Scott Detrow

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Biden tests positive for COVID and shows mild symptoms, White House says

Thursday, July 21, 2022

The 79-year-old president "will isolate at the White House and will continue to carry out all of his duties fully during that time," a White House statement said.


Biden avoids a handshake with Saudi crown prince, but fist bump doesn't go over well

Friday, July 15, 2022

Sidestepping the bad optics of a handshake with the crown prince deemed to have approved the operation that led to the death of Jamal Khashoggi, President Biden opted for a fist bump.


Biden gets an earful in the Oval from Mexican President López Obrador

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

President Biden met with Mexico's Andrés Manuel López Obrador a month after the Mexican president boycotted a regional summit. Biden's public remarks were brief. López Obrador — not so much.


President Biden touts gun safety legislation, but many say he's not doing enough

Monday, July 11, 2022

President Biden is under pressure from people in his own party who say he's not meeting the moment. On Monday, he'll get a new chance to make his case on one of those issues: gun safety.


Biden is expected to sign an executive order to protect abortion rights

Friday, July 08, 2022

The White House says President Biden will try to answer the Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade, and preserve access to abortion services by signing an executive order on reproductive rights.


Biden's picks for the Presidential Medal of Freedom largely reflect his own politics

Thursday, July 07, 2022

President Biden gives the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation's highest civilian honor — to a group of 17 people who in large part sum up his political brand.


The Biden administration has to change course on climate change after Court ruling

Saturday, July 02, 2022

Aides to President Biden say the administration still has options it can pursue in its effort to control climate change despite an adversarial Supreme Court ruling this week.


The Supreme Court curbs the EPA's power to protect the environment

Friday, July 01, 2022

The Supreme Court limited the ways in which the EPA could regulate greenhouse gas pollution from power plants, jeopardizing President Biden's goal for an emissions-free power sector by 2035.


Biden will visit Saudi Arabia in July, a nation he had once called a 'pariah'

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

When he was running for office, Joe Biden vowed to make big changes to how the U.S. deals with Saudi Arabia. But that was before gas prices soared past $5 per gallon, making inflation his top issue.


Politics chat: Biden struggles with inflation; Jan. 6 committee hearings continue

Sunday, June 12, 2022

Inflation continues to challenge the Biden administration. Meanwhile, the select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues public hearings.


Biden has changed his tune on Saudi Arabia

Thursday, June 09, 2022

President Biden took a tough tack on Saudi Arabia when he came into office, calling it a "pariah" for its human rights abuses. But he's recently done an about-face. Oil is a big part of the reason.


Biden allows solar panel imports while also moving to boost domestic production

Monday, June 06, 2022

The Biden administration will invoke the Defense Production Act to increase U.S. manufacturing of solar panels while declaring a two-year tariff exemption on panels from Southeast Asia.


Politics chat: Jan. 6 findings; gun legislation; Oz and Fetterman on PA ballot

Sunday, June 05, 2022

The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack begin hearings in prime time this week; negotiations over gun legislation continue; PA's Democratic senate candidate has medical news.


In an address to the nation, Biden renews his calls for gun control

Friday, June 03, 2022

President Biden called on Congress to ban assault weapons or to raise the age to be able to buy one from 18 to 21 and other measures to curb gun violence. What's the reaction from Uvalde, Texas?


Nearly 100-days since Russia invaded, Biden pledges new advanced weapons to Ukraine

Wednesday, June 01, 2022

President Biden pledged new advanced weapons to Ukraine as the 100-day mark since Russia's invasion nears. Biden reiterated that the U.S. will "stay the course" as the conflict drags on.


First lady Jill Biden spent part of Mother's Day in Ukraine

Monday, May 09, 2022

First lady Jill Biden made an unannounced stop in Ukraine on Sunday during a tour of Eastern Europe. She met with Ukraine's first lady, who made her first public appearance since the war began.


Jill Biden visits Ukraine, making her first solo trip to a combat zone as first lady

Sunday, May 08, 2022

On Mother's Day, Biden met with Ukraine's first lady, Olena Zelenska, who has been in hiding with her children since Russia's invasion began.


First Lady Jill Biden visits Ukrainian refugees in Slovakia

Sunday, May 08, 2022

First Lady Jill Biden visited Romania and is spending time with Ukrainian refugees in Slovakia today.


Jill Biden tours Romanian school that brought in Ukrainian refugees

Saturday, May 07, 2022

First Lady Jill Biden visited with Ukrainian refugees in Bucharest while on a four-day trip to Romania and Slovakia — two NATO allies that border Ukraine.


Jill Biden heads to Romania and Slovakia to show support for NATO and Ukraine

Friday, May 06, 2022

Jill Biden's trip to the Slovakia-Ukraine border will be her most high-profile moment yet as first lady. On Mother's Day she meets with Ukrainian mothers and children who fled after Russia's invasion.