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Record Asian American turnout helped Biden win Georgia. Can it help flip the Senate?

Joe Biden won rapidly diversifying Georgia partly because Asian Americans mobilized to an unprecedented degree. With two critical Senate runoffs approaching, these voters could also boost Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock.

28 Nov 2020 7:00 pm
Biden bets on a diverse Cabinet and staff to handle the problems of a diverse nation

His initial picks seem to make good on his campaign commitment to put in place leaders who look like the country he will preside over.

28 Nov 2020 5:30 pm
Trump moves to strip job protections from White House budget analysts as he races to transform civil service

Up to 88 percent of the workforce at the Office of Management and Budget could be affected.

28 Nov 2020 5:55 am
Republicans lob accusations of elitism at Middle Class Joe a sign of the upended politics of populism

The burgeoning dynamic underscores how Trumpism is likely to animate the nations politics even after a billionaire president is replaced by Biden in the White House.

28 Nov 2020 5:13 am
Federal appeals court panel rejects Trump request to block certification of Pennsylvanias election results

The sharply worded opinion written by a Trump appointee said the campaigns challenge has no merit.

27 Nov 2020 11:35 pm
All the times Trump has basically acknowledged he lost the election

Trump is out of options, and every week, hes starting to talk more and more like he knows hes lost.

27 Nov 2020 9:51 pm
Trump commits to stepping down if electoral college votes for Biden

But the president said he would continue his fight, and it is going to be a very hard thing to concede.

27 Nov 2020 4:53 am
Trumps imprint on Supreme Court shows conservative effect in key coronavirus ruling

In dramatic fashion, the courts new conservative majority dismissed Chief Justice John Robertss past deference to local officials on certain pandemic restrictions.

27 Nov 2020 1:19 am
What hunting Bigfoot taught a Republican congressman about politics

Denver Riggleman (R-Va.) doesnt believe in Bigfoot. But he learned a lot by immersing himself in the world of those who do.

26 Nov 2020 10:50 pm
Fact-checking Trumps cellphone rant of election falsehoods

In less than 10 minutes, the president made at least 15 false or misleading claims

26 Nov 2020 10:22 pm
Trumps baseless election fraud claims in Georgia turn Senate runoffs into a high-wire act for Republicans

GOP Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue are trying to woo the presidents supporters without discouraging trust in the states voting system.

26 Nov 2020 8:25 pm
Obamas take on evangelical Hispanics could reinforce Democrats challenges

Barack Obamas words about Hispanic voters displayed a lack of understanding about the growing voting bloc.

26 Nov 2020 5:30 pm
Biden tries to spread calm, as some Democrats worry about his willingness to fight

The president-elect has made good on his campaign vow to lower the temperature as he deals with Republicans and Democrats.

26 Nov 2020 4:30 pm
Supreme Court relieves religious organizations from some covid-related restrictions

Courts conservatives, strengthened by new justice Barrett, prevail in latest conflict

26 Nov 2020 11:08 am
Coronavirus deaths reach ominous levels unseen since early in the pandemic

Covid-19 deaths are climbing at an alarming rate, presaging a deadly winter and a potentially bleak holiday season. Experts, fearing coronavirus fatigue, are urging Americans not to abandon public health measures.

26 Nov 2020 6:31 am
GOP effort to invalidate more than 2.5 million votes in Pennsylvania dealt another setback

Legal experts said the case had little chance of success, much like the other last-ditch GOP election lawsuits pending in battleground states.

26 Nov 2020 5:42 am
Trump, Carson tout covid-19 treatments as lifesavers. But regular people find them harder to get.

Frustrated doctors say they have had to ration the drugs because of short supply. How on earth do I decide? asks one doctor.

26 Nov 2020 5:29 am
2024 hopefuls in the Senate are taking a Trump-like approach to their early Biden opposition

That will likely manifest itself in trouble for Biden down the road.

26 Nov 2020 4:36 am
Who Joe Biden is picking to fill his White House and Cabinet

One of President-elect Joe Bidens very first tasks will be filling the key positions in his White House and Cabinet.

26 Nov 2020 3:22 am
Trump pardons former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI

Flynn later sought to withdraw his plea and the Justice Department tried to dismiss the case.

26 Nov 2020 2:43 am
Joe Biden calls for shared sacrifice to fight the pandemic as Trump rails about baseless election accusations

The two November combatants offered opposite messages ahead of a Thanksgiving like no other.

26 Nov 2020 2:23 am
NRA reports alleged misspending by current and former executives to IRS

The latest tax return shows the nonprofit gun rights organization in the red for the fourth year in a row.

26 Nov 2020 12:39 am
Live updates: Biden to deliver Thanksgiving address ahead of the holiday

President-elect Joe Biden will discuss the shared sacrifices Americans are making this holiday season and say that we can and will get through the current crisis together, his transition team said.

25 Nov 2020 6:51 pm
Bidens national security rollout doesnt include a Pentagon pick

Former Obama official Michle Flournoy, often mentioned as Bidens most likely choice, said to remain in the running.

25 Nov 2020 4:30 pm
Trump tweets string of falsehoods about Wisconsin absentee voters

The president is casting doubt on Wisconsins election results, but every part of his claim is false.

