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Joe Biden shows a mask at a press conference on November 16. He is concerned about Donald Trump’s refusal to engage in the power transition process. This, according to him, hinders the fight against the virus. Roberto Schmidt/AFP

Fact check US: Can Joe Biden ‘stop the virus’ in the US as he claims?

Does the president-elect have the means to solve the health crisis? How much leeway does he have when it comes to public health?
(R to L) Georgia GOP Sens. David Purdue and Kelly Loeffler at a rally with Sen. Tom Cotton on Nov. 19, 2020 in Perry, Ga. Loeffler and Purdue face runoff elections against Democratic Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock on Jan. 5, 2021. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images

A brief history of Georgia’s runoff voting – and its racist roots

Elections – like Georgia's runoffs – that require majority support can sometimes be used to exclude those in the minority.
The Senate wing of the U.S. Capitol building. Matt H. Wade via Wikimedia Commons

What happens when senators die or are incapacitated?

With several senators testing positive for the coronavirus, and many older than 65, political scientists look at 1954, when senators' deaths changed control of the chamber.

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