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President-elect Joe Biden introduces his nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.

Joe Biden to deliver a Thanksgiving address seeking U.S. unity

President-elect Joe Biden introduces his nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.

November 25, 2020, 8:34am Politics

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden is slated to deliver a Thanksgiving address to the nation seeking to unify Americans in the face of the coronavirus pandemic as experts warn of a possible spike in cases resulting from the holiday. Read story

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2020, file photo President-elect Joe Biden puts on his face mask after introducing nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del.

Congress braces for Biden’s national coronavirus strategy

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2020, file photo President-elect Joe Biden puts on his face mask after introducing nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del.

November 25, 2020, 8:33am Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress is bracing for President-elect Joe Biden to move beyond the Trump administration’s state-by-state approach to the COVID-19 crisis and build out a national strategy to fight the pandemic and distribute the eventual vaccine. Read story

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Sen. David Perdue speaks during a campaign rally on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Cumming, Ga. Perdue and Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff are in a runoff election for the Senate seat in Georgia.

Ga. Sen. Perdue boosts wealth with well-timed stock trades

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Sen. David Perdue speaks during a campaign rally on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Cumming, Ga. Perdue and Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff are in a runoff election for the Senate seat in Georgia.

November 25, 2020, 8:24am Politics

WASHINGTON — As the ravages of the novel coronavirus forced millions of people out of work, shuttered businesses and shrank the value of retirement accounts, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged to a three-year low. Read story

President Donald Trump pardons Corn, the national Thanksgiving turkey, in the Rose Garden on Tuesday as first lady Melania Trump watches.

Trump skips turkey jokes, gives thanks for virus vaccines

President Donald Trump pardons Corn, the national Thanksgiving turkey, in the Rose Garden on Tuesday as first lady Melania Trump watches.

November 24, 2020, 10:24pm Nation & World

WASHINGTON — Nostalgia was in and jokes were out Tuesday as President Donald Trump offered a reprieve to a pair of meaty turkeys at the traditional Thanksgiving turkey pardon ceremony at the White House. Read story

Congress closer to averting Dec. 11 federal shutdown

November 24, 2020, 10:24pm Nation & World

WASHINGTON — Top appropriators reached bipartisan agreement Tuesday on a framework for an omnibus spending package that would avoid a partial government shutdown next month. Read story

President Donald Trump, followed by Vice President Mike Pence, left, walks into the briefing room at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, to make a statement.

Trump vents about election as agencies aid Biden transition

President Donald Trump, followed by Vice President Mike Pence, left, walks into the briefing room at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, to make a statement.

November 24, 2020, 10:23pm Nation & World

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that he is not giving up his fight to overturn the election results, but across the federal government, preparations were beginning in earnest to support President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration. Read story

Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., leaves after paying respects as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose under the Portico at the top of the front steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Washington. Ginsburg, 87, died of cancer on Sept. 18.

Rep. Neal eyes massive coronavirus relief, climate and infrastructure package

Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., leaves after paying respects as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose under the Portico at the top of the front steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Washington. Ginsburg, 87, died of cancer on Sept. 18.

November 24, 2020, 6:00pm Politics

WASHINGTON — House Ways and Means Chairman Richard E. Neal’s attitude toward legislating under a Democratic-led White House might aptly be described as “never let a crisis go to waste.” Read story

Voters were given stickers after filling out their ballots at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 3, 2020.

Voter turnout in Washington nearly 84.1%, just shy of 2008 record

Voters were given stickers after filling out their ballots at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 3, 2020.

November 24, 2020, 3:05pm Election

OLYMPIA — There were a record number of voters participating in this month’s election, but the overall turnout percentage fell just shy of the record 84.6 percent set in 2008. Read story

President-elect Joe Biden removes his face mask as he arrives to introduce his nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.

‘America is back’: Biden pushes past Trump era with nominees

President-elect Joe Biden removes his face mask as he arrives to introduce his nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.

November 24, 2020, 1:25pm Politics

WILMINGTON, Del. — Declaring "America is back," President-elect Joe Biden introduced selections for his national security team Tuesday, his first substantive offering of how he’ll shift from Trump-era “America First” policies by relying on foreign policy and national security experts from the Democratic establishment to be some of his most… Read story

Biden win over Trump in Nevada made official by court

November 24, 2020, 10:43am Politics

LAS VEGAS — 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. Read story