Elections


A sign on the back of a truck in the caravan that reads "Do your part, stop the spread and do 2020 Census." Outside the 3rd and Spruce Recreation Center in Reading Friday afternoon September 25, 2020 where the City of Reading held an event to encourage people to fill out the census. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)
The United States Will Go Through Redistricting In 2021. What Is That?

The details on how we get sorted into new congressional districts every ten years.

Black Americans celebrating Biden's win
Black Americans Delivered the Democratic Majority. Black Leaders Are Demanding Action From Biden’s Administration.

Biden arguably owes his presidential success to Black Americans. Now, Black leaders expect the president to keep his promise of prioritizing their concerns.

Joe Biden sworn in as president
She Was in the 6th Grade the Last Time She Watched an Inauguration. Here’s Why She Tuned in for Biden’s.

“I wanted to watch today to see our country being taken over by someone who actually believes in truth and kindness, and who is here to take care of us."

President Joe Biden speaks during the the 59th inaugural ceremony on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.  During today's inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Photo by Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images)
Biden Urges Unity to Defeat COVID, Racism, Climate Change, and White Supremacy

Biden’s speech represented a sharp contrast from the one delivered four years ago by the now former President Donald Trump, who spoke of “American carnage”—a grim yet accurate foreshadowing for an administration

Kamala Harris is sworn in as vice president by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as her husband Doug Emhoff holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)
How VP Kamala Harris Expands the Definition of Who Gets to Hold Power in American Politics

“Folks are going to have to adapt to her rather than her adapting to them."

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Biden’s First 100 Days: These Moms Want Him to Focus on Undoing the Damage Inflicted by the Trump Administration

“I'd like to see him respond to the pandemic in an educated way. I don't need him to solve COVID, but I'd like to see him respond to it thoughtfully vs. ignore it or call it fake news.”

The group dances in a marching circle, called the AKA International Stroll.  Members of different chapters of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority gather in front of the Massachusetts State House to celebrate Vice President-elect Kamala Harris (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
‘Excellence Is in Our DNA’: Alpha Kappa Alpha Celebrates Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

We talked to Alpha Kappa Alpha members on what their fellow sorority sister's inauguration means to them.