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Biden Dissolves Controversial Trump Orders On Race And Culture

Friday, May 14, 2021

The president canceled executive actions signed by former President Donald Trump that focused on statues in the wake of protests against racism and police violence that targeted Confederate monuments.


No Deal Out Of Infrastructure Meeting, But Biden Says The Effort Is There

Thursday, May 13, 2021

President Biden continues conversations with Republicans, but major hurdles persist over what items would be in an infrastructure measure, and how it might be paid for.


Former Trump Officials To Defend Federal Response To Capitol Riot

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller is set to testify that he was cautious about allowing military intervention during the siege on Jan. 6.


Americans Will Lose Unemployment Benefits If They Turn Down Jobs, Biden Says

Monday, May 10, 2021

Biden said that his administration would not stand for people gaming the system but pressed the importance of continued financial support for those left jobless as a result of the coronavirus crisis.


Biden Opens Restaurant Fund With Visit To D.C. Taqueria That's Been On The Brink

Thursday, May 06, 2021

President Biden encouraged restaurant owners who have been affected by the coronavirus crisis to apply for a grant under the $28.6 billion program.


Biden Sets New Goal: At Least 70% Of Adults Given 1 Vaccine Dose By July 4

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

As part of the push to get more shots in arms, the White House has told governors it will tweak the allocation system for vaccines by allowing states to donate doses to a federal pool.


Biden Raises Refugee Cap To 62,500 After Earlier Criticism

Monday, May 03, 2021

The new ceiling for refugee admissions will be 62,500 — far above former President Donald Trump's cap of 15,000. Advocates had been concerned Biden was not moving fast enough on a campaign promise.


Republicans Susan Wright, Jake Ellzey In Runoff To Fill Texas Congressional Seat

Saturday, May 01, 2021

The widow of Rep. Ron Wright, who died after a COVID-19 diagnosis, will face state Rep. Jake Ellzey, who came in second place. Saturday's special election drew 23 candidates.


White House Says It Is Open to Diplomacy With North Korea

Friday, April 30, 2021

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the United States still hopes to see complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, but that diplomatic talks could boost security in the region.


Biden Travels To Georgia On His 100th Day To Meet With Former President Carter

Thursday, April 29, 2021

The president plans to use the trip, which comes on his 100th day in office, to rally support for his sweeping proposals around children, families and infrastructure.


Biden Tells Congress His Administration Is 'Delivering Real Results'

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

"After just 100 days, I can report to the nation: America is on the move again," President Biden said in his remarks to lawmakers.


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.