Vice President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenPaul Ryan sells out conservatives with healthcare surrender Senate about to enter 'nuclear option' death spiral Biden: I regret not being president MORE will, in his own words, be "honchoing" a task force focused on the middle class in President-elect Barack ObamaBarack ObamaAP poll: Nearly 60 percent disapprove of Trump Trump to decide by late May whether to stay in Paris climate pact Axelrod: Russia could become ‘major crisis’ for Trump MORE's new administration, advising Obama on economic, education, and labor policy that affects middle- and working-class Americans.

Effective Jan. 20, 2009, Biden's group will include Cabinet secretaries from various federal departments in the Obama administration, including Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Commerce, as well as the heads of the Office of Management and Budget, the National Economic Council, the Domestic Policy Council, and the Council of Economic Advisors.

The group, dubbed the White House Task Force on Working Families, has been given the following priorities, as listed by Obama's transition team in the press release announcing its formation: