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On his first day in office, President Joe Biden recommitted the U.S. to the Paris climate agreement — and rescinded the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. Local environmental advocates are pleased.

The University of Delaware’s president was among those attending Wednesday’s presidential inauguration.

President-elect Joe Biden’s home state of Delaware will have a presence at his inauguration ceremony.

Courtesy of the office of Sen. Chris Coons

Legislative Hall in Dover was very quiet over the weekend. A far cry from any planned protests that were rumoured.

All three members of Delaware’s congressional delegation are safe following the breach of the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump extremists Wednesday afternoon. Two are calling for the President to resign or be removed.

via State of Delaware Livestream

As expected, Delaware’s portion of the Electoral College vote goes off without a hitch, giving own of its own the state's 3 electoral votes.

Delaware Public Media

Another Delawarean takes a leading role in planning president-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

Wilmington Brew Works

Wilmington Brew Works is coming out with a new beer to commemorate the first president of the United States ever to be elected from the state of Delaware.

In this week’s Enlighten Me - Delaware Public Media’s Nick Ciolino speaks with John Fusco, the Vice President and Creative and Brand Marketer at Wilmington Brew Works about the new  IPA and the adjustments the brewery has made during the pandemic.

Delaware State University

President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Delaware State University President Tony Allen to lead his inaugural committee.

The Wilmington Riverfront has spent decades trying to find its identity and build its viability. 

Recently, it got an unlikely boost from Joe Biden. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Biden was forced to accept the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in the parking lot outside the Chase Center on the Riverfront.  Then just two weeks ago, he celebrated becoming President-elect in that same spot.

That helped put the Wilmington Riverfront, and specifically the Chase Center, on the national radar.  Contributor Jon Hurdle examines how much the attention could help them.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Joe Biden’s home state is getting a lot  of attention since the Presidential race was called in his favor Saturday.


And that attention could translate into more tourism for the First State.


Delaware Humane Association

One of President-elect Biden’s pets will mark a “first” for the White House come January.

Kelli Steele / Delaware Public Media

Many Delawareans are celebrating one of their own winning the White House.

Joe Biden is now the President-elect.

Rehoboth Art League

Imagine being 24-years-old and being hired to work as the official White House photographer. That’s what happened to New Mexico author and photographer David Lienemann. 


And in this week's Arts Playlist, he discusses his book on his work chronicling Joe Biden's time as Vice President.



Shortly before Delaware’s own Joe Biden officially accepted the Democratic nomination for president, Sen. Chris Coons offered the nation a window into Biden’s faith.


Democratic National Convention

Delaware politicians had a big presence on night two of the Democratic National Convention.

Delaware Public Media

It has been a busy week in national politics. 

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee, selected Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate – and introduced that pick here in the First State.

Meanwhile, talks between the White House and Congressional leaders on a new COVID-19 relief package remains stalled. 

Delaware’s senior Senator Tom Carper joins us to discuss these topics and more.

Sophia Schmidt / Delaware Public Media

Joe Biden added his home state to his list of presidential primary wins Tuesday.

Biden won the twice-delayed Delaware Democratic primary handily, securing over 89 percent of the votes cast. 

from Biden campaign pool video

Former Vice President Joe Biden met with about a dozen community leaders in Wilmington Monday.

The meeting at Bethel AME Church came in the wake of protests in Wilmington and around the nation sparked by the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis.

Delaware Public Media

Delaware State University’s Class of 2020 couldn’t receive their degrees in-person due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

But, that didn’t stop the largest graduating class in school history from celebrating in a big way during a virtual commencement Saturday.

Sophia Schmidt / Delaware Public Media

Democratic Presidential front-runner Joe Biden was back home in Wilmington Thursday. 

The former Vice President spoke about the U.S. response to new coronavirus at the Hotel DuPont.

This week, The Green features the latest University of Delaware Center for Political Communication podcast.

The podcast is part of the upcoming 2020 National Agenda series “We Are the People" -- an examination of the citizen’s role in politics and elections from campaigns to the voting booth -- and how people engage - or do not engage - in politics.


Delaware Public Media

Delaware’s Congresswoman is joining former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign team.


The Biden campaign announced Wednesday it’s tapping the state’s lone U.S. House member Lisa Blunt-Rochester to serve as a National Campaign Co-Chair.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Joe Biden appeared in Delaware Thursday to mark Memorial Day with state leaders.


UD Center for Politcal Communication

This week, we bring you the debut edition of the Direction Democracy podcast from the University of Delaware Center for Political Communication.

This podcast is part of the Center for Political Communications' upcoming National Agenda series – Direction Democracy – which this fall will examine where we’ve been, where we are going, and the current state of democracy in the United States.

University of Delaware

The University of Delaware’s School of Public Policy and Administration now bares a very familiar name.

UD has renamed the school for one of its most prominent alumni, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The “Delaware Department of Transportation Welcome Center” on I-95 is now officially the "Biden Welcome Center.”

Gov. Carney signs mental health gun control bill

Apr 30, 2018
Sarah Mueller / Delaware Public Media

Legislation making it easier to remove guns from people considered dangerous became law Monday. Gov. John Carney (D) signed the bill at the Biden Institute on the University of Delaware campus.

Biden talks about his son Beau at UD book stop

Nov 16, 2017
The Biden Institute

Former Vice President Joe Biden discussed his new memoir Thursday at the University of Delaware.

University of Delaware

Former Vice President Joe Biden addressed an education conference at the University of Delaware Monday, arguing that violence leads to poor health outcomes.