Biden’s First 100 Days – FP
News and analysis on the new administration’s policies—and the people who are putting them into practice.
Why President Biden’s First 100 Days Matter – GZERO World, 4.02
- President Biden has set an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days in office. Why is there so much pressure riding on that small amount of time, which is less than 7% of an American president’s four-year term? Ian Bremmer explains how the “first 100 days” idea started 88 years ago, when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt had to pull the United States out of the greatest economic crisis the modern world had ever known.
The 1776 Project Is a Desperate Search for the Right Enemies – FP, 20.02
Identity politics is painted as un-American—but historical patriots thought otherwise.
Washington Is Under Siege. American Democracy Isn’t – FP, 19.02
The enhanced security measures in the U.S. capital have triggered a debate over openness, security, and democracy. But the country’s democracy isn’t dead yet. By Kelly Kimball, Katie Livingstone
America Is Learning to Reject Socialism, but Love the Welfare State – FP, 17.02
Some Republicans are taking steps toward Europe’s model of religiously inspired social assistance. By Steven Klein
Lessons From Nigeria for Peace Building in the United States – FP, 17.02
No divides are unbridgeable—but you have to know where to start. By Jacob Choji Pwakim
Why Partisan Hostility Won’t End With Trump – FP, 8.02
The U.S. political system is designed for demonization and gridlock. Countries with proportional representation and parliamentary systems promote coalitions and cooperation among rivals. By Noam Gidron, James Adams, Will Horne
Weimar’s Lessons for Biden’s America – FP, 6.02
Hitler’s first coup attempt failed—but German democracy broke down anyway. Here’s how the United States can avoid the same fate.
The United States’ Demographic Revolution Doesn’t Need to Be Destabilizing – FP, 3.02
But to avoid collapse like the Soviet Union, inclusivity must begin now. By Monica Duffy Toft
Joe Biden’s top 7 domestic priorities – The Economist, 29.01
- Our experts answer your questions on how Mr Biden can achieve his domestic priorities : America’s multiple crises ; The covid-19 crisis ; Climate change ; Immigration ; Race relations ; Income inequality ; Fake news ; A divided America
After Trump’s wrecking ball: Can Joe Biden fix America? – DW, 21.01
- Joe Biden stands for a huge reset in American politics. But can he step out of Donald Trump’s dark shadow? Our guests: Sudha David-Wilp (German Marshall Fund), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico), Malte Lehming (Tagesspiegel)
Can Joe Biden Heal America? – IntelligengeSquared, 21.01
- Is the 78-year-old Biden up to the job? Can he make Trump’s furious and alienated supporters feel that he is their president too? Can he match Trump’s success in boosting the economy at the same time as reversing Trump’s deregulation? Can he help end racial injustice? And while he faces all of these challenges, how will he cope with the threat of a Trump re-election bid in 2024?
Democrats take control of U.S. Senate – 21.01
- Democrats took control of the U.S. Senate when Vice President Kamala Harris swore in three new members to give the party a narrow grip on both houses of Congress as well as the White House for the first time in a decade.
The 1776 Project Is a Desperate Search for the Right Enemies – FP, 21.01
Identity politics is painted as un-American—but historical patriots thought otherwise. By Konstantin McKenna
Biden’s Bold Gamble on Immigration Is About America’s Future – FP, 21.01
Failed immigration reform gave rise to Trumpism. Success could finally cool the debate. By Edward Alden
Biden to Tap Seasoned Former Diplomat to Oversee Southern Border Policy – FP, 18.01
Roberta Jacobson, a former U.S. ambassador to Mexico, will join the NSC and help oversee an anticipated U-turn in U.S. policy on migration and asylum.
Biden wastes no time getting to work on his legislative agenda, but there’s a lot of work to be done – 20.01
- President Biden wasted no time getting to work after taking the oath of office. He signed several executive actions and prepared legislation to be sent to Congress. CBS News political contributor and Democratic strategist Lynda Tran, and CBS News political analyst and Republican strategist Leslie Sanchez joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss what is on the Biden administration’s legislative agenda and how easy it will be to get it through Congress.
Biden signs first executive actions as president – The Hill, 20.01
- Biden recommits US to Paris climate accord – The Hill, 20.01
- Biden nixes Keystone XL permit, halts Arctic refuge leasing – The Hill, 20.01
Biden Administration Holds First White House Press Briefing – 20.01
- Jen Psaki, the Biden administration’s press secretary holds the first White House press briefing.