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Biden Could Face a Student Loan Mess If Trump Allows Pandemic Relief to Expire

Student loan borrowers haven't had to make payments since March -- but that piece of federal pandemic relief is set to expire on December 31, unless President Donald Trump or Congress act to extend it.

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Biden considering former campaign aides for top White House communications roles

Several women who worked on Joe Biden's campaign are being considered for top White House communications roles in the Biden-Harris administration, sources with knowledge of the deliberations tell CNN.

Obama's insights on Merkel, Putin and other leaders in his new book

ow's Joe Biden supposed to get anything done? Even when the President-elect shakes off Donald Trump's sulking shadow next year, he will face a harrowing political environment. By his January inauguration, the current explosion in Covid-19 infections will have left a trail of death and sickness in a nation worn down by nearly a year of pandemic-induced deprivations.

How Trump is intentionally making things more difficult for Biden

President Donald Trump continues to howl on Twitter -- between rounds of golf -- spreading the lie that he won the election he lost, and promising he will be in the White House come January.

Rahm Emanuel under consideration to become Biden's transportation secretary

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is under consideration to lead the department of transportation, people familiar with the matter say, a move that would enrage progressive activists if the former Illinois congressman and White House chief of staff in the Obama administration was ultimately nominated to join the President-elect Joe Biden's Cabinet.

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'It's a terrible situation': Inside a government bureaucrat's pressure-filled decision to delay the transition

As the only obstacle between President-elect Joe Biden and the formal start of the presidential transition, General Services Administrator Emily Murphy is struggling with the weight of the presidential election being dropped on her shoulders, feeling like she's been put in a no-win situation, according to people who have spoken to her recently.

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Former GSA administrator: 'It's clear' we should recognize Biden as the President-elect

The former head of the General Services Administration during the 2000 election said Thursday that he would ascertain the 2020 results and begin the formal transition to a Joe Biden presidency, which the current administrator has yet to do.

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'Just ridiculous': CNN speaks to Georgia voter the Trump campaign falsely accused of casting ballot in the name of a dead woman

President Donald Trump's campaign and Fox News host Tucker Carlson alleged last week that a vote cast by a Georgia woman named Deborah Jean Christiansen was fraudulent.

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Another 742,000 Americans filed for unemployment claims last week, the first increase in a month

The pandemic is far from over as infections are on the rise and millions of Americans remain unemployed.

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Fact checking misleading claims over the Georgia recount

The Georgia recount for the presidential election, which was scheduled to end yesterday, is expected to confirm Joe Biden's win and find no widespread fraud. But that likely won't be enough to stop President Donald Trump from spreading disinformation about the results.

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