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    (CNN)When Joe Biden would talk on the 2020 campaign trail about the need to rekindle bipartisanship in Washington and his unique ability derived from decades in the Senate to make it happen, there were lots of eye rolls.It felt to many (myself included) like a bit of nostalgia on Biden's part, nostalgia based on a...
    Vice President Kamala Harris had to remind President Joe Biden at the White House Thursday to talk about the deadly building collapse in South Florida. Harris whispered, "Florida, yeah," in Biden's ear as he prepared to walk away from his lectern after delivering remarks on the bipartisan infrastructure agreement at the White House. The...
    Biden with the bipartisan "gang." President Joe Biden and 10 of the bipartisan gang of infrastructure negotiators reached that deal on toplines for spending and revenue on a drastically reduced package. The $1 trillion deal includes $579 billion in new spending, tracking to the leaked two-page list of bullet points that was disavowed by senators...
    (CNN)A White House staffer and former Texas state representative are among those suing several participants of a "Trump Train" that allegedly harassed a Biden campaign bus last October in Texas, claiming in a lawsuit filed Thursday that the Trump supporters engaged in coordinated, illegal political intimidation in violation of the Ku Klux Klan Act. The...
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezHouse Democrats unveil spending bill to boost staff pay, maintain lawmaker pay freeze Five takeaways from New York's primaries Ocasio-Cortez says she ranked Wiley first, Stringer second in NYC mayoral vote MORE (D-N.Y.) criticized the bipartisan infrastructure proposal shortly after President BidenJoe BidenSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Biden appoints veteran...
    "Squad" member Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., said she still supports a "radical re-imagining" of law enforcement as crimes surge across America, including anti-police attacks. The Massachusetts Democrat was asked in a Wednesday interview about the recent spike in crime around the nation and the role played by the defund the police movement. Pressley stood by...
    President BidenJoe BidenSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Biden appoints veteran housing, banking regulator as acting FHFA chief Iran claims U.S. to lift all oil sanctions but State Department says 'nothing is agreed' MORE on Thursday said he won’t sign the bipartisan infrastructure deal if Congress doesn’t also pass a reconciliation bill,...
    The bipartisan infrastructure deal the White House signed off on Thursday includes investments in key climate provisions President BidenJoe BidenSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Biden appoints veteran housing, banking regulator as acting FHFA chief Iran claims U.S. to lift all oil sanctions but State Department says 'nothing is agreed' MORE has pushed...
    President Joe Biden publicly addressed a bipartisan agreement on a massive infrastructure bill Thursday, and in a remarkably candid moment, listed specific Republican senators whom he trusts and knows will keep their word. The White House has been looking to pass a massive $1 trillion infrastructure bill, and Biden has received pressure from members of...
    Washington (CNN)Congress still has a long way to go before they get to a vote on infrastructure, but President Joe Biden said Thursday that he has agreed to a deal with a bipartisan group of senators. While many details of what it contains remain unclear, the total cost of the proposed deal announced Thursday is...
    (CNN)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made clear on Thursday that the House won't take up the bipartisan infrastructure bill until the Senate passes a larger, more sweeping infrastructure package through budget reconciliation. "Let me be really clear on this: We will not take up a bill in the House until the Senate passes the bipartisan bill...
    New York (CNN Business)Stocks are rallying Thursday after President Joe Biden announced a bipartisan agreement on an infrastructure deal. The S&P 500 (SPX) and Nasdaq Composite (COMP) are on track to hit new record highs and the Dow (INDU) is up about 350 points."We have a deal," Biden told reporters Thursday. Even though it is...
    President Joe Biden delivered a retort to Democrats who wanted him to reject Republicans instead of working with them to craft the bipartisan deal he announced for America’s infrastructure. Biden held a press conference from the White House on Thursday to outline the deal, and his expectations that it will create jobs and grow the...
    U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm speaks about the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack shut down during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, May 11, 2021.Kevin Lamarque | Reuters WASHINGTON – The Department of Energy is asking Congress for $201 million in its budget request for the fiscal year 2022 to address digital vulnerabilities after...
