Biden may find he can get a big plan or a bipartisan plan — but not both.
Many of Biden’s new team have worked together before, and get on well – in sharp contrast to Trump’s ‘team of rivals’At the core of the administration Joe Biden is building is a trusted circle of officials, who are bound together by many years of working together in a...
Mr. Biden, a man of old Washington, might be in for a rude awakening.
Apart from Joe Biden we had Kamala, Lady Gaga, Bernie’s mittens – and Trump suddenly seeming an irrelevanceIt started on Tuesday with nerves in the playground: why weren’t they holding it indoors? No one with sense, we agreed, had an appetite for spectacle, and our...
A bipartisan group of lawmakers will talk with Biden administration officials for what was described as a session to "make the case" for more relief.
A viral tweet tried to spin up a conspiracy theory about the new president's mental capacity.
In phone call, US and Canadian leaders discuss collaboration on vaccines and plan to meet next monthCanada’s Justin Trudeau and President Joe Biden plan to meet next month, the prime minister’s office said, following a call between the two leaders in which they agreed...
President Donald Trump came to rely on executive action for many of his achievements. But his successor seems to understand that it is best used to repeal someone else’s legacy, not build his own.
The former president doled out pardons to political allies and friends, but he also helped people serving harsh sentences.
The plan would put off the historic proceeding until Feb. 9, giving former President Donald J. Trump time to prepare his defense and allowing President Biden to fill his cabinet and begin work on his agenda.
After January 6, the capital welcomed a solemn and safe transfer of power.
The order for the evaluation from the intelligence community comes as judges continue to deny bail for suspects in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
The agency now says patients may switch authorized vaccines between the first and second doses, and also extend the interval between doses to six weeks.
A House lawsuit to enforce a subpoena, stalled since March, awaits a decision by new Treasury officials on whether to drop objections to a release.
President Biden signed two executive orders Friday, directing more federal aid to Americans struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic and laying the groundwork to institute a $15 minimum wage for federal employees.
Texas attorney general challenges deportation freeze in first of promised lawsuits against Biden administration
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a federal judge to block a new Biden administration policy that pauses most deportations for the next 100 days.
At a news conference on Friday, President Biden’s top economic adviser, Brian Deese, laid out a strategy for how the administration would deliver aid to individuals and small businesses in order to avoid economic failure.
Biden also directed his National Security Council to build out its capability to counter domestic violent extremism threats.
Ahead of his phone call with President Biden, Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau said he would express his concerns about job loss caused by the cancellation of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
The White House press secretary, Jen Psaki, discussed the Biden administration’s plans to combat domestic violent extremism and other threats to the country.
President Biden discussed his administration’s economic relief plans.
First, do a little dance. Then cancel the Keystone XL pipeline permit.
Canadians welcome a renewed relationship with the United States after tolerating four years of insults and threats from the Trump administration.
President Biden is expected to discuss his administration’s economic relief plans.
Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary addressed the latest developments in the Biden administration.
When defending the ex-president became too much for even Mitch McConnell, it was surely beyond Joe Hockey and Greg SheridanNow that Donald Trump has gone, what will his ride-or-die supporters in Australian media do? How will they “own the libs” when the libs have...
In a 93-2 vote, Senators helped President Biden fill a critical national security position and elevated the first Black Pentagon chief.
The response from Moscow suggests that Russia will engage in talks to continue a disarmament pact, despite the new U.S. administration’s pledge to take a harder line on other issues.
An image of the former presidential contender, seated at Biden's inauguration, found global resonance, transcending nationality, politics and context.
The former general was approved overwhelmingly, after Congress granted him a waiver from a law that bars anyone who has been retired from active-duty military service for fewer than seven years from leading the Pentagon.
Readers discuss President Biden’s new mask requirements, logistics in getting the shot, mask-wearing as a “sacred duty,” and the prognoses for patients.
It is critical for the new president to restore Americans’ faith in the ability of democratic government to do goodIf this were a horror flick – and, Lord knows, these past four years have felt like one – we know what would come next. We’d be at that stage of the...
The sizable sums foreshadow the political blitz that Silicon Valley is likely to mount in the face of fresh promises from President Joe Biden and his new Democratic majorities in Congress that they plan to rein in the tech industry.
The US president has moved a sculpture off his desk. Cue howls of outrage – and a perplexing silence from Boris JohnsonGird your loins, foot soldiers – or maybe don’t, for these are confusing times in the Conservative culture wars. On the one hand the communities...
The new president adores the British classic, even referencing it in his victory speech. Creators including Hugh Hudson, David Puttnam, Nigel Havers, Nicholas Farrell and Stephen Fry applaud his choice – and his appointmentLast November, David Puttnam received a...
President Biden has promised to reinstate more than 100 rules and regulations aimed at environmental protection that his predecessor rolled back. It won’t happen overnight.
In her first solo address as first lady, Jill Biden hosted her first solo event by praising the work of teachers and promising them support during the coronavirus pandemic.Biden hailed their 'heroic commitment' and explained that she was teaching a class on the...
Biden is invoking the Defense Production Act to speed up COVID-19 vaccines. But can that actually rapidly increase output?
Big business broke with Republicans in the final days of the Trump administration. That doesn’t mean executives are fully ready to embrace President Biden.
Her recital at Joe Biden’s inauguration electrified viewers and sent the hitherto little known poet’s work to the top of the chartsOn Wednesday in Washington DC, a striking young woman stood at a podium on the steps of the US Capitol, surrounded by the country’s...
It’s not clear how many of President Biden’s expected proposals would become law, but it may be better to pay taxes now, when you know the rates.
Order delivers incremental win for athletes seeking to participate as their identified gender in high school and college sportsJoe Biden’s first day in office delivered an incremental victory for transgender athletes seeking to participate as their identified gender...
Coronavirus updates: Biden's ambitious plan will take time; Florida combats 'vaccine tourism' by limiting shots to residents
President Biden's coronavirus plan will take time, experts say. Meanwhile, states are running out of vaccine. Latest COVID-19 news.
Unwinding the 2017 Trump tax cuts will be a big test for President Biden.
I don’t cry easily, but this week I just burst into tears thinking about all we have lived throughThroughout Donald Trump’s presidency, the singer and actor Randy Rainbow has been posting ingenious, funny videos on YouTube, satirical versions of familiar songs...
More infectious B117 variant adds to monumental scale of taskVaccine deployment called ‘a dismal failure so far’Joe Biden’s new administration is faced with a monumental task in curbing the deadliest wave of the Covid-19 pandemic so far in a race against time before a...
Majority of troops being sent home after Biden inauguration passes with only a handful of arrests madeMore than 15,000 national guard troops are preparing to leave Washington DC and head home after Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration passed with only a handful of...
The president’s latest executive orders include an effort to protect employees who fear for their safety from coronavirus infection at work.
The president plans an address from the White House on his administration's efforts to address an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic.
En su discurso inaugural, el presidente Biden habló de un retorno a la discordia normal de la democracia y recordó que “la política no tiene por qué ser un fuego furioso que destruye todo lo que se encuentra a su paso”.