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Biden: Science will be at `forefront’ of his administration

President-elect Joe Biden says “science will always be at the forefront of my administration,” and he is elevating the post of science adviser to Cabinet level, a White House first. Biden, who introduced his team on Saturday, said the scientists “will ensure everything we do is grounded in science, facts and the truth.” A pioneer […]


Biden’s pandemic plan for America

President-elect Joe Biden announced a nearly $2 trillion plan to “save America.” This could include another check for you. Much of the money is aimed at adding organization to the nation’s vaccine rollout. Health departments, hospitals, Publix, CVS and Walgreens, even churches in Florida have gotten into the vaccine distribution business. But, with that being […]

Biden uses Florida in his bid to push for $15 minimum wage hike

Raising the minimum wage is one of President-elect Joe Biden’s top priorities. Biden recently used Florida as an example that the nation should raise the minimum wage. In November Florida voters passed amendment two which calls for our state to raise the minimum wage to $15 dollars by 2026, starting with a hike to $10 […]

Biden’s dog Major will get his own “Indoguration” as White House’s first rescue pup

President-elect Joe Biden isn’t the only one with a big ceremony this month. Ahead of his family’s move to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Biden’s rescue dog, Major, is getting an “Indoguration” of his own. The Bidens adopted Major, a German Shepard, in November 2018 from the Delaware Humane Association (DHA) in Wilmington. At the Inauguration on January 20, he […]

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Biden to speed release of coronavirus vaccines

President-elect Joe Biden will release most available COVID-19 vaccine doses to speed delivery to more people, a reversal of the Trump administration’s approach, his office said Friday. “The president-elect believes we must accelerate distribution of the vaccine while continuing to ensure the Americans who need it most get it as soon as possible,” spokesman T.J. […]

Biden to name judge Merrick Garland as attorney general

President-elect Joe Biden has selected Merrick Garland, a federal appeals court judge who in 2016 was snubbed by Republicans for a seat on the Supreme Court, as his attorney general, two people familiar with the selection process said Wednesday. In picking Garland, Biden is turning to an experienced judge who held senior positions at the […]

Biden picks Calif. AG Becerra to lead HHS, pandemic response

President-elect Joe Biden has picked California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to be his health secretary, putting a defender of the Affordable Care Act in a leading role to oversee his administration’s coronavirus response. If confirmed by the Senate, Becerra, 62, will be the first Latino to head the Department of Health and Human Services, a […]

Wisconsin confirms Joe Biden as winner following recount

Joe Biden’s victory in battleground Wisconsin was confirmed Monday following a partial recount that only added to his 20,600-vote margin over President Donald Trump, who has promised to file a lawsuit seeking to undo the results. Confirmation of the results by the Democratic chairwoman of the Wisconsin Elections Commission started a five-day window for Trump […]


The Latest: Arizona certifies Biden’s victory over Trump

The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Arizona officials have certified Joe Biden’s narrow victory over President Donald Trump in the state. Democratic Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and Republican Gov. Doug Ducey stood up for the integrity of the election even as lawyers for Trump were across town Monday arguing without evidence […]

Biden win over Trump in in Nevada made official by court

The Nevada Supreme Court made Joe Biden’s win in the state official on Tuesday, approving the state’s final canvass of the Nov. 3 election. The unanimous action by the seven nonpartisan justices sends to Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak results that will deliver six electoral votes from the western U.S. battleground state to Biden. The court […]