President Biden addresses a joint session of Congress. Biden made the pitch for a larger federal role and marked history in the House chamber with two top women: Vice President Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress, Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, as Vice President Kamala Harris, left, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., look on. (Jim Watson/Pool via AP)