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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.
Politics Dec 04Biden adjusting agenda to reflect narrow divide in Congress
President-elect Joe Biden is adjusting the scope of his agenda to meet the realities of governing under a divided Congress and the complications of legislating during a historic pandemic.
Health Dec 04Among first acts, Biden to call for 100 days of mask-wearing
Joe Biden says he will ask Americans to commit to 100 days of wearing masks as one of his first acts as president. He stopped just short Thursday of the nationwide mandate he’s pushed before to stop the spread of…
Politics Nov 30Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team
President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female communications team at his White House, a first for the presidency.
Nation Nov 25WATCH: Biden appeals for unity in Thanksgiving-eve address
But even as Biden implored Americans to join in healing and common purpose, President Donald Trump asserted that the election should be overturned, a futile call but one that stokes the divisions Biden is trying to overcome.
Politics Nov 24WATCH: Biden formally introduces national security team
It's his first substantive offering of how he’ll shift from President Donald Trump’s “America First” policies by relying on a slate of foreign policy and national security experts from the Democratic establishment.
Politics Nov 20Biden adds Obama administration veterans to top staff
President-elect Joe Biden is adding four Obama-Biden administration veterans to his top ranks as he continues to build out his White House team. The announcements come just a few days after Biden unveiled his first major round of top White…
Politics Nov 11Biden chooses longtime adviser Ron Klain as chief of staff
Biden said Wednesday that Klain's "deep, varied experience and capacity to work with people all across the political spectrum is precisely what I need in a White House chief of staff as we confront this moment of crisis and bring…
Nation Nov 08Biden seeks to move quickly and build out his administration
Biden named a former surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, and a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner, David Kessler, as co-chairs of a coronavirus working group set to get started, with other members expected to be announced Monday.
Politics Nov 07Transition challenges await Biden
Biden’s top priority in the 10 weeks before Inauguration Day on Jan. 20 will be building a staff and assembling the pieces needed to tackle the coronavirus.