Alexandra Jaffe, The Associated Press

  • President Joe Biden speaks after meeting with leaders from Georgia's Asian-American and Pacific Islander community, March 19, 2021, at Emory University in Atlanta. (Patrick Semansky/AP)
    Biden Cabinet near complete but hundreds of jobs still open

    Biden has about 1,250 federal positions that require Senate confirmation, ranging from the head of the obscure Railroad Retirement Board to more urgent department positions such as assistant and deputy secretaries.

  • In this March 8, 2021, file photo, President Joe Biden speaks during an event to mark International Women's Day, Monday, March 8, 2021, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (Patrick Semansky/AP)
    Biden’s first 50 days: Where he stands on key promises

    President Joe Biden laid out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days in office, promising swift action on everything from climate change to immigration reform to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • President-elect Joe Biden speaks Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
    Biden eyes Washington veterans for key administration posts

    The most imminent unknown for Biden remains to what extent Trump and his administration will work with the former vice president as his team begins its efforts to transition the government.

  • Chester County, Pa., election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 general election in the United States at West Chester University, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in West Chester, Pa. (Matt Slocum/AP)
    Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states

    Neither candidate cleared the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House, and the margins were tight in several battleground states.