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Biden Taps Historic Nominees As He Begins To Fill His Cabinet
Monday 23 November 2020
: President-elect Joe Biden has begun to make his selections for key roles in his cabinet. He announced his picks for secretary of state and...
Weekly Roundup: November 20th
Friday 20 November 2020
: Trump is sitting down with the leaders of the Michigan legislature ahead of the state canvassing board meeting on Monday, where the election...
Joe Biden Won The Election—But He's Still Left Waiting In The Wings.
Thursday 19 November 2020
: As President Trump refuses to concede the election Joe Biden won, Biden warns that that lack of cooperation on the transition could lead to...
Trump Doesn't Have To Win In Court To Erode Trust In Voting
Wednesday 18 November 2020
: President Trump has found little success in court, though he has continued to sew disinformation online and last night fired a top...
Democrats Riled By House Losses
Tuesday 17 November 2020
: Democrats are regrouping after they saw their House majority shrink on election day. Their slim majority could heighten the stakes of the...
Obama Is Troubled More GOP Leaders Won't Acknowledge Biden's Win
Monday 16 November 2020
: The NPR Politics team talks through big moments from NPR's sit-down with former president Barack Obama.Read the full interview here.This...
As Coronavirus Again Breaks Records, Dem Relief Bill Hopes Hinge On Georgia
Friday 13 November 2020
: Coronavirus is surging ahead of the holidays and a much-awaited relief bill is no closer to passage than it was months ago. Joe Biden hopes...
Why Did Republicans Rack Up Wins Despite Trump's Loss?
Thursday 12 November 2020
: Republicans gained seats in the House of Representatives and could very well hold onto the Senate. That's despite Joe Biden's broad...
Joe Biden Projects Calm As Trump And GOP Allies Spread Disinformation
Wednesday 11 November 2020
: President-elect Joe Biden is attempting to lower the temperature on transition uncertainty and Donald Trump and his Republican allies...
Supreme Court Hears Affordable Care Act Case; AG Breaks With DOJ Precedent
Tuesday 10 November 2020
: With Obamacare once again on the chopping block at the U.S. Supreme Court, comments from the justices appeared to suggest Tuesday that a...