Set Amid A Pandemic, Biden's Inauguration Will Feel Unlike Any We've Seen

January 17, 2021 - 7:58am EST
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President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony will feel unlike any other. Security is always a paramount concern, but it's been taken to unheard of levels this time.

Feb 24 - 5:08am EST

President Biden is expected to sign an order on Wednesday to kick off sweeping reviews of products that have run short in recent months, including semiconductors and pharmaceutical ingredients.

Feb 24 - 5:08am EST

President Biden is hoping mayors will help make the case for his COVID-19 aid bill, which mayors say is desperately needed to bolster their cities. But funding for local governments is a flashpoint.

Feb 24 - 5:00am EST

During the pandemic, the U.S. couldn't import enough gloves. Recently, car makers ran out of semiconductors. So the White House wants to find ways to make more critical items in the United States.

Feb 24 - 5:00am EST

Republicans in Congress question whether schools, cities and states really need as much relief as President Biden and Democrats want to give them. At the local level, people say they're desperate.

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The Senate held the first bipartisan joint oversight hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. All four men testifying said they agree the attack was largely premeditated.

Feb 23 - 4:14pm EST

If confirmed as interior secretary, Deb Haaland would be the first Native American cabinet member. Republican opponents have attacked her support for aggressive action on climate change.

Feb 23 - 4:14pm EST

The Senate held its first hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol to try and understand how it happened and why law enforcement was not prepared to respond.

Feb 23 - 4:14pm EST

Xavier Becerra, President Biden's nominee for health secretary, faced two hours of questions before a Senate committee on Tuesday.

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Despite Biden's ambitious climate plan, Haaland told lawmakers the country would not abandon fossil fuels "overnight." If confirmed, she would be the first Native American Cabinet secretary.