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Election 2020: Updates from The Washington Post
1 minutes | Dec 15, 2020
The end of the 2020 election
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29 minutes | Dec 4, 2020
Pardon me? And my family? And maybe my lawyer?
On "Can He Do That?" The president is reportedly considering pardoning himself and his family for potential future Justice Department charges. And where does recent news of a “bribery-for-pardon” scheme fit into a president's limitations on pardon power?
25 minutes | Dec 2, 2020
How to raise $170 million after an election
How President Trump might use the $170 million he’s raised to challenge election results. Infighting muddies the future of the Democratic Party. And, how the pandemic has complicated shared custody agreements.
3 minutes | Nov 30, 2020
Wisconsin recount adds to Biden’s margin of victory
From "The Daily 202" podcast, The recount of presidential ballots in Wisconsin’s two largest counties reconfirmed Sunday that Biden beat President Trump in the key swing state by more than 20,000 votes.
4 minutes | Nov 24, 2020
Trump allows transition to begin, but his baseless efforts to sow doubt continue
On "The Daily 202" podcast, President Trump effectively surrendered his three-week protest of the election results on Monday night by giving the green light for the government's official transition process to begin.
12 minutes | Nov 20, 2020
The campaign to flip the election
Will anyone stop the president’s attempts to overturn the election?
7 minutes | Nov 20, 2020
Trump puts democracy through a stress test
From "The Daily 202" podcast, President Trump is using the power of his office to try to reverse the results of the election. He is orchestrating a far-reaching pressure campaign to persuade Republican officials to overturn the will of voters.
24 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
Trump’s lame-duck agenda: Lessons from history and warnings for coronavirus
This week on the "Can He Do That?" podcast, Professor Jeremi Suri offers an example from history with lessons for today. Plus, reporter Yasmeen Abutaleb on the implications of Trump's approach to the virus for Biden's incoming team.
18 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
Inauguration is 62 days away. What could go wrong?
The votes have been (mostly) counted, and though Joe Biden is clearly the president-elect, there are still more steps and potential obstacles for that to become official. Plus, why more men are dying of covid-19.
31 minutes | Nov 18, 2020
How we voted, and why
A look at how key groups voted in this election: from Latinos in Texas and the women who went for President Trump to the Black voters who pushed President-elect Joe Biden across the finish line.
14 minutes | Nov 17, 2020
A red wave of Republicans — and covid cases
From the "Post Reports" podcast: How Republicans are using election wins to justify their approach to the pandemic. The CDC’s latest on why you should wear a mask. And, the coronavirus response in Africa.
32 minutes | Nov 14, 2020
Does Trump’s refusal to concede put national security at risk?
On "Can He Do That?" Experts are concerned that the president's unwillingness to start a transition threatens our country’s safety by denying President-elect Joe Biden resources. Shane Harris explains the risks when a smooth transition is blocked.
13 minutes | Nov 13, 2020
The worst covid surge is just beginning
The Democrats’ last hope to take control of the Senate comes down to Georgia, from "Post Reports."
10 minutes | Nov 13, 2020
Trump checks out, ignoring public duties, as coronavirus surges and firing spree continues
Plus, President-elect Joe Biden considers Hillary Clinton for UN ambassador.
15 minutes | Nov 12, 2020
What’s wrong with polling?
Campaign strategists and the public were led to believe that Democrats were headed for a wave. Election results have told a different story, just as they did four years ago. And the next steps for a promising coronavirus vaccine.
11 minutes | Nov 12, 2020
Biden’s pick for chief of staff is the ultimate Washington survivor
On "The Daily 202" podcast, President-elect Joe Biden has chosen longtime Washington operator Ron Klain to be White House chief of staff.
22 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
Is this a coup?
On "Post Reports," White House reporter Josh Dawsey on what’s going on behind the bold claims from the president that he will stay for four more years. Plus, Juliet Eilperin on Biden's plans to tackle climate change, and what could stand in his way.
6 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
Biden hopes to name several Cabinet nominees by Thanksgiving
On "The Daily 202" podcast: President-elect Joe Biden downplayed the difficulties that his team is having amid a lack of cooperation by Trump in the transfer of power.
20 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
These tweets may be harmful to your democracy
On "Post Reports" podcast, breaking down conspiracy theories over election fraud. The Republicans who won, even when Trump didn’t.
8 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
Barr weaponizes the Justice Department to investigate Trump’s baseless fraud claims
On "The Daily 202" podcast, Attorney General Bill Barr gave federal prosecutors the green light on Monday to pursue any allegations of “vote tabulation irregularities” before results are certified.
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