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Opinion
The challenge of governing a divided country
When President Biden steps to the podium to address a joint session of Congress in late March or early April, it will mark the longest runway to the big speech by a new president in modern history.
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Opinion
How Biden will govern
President Joe Biden said it in an interview, on the campaign trail, and in debates with Trump. The “it” is that he will be president of all the people.
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The U.S. democracy has endured
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Editorial
The U.S. democracy has endured
It is indeed bizarre for Trump’s enablers to object to impeachment on the grounds that any penalty for Trump disrupts the possibility of achieving national unity under Biden. Trump’s supporters did nothing to end racism or mitigate political conflicts.
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Blacks eye Biden administration with cautious optimism
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Blacks eye Biden administration with cautious optimism
The euphoria that greeted President Donald S. Trump’s defeat by the former vice president in November has given way to calculated weighing of his appointments and policies as signals of what the incoming commander-in-chief will deliver to a constituency fed up with being taken for granted by politicians who woo their backing and then too often show them the back of the hand.
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Editorial
It’s time for Biden’s appeal to ‘build back better’
It is time for Americans to get rid of provincialism and understand that the nation is urbanized, with multiple cultures living side by side in metropolitan areas.
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Opinion
Biden’s first-100-days challenge: Transitioning to a more inclusive economy
The tumultuous 2020 presidential election triggered a record number of participating voters. Never before had so many people cast their preferences. And similarly, together substantiated how divided the nation is. 
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Biden aide outlines public education goals of incoming administration
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Biden aide outlines public education goals of incoming administration
The incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden will invest billions of dollars in public education to close achievement gaps, modernize school buildings and support schools with high concentrations of low-income students, campaign policy director Stef Feldman told the Education Writers Association in an interview last week.
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‘A return to decency’: Reactions to Biden win
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Local News
‘A return to decency’: Reactions to Biden win
Local elected officials and civic leaders interviewed by the Banner expressed optimism that the incoming administration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will help alleviate the divisive dynamics that have come to characterize American politics and civic life over the last four years and rebuild confidence in the country’s democracy.
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Black vote was key to Biden’s victory
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Editorial
Black vote was key to Biden’s victory
Blacks turned out for Biden in massive numbers in November. This solid vote was critical in many states, and Trump was able to tally only 71 million votes, primarily from disgruntled whites.
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Opinion
Why Trump keeps beating Joe over the head with the crime bill
The challenge then is not to hold Biden’s feet to the fire for a policy from the past that’s had and has bad consequences for the present. But to hold him feet to the flame to deliver on her pledge to push for meaningful criminal justice system reforms, and programs and initiatives to aid the urban poor once in the White House.
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Trump, Biden clash over race as contest nears end
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News
Trump, Biden clash over race as contest nears end
President Donald Trump, despite a continuing history of divisive rhetoric, improbably anointed himself a champion of African Americans in the final debate, seeking to put a dent in his opponent’s overwhelming advantage among Black voters.
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Opinion
Trump and Biden’s debates will be good theater, but not much more
Biden or Trump will win the White House if voters really feel that one can better handle the country’s economic and domestic mess than the other. That won’t come from a presidential debate.
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