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Nation Feb 20Biden declares major disaster in Texas as federal aid flows
Add Mother Nature to the pile of crises on President Joe Biden’s plate. A month into the job and focused on the coronavirus, Biden is seeing his disaster management skills tested after winter storms plunged Texas, Oklahoma and neighboring states…
Politics Feb 09Jill Biden pushes free access to community college, training
A longtime community college professor and advocate, the first lady said people struggling to get by during the coronavirus-induced economic slump need access to these schools.
Arts Feb 09Harris’ historic election celebrated in cracked glass portrait
Vice President Kamala Harris' barrier-breaking career has been memorialized in a portrait that depicts her face emerging from the cracks in a massive sheet of glass.
Politics Feb 04WATCH: Biden signals that U.S. will refocus on diplomacy abroad
“America is back. Diplomacy is back,” Biden said in brief remarks to the State Department staff. "You are the center of all that I intend to do. You are the heart of it. We’re going to rebuild our alliances”…
Politics Jan 15Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden’s inauguration
Trump had already announced that he would not be attending Biden's inauguration, a break with tradition. He has spent months lobbing baseless allegations of voter fraud in an attempt to delegitimize Biden's presidency.
Politics Jan 14Jill Biden to name director for military families program
Jill Biden is taking a step toward fulfilling a promise to revive a support program for military families that she once led with former first lady Michelle Obama.
Politics Jan 11WATCH: House Democrats prepare ‘incitement of insurrection’ charge against Trump
Democrats are pushing the vice president and Cabinet to invoke constitutional authority to remove Trump from office. A resolution calling on Pence to do so was blocked Monday by Republicans.
Nation Jan 102nd GOP senator now urges Trump to resign over Capitol riot
Two Republican senators now say President Donald Trump should resign as support for the drive to impeach him a second time is gaining momentum in his final days in office after the deadly riot at the Capitol by a violent…
Politics Jan 08WATCH: Biden, Harris officials give update on transition
President-elect Joe Biden and officials for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are expected to make a transition announcement at 1:30 p.m. ET. Watch their remarks here.
Politics Jan 04WATCH: Georgia election officials reject Trump call to ‘find’ more votes
Georgia's top election official responded after the release of a phone call where President Donald Trump can be heard pressuring him to "find" enough votes to overturn Joe Biden's win in the state.