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Politics Feb 15Activists fear Biden is undermining efforts for a higher minimum wage
President Joe Biden campaigned on raising the national minimum wage to $15 per hour and attached a proposal doing just that to the $1.9 trillion coronavirus pandemic relief bill. But that provision appears in jeopardy. And Biden himself may be…
Politics Feb 09WATCH: OMB nominee Neera Tanden testifies before Senate committee
Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget, will testify Feb. 9 before the Senate committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs.
Health Jan 19Biden taps Rachel Levine in historic pick for assistant health secretary
A pediatrician and former Pennsylvania physician general, Levine was appointed to her current post by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in 2017, making her one of the few transgender people serving in elected or appointed positions nationwide.
Politics Jan 08Biden calls Trump ‘unfit’ but doesn’t endorse impeachment
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a letter to members of her chamber that lawmakers could move as early as next week to impeach Trump for inciting a violent mob that overran the U.S. Capitol if the president didn't "immediately"…
Politics Jan 08Capitol siege raises security concerns for Biden inaugural
The violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is intensifying scrutiny over security at the upcoming inauguration ceremony for President-elect Joe Biden that already has been reshaped by the pandemic and the prospect that President Donald Trump may not attend.
Politics Jan 07Biden picks Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as commerce secretary
Her name had been floated for Biden's health secretary, though she said last month she would be staying in Rhode Island and continuing to focus on the coronavirus pandemic.
Politics Dec 15Republicans acknowledge Biden’s victory after Electoral College vote
More than a month after the election, some of the nation's highest-profile Republican holdouts are beginning to embrace reality. They're coming to terms with the fact that Joe Biden will be president soon.
Politics Dec 14WATCH: Biden speaks after Electoral College vote
Joe Biden is ready to declare that “not even an abuse of power” can stop a peaceful transition of power in the U.S. after last month's election — a swipe at President Donald Trump's refusal to accept defeat and at…
Politics Dec 11WATCH: Biden unveils top picks with deep Obama administration ties
President-elect Joe Biden is introducing five top picks for his new administration on Friday, drawing on leading names from the Obama White House while also tapping an Ohio congresswoman and a congressional committee veteran.
Health Dec 03Ex-presidents willing to get vaccine publicly to boost confidence
Three former presidents say they'd be willing to publicly take a coronavirus vaccine, once one becomes available, to encourage all Americans to get inoculated against a disease that has already killed more than 273,000 people nationwide.