President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to lead the intelligence community, Avril Haines, promised Tuesday to “speak truth to power" and keep politics out of intelligence agencies to ensure their work is trusted.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
“More must be done,” Yellen told the Senate Finance Committee during her confirmation hearing. “Without further action, we risk a longer, more painful recession now — and long-term scarring of the economy later.”…
By Associated Press
The unexpected new balance of power giving Democrats only the barest control of Congress has big consequences for the president-elect.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Lander was one of the leaders in mapping the human genome. This is the first time a president's science adviser will serve on the Cabinet and Lander will be the first life scientist in the post.
By Jill Colvin, Darlene Superville, Associated Press
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.
By Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press
During his campaign, Biden committed to restoring transgender students' access to sports, bathrooms and locker rooms in accordance with their gender identity.
By Jill Colvin, Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
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.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
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.
By Associated Press
Pelosi has said if Pence rejects use of the 25th Amendment, the House will move to impeach him. Already, at least three Republicans have said they would vote for that.
The drive to remove President Trump from office is formally under way with just nine days before his term ends and five days after a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol. Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor join Judy Woodruff to…
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