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Cabinet approval process continues

Since President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20, Cabinet nominations by the Biden administration have been consistently running through the U.S. Senate. As of March 11, 13 members of Biden’s Cabinet have been officially confirmed. Trevor Mannion, assistant professor of political science, said the vital players in a Cabinet differ between presidential administrations and focus […]

Courtesy of Eric Haynes | Joe Biden speaks at the Blue Ribbon Panel for Cancer Moonshot during his vice presidency in October 2018.

Biden begins presidential term

President Joseph R. Biden  Jr. was officially inaugurated on Jan. 20. After a long election process, his speech was focused on a message of unity. “For without unity, there is no peace, only bitterness, and fury,” Biden said. “No progress, only exhausting outrage. No nation, only state of chaos. This is our historic moment of […]

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Candidates debate before election

The first 2020 presidential debate took place Sept. 29 between President Donald J. Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Vice President Joe Biden. Since the first presidential debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon in 1960, debates have been a major part of the election process. They consist of both major party candidates answering a […]