President of the United States. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was elected the forty-sixth president of the United States in November 2020, and was inaugurated on January 20, 2021. He was previously elected the forty-seventh vice president of the United States on November 4, 2008, and reelected in November 2012. His elections as president and vice president followed a lengthy career in politics and public service.
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