Streets are deserted. Stores are boarded up. Troops line the perimeter of the Capitol. This is the backdrop of President-elect Biden’s inauguration — and as POLITICO Playbook’s Tara Palmeri reports, it could be the backdrop of a new Washington for weeks to come. Plus, the coronavirus death toll passes 400,000 in the U.S. And federal officials prepare to charge a woman for allegedly stealing a laptop from Speaker Pelosi’s office during the insurrection.
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