Biden's Big Plans To Face Hurdles In Congress

November 7, 2020 - 6:47pm EST
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Joe Biden laid out an ambitious agenda for what he would like to do after he's sworn in as the 46th president. But Biden will not necessarily have the congress he wants to easily pass it.

Nov 27 - 5:04am EST

Former leaders in the Justice Department's civil rights division say the Biden team will have a heavy lift on its hands.

Nov 26 - 6:39pm EST

President Trump took questions from reporters on Thursday for the first time since Election Day. He made it clear he's in no mood to concede.

Nov 26 - 3:57pm EST

Denver mayor is the latest politician to come under fire for flouting his health safety recommendations — he flew to Mississippi for Thanksgiving despite asking Coloradans not to travel.

Nov 26 - 7:14am EST

President Trump has pardoned his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who spent years enmeshed in an often bizarre legal war with the government that sprang from the Russia investigation.

Nov 26 - 7:00am EST

"That's a wonderful sentiment," says Abbi Gold, 59, a Democrat from Arizona. "It's probably a really sweet pipe dream." Hoping to help, many are ramping up trainings for cross-the-aisle conversations.

Nov 26 - 5:00am EST

Biden says he'll name someone to coordinate domestic climate policies across the government. Together with climate envoy John Kerry, it will give climate a higher profile than in past administrations.

Nov 26 - 1:05am EST

In a 2-1 vote, the court tossed out a lawsuit, one of several working through the courts, that challenged a memo on excluding unauthorized immigrants from numbers that reset the Electoral College map.

Nov 25 - 5:19pm EST

Fishermen and tribes have been fighting the mine proposal for a decade, fearing it would harm the wild sockeye salmon at the heart of the area's economy and culture.

Nov 25 - 4:28pm EST

President-elect Joe Biden called on Americans to unite this holiday season amid the pandemic. Minutes earlier, President Trump repeated baseless claims about the election being "rigged."