Barack Obama and Joe Biden are laying it all out there with their new website,, “the official website of the US Presidential transition.” In addition to have biographies of the new White House power couple, the site contains some policy initiatives, including civil rights-oriented pledges. Here’s what they say about hate crimes: “Obama and Biden will strengthen federal hate crimes legislation, expand hate crimes protection by passing the Matthew Shepard Act, and reinvigorate enforcement at the Department of Justice’s Criminal Section.”