Facing bipartisan pushback, President-elect Joe Biden has set out to defend his pick for defense secretary, describing the retired four-star general as a "leader of extraordinary character, courage, experience and accomplishment" more than a month out from a potentially contentious U.S. Senate confirmation fight.
Several prominent civil rights leaders are urging President-elect Joe Biden to nominate a Black person to be his attorney general, citing pressing issues like voting rights, police violence and prison concerns that disproportionately have affected the Black community.
Though the Tuesday event was about vaccines, President Donald Trump repeatedly implored for someone to have the "courage" to help him stay in power.
According to the White House, the order directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide priority access to COVID-19 vaccines to Americans.
President Donald Trump has been hinting that he may launch a 2024 campaign, after losing out on a second term to Democratic rival Joe Biden, but aside from reclaiming the highest office in the land another run for president could offer several other perks.
The inaugural festivities will likely be fueled by millions from corporations and special interest groups, as well as individual contributions from wealthy supporters.
The White House is moving forward with plans to host nearly two dozen large holiday gatherings in the coming weeks, despite CDC recommendations against doing so as coronavirus cases surge across the country.
Mississippi's state auditor is demanding a tenured university professor pay nearly $2,000 after he canceled classes to take part in a national protest against racial inequality two days in September.
Key members of the Trump administration and its Operation Warp Speed project say they are confident efforts to develop coronavirus vaccines will remain full-speed-ahead as the White House prepares to transition to the Biden administration, despite the president's frustrations.
President-elect Joe Biden is now receiving the Presidential Daily Brief—gaining access to the classified rundown of the nation's top security intelligence for the first time on Monday.
President Trump on Wednesday gave his lengthiest remarks about the election since Joe Biden was declared the winner, by calling into a meeting that Pennsylvania's GOP state senators held to question the election results.
President Donald Trump has apparently canceled plans to join his legal team in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania today for a meeting with the state's Republican senators about the election.
Judges with ties to Republicans and ones with ties to Democrats have both continuously rejected arguments from President Donald Trump over the election of his Democratic rival Joe Biden.
President-elect Joe Biden has received more than 80 million votes in his election bid—more than any candidate in history.
President Donald Trump hasn't taken reporters' questions in 17 days.
Former President Barack Obama denounces "crazy conspiracy theories" and "truth decay" in a new interview with the BBC.
Richmond, a Louisiana Democrat who has been a key ally of Joe Biden during his campaign for president, is leaving Congress to take a top adviser role in the Biden White House.
President-elect Joe Biden is pressing Congress to fast-track another coronavirus stimulus package after a months-long standoff between House Democrats and Senate Republicans.
Governor Larry Hogan has joined a growing chorus of GOP figures calling for President Donald Trump to concede the presidential election and make way for Democrat Joe Biden's transition.
The health expert leading the federal government's coronavirus medical research efforts expects that millions of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine will be ready to distribute to the most at-risk populations next month.
Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue and Democratic rival Jon Ossoff are locked in a heated battle in one of two Georgia Senate races heading to a January runoff.
Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler and Democratic challenger Raphael Warnock are locked in a heated battle that could determine the Senate majority.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, said he believes a new breakthrough coronavirus vaccine could be available to the most vulnerable populations before the end of the year, if all goes smoothly through the final stages.
When vetting celebrities for a new $250 million coronavirus public service announcement campaign, the Trump administration weighed past political statements and whether any negative comments had been publicly made about President Donald Trump, new documents obtained by Democratic House leaders show.
"Who is Miles Taylor?" Trump tweeted Wednesday. "Said he was 'anonymous', but I don't know him—never even heard of him."
Former Homeland Security Chief of Staff Miles Taylor has revealed he is the previously unidentified author of a New York Times op-ed and book critical of the Trump administration.
Biden's campaign is building up steam in Georgia, a state where the GOP holds every statewide office.
During radio segments Newsweek took part in this week, voters who identified themselves as life-long Democrats until 2016 said Trump's frequent trips to the state persuaded them to vote for him then, and they are sticking with him this time around.