Pelosi confident Biden will win presidency

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that Vice President Joe Biden would win the White House, repeatedly calling him “president-elect” as she discussed the Democratic Party’s agenda next year. “This morning, it is clear that the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris ticket will win the White House,” Pelosi said in her first...

The Longest Week

Election Day came and went, and on this, Day 5 of Election Week, we have a result: Joe Biden is the president-elect. POLITICO’s Sudeep Reddy and Scott Bland lay out what we know, what we (still) don’t, the state of political journalism and polling after the vote and what...

The Great Wait

Election Day came and went, and we’re deep into Day 4 of Election Week. POLITICO’s Sudeep Reddy and Scott Bland lay out what we know, what we don’t, and the state of political journalism and polling after the vote — and how much longer we may still have to...

Mississippi voters approved a new state flag. Here’s what it looks like

Jackson, Mississippi State Capitol | iStock Mississippi’s ballot measure 3 passed on Tuesday making the ‘magnolia flag’ the state’s new official banner Citizens of Mississippi on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in favor of the state’s ballot measure 3 approving the design for a new state flag, according to CNN. Behind...

Key states tightening as tensions run high

Evan Vucci, Associated Press Biden has the clearest path forward, with a projected 253 electoral votes to the president’s 213. Joe Biden gained ground in Georgia, drawing to a near tie with the president late Thursday night, while the president picked up votes in Arizona, narrowing the gap with...

Trent Staggs concedes Salt Lake County mayor’s race to Jenny Wilson

In this composite image, Republican candidate for Salt Lake County Mayor Trent Staggs, left, who is the current mayor of Riverton, waves at passersby in Taylorsville on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. At right, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson, a Democrat, makes a short speech before placing her ballots...