25 Nov 2020 1:30 pm
Trumps assault on the election could leave a lasting mark on American democracy

The lingering damage to the countrys electoral system could be among the most consequential legacies of the Trump presidency, according to historians, diplomats and lawmakers from across the political spectrum.

25 Nov 2020 9:55 am
First 6.4 million doses of Pfizers coronavirus vaccine could go out in mid-December

More doses will be available each week as manufacturing ramps up, with health-care personnel at the head of the line to get shots, officials say

25 Nov 2020 7:00 am
After long, bitter delay, Biden transition kicks into gear

President-elect Joe Bidens team kicked off its presidential transition in earnest Tuesday after President Trumps unprecedented refusal to concede the election held up the process. That delay came to an end this week when a key official confirmed Bidens win.

25 Nov 2020 6:50 am
In Georgia Senate runoffs, the focus and the fire is on Raphael Warnock

On the Democratic side of the races to decide who controls the U.S. Senate, it's Warnock who is animating the diversifying Democratic base -- and taking the brunt of Republican fire.

25 Nov 2020 5:37 am
McConnell still mum on Bidens win as Trump administration begins transition

The Senate majority leaders ongoing silence leaves a question mark over what could be the most important Washington relationship of the next two years.

25 Nov 2020 5:15 am
Christmas tree, turkey pardon: The Trumps thankfully showed up

These holiday ceremonies are something pleasant in the midst of a world of awful. Even if it is just a matter of appearances.

25 Nov 2020 5:08 am
Trump will soon leave the White House. How long before he stops dominating the conversation?

Essentially since he announced his candidacy, Donald Trump has hogged the public's attention.

25 Nov 2020 4:02 am
The Trailer: A liberal on how he won in a Trump district

In this edition: A conversation with the most liberal Democrat left in a Trump district, the protests to overturn the election wind down, and the Georgia races manage to get nastier.

25 Nov 2020 3:29 am
25 Nov 2020 1:39 am
Whats the biggest mistake a presidential transition team can make?

With the presidential transition moving forward, a few points from The Post's Next Four Years podcast.

25 Nov 2020 1:13 am
Where is Trump still trying to fight election results?

His campaign is still trying for a few legal Hail Marys. And, theres always Twitter.

24 Nov 2020 11:59 pm
The disloyal markets have improved more since this years election than they did in 2016

To Trump, market prices are always an indicator of how well he is doing or how badly his opponents are doing.

24 Nov 2020 10:33 pm
Tucker Carlson outlines the post-Trump playbook

A lengthy investigation and new restrictions on voting to start.

24 Nov 2020 9:05 pm
Congressman seeks to have Rudolph Giuliani disbarred over attempts to overturn election

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) cited fraud and misconduct in his complaints against Giuliani.

24 Nov 2020 9:04 pm
Head home or hunker down? The Thanksgiving covid dilemma.

Divided by politics and covid exhaustion, Americans debate how to celebrate.

24 Nov 2020 8:44 pm
Live updates: Biden to introduce foreign policy team as Trump allows transition to formally proceed

Trump insisted he would never concede just hours after the General Services Administration paved the way for president-elect Joe Biden to tap public funds, receive security briefings and gain access to federal agencies.

24 Nov 2020 6:44 pm
Under pressure, Trump appointee Emily Murphy approves transition in unusually personal letter to Biden

The low-profile head of the General Services Administration had become a stand-in for the countrys divisions.

24 Nov 2020 9:11 am
Biden names diplomatic chiefs, aiming to convey momentum and avoid fights

Biden named a diverse team of national security officials Monday, including a Latino immigrant as homeland security secretary and the first woman as intelligence chief, as he sought to convey momentum in building his administration.

24 Nov 2020 7:43 am
Sen. Feinstein to step down as top Democrat on Judiciary Committee

The announcement from the California lawmaker comes weeks after liberal groups criticized her handling of Justice Amy Coney Barretts confirmation hearings.

24 Nov 2020 6:27 am
Bidens nominees have pushed policies that Trump used to fuel his rise

As establishment figures take control again, they face a populace altered since Democrats last held the White House.

24 Nov 2020 6:24 am
Michigan board votes to certify the states election results, dealing Trump another blow

In the run-up to Mondays meeting, President Trump made an extraordinary personal intervention in state, seeking to undo President-elect Joe Bidens win.

24 Nov 2020 3:08 am
The virus cared a lot less about politics than the politicians did

Republicans insisted that Democrats would abandon pandemic precautions after Nov. 3. The pandemic made that impossible.

24 Nov 2020 1:33 am
Why the Trump campaigns big legal flameout in Pennsylvania seems like a turning point, even for Republicans

Its hard to imagine what else would need to happen to prompt other Republicans to speak up.

24 Nov 2020 12:26 am
Post-Trump, his party and his favorite network have to figure out their relationship with reality

Fox News and the GOP face vocal opposition from Trump diehards who've embraced his falsehoods.

24 Nov 2020 12:05 am
Obama, in Washington Post interview, says theres been some damage done on foreign relations

He expressed optimism that members of Bidens incoming administration could begin to restore divisions sown between the United States and its global allies.

23 Nov 2020 11:31 pm