Tamara Keith

Tamara Keith appears in the following:

Biden announced a $600 billion global infrastructure program to counter China's clout

Sunday, June 26, 2022

A decade after China's global infrastructure program started, the U.S., G7 countries and private capital will invest in clean energy, technology and other projects in developing countries.

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Politics chat: Biden and G7 discuss Ukraine; abortion rights and gun control bills

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Domestic issues like abortion and guns have followed President Biden abroad, where he's meeting with G7 and NATO leaders.

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Biden said the G-7 would counter Chinese influence. This year, he'll try again

Friday, June 24, 2022

At the last G-7, President Biden announced a plan for the West to counter China's influence in low- and middle-income countries. But not much has happened since. This year, there's a relaunch.

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Russia-Ukraine war is likely to overshadow G7 and NATO meetings

Thursday, June 23, 2022

President Biden this weekend heads to Europe for the upcoming G7 and NATO summits. He is expected to discuss the war in Ukraine and the influence of China, among other issues.

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President Biden criticizes Republicans on gun votes in address to the nation

Thursday, June 02, 2022

President Biden made a national address Thursday night about the recent mass shootings and is calling on Congress to act on gun violence prevention.

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Tuesday Morning Politics: Gun Control and Inflation

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

NPR White House correspondent Tamara Keith talks about President Biden's -- and the Senate's -- plans for gun control, and what the president is saying on inflation.

The actions that President Biden could take to address gun safety

Friday, May 27, 2022

Some preliminary bipartisan discussions on gun safety legislation have begun, it's not clear this time will be any different than past failed efforts. What could President Biden do on his own?

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On 2nd anniversary of George Floyd's death, Biden signs police reform order

Thursday, May 26, 2022

President Biden signed an executive order Wednesday on policing — two years after George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer.

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After Texas shooting, Biden reiterates the U.S. has to stand up to gun makers

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

President Biden urged the nation to pray for the families of the children shot at their school in Ulvade, Texas. He says Congress needs to get a backbone and pass tougher laws.

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Update on Biden's remarks on the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Ailsa Chang talks with NPR's Tamara Keith about Biden's comments on the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

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Suppliers now must direct needed ingredients to infant formula manufacturers

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

President Biden has invoked the Defense Production Act to try to help with the infant formula shortage. Suppliers must direct needed ingredients to formula manufacturers before filling other orders.

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The federal government is offering another round of free COVID tests

Monday, May 16, 2022

Households in the U.S. will receive eight test kits via the U.S. Postal Service. The release comes as cases have risen over 60% in the U.S. over the past two weeks.

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Politics chat: Biden addresses racism; GOP visits Ukraine; Penn. primary this week

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Lawmakers react to yesterday's mass shooting in Buffalo; a delegation of GOP senators makes a surprise trip to Ukraine; and Pennsylvania holds its primary this week.

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The White House is working to respond to the baby formula shortage

Friday, May 13, 2022

The Biden administration is working to address the shortage of baby formula in the U.S. as it faces pressure in Congress to do more.

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Biden criticizes 'ultra-MAGA' Republicans as inflation rises

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Ahead of the midterm elections, President Biden is using Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" as a label to paint the GOP as extreme on issues including the economy and abortion rights.

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Karine Jean-Pierre will become White House's 1st Black press secretary

Thursday, May 05, 2022

Jean-Pierre will also be the first openly gay person to have the most visible post at the White House aside from the president.

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NPR Politics Podcast: The history of abortion rights in the U.S.

Thursday, May 05, 2022

In September, the NPR Politics Podcast put together an episode on the U.S. history of abortion rights. Given the leaked Supreme Court draft decision, it provides some helpful context for this moment.

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Paxlovid, a highly effective COVID drug, will be made available to more pharmacies

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

The White House is unveiling a new push to make more people aware of COVID-19 treatments like Paxlovid — because stockpiles of the life-saving antiviral have been sitting on shelves, unused.

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Biden will make Paxlovid, a highly effective COVID drug, available to more pharmacies

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

The antiviral pill is available to patients older than 12 who have tested positive for COVID and are at risk for developing a severe case of the disease.

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What the White House needs to do on Paxlovid

Monday, April 25, 2022

The White House has made paxlovid a key tool in its COVID response. But it's fallen flat on promoting the treatment. We look at what went wrong in the roll-out, and how the White House could reset.

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