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Addressing the coronavirus pandemic is one of Joe Biden's top priorities when he officially becomes president. (Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
The First Day: Biden Lays Out Immediate Agenda to Tackle the Issues Americans Care About the Most

Biden’s efforts to overhaul the nation’s response to the coronavirus, address climate change, and protect immigrants have broad support—and the vice president is now using that as a mandate to act.

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden Proposes $2 Trillion Plan to Fight Climate Change and Create Millions of Jobs

“When Donald Trump thinks about climate change, the only word he can muster is ‘hoax.’ When I think about climate change, the word I think of is ‘jobs.’”

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Trump and His EPA Are ‘Using the Coronavirus as Cover’ to Gut Rules Against Climate Change

Environmental experts say these actions represent nothing less than a generous handout to polluters at the expense of regular Americans, particularly communities of color and children.