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Building the big one: Behind the scenes of Biden's $1.9 trillion bet

On January 5, as results came in from the Senate runoff election in Georgia, the texts between President-elect Joe Biden's senior staff went late into the night and into the next morning. With the Senate majority on the line, and full control of Washington in their grasp, the outcome of the two Georgia races would determine the fate of what they all agreed was their top priority for the new administration — passing a massive Covid relief package in the opening weeks.

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Sen. Hawley blocks quick consideration of Biden's Homeland Security nominee

Sen. Josh Hawley blocked quick consideration of President-elect Joe Biden's Homeland Security nominee, Alejandro Mayorkas, on Tuesday, leaving the third-largest federal department without confirmed leadership as it faces national security concerns, a pandemic and an incoming president prepared to roll out ambitious immigration plans.

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Yellen makes a case for bold stimulus spending

Janet Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden's pick for Treasury secretary and former head of the Federal Reserve, is headed to Capitol Hill Tuesday for her confirmation hearing.

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How to watch today's confirmation hearings

Five of President-elect Joe Biden's national security Cabinet nominees will face Senate panels on Tuesday in the first step of the confirmation process.

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Yellen to urge lawmakers to 'act big'

Janet Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Treasury secretary, is expected to urge lawmakers to "act big" on relief spending during her confirmation hearing Tuesday, underscoring the urgency and scope of the incoming administration's $1.9 trillion stimulus package.

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Officials remain vigilant ahead of Biden inauguration

Demonstrations in state capitols across the United States were muted this weekend after warnings of armed protests, but officials have indicated they'll remain vigilant in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

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No plans to test most National Guard for Covid-19 before they deploy across DC

The overwhelming majority of the more than 20,000 National Guard members expected in Washington for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration will not be tested for coronavirus before they are deployed from states around the country or upon their arrival in the nation's capital, a National Guard spokesperson tells CNN.

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Pentagon authorizes 25,000 National Guard members

The Pentagon has authorized up to 25,000 National Guard members for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, the National Guard Bureau said in a press release Friday, marking an increase from the 21,000 troops authorized a day earlier.

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