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Biden Will Unveil Plan Intended To Make U.S. Economy More Fair

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The president is set to address a joint session of Congress Wednesday night, a speech that takes stock of what he's done in his first 100 days in office, and a look ahead to what he hopes to do next.


Biden Wants Millionaires To Foot The Bill For Big New Social Programs

Monday, April 26, 2021

President Biden will ask Congress to increase taxes on capital gains for tax filers who make more than $1 million a year — a move the White House says will affect only about 500,000 households.


In Talks With Japanese Prime Minister, Biden To Focus On Countering China

Friday, April 16, 2021

President Biden meets with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday, his first in-person summit since taking office. Talks are expected to focus on shared concerns about China.


Biden Proposes A Summit To Putin On Their 2nd Call

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

President Biden had his second call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday and proposed a summit in the months ahead to talk about arms control, Ukraine and cyber issues.


This Top Biden Economist Has A Plan: Create Jobs, Address Inequality, Ignore Trolls

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Janelle Jones is the first Black woman to serve as chief economist at the Labor Department. She says helping marginalized groups boosts the entire economy.


Biden Economist Plans To Tackle Economic Disparities Caused By COVID-19

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

The economic fallout from COVID-19 hit communities of color hard. One official leading the federal response is Labor Department Chief Economist Janelle Jones, the first Black woman in that post.


Biden Defends His Response To Migrants At The Border And COVID-19 In Press Conference

Thursday, March 25, 2021

President Biden gave his first formal press conference, defending his response to the influx of migrants at the border and COVID-19 among a range of other pressing issues.


North Korea Tests Short-Range Missile But White House Keeps Door Open To Talks

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

The Biden administration is in the final stages of reviewing its North Korea policy, and sees the recent test as on the "low end" of a "familiar menu of provocations."


Politics Chat: What's Next For Biden After The Coronavirus Aid Bill

Sunday, March 14, 2021

We look at the Biden Administration's next moves after its first taste of success, with the passage of the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill.


Biden Aims To Make All Adults Eligible For Coronavirus Vaccine By May 1

Friday, March 12, 2021

President Biden is outlining a plan to get the U.S. "closer to normal" by July 4th. He also plans to ensure all adults are vaccine-eligible by May 1.


'Neanderthal Thinking:' Biden Says Too Soon For States To Lift Mask Mandates

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

"The last thing — the last thing — we need is Neanderthal thinking that in the meantime, everything's fine, take off your masks. Forget it, it still matters," Biden said.


Biden Urges Senate To Move Quickly On COVID-19 Relief Plan

Monday, March 01, 2021

The House early Saturday passed President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. Now the measure heads to the Senate.


Politics Chat: Former President Trump To Speak At CPAC

Sunday, February 28, 2021

Former President Donald Trump speaks today at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Florida. As Trump's grip tightens on the GOP, President Joe Biden continues to address U.S. border policy.


In An Awkward Virtual Visit, Biden Welcomed Canada's Trudeau To The White House

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

President Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau weren't able to meet in person because of COVID-19. The White House tried to simulate the experience instead.


Should Schools Reopen If Teachers Aren't Yet Vaccinated? CDC Will Soon Weigh In

Friday, February 05, 2021

President Biden wants schools to reopen quickly. But there are questions about whether teachers should first be vaccinated. The CDC will provide more guidance next week.


Some Advocates Worry Biden's Executive Actions On Racial Justice Are Too Weak

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

President Biden signed four executive actions intended to make good on his campaign promises on racial justice. But some advocates are concerned they don't go far enough.


Biden Aims To Close Loopholes In Federal 'Buy American' Provisions

Monday, January 25, 2021

The measure is part of President Biden's promised push to boost U.S. manufacturing and continues his efforts to sign a slew of executive actions during his first days in office.


Politics Chat: Biden To Sign More Executive Orders In First Full Week As President

Sunday, January 24, 2021

President Biden will begin his first full week in the White House. Many of the executive orders he's been signing and will sign this week are part of a plan he laid out for his first 10 days.


On Day 2, Biden Focuses On COVID-19 Strategy With 10 Executive Actions

Thursday, January 21, 2021

President Biden laid out his approach to the pandemic before he took office. On Thursday, he began implementing it, calling the effort a "wartime undertaking."


For 1st Time In 150 Years, Outgoing President Doesn't Attend Inauguration

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Former President Donald Trump skipped Wednesday's inauguration, defying a long-lasting tradition. He held his own farewell ceremony before going to Florida.