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A Fight Over Agriculture Secretary Could Decide the Direction of Hunger Policy

An unlikely fight is breaking out over President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s choice for agriculture secretary, pitting a powerful Black lawmaker who wants to refocus…

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Biden Urges Unity: ‘We’re at War With the Virus, Not With One Another’

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Wednesday delivered a raw but optimistic address to Americans in his first nonpolitical speech since winning the…

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U.S. Economy Stumbles as the Coronavirus Spreads Widely

Layoffs are rising again and Americans’ incomes are falling, the latest signs that the one-two punch of a resurgent pandemic and waning government aid are…

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Biden Transition Gets Underway as Team Fans Out Across Capital

WASHINGTON — Teams from President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s transition began reaching out across Washington on Tuesday, freed for the first time to interact with…

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Yellen Would Assume Vast Policy Portfolio as Treasury Secretary

WASHINGTON — Janet L. Yellen’s expected nomination as Treasury secretary will place the former Federal Reserve chair into a critical role overseeing President-elect Joseph R.…

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Trump Stress-Tested the Election System, and the Cracks Showed

As President Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election have steadily disintegrated, the country appears to have escaped a doomsday scenario in the campaign’s epilogue:…

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Virginia Democrats, Thrilled With Biden Victory, Aren’t Looking for Carbon Copy

ANNANDALE, Va. — Katherine White spent countless hours this year organizing voters to back Joseph R. Biden Jr. for president. One of millions of suburban…

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Trump Administration Approves Start of Formal Transition to Biden

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s government on Monday authorized President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. to begin a formal transition process after Michigan certified Mr. Biden as…

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Janet Yellen Set to Lead Treasury Department Under Biden

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. is expected to nominate Janet L. Yellen, the first woman to lead to the Federal Reserve, to be…

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