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Seth McLaughlin, a reporter on the Politics Desk, can be reached at smclaughlin@washingtontimes.com. Follow him on Twitter: @SethMcLaughlin1

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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2019, file photo former Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks with FOX Business Network guest anchor Jon Hilsenrath in the Fox Washington bureau in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Biden picks Janet Yellen to run Treasury Department

Presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden plans to nominate Janet Yellen, the former chair of the Federal Reserve, to lead the Treasury Department, according to news reports. Published November 23, 2020

In this Feb. 1, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden smiles as former Secretary of State John Kerry, left, takes the podium to speak at a campaign stop at the South Slope Community Center in North Liberty, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Biden announces national security and foreign policy picks

Presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden is turning to some familiar faces from the Obama administration as he looks to fill out a national security and foreign policy team that is "ready on Day One to help me reclaim America's seat at the head of the table." Published November 23, 2020

In this Oct. 14, 2020, file photo, a citizen drops her ballot at an official ballot drop box in Santa Clarita, Calif. California's leaders are considering making voting by mail a permanent option for all of its registered voters. This year, the state required county elections officials to mail a ballot to all registered voters ahead of the election. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

'Adapt or die': Republicans embrace ballot harvesting

President Trump and fellow Washington Republicans have spent two years railing against ballot harvesting, but outside the Beltway, Republicans are coming to a different conclusion: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Published November 15, 2020

In this May 5, 2020, file photo Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee nomination hearing for Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File)

GOP Sen. Tom Cotton praises Trump, dodges 2024 questions

Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas declined to say Friday whether he plans to run for president in 2024, instead taking the opportunity to credit President Trump for "changing a lot of Republican orthodoxy" and bringing "millions of new voters into our party." Published November 13, 2020