Asma Khalid

Asma Khalid appears in the following:

Senate Republicans Blocked A Key Vote On The Infrastructure Bill

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

The Senate held a test vote Wednesday on a bipartisan infrastructure package that is central to President Biden's agenda. Biden traveled to Ohio to promote his economic and infrastructure plans.

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Transcript: Vice President Harris On Voting Rights, The Filibuster And The Courts

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Vice President Harris joined NPR to discuss the administration's strategy on voting rights as GOP-led states attempt to pass more restrictions and major Democratic legislation is stalled in Congress.

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Vice President Harris Hints That She Has Discussed Filibuster Changes With Senators

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

With a major voting bill stalled, the vice president told NPR that she won't negotiate changes to Senate rules publicly, "but I'm certainly having conversations with folks."

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How New Biden Rules Could Make It Easier To Buy Hearing Aids Or Fix Your Phone

Friday, July 09, 2021

In a new executive order, President Biden aims to kickstart competition for consumers, workers and farmers in ways both big and small, starting with a list of 72 initiatives.

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The White House Wants To Clamp Down On Noncompete Agreements

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

The White House is working on an executive order that aims to increase competition across a range of industries. One of the measures will look at ways to curb the use of noncompete agreements.

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Biden Tries To Balance Calls To Reform The Police Amid More Mass Shootings

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

President Biden is trying to walk a thin line between trying to tackle a surge in violent crime while also getting a police overhaul bill across the finish line.

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Politics Chat: Biden Does Not Meet July 4th Vaccination Goal

Sunday, July 04, 2021

A vaccination goal set by the Biden administration is not met, just as the Delta variant begins to increase infections in the U.S; plus, a promising jobs report and more movement on infrastructure.

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President Biden Says The Fight Over Voting Rights Is Far From Over

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

The Biden administration is debating the next steps after Senate Republicans blocked the voting rights bill. Democratic activists, however, believe bipartisan talks are over.

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Why Some States Push Back As The Biden Administration Doles Out Relief Money

Friday, June 18, 2021

More than a dozen Republican state attorneys general are suing the Biden administration over a provision in the American Rescue Plan that prevents states from using relief money for tax cuts.

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States Are Fighting Over How To Use The $195 Billion From The Federal Government

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

States have begun receiving an unprecedented amount of federal money — $195 billion total. But now many are fighting over how exactly they're allowed to use it.

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Biden Pushes G-7 Allies To Take A Tougher Stance On China

Sunday, June 13, 2021

President Biden has said China poses one of the biggest strategic challenges to the United States. At the G-7, he convinced key allies to help push back against Beijing.

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With An Eye To History, Biden And Johnson Try To Rekindle The 'Special Relationship'

Thursday, June 10, 2021

President Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson signed a 21st century Atlantic Charter, an update of a document that tied the countries together during World War II.

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Biden's Plan To Reduce Shortages Of Products That Are Critical For National Security

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

The decision comes after the coronavirus pandemic exposed vulnerabilities in an already fragile supply chain system.

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Biden Backs Ukraine Ahead Of His Summit Meeting With Putin

Monday, June 07, 2021

President Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday and reassured him that the United States will stand up for Ukraine.

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Biden Proposes A Huge Hike In Government Spending In A $6 Trillion Budget

Friday, May 28, 2021

The president's budget details his ambitious (and costly) plans to invest in infrastructure and the social safety net — the likes of which the country hasn't seen in decades.

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How The Gaza Violence Marked A Shift In The American Political Debate Over Israel

Friday, May 21, 2021

The conflict between Israel and Hamas has erupted into the biggest public disagreement the left has had with the Biden administration to date.

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Progressive Democrats Push Party To Rethink Relationship With Israel

Friday, May 21, 2021

For decades, there was solid bipartisan support for Israel on Capitol Hill. But progressive Democrats elected to Congress have begun to question support for the policies of the Israeli government.

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What Joe Biden Can (And Can't) Do To Stimulate This Pandemic Economy On His Own

Thursday, December 10, 2020

With a closely divided Congress, President-elect Joe Biden's economic agenda may depend on what his incoming administration can do on its own.

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What Can Incoming Biden Administration Do To Stimulate Economy Without Congress?

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

With a closely divided Congress, which could include Republicans holding the Senate, President-elect Joe Biden's economic agenda may depend a lot on what his incoming administration can do on its own.

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Biden Taps Dr. Anthony Fauci, Brian Deese For Medical And Economic Adviser Roles

Friday, December 04, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden says he's asked Dr. Anthony Fauci to be a chief medical adviser in his administration. Biden has also tapped Brian Deese for a key economic role.

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