Scott Detrow

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Biden Wants To Raise The Threshold For Products Considered Made In America

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The federal government has to spend tax dollars on products made in America, but purchases qualify for that label with 55% of their materials coming from the U.S. Biden wants to raise that percentage.


Merkel's Visit With Biden Will Cap Off Many Ups And Downs With U.S. Presidents

Thursday, July 15, 2021

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been a steady presence on the global stage since 2005. The four U.S. presidents she's worked with, however, have varied widely in their styles and priorities.


Biden Faces A Lot Of Challenges In His Attempt To Address Voting Rights

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

The president has also faced criticism for not speaking out more forcefully on the issue. Biden will delivering a speech Tuesday on voting rights at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.


Week In Politics: Biden Focuses On Foreign Policy

Saturday, July 10, 2021

We look at how the White House is handling the consequences of pulling U.S. troops out of Afghanistan. We also look to what's next in the fight against limiting voting rights.


Biden Defends Decision To Pull U.S. Troops From Afghanistan Despite Resurgent Taliban

Thursday, July 08, 2021

President Biden defended his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan despite the Taliban gaining power and threatening the Afghan government.


The White House Is Seeking To Soothe Worries That It's Pushing Climate Plans Aside

Thursday, July 01, 2021

Environmental advocates are worried that many climate change proposals got pushed out of a bipartisan infrastructure deal. But the White House insists they'll be in another big spending measure.


Why Progressive Climate Activists Are Frustrated With The Biden Administration

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Climate activists are worried President Biden's bipartisan infrastructure deal won't do enough to protect the planet. He is selling the deal without major climate goals.


Politics Chat: Biden Announced An Infrastructure Deal, But There's A Long Road Ahead

Sunday, June 27, 2021

We might finally have an infrastructure deal, but President Biden and Republicans can't agree on what's next. We'll have the latest on that, plus Vice President Harris's visit to the southern border.


The Biden-Putin Talks Are Expected To Last Several Hours

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

President Biden and Russian President Putin have arrived at the Geneva villa where they will hold their first face-to-face talks as leaders. The two shook hands and ignored reporters' questions.


Maryland Man Returns To Tango After Lockdown Lift

Sunday, June 13, 2021

After a year in isolation, Tuan Tran of Rockville, Maryland returns to one of his favorite past-times: Argentine tango dancing.


President Biden And First Lady Jill Biden Will Visit The Queen Soon

Thursday, June 03, 2021

Buckingham Palace has announced a June 13 visit to Windsor Castle. President Biden will be the 12th U.S. president Queen Elizabeth II has met with as monarch.


Here's Where Things Stand With Biden's Infrastructure Bill

Monday, May 31, 2021

President Biden and Senate Republicans are still trying to reach a deal on infrastructure investment. But big differences remain, and time is short.


What We Know About The Apparent Russian Hack Exploiting A U.S. Aid Agency

Friday, May 28, 2021

Screenshots of the malicious email show that it purports to be a special alert from the government. "Donald Trump has published new documents on election fraud," the message declares.


Senate Republicans, White House Move Closer To Infrastructure Deal

Friday, May 28, 2021

The White House says a new counteroffer from Senate Republicans on funding for roads and bridges is encouraging, but there are still a lot of hurdles to overcome before reaching a deal.


Biden And Putin Are Going To Meet In Geneva On June 16

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet face-to-face in Switzerland next month. The agenda will include nuclear arms control, climate change and Russia's election meddling.


Biden Lowers Infrastructure Plan Price Tag, But 'Vast Differences' Remain With GOP

Friday, May 21, 2021

Biden has offered to slash his initial proposal by $550 billion. But the lead Senate Republican negotiator says it's still "well above the range of what can pass Congress with bipartisan support."


Biden Remarks On Israel-Hamas Cease-Fire, Says U.S. Officials Worked 'Hour By Hour'

Thursday, May 20, 2021

President Biden spoke at the White House after Israel and Hamas agreed to a cease-fire plan. It follows 11 days of fighting.


Biden Cites His Team's Quiet Diplomacy In Cease-Fire Plan Between Israel And Hamas

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Speaking at the White House an hour before an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire was set to go into effect in Israel and Gaza, President Biden expressed gratitude for the deal.


Biden Takes Muted Approach To Violence In Israel And Gaza

Saturday, May 15, 2021

President Biden has offered few public comments on escalating violence between Israel and Hamas. The White House says it is focused on diplomacy behind the scenes.


How The White House Is Reaching Out To Congress As It Seeks A Deal On Infrastructure

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

President Biden is hosting key lawmakers in the Oval Office all week, hoping to forge an agreement on infrastructure.