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Biden signs sweeping climate, health care, tax bill into law

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

The legislation has been a year in the making, with tense negotiations leading to a narrower spending package that focuses on climate investments and health care costs.

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Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

The first lady will remain at a private residence in South Carolina and isolate from others for at least five days per CDC guidance.

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Biden signs semiconductor bill into law, though Trump raid overshadows event

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

This was supposed to be a week where President Biden celebrated a series of legislative victories. But it was overtaken by news that FBI agents had searched the home of former President Donald Trump.

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Democrats are moving forward with a climate, tax and health care bill

Friday, August 05, 2022

Senate Democrats are scheduled to start a debate this weekend on a bill that would provide historic investments in climate change, health care measures and tax changes.

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How the 2022 midterms strategy could change after the Kansas abortion vote

Thursday, August 04, 2022

Republican and Democratic strategists are recalibrating how much of an issue abortion rights will play in the midterm elections after a decisive vote by Kansans in favor of abortion rights.

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Pelosi has landed in Taiwan. Here's why that's a big deal

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is making an unannounced, but widely anticipated, stop in Taiwan. The move is expected to increase already heightened tensions between the U.S. and China.

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Trump paints a grim picture and Pence tries to look ahead in dueling D.C. speeches

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

In his return to Washington, Trump rambles about violent crime and the election he lost while his former vice president tries to present a competing vision of the future of the Republican Party.

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Senate passes bill to reduce reliance on China for semiconductors

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

The bill would support domestic manufacturing of semiconductor chips that power the nation's smartphones, cars, computers and medical equipment. The bill cleared a procedural Senate vote Tuesday.

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Proposed reforms for the Electoral Count Act draw broad support

Friday, July 22, 2022

The proposal, aimed at reforming the widely criticized 135-year-old law governing the process of casting and counting Electoral College votes, has garnered widespread support among election experts.

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Jan. 6 panel sheds light on the 187 minutes Trump went dark during Capitol siege

Friday, July 22, 2022

The hearing detailed what former President Donald Trump did and did not do in the hours after his Ellipse speech and before he tweeted a video asking his supporters to leave the Capitol.

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A bipartisan Senate group announces a deal on reforming the Electoral Count Act

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The 1887 law governs the process of counting Electoral College votes and came under fresh scrutiny following attempts to invalidate the presidential election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

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Jan. 6 panel shows evidence of coordination between far-right groups and Trump allies

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

The committee showed video clips and text messages to demonstrate how far-right groups were emboldened by Trump's false claims about the 2020 election.

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Inside the 'unhinged' West Wing meeting on Dec. 18

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

The White House meeting took place four days afterelectors met to make Joe Biden the president-elect. A faction that pushed the former president to fight that outcome clashed with Trump's advisers.

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court says ballot drop boxes aren't allowed in the state

Friday, July 08, 2022

The decision lays out ground rules for absentee voting a month ahead of Wisconsin's statewide primary elections.

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Biden awards Medal of Freedom to Gabby Giffords, Simone Biles, John McCain

Thursday, July 07, 2022

The 17 recipients include athletes, artists, and leaders of the civil rights and labor movements.

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In Ohio, Biden addressed a friendly crowd of labor leaders and union workers

Thursday, July 07, 2022

President Biden flew to Cleveland to make the case for his economic agenda. Polls show Americans have grown pessimistic about his ability to rein in inflation amid growing fears of a recession.

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Biden urges unity in July 4th speech, while acknowledging the country's sour mood

Monday, July 04, 2022

In a largely optimistic speech to commemorate July 4th, President Biden spoke to Americans who feel "exhausted" by what they see as a lack of progress.

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President Biden and a group of governors met about protecting abortion rights

Friday, July 01, 2022

President Biden met with a group of Democratic governors on how to protect abortion rights after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

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Biden says he supports change in Senate filibuster rules for abortion rights

Thursday, June 30, 2022

President Biden has resisted changes to Senate rules requiring 60 votes to pass legislation. But he says he would support changing the filibuster to codify privacy rights, including abortion rights.

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Hutchinson's bombshell Jan. 6 testimony sways legal experts and conservative media

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

The explosive testimony about former President Trump's actions on Jan. 6, 2021, has led to calls from some right-leaning outlets that Trump is unfit to serve in office.

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