Whether you love Joe Biden, hate him or aren’t totally sure how you feel about him, we can all agree on this: His first term — and maybe his entire presidency — will hinge on how he is perceived to have dealt with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Almost a year before Joe Biden was elected president, fellow Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez remarked in a New York Magazine profile that “in any other country,” she and Biden “would not be in the same party.”
Thursday was a very bad day for Joe Biden as president.
Joe Biden’s presidential honeymoon has officially ended, with a series of problems — led by the ongoing surge of the Delta variant of the coronavirus — coalescing to make the last few days some of the worst ones he has spent as president.
More than half a year after the 2020 presidential election, research is starting to provide a more precise picture of the demographic composition of the 2020 electorate, how various groups voted, and what changed from previous elections. The latest entry, released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center, credits Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump to shifts in key groups, including suburban voters and political independents, that “on balance…helped Biden a little more than Trump.”
“Wailing in fear,” the crew of Odysseus’ boat row toward two “enormous crags.” To starboard was the cave of Scylla, a “terrible, savage, wild” creature with 12 legs, six “long swaying necks, a hideous head on each … barbed with a triple row of fangs.” To port was “awesome Charybdis,” a treacherous whirlpool. As the panicked sailors stare at the churning water, six of their number are snatched by the monster and swallowed up.
The White House is injecting new urgency into Joe Biden’s protracted and so far inconclusive talks with Republicans on a bipartisan infrastructure package, as the President faces rising frustration within his own Democratic ranks.
Larry Summers is urging Washington to tap the brakes on stimulus — or risk unleashing a serious burst of inflation.
A bust in the latest US government jobs report is electrifying the Washington battle over Joe Biden’s massively ambitious programs and offering an early hint of the political peril the President could face if the economy doesn’t bounce back strongly.
The late Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain would have wanted Joe Biden to be recognized and supported as President-elect, his widow Cindy McCain said Friday, as President Donald Trump and other GOP leaders have largely refused to acknowledge the results of the election.
A White House riding high on a wave of ambition is setting up a series of inevitable tests of whether Joe Biden is promising more than he can deliver.
A year ago, Joe Biden, then the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, was picking a fight with Amazon over how little it paid Uncle Sam. Now Biden is president, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is on a lonely island supporting the White House’s plan — to raise corporate taxes.
Fox News follows the money and the Republican pary follows Fox News. Now, the network is setting the stage for what the next four years of the GOP might look like under the Biden administration.
Few countries around the world likely breathed a sigh of relief following the 2020 US election as deeply as Cuba did.
Michelle Bennett is trying to keep life inside her Waldorf, Maryland, home as normal as possible during Covid-19. Three of her four daughters are learning remotely, while she makes them three meals a day. But outside, the relentless threat of eviction keeps knocking.
Protesters again took to the streets of Portland, Oregon, on Thursday — the first full day of Joe Biden’s presidency — to let the Democratic establishment know they are still fighting for racial justice, some told CNN.
Houston police officer Taylor Roccaforte was shocked when then-presidential candidate Joe Biden came to see him in the hospital after he was shot in the line of duty.
In his first words as President, Joe Biden offered a parable of American grit, healing and unity, leveraging resilience forged through personal loss and disdain for the “uncivil war” of modern politics in an inspirational rallying call to a sickened and divided nation.
The most expensive provision in Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic recovery plan is his proposal to send an additional $1,400 to most Americans. According to many economists, that’s the least effective way to help revive the economy.
Stocks have gained about 13% since Election Day as of Tuesday, a day before Joe Biden’s inauguration — marking the the best post-election market performance for a new president since JFK, according to CFRA Research.
Vice President Mike Pence is planning to attend the inauguration of Joe Biden but is waiting on an invitation, a source close to him confirmed to CNN on Thursday.
President-elect Joe Biden is leaning on familiar faces and old allies from his decades in public life as he builds an administration that will immediately confront a storm of extraordinary interlocking crises.
House conservatives are undeterred by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s push to squelch their efforts to contest the presidential election results when a joint session of Congress meets in January to formally count the electoral votes that made Joe Biden’s win official.
President-elect Joe Biden is building out his Cabinet as he prepares for his time in the White House.
President Donald Trump’s legal team for weeks has worked to delay the certification of Joe Biden’s election win in a long-shot effort to create an opening for Trump stay in power.
President Donald Trump’s political appointees are finalizing an array of last-minute federal regulations ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration, including rules that would make it harder to enforce environmental protections, tighten immigration, remove penalties for killing birds, and possibly eliminate food assistance for millions of Americans.
Democrats have denounced anonymous money in politics for years, but 2020 brought a tidal wave of it into the election to benefit their party.
President Donald Trump faces a critical week in his last-ditch effort to cling to power as key states are on the brink of certifying their election results, officially confirming Joe Biden as the President-elect.
The pandemic is intensifying, statewide curfews are back and Washington is asleep at the wheel. This toxic backdrop is derailing the US economic recovery just as Joe Biden prepares to take charge — and JPMorgan is warning the economy is in fact about to shrink.
On Friday morning, just hours before his office helped certify that Joe Biden won the state’s 16 electoral votes, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger was insistent he still supported Donald Trump and wished the President were heading to a second term.