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Biden moves quickly to build a diverse administration

President-elect Joe Biden has repeatedly promised to build a government that “looks like America.” He’s not wasting any time in delivering on that front. Biden has moved quickly to name a diverse group to key White House and Cabinet posts. On Sunday night, he unveiled an all-female senior communications staff and is expected to roll…MORE

Tom Donilon no longer in the running to be Biden’s CIA director

President-elect Joe Biden is still weighing who will lead the Central Intelligence Agency, but Tom Donilon is no longer under consideration for the post, CNN has learned. Two sources familiar with the matter say Donilon, a former national security adviser in the Obama administration who had been considered a frontrunner for the job, intends to…MORE

Here’s what happened over Thanksgiving weekend

President Donald Trump said for the first time on Thanksgiving that he will leave office if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden. “Certainly I will, and you know that,” he said when asked by a reporter about leaving the White House if Biden is declared the winner on December 14. “I will and,…MORE

Biden announces all-female senior White House communications team

Biden announces all-female senior White House communications team

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Sunday announced an all-female White House senior communications team. “I am proud to announce today the first senior White House communications team comprised entirely of women. These qualified, experienced communicators bring diverse perspectives to their work and a shared commitment to building this country back better,”…MORE

Wisconsin’s completed recount confirms Biden’s victory over Trump

Wisconsin’s completed recount confirms Biden’s victory over Trump

President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over President Donald Trump in Wisconsin was reaffirmed on Sunday after a recount was completed in one of the state’s largest counties. The recount in Dane County, which was requested by the Trump campaign, showed Biden won by 181,340 votes after the recount as the President-elect’s lead narrowed by 45 votes.…MORE

Ossoff warns of ‘paralysis’ if Republicans keep control of Senate

Ossoff warns of ‘paralysis’ if Republicans keep control of Senate

Democratic Georgia Senate candidate Jon Ossoff warned on Sunday that if Republicans hold onto the chamber next year, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would cause “paralysis” at a time of crisis when the government needs to act to help struggling Americans combat the economic impact of the coronavirus. “We all know what’s going to happen if…MORE