Biden readies sweeping policy shifts on COVID, economy, immigration and more

President-elect Joe Biden established himself on the campaign trail as the antonym to President Donald Trump when it came to key policy stances, promising strong responses to the coronavirus pandemic, climate change, criminal justice, immigration and health care.

Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr., is elected 46th president of the United States

After more than three days of uncertainty in a closely-contested race, former Vice President Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States.

As the nation awaits final presidential election results, Congress slowly takes shape

Democrats needed to flip four Republican Senate seats to regain control of the chamber after six years.

Biden and Trump await the verdict of a divided and stressed-out nation

Shadowed by an historic pandemic, economic uncertainty and deep political divisions, the United States concluded a landmark election on Tuesday that will determine whether President Donald Trump extends his chaotic presidency another four years or former Vice President Joe Biden’s appeals for a dramatic course reversal put him in the White House in January.

What will we know and when will we know it on Tuesday? (Or later?)

With record voter turnout, including a high volume of mail-in ballots, and mail delays expected, it is unclear whether we will know who the next president is on election night.

Some states have tried to limit ballot drop-off locations, but the voters keep coming

The methods by which voters are casting ballots appear to depend on which candidate they favor.

State voter ID laws counter Trump’s ballot fraud claims

President Donald Trump’s fervent, and mostly false, claims about voter fraud are nothing new. However, as the country grapples with the pandemic and states are adopting alternative methods to in-person voting, such as mail-in ballots and ballot drop-off locations, Trump…

District sends voting applications to residents behind bars in federal prisons

After becoming the first jurisdiction to restore voting from behind bars this summer, the District of Columbia has distributed voter registration applications to all 2,400 residents serving felony sentences in federal prisons across the country.

How to cast your vote in Maryland, D.C. or Virginia before — or on — Nov. 3

Capital News Service has assembled the following guide on voter registration, voting by mail, and early and Election Day voting in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia.