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Past articles by John:

Biden to name former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm to lead Department of Energy: Sources

If confirmed by the Senate, Granholm would be the ninth woman Biden has nominated so far to serve in his Cabinet. → Read More

Harris to ABC’s Robin Roberts: 'I applaud Mitch McConnell for talking to Joe Biden'

Vice President Elect Kamala Harris sat for an exclusive interview on Tuesday with "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts. → Read More

Biden introduces historic defense secretary nominee as Congress debates waiver

President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday formally introduced retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as his pick to lead the Defense Department. → Read More

Biden, Harris to meet with civil rights leaders amid pressure to diversify Cabinet

President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President Elect Kamala Harris are set to meet with civil rights leaders today amid a push to diversity their cabinet. → Read More

The Note: Deadlines and dead ends pile up losses for Trump

The TAKE with Rick Klein President Donald Trump could not be more clear in what he's looking for -- what he now needs -- to hang on to power. "It will take a brave judge or a brave legislature," the president said on Fox News Sunday morning. What Trump is pleading for is as improbable as it is breathtaking. But there appears to be just enough political bravery of a different sort, coming from… → Read More

President-elect Joe Biden formally introduces national security and foreign policy team

Several history-making nominees comprise Biden's picks. → Read More

Biden's 1st cabinet picks coming on Tuesday: Incoming WH chief of staff

Incoming White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain joined ABC's "This Week" on Sunday for an exclusive interview. → Read More

After House losses, divided Democrats chart a path forward with President-elect Biden at the helm

House Democrats will elect their leaders for the next session of Congress this week, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top lieutenants running for reelection. → Read More

Biden announces slate of White House senior staffers

President-elect Joe Biden has continued his hiring streak, announcing a slate of new senior staffers who will join him in the White House in January. On Tuesday morning, Biden released the names of seven campaign aides and longtime advisers who will hold top positions in his administration. Some names had been previously reported as likely to take top spots in the administration, including… → Read More

'Our map has expanded' in final days of the race: Biden campaign senior adviser

Biden campaign adviser Anita Dunn appeared on ABC's "This Week," as the campaigns fight for votes in the final three days of the race. → Read More

Biden to unveil COVID-focused ad during World Series featuring Arizona salon owner: 'I'm afraid of dying'

Joe Biden's campaign is unveiling a new ad during tonight's World Series game featuring a struggling Arizona salon owner who criticizes Trump's response to the pandemic. → Read More

Joe Biden campaign deploys top surrogates while candidate preps for final debate

As Joe Biden stays off the trail to prep for the final debate, a stable of surrogates, including President Barack Obama, is fanning out across battleground states. → Read More

Obama to campaign in Philadelphia for Biden next week as race enters final stretch

Former President Barack Obama is hitting the campaign trail on behalf of Joe Biden in Philadelphia next week, his first in-person travel of the presidential race. → Read More

Biden 'wants to debate Donald Trump again': National campaign co-chair

Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., national co-chair of Joe Biden's presidential campaign, appeared on ABC's "This Week." → Read More

Biden dodges court-packing questions as SCOTUS nomination moves forward

The Biden campaign is dodging court-packing questions as the Supreme Court nomination moves forward. → Read More

2nd presidential debate between Biden and Trump canceled

The second presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump was canceled. → Read More

Biden hammers Trump over alleged 'losers, suckers' comments, targets veterans, Latinos in new slate of ads

Joe Biden's campaign unveiled a new slate of ads on Thursday, including a spot utilizing a veterans' testimonial to hammer President Donald Trump. → Read More

Biden calls Trump's debate performance a 'national embarrassment' as he kicks off train tour

Joe Biden is embarking on a roughly 200-mile train tour on Wednesday through Ohio and Pennsylvania, appealing to voters who have strayed from Democrats in recent years. → Read More

Biden kicks off train tour through Ohio, Pennsylvania after raucous debate

Joe Biden is embarking on a roughly 200-mile train tour on Wednesday through Ohio and Pennsylvania, appealing to voters who have strayed from Democrats in recent years. → Read More

Biden, Democrats have $466 million cash on hand, over $100 million more than Trump, GOP

Joe Biden, the Democratic National Committee, and affiliated joint fundraising committees entered the month of September with $466 million cash on hand. → Read More