Joe Biden
Joe Biden, the 46th president of the United States with Kamala Harris as his vice-president, was the 47th vice president of the U.S. from 2009 to 2017 under President Barack Obama. Mr. Biden was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1972 and served six terms there.
Joe Biden Vows to Unite America as President
The Democrat called for an end of “a grim era of demonization in America” hours after being declared the 46th president of the U.S. Donald Trump hasn’t conceded the race.
How Joe Biden’s Tax Plan Could Affect You
The Biden campaign says households earning less than $400,000 a year won’t pay more in taxes, but corporations and wealthier Americans would see big increases.
Joe Biden’s Aviators: A Fashion (and Political) Statement
For years, democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s Ray-Ban sunglasses have been his sartorial signature. At the Democratic National Convention they’re a part of his campaign too.
Justice Department Underscores Independence From White House
Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a memo saying the department wouldn’t advise White House of pending investigations.
Aruna ViswanathaJuly 21, 2021
Lobbyist Jeff Ricchetti, Brother of Biden Aide, Sees Bump in Fees
His firm collected $1.7 million in fees for the first half of the year, four times more than in the same period in 2020.
Julie BykowiczJuly 21, 2021
Biden Has Yet to Deliver on Some Ethics Pledges
The president hasn’t taken action on some of his campaign promises on ethics and transparency in government, while other proposals are stalled in Congress.
Andrew RestucciaJuly 14, 2021
Angela Merkel’s White House Visit Ends Trump-Era Hostilities, but Trans-Atlantic Drift Continues
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s farewell visit to Washington this week will broadcast a new, friendlier tone between the U.S. and Europe after the acrimony of the Trump era but will likely do little to reverse the long-term divergence of interests in the countries’ relationship.
Bojan PancevskiJuly 14, 2021
U.S. Slows Antiterrorist Campaign in Somalia as It Considers New Policy
The Biden administration paused airstrikes against al-Shabaab militants as it weighs its national-security priorities and grapples with a withdrawal from Somalia under Trump.
Michael M. PhillipsJuly 13, 2021
Should the U.S. Offer Tax Credits to Promote Renewable Energy?
Proponents say a long-term extension is crucial. Opponents say the benefits are overstated. The two sides square off in a debate.
July 12, 2021
White House, Senate Negotiators Try to Keep Infrastructure Deal Alive
The bipartisan deal on a central plank of Biden administration policy faces an uncertain future as Democrats seek a broader antipoverty effort.
Ken ThomasJune 27, 2021
North Korea’s Missiles and Nuclear Weapons: Everything You Need to Know
North Korea sees its nuclear program as essential to regime survival, deterring a U.S.-led invasion—and decades of talking and imposing sanctions have done little to slow its nuclear advance.
Timothy W. MartinJune 24, 2021
Biden’s Nominee for U.S. Counterterrorism Finance Chief Faces Senate Panel
The role of Treasury’s undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence has remained unfilled since 2019.
Mengqi SunJune 22, 2021
Biden, Erdogan Meet in Attempt to Reset U.S.-Turkey Ties
The longtime allies’ relationship has deteriorated in recent years over issues spanning human rights, Middle East conflicts and military alignment.
Jared MalsinJune 14, 2021
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