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What Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - So what does a 50-50 Senate get President-elect Joe Biden? Washington has barely had time to process the implications of Democratic control after two Georgia...
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Democrats haunted by ghosts of Obama's DNC

Democrats haunted by ghosts of Obama's DNC

19 hours ago   |   Politico

State party leaders couldn't be more thrilled that Joe Biden has thrown his weight behind one of their own, former South Carolina Democratic Party chief Jaime Harrison, to...
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Joe Biden Has a New Twitter Account

Joe Biden Has a New Twitter Account

2 days ago   |   Newser

A big transition will be happening on Twitter as well as in the White House on Wednesday. President-elect Joe Biden was on Friday issued the Twitter account PresElectBiden...
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Harrison selected as Biden's DNC chair

Harrison selected as Biden's DNC chair

3 days ago   |   Politico

President-elect Joe Biden is tapping former South Carolina Democratic Party chair Jaime Harrison to lead the Democratic National Committee, according to three people familiar...
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The Capitol Riot Revealed the Darkest Nightmares of White Evangelical America

3 days ago   |   The New Republic

White evangelicals believe they see truths that you and I cannot. While Americans around the country watched an inflamed mob overrun the Capitol on January 6, the evangelical...
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Biden picks Samantha Power to lead USAID

Biden picks Samantha Power to lead USAID

4 days ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday announced his intent to nominate former Ambassador Samantha Power as administrator of the United States Agency for International...
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Biden picks Samantha Power, former UN envoy, for US aid post

4 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has selected Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under President Barack Obama, to run the U.S. Agency for...
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Inside Joe Biden's plan to avoid a midterm ‘shellacking'

Inside Joe Biden's plan to avoid a midterm ‘shellacking'

4 days ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Democrats under Barack Obama and Joe Biden were so badly pummeled in their first midterm elections that Obama famously called it a “shellacking.” Ten years later, now...
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The power of words in crisis: Who hits mark, and who misses?

5 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - In moments of crisis, of war and terror, of loss and mourning, American leaders have sought to utter words to match the moment in hope that the power of oratory...
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Trump hits Cuba with new terrorism sanctions in waning days

6 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Monday re-designated Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism,” in a move that hits the country with new sanctions shortly before...
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Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

The massive undertaking underscores fears that some of the very people assigned to protect Washington could threaten the incoming administration. Read more ...

Biden to yank Keystone XL permit on first day of presidency

Biden to yank Keystone XL permit on first day of presidency

President-elect Joe Biden will rescind the cross-border permit for TC Energy's Keystone XL pipeline on his first day in office, three sources confirm to POLITICO. The move is... Read more ...

Warnock Calls For Equity And Integrity In Sermon At Ebenezer Baptist Ahead...

Warnock Calls For Equity And Integrity In Sermon At Ebenezer Baptist Ahead Of MLK Day

Georgia Sen.-elect Raphael Warnock took to the pulpit at Martin Luther King Jr.'s spiritual home for a sermon honoring the civil rights icon and calling for his work to continue. Read more ...

Former Trump Official Mocked For Claiming That The President Has No Platform Now

Former Trump Official Mocked For Claiming That The President Has No Platform Now

"I remember when Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address via tweet," one critic said of Hogan Gidley's comments about Trump's social media ban. Read more ...

Records Show Trump Allies' Fingerprints on DC Rally

Records Show Trump Allies' Fingerprints on DC Rally

Members of President Trump's failed reelection campaign played key roles in orchestrating the rally that spawned a deadly assault on the US Capitol, according to an AP... Read more ...

Graham asks Schumer to hold Senate vote on canceling impeachment trial

Graham asks Schumer to hold Senate vote on canceling impeachment trial

Sen. Lindsey Graham asked Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in a letter on Sunday to support a vote to dismiss the House's article of impeachment against President Donald... Read more ...

Health officials confident Biden will deliver on promise of 100 million...

Health officials confident Biden will deliver on promise of 100 million vaccines in 100 days

Two of the nation's top infectious disease experts said Sunday they are confident that President-elect Joe Biden will meet his goal to administer 100 million vaccinations in... Read more ...

Trump should be denied intelligence briefings, Rep. Schiff says

Trump should be denied intelligence briefings, Rep. Schiff says

House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff said Sunday that President Donald Trump should be barred from daily intelligence briefings immediately - and remain cut off from briefings... Read more ...

In the Name of Science, Biden to Bring a Big WH First

In the Name of Science, Biden to Bring a Big WH First

President-elect Joe Biden says "science will always be at the forefront of my administration," and he's elevating Read more ...

Joe Biden: GOP Lawmakers Who Didn't Wear Masks During Capitol Riot Need To...

Joe Biden: GOP Lawmakers Who Didn't Wear Masks During Capitol Riot Need To 'Grow Up'

“I know it's become a partisan issue, but what a stupid, stupid thing for it to happen,” the president-elect said. Read more ...