Biden's First 100 Days

On January 20, 2021, Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. Kamala Harris, will be sworn as the vice president, making her the first woman and person of color to hold that office.
Biden ran a heavily policy-focused campaign, releasing ambitious plans ranging from economic and environmental initiatives to broad actions on COVID-19, racial justice, education and health care. A significant amount of Biden’s agenda also centers on reversing or updating positions taken by Donald Trump’s administration, especially on immigration and foreign policy.
This section features stories about President Biden’s first 100 days, his cabinet members and the administration’s effects on Illinois. It includes stories from Illinois Newsroom reporters, NPR and the Associated Press.