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Biden team briefs Congress on emerging stimulus plan, aims for bipartisan deal

Erica Werner, Jeff Stein | The Washington Post
January 13, 2021
President-elect Joe Biden is finalizing his coronavirus relief plan, with aides briefing congressional staffers Tuesday and indicating that the measure will be tailored to get bipartisan support.

A Mob and the Breach of Democracy: The Violent End of the Trump Era

Peter Baker | The New York Times
January 7, 2021
So this is how it ends. The presidency of Donald John Trump, rooted from the beginning in anger, division and conspiracy-mongering, comes to a close with a violent mob storming the Capitol at the instigation of a defeated leader trying to hang onto power as if America were just another authoritarian nation.

Pence declares Biden winner of the presidential election after Congress finally counts electoral votes

Karoun Demirjian, John Wagner, Felicia Sonmez, Mike DeBonis, Amy B Wang, Colby Itkowitz ,Paulina Firozi | The Washington Post
January 7, 2021
Vice President Pence declared Democrat Joe Biden the winner of the presidential election at the end of a violent and deadly day at the Capitol. Pence also announced that Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) had won the vice presidency, after the Senate and House rejected Trump loyalists’ challenges to Biden’s win in Pennsylvania and Congress finally counted the electoral votes.

Trump knows no limits as he tries to overturn the election

Dan Balz | The Washington Post
January 4, 2021
There are but 16 days left in President Trump’s term, but there is no doubt that he will use all of his remaining time in office to inflict as much damage as he can on democracy — with members of a now-divided Republican Party acting as enablers.

Both Parties Must Navigate Split Priorities In New Congress

Kelsey Snell | NPR
January 4, 2021
A new session of Congress opens, with Nancy Pelosi looking to get reelected speaker with her slimmer majority.

Biden says 'our darkest days' in battling Covid-19 'are ahead of us'

Jeff Zeleny, Kate Sullivan | CNN
December 23, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday said the "darkest days" in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic "are ahead of us, not behind us," and urged Americans to prepare themselves for the struggle.