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White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Scott Atlas made numerous political blunders during his brief tenure, including a lengthy interview with Russian state media that ran just days before the U.S. presidential election. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Biden Nominates More Members Of His Economic Team

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Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and Gov. Doug Ducey exchange election documents as they certify election results Monday at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Author Tracks The Life And Liberal Legacy Of Sen. Ted Kennedy

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The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a case involving the Trump administration's desire to exclude undocumented immigrants from a key census count. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Looks For Ways To Wait Out Trump On Key Census Question

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Sean Spicer (left), the former White House press secretary and an on-air personality for Newsmax, listens during a March coronavirus task force briefing at the White House. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Newsmax Rises On Wave Of Resentment Toward Media — Especially Fox News

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Joe Biden meets with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Munich in 2015. Relations will no doubt be far more cordial under Biden, but Europe and the U.S. have differences that transcend the Trump administration. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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Biden Announces More Historic Picks For His Economics Team

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News Brief: Coronavirus Pandemic, Biden Transition, Census Court Case

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How To Fix The Weaknesses The Pandemic Exposed In The U.S.

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An error at the IRS caused thousands of non-Americans living overseas to mistakenly receive $1,200 stimulus checks last spring. Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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IRS Says Its Own Error Sent $1,200 Stimulus Checks To Non-Americans Overseas

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After Delays, Biden Will Begin To Get Classified Briefings

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After a highly fraught but largely interference-free election, there are big questions for the future of election security. Marcus Marritt for NPR hide caption

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The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case involving the U.S. census. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Can Trump Change A Key Census Count? Supreme Court Hears His Claim

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