Stimulus Check Update: 'I Believe We Have A Moral Obligation,' Says President-Elect Joe BidenPresident-elect Joe Biden disclosed plans for a $1.9 trillion stimulus package designed to counter the worsening COVID-19 pandemic and support the sinking economy.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Says He'll Fight For 'Working People' And 'Labor Unions' As Biden's Labor Secretary"Working people, labor unions, and those fighting every day for their shot at the middle class are the backbone of our economy and of this country," Walsh wrote in a tweet on Thursday.
Biden Transition Team Slams Twitter Over Plan To Wipe Followers From White House AccountsPresident-elect Joe Biden's transition team has criticized San Francisco-based Twitter's decision to not allow the millions of followers of the White House Twitter accounts to be automatically retained when the accounts are handed over to the new administration.
Jennifer Granholm Perfect Fit To Lead Biden Energy Department, UC Berkeley Colleague SaysPresident-elect Joe Biden has indicated he wants to chart a new course for sustainable energy in this country. And by selecting Jennifer Granholm as his nominee for Secretary of Energy, he has chosen someone who isn't afraid to be high-profile.
Biden Poised To Nominate Former Michigan Governor, UC Berkeley Professor Jennifer Granholm As Energy SecretaryPresident-elect Joe Biden is poised to tap former Michigan Gov. and UC Berkeley professor Jennifer Granholm to lead the Department of Energy, two people familiar with the matter say.
Electoral College: Vote By California's 55 Electors Cement Biden Victory Over TrumpCalifornia electors on Monday cast the state’s 55 votes for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, formally cementing the Democratic presidential ticket’s victory over President Donald Trump.
Mother Who Lost Son To Gun Violence Will Cast San Francisco's Electoral College VoteMattie Scott, who lost her son to gun violence and became an outspoken advocate for gun control, has been chosen to cast San Francisco's vote in California's Electoral College gathering Monday.
Electoral College Set To Vote Monday, Seal Biden's Win Members of the Electoral College will gather in their respective states Monday to cast their official ballots for president. It is expected to seal Joe Biden's win, but President Donald Trump is not giving in.
Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Named Time Magazine Person of the YearJoe Biden and Kamala Harris have been named Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2020 -- the first time a vice president has been named as a Person of the Year, Time said.
Biden-Harris Inauguration: North Bay Rep. Jared Huffman Not Providing Tickets Due To COVID-19 PandemicWith COVID-19 cases continuing to rise nationwide, a Bay Area lawmaker said he would not offer in-person event tickets for the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Gov. Gavin Newsom May Reshape California Politics With Picks To Replace VP-Elect Kamala Harris, AG Xavier BecerraGov. Gavin Newsom is in position to appoint California’s next U.S. senator and attorney general, and maybe even more top posts depending on who gets each job.
Joe Biden Officially Secures Enough Electors For Presidency As California Certifies ResultsCalifornia certified its presidential election Friday and appointed 55 electors pledged to vote for Democrat Joe Biden, officially handing him the Electoral College majority needed to win the White House.
State’s Air, Climate Regulator Pushing to Head Biden EPAMary Nichols fought for some of the nation's most ambitious climate policies over the past four decades and, in recent years, she's been their staunchest defender against President Donald Trump's efforts to dismantle them.
Dow Jones Tops 30,000 For First Time Ever As Biden Transition Points To More Stable FutureThe Dow Jones crossed the 30,000 threshold for the first time ever Tuesday, fueled by news that suggests a more stable economy in the near future.
Janet Yellen: Biden Names Former Fed Chair & Berkeley Economist As Treasury Secretary PickPresident-elect Joe Biden will choose Janet Yellen, former chair of the Federal Reserve and emeritus professor at UC Berkeley, as his secretary of the Treasury, according to two sources with knowledge of the pick.