Biden Announces Two New Members of White House Senior Staff

President-elect Joe Biden has announced who will join his administration as White House senior staff.

“The American people are eager for our Administration to get to work, and today’s appointees will help advance our agenda and ensure every American has a fair shot. In a Biden administration, we will have an open door to the Hill and this team will make sure their views are always represented in the White House,” said the president-elect. read more

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Offers to Help Biden-Harris Administration with Coronavirus

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has offered to help President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to tackle the coronavirus pandemic as soon as they’re in office.

“I offered to him and his team access to New Zealand health officials in order to share their experience on things we’ve learnt on our Covid-19 journey,” Ardern said after she had her first joint meeting with both the president-elect and vice president-elect. read more

Opinion: Nation Appears on Track to Repudiate Trump, But Not Trumpism

The nation appears on track to repudiate Trump but not Trumpism, as evidenced by the number of Republicans who are holding on to their seats. Faced these last few weeks with the burgeoning reality that their candidate could lose the presidency, it seems Republicans have fallen in line to retain power within the Senate, which would, barring the results of a couple of valuable runoff elections in the state of Georgia come January, preserve the legitimacy of a hardline conservative court. read more

Biden Campaign Suspends Travel for Harris After Communications Director Tests Positive for Covid-19

Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), the Democratic vice presidential nominee, has suspended her travel through Sunday after her communications director Liz Allen tested positive for Covid-19.

In a statement, Jen O’Malley Dillon, Joe Biden’s campaign manager, said Harris was not in close contact with Allen or another individual on the campaign prior to their positive test results. read more