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White House Proposes $1.8 Trillion Plan For Children And Families

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The American Families Plan would expand free public education and make child care more affordable. The White House wants to pay for the measure by raising taxes on the country's richest.


Biden To Establish $15-An-Hour Minimum Wage For Federal Contractors

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The administration also plans to eliminate the tipped minimum wage for federal contractors by 2024, effectively raising it to $15 from the current level of $7.65.


DOJ To Investigate Louisville Police In Response To Death Of Breonna Taylor

Monday, April 26, 2021

The announcement comes more than a year after Taylor was fatally shot by police at her Louisville apartment. It is the second probe of police the Justice Department has announced in less than a week.


Biden Calls Slaughter Of Armenians A Genocide, Posing Test For U.S. Ties With Turkey

Saturday, April 24, 2021

The designation, which came on Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, reflects an effort by Biden to set a new tone on human rights, yet adds friction to an already strained relationship with Ankara.


Republican Sen. Tim Scott Will Deliver GOP Response To Biden Address

Thursday, April 22, 2021

The opposing speech will give the Senate's lone Black Republican an opportunity to pitch himself to the American public, but the spotlight often comes with harsher scrutiny.


Biden Says Chauvin Guilty Verdict Can Be 'A Moment Of Significant Change'

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

"It was a murder in the full light of day, and it ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see [systemic racism]," the president said after the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin.


Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick Died Of Natural Causes, Medical Examiner Rules

Monday, April 19, 2021

Sicknick, who engaged with pro-Trump rioters during the Jan. 6 insurrection, died after suffering strokes, Washington, D.C.'s chief medical examiner says.


Capitol Police Needs Help To Address Insurrection Failures, Inspector General Says

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Responding to a critical inspector general's report, the U.S. Capitol Police acknowledges that "much additional work needs to be done," but that it will need "significant resources" from Congress.


'It's Time To End This Forever War.' Biden Says Forces To Leave Afghanistan By 9/11

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The president said he will move to withdraw American forces from Afghanistan after nearly 20 years of an active U.S. military presence in the country.


Officer Billy Evans Is Honored At U.S. Capitol Where He Served And Was Killed

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Evans, killed in an attack earlier this month, is only the sixth U.S. Capitol Police officer to have died in the line of duty.


Biden Calls Daunte Wright's Death 'Tragic' But Cautions Against Violence And Looting

Monday, April 12, 2021

The president delivered short remarks on the officer-involved shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, which led to protests overnight in Minnesota.


Biden Wants New Ban On Assault-Style Weapons. What Lessons Were Learned From The '90s?

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Advocates face steep odds getting a new ban through Congress. If they can succeed, they hope to avoid a repeat of past mistakes that left the original law open to loopholes.


Rep. Gaetz Denies Allegation, Claims He's Victim Of Extortion Plot

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The New York Times reported the Florida Republican is being investigated by the Justice Department over whether he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old and paid for her to travel with him.


Biden Announces New Steps To Tackle Anti-Asian Violence And Discrimination

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

The White House on Tuesday unveiled actions to reverse the rising violent crimes against the AAPI community. Advocates and Asian American leaders have pressed the administration to do more.


200 Million Shots In 100 Days: Biden Issues New Vaccination Goal

Thursday, March 25, 2021

President Biden is doubling his original COVID-19 vaccination goal to 200 million shots in arms by his 100th day in office.


Harris To Lead Biden Administration's Mexico And Central America Diplomatic Push

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

The move comes as a flood of migrants to the southern border has tested the Biden administration's handling of immigration issues.


Biden Boosts Obamacare, Extends Special Enrollment Period

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

The president touted the success of the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday and urged struggling Americans to enroll in the plan.


Republican Letlow Wins Louisiana House Seat; 2 Democrats Enter Runoff In Other Race

Saturday, March 20, 2021

Julia Letlow won a special election to fill the congressional seat left vacant when her husband died. In another Louisiana district, Democrats Troy Carter and Karen Carter Peterson head to a runoff.


Biden Administration To Meet Goal Of 100 Million Vaccine Doses On Friday

Thursday, March 18, 2021

The president said he would announce his next vaccination goal next week. "We need millions more to get vaccinated," Biden said.


Texas Man Arrested With Guns, Ammo Outside Of Vice Presidential Residence

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

The San Antonio man faces several weapons charges after police recovered a rifle and ammunition from his vehicle.