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Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, wear masks as they mark Memorial Day. The president-elect has consistently worn masks amid the pandemic, and he's already talking to governors about trying to implement a national mask mandate. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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To Combat The Pandemic, Biden Will Aim To Depoliticize Mask-Wearing

As Joe Biden prepares to take office, he's talking to governors about trying to implement a national mask mandate. But to succeed, Biden is likely going to need to find a way to depoliticize masks.

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Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, wear masks as they mark Memorial Day. The president-elect has consistently worn masks amid the pandemic, and he's already talking to governors about trying to implement a national mask mandate. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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To Combat The Pandemic, Biden Will Aim To Depoliticize Mask-Wearing

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On 'Up In The Clouds,' Sarah Jarosz Adjusts To Staying Still

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