Tag Archives: Joe Biden

Political Views: ‘Joe Biden – From Wilmington To The White House’ (Video)

As Joe Biden becomes the new president of the United States after a bitterly contested election, Inside the Americas takes you to Washington and to his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware. In this special edition of the show, our team meets some of the people who made Biden the man he is today. We also discover the places where the president-to-be spent his time, such as the train that took him to Washington every day when he was a young senator.

2020 Election Polls: What Went Wrong? (Video)

A lot things went wrong in 2020. And presidential polls were no exception. Joe Biden was supposed to win the 2020 presidential by eight points, according to the polls, which were wrong. He won by five points. He was supposed to win Wisconsin by 10 points. Instead, Biden eked out a victory there with less than 1 percent of the vote between him and incumbent President Donald Trump. The polls were very wrong in Wisconsin. The polls also had Biden winning Florida. And North Carolina. Here’s why the polls ended up missing the mark in 2020, and what’s being done about it.

Political News: ‘Shields & Brooks” On Texas Election Challenge (PBS Video)

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including congressional negotiations, President-elect Biden’s cabinet picks and the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Texas’s election challenges.

World News: Covid-19 Vaccine Prospects, Biden’s Potential & Princess Diana

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Suddenly, hope: covid-19 vaccinesThe world and Joe Biden: Great Expectations (09:25) And, how Princess Diana shaped British politics (14:05).

Morning News Podcast: ACA At The Supreme Court, Vote-Count Lawsuits

Supreme Court Justices question GOP States’ case against ACA, President-Elect Joe Biden not worried about Trump during the transition, and Missouri deputy surprises son after Afghanistan deployment in emotional reunion.

Morning News Podcast: AG Reviews ‘Voting Fraud’ Allegations, ObamaCare

NPR New Now reports: Trump Administration is authorizing all U.S. Attorneys to review any voting irregularities, Supreme Court to hear challenge to Affordable Care Act’s ‘Individual Mandate’, and other top news.

Politics Monday: Tamara Keith And Amy Walter On Biden Win (PBS Video)

NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest political news, including presidential election results and how they differed from expectations, President-elect Joe Biden’s upcoming challenge in working with Republican lawmakers and whether Biden will earn trust from supporters of President Trump on the coronavirus pandemic.

Morning News Podcast: President-Elect Biden Agenda, Alex Trebek Dies

President-Elect Biden charts course for new administration, Alex Trebek, host of ‘Jeopardy!’ for nearly 37 seasons, dies at 80, and it won’t be a year without a Santa Claus, as malls turn to portable igloos and virtual visits to save the holiday tradition.

World News Podcast: Biden Wins, 5G Tech & Global Hipster Culture

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, what the 2020 results say about America’s futureis there an alternative to Huawei’s 5g technology? (09:25) And, global hipster culture is spreading to even the world’s poorest countries (14:15).