to roll back their re-opening plans. And more restrictions may be on the way as colder temperatures and holiday travel lead to new records for confirmed cases and deaths.