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Biden Administration

  1. covid vaccines
    J&J Takes Over Plant Where Contractor Error Led to Loss of 15M Vaccine DosesNew reports detail past batches of discarded vaccines and doubts that Johnson & Johnson can correct the course at the plant in Baltimore.
  2. foreign interests
    This Week May Be Biden’s Last Chance to Revive the Iran DealThe U.S and Iran are at odds over who should make the first move. Indirect talks in Vienna this week will aim to bridge that gap.
  3. foreign policy
    Secretary Swell on a Pissed-Off PlanetGroomed on Park Avenue and in the 16th Arrondissement, Secretary of State Antony Blinken confronts a world that just might be post-diplomacy.
  4. coronavirus
    More States Open Vaccinations to All AdultsAt last week’s rate of 2.5 million shots per day, the U.S. would break past Biden’s goal of 200 million vaccinations just before his 100th day.
  5. immigration
    Biden Puts Harris in Charge of Diplomatic Effort to Curtail MigrationThe vice-president will be in contact with leaders in Central America to address the “root causes” of migration to the U.S.
  6. immigration
    U.S. Expands Holding Facilities for Unaccompanied Migrant ChildrenChild migrants in U.S. custody are reportedly facing overcrowded conditions as hundreds more arrive at the border on a daily basis.
  7. foreign policy
    The First U.S. Meeting With China Under Biden Didn’t Go So SmoothlyChinese diplomats accused the U.S. government of “slaughtering” Black Americans. U.S. officials said their counterparts were “grandstanding.”
  8. afghanistan
    The U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan Just Got More ComplicatedAs the May 1 deadline for withdrawal looms, a new report states that the U.S. has 1,000 more troops in the nation than previously disclosed.
  9. politics
    Marcia Fudge Confirmed As Biden’s HUD SecretaryThe Ohio representative will take the reins at the Department of Housing and Urban Development amid a housing crisis exacerbated by the pandemic.
  10. immigration
    Record Number of Children Held by U.S. Border Patrol: ReportA surge on the southern border has put more than 3,200 migrant children in custody.
  11. white house
    Biden’s Dog Bites ManThe president’s German shepherds were exiled to Delaware after one of them had a reported “biting incident” with White House security.
  12. immigration
    Biden Takes Step to Roll Back Obama’s Migrant Detention PolicyHomeland Security is turning detention centers into screening facilities that would release families into the U.S. within 72 hours of their arrival.
  13. politics
    Biden to Pull Neera Tanden’s NominationUndone by mean tweets.
  14. biden administration
    Biden Approves U.S. Airstrikes on Iran-Backed Militias in SyriaThe Pentagon claims the airstrikes were in retaliation for a prior strike on U.S. forces, and were not intended to escalate hostilities with Iran.
  15. biden administration
    Tanden, Republicans Agree That Bernie Sanders Is Not an ‘Ignorant Slut’Biden’s OMB nominee — and Left Twitter’s archnemesis — is having a very normal confirmation hearing.
  16. space force
    Space Force Is Here to Stay for the Biden YearsWhite House press secretary Jen Psaki said that Biden had no plans to disband the Trump-founded military branch.
  17. immigration
    DHS Official Reportedly Cut Deal to Keep Trump’s ICE Policies Going Under BidenA whistleblower alleges that a top Homeland Security official signed a deal with the ICE union designed to frustrate immigration reform under Biden.
  18. politics
    Why Big Mo Matters to BidenPast presidents — including Barack Obama — who got off to a slow or clumsy start often paid dearly for it. Biden wants to avoid that fate.
  19. immigration
    Judge Blocks Biden From Implementing 100-Day Deportation BanA Trump-appointed U.S. district judge paused the ban on most deportations, stating Biden “failed to provide any concrete, reasonable justification.”
  20. foreign interests
    America Is Complicit in Yemen Atrocities. Biden Says That Ends Now.The Trump administration had long overlooked and defended Saudi war crimes in exchange for massive arms purchases. Biden is reversing course.
  21. biden administration
    Biden Displays Basic Pandemic Competence With His COVID Executive OrdersHis initial wave of coronavirus policies intends to ramp up the production of vaccines and testing — and to “restore trust” in the federal government.
  22. president biden
    What Did President Biden’s Day-One Executive Orders Achieve?The U.S. is now back in the Paris climate accords, border-wall construction has been halted, and there is a mask mandate on federal grounds.
  23. biden administration
    All of President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet NomineesA running list of Biden’s announcements and reported picks as the incoming administration begins to take shape.
  24. end-times
    How BidenWorld Is Scrambling to Prepare for January 21His much-needed recovery agenda will have to weave its way through a Washington that is about to be increasingly distracted by Trump’s re-impeachment.
  25. intelligencer chats
    The Biggest Hopes and Fears for Biden’s Early DaysA chat about our post–January 20 future.
  26. capitol riot
    What Experts on Extremism Want From the Biden AdministrationDebating the utility and perils of a domestic-terrorism statute.
  27. biden administration
    Joe Biden to Tap Merrick Garland for Attorney GeneralThe former Obama Supreme Court nominee will get his Senate confirmation hearing at last.
  28. the law
    What Will It Take to Get a Black Woman on the Supreme Court?The fate of Biden’s campaign promise lies with Georgia.
  29. the biden presidency
    A Biden Style of Government Is Emerging: Lowest Drama PossibleThe president-elect’s organizing principle seems to be a Barack Obama–inspired insistence on minimizing potential conflict in his administration.
  30. biden administration
    Biden Team Flubs FDA Advisory Panel’s Vaccine AnnouncementThe Pfizer vaccine is now a step away from approval, contrary to the Biden team announcement that the FDA authorized the candidate for emergency use.
  31. biden cabinet
    Biden’s Cabinet Picks Are Getting WeirdWith Susan Rice’s nomination to the Domestic Policy Council, it’s starting to feel like Biden is just having ex-colleagues draw jobs out of a hat.
  32. international affairs
    The More Complicated Crisis Biden Will Inherit With IranThe president-elect is determined to revive the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, but opponents of the agreement are doing their best to sabotage him.
  33. biden cabinet
    Biden Will Nominate Xavier Becerra for HHS SecretaryAs California’s attorney general, Becerra helped lead the legal charge against Trump, but he lacks the health-policy experience of other contenders.
  34. covid-19
    Biden Will Ask Americans to Wear Masks for 100 DaysMeanwhile, the CDC recommended “universal mask use” for the first time on Friday for whenever people are outside their homes.
  35. biden administration
    Biden to Nominate Janet Yellen for Treasury SecretaryThe 74-year-old labor economist would be the first female Treasury head in America’s history.