Politics Dec 03Biden facing growing pressure over secretary of defense pick
Black leaders have encouraged the incoming president to select an African American to diversify what has so far been an all-white prospective Cabinet, while others are pushing him to appoint a woman to lead the Department of Defense for the…
Politics Nov 20Biden chides Trump for lack of cooperation on vaccine
President-elect Joe Biden is criticizing President Donald Trump’s unprecedented attempt to block the peaceful transition of power at the White House, saying it has hindered the flow of information about programs to fast-track a coronavirus vaccine.
Politics Nov 07How Biden navigated pandemic politics to win the White House
Joe Biden's decision to step away from in-person campaigning this spring was without precedent in modern American politics.
Politics Nov 04With presidency in reach, Democrats grapple with disappointment
More than 12 hours after polls closed, Biden held a narrow lead in some key states with hundreds of thousands of votes yet to be counted. But as of midday Wednesday, there was no clear Democratic wave.
Politics Oct 31Obama: Trump failed to take pandemic, presidency seriously
Obama, the 44th president, and Biden, his vice president who wants to be the 46th, held drive-in rallies in Flint and Detroit, predominantly Black cities where strong turnout will be essential to swing the longtime Democratic state to Biden's column…
Politics Oct 22Trump and Biden to meet for final debate
Some of President Donald Trump's advisers are urging him to trade his aggressive demeanor for a lower-key style, hoping Biden will get himself in trouble with verbal gaffes. There were supposed to be three debates, but the second was canceled…
Politics Oct 07Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice presidential debate
In response, Vice President Mike Pence commended Trump’s decision to shut off travel from China, saying the decision “bought us invaluable time” to coordinate the country’s response to the pandemic.
Nation Oct 04Doctors: Trump’s blood oxygen level dropped twice recently
President Donald Trump “has continued to improve” but faced serious symptoms on Friday, the White House physician said Sunday, seeking to clarify contradictory statements and confusion that previously raised questions about the seriousness of the president’s condition.
Politics Oct 03Colliding crises shake already chaotic campaign’s last month
The closing days of the presidential campaign were already dominated by the worst public health crisis in a century, millions of jobless Americans, a reckoning on civil rights, the death of a Supreme Court justice and uncertainty about President Donald…
Politics Sep 30WATCH: Trump holds campaign rally in Minnesota a day after first presidential debate
Trump was attending an afternoon fundraiser in Shorewood, Minnesota, a suburb to the west of Minneapolis, and will be appearing at an evening campaign rally in Duluth on the shores of Lake Superior.