    The United States is accelerating plans to relocate tens of thousands of Afghans who helped American forces during the nearly 20-year war in Afghanistan. A senior administration official told reporters Thursday that plans have accelerated in recent days to move Afghan interpreters and others who assisted U.S. forces, and their families, as their applications are...
    (CBS NEWS) – President Joe Biden threw his support behind an infrastructure proposal negotiated by a bipartisan group of senators, boosting momentum for the deal even as congressional leadership also presses forward with a larger bill addressing the more ambitious aspects of the president’s agenda. “We have a deal,” Mr. Biden told reporters outside the...
    Former President Donald Trump labeled the Michigan state Senate’s election investigation that confirmed President Joe Biden’s victory a “cover up" Thursday. Trump, who acknowledged Monday that he hasn’t conceded the November race, ridiculed the state Senate Oversight Committee's investigation, the results of which were announced a day before. He called out Mike Shirkey, the majority...
    Senate Judiciary Committee members voted along party lines on Thursday on President Joe Biden's nominee as head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Eleven Democrats supported and 11 Republicans opposed moving the nomination of David Chipman for ATF director to the Senate floor. With the Senate divided 50-50 and Vice President Kamala...
    America's biggest liberal news outlets have avoided reporting on the latest Hunter Biden scandal, amid claims he inadvertently used his father’s credit card to accidentally pay an escort $25,000. The United States' most popular left-leaning publications and news networks – including The New York Times, Washington Post, CNN and MSNBC – have made no mention...
    Texas filed a preliminary injunction Wednesday to stop the Biden administration from releasing migrants into the U.S., citing coronavirus concerns. Texas, along with America First Legal counsel, filed the suit for “failing to detain aliens who come from locations where communicable diseases of public health significance are prevalent,” the parties said in an announcement. The...
    President BidenJoe BidenSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Biden appoints veteran housing, banking regulator as acting FHFA chief Iran claims U.S. to lift all oil sanctions but State Department says 'nothing is agreed' MORE on Thursday slammed China over the closure of Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, calling it a “sad...
    Across the country, Americans are celebrating the "return to normal" after a year defined by government-mandated shutdowns, widespread rioting, and divisive identity politics.  Border communities, however, are experiencing an unprecedented flood of illegal immigration that is anything but "normal." These communities and their residents have a front-row seat to an utterly terrifying scene: 950% increase...
    The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday advanced President Biden's nominee to run the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) on a party-line vote, setting the table for an uncertain confirmation effort on the Senate floor.  Republicans, all of whom voted against David Chipman in the 10-10 Judiciary Committee vote, have raised alarms about Chipman's...
    After weeks of talks, a bipartisan group of 10 Senators, including Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Susan Collins (R-ME), have come to an agreement about a historic infrastructure package. In a press conference outside the White House, President Joe Biden announced that there were “serious compromises on both ends” and that he had signed on...
    WASHINGTON (CBS News) — A group of bipartisan senators announced an agreement on a framework for an infrastructure proposal on Wednesday evening, even as the White House and congressional Democrats continue to pursue two tracks in passing President Biden’s multi-trillion dollar plan. The group of 21 senators, 10 Democrats and 11 Republicans, previously reached an agreement...
    A plurality of American voters don’t want President Joe Biden to run for re-election in 2024 and a majority say the same about former President Donald Trump, a poll by GOP survey firm Echelon Insights reported Thursday. 34% of Americans surveyed said they would like to see Biden run in 2024 while 47% said they...
    (CNN)President Joe Biden is set to highlight the importance of getting vaccinated against Covid-19 and kick off a community canvassing event during a speech in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Thursday afternoon, as his administration continues its push to get American vaccinated against the virus. While in Raleigh, the President will tour a mobile vaccination unit...
    Senate progressives are signaling they aren't ready to bless a bipartisan infrastructure deal unless they can secure firm commitments on a separate Democratic-only bill. The early pushback comes as President BidenJoe BidenSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Biden appoints veteran housing, banking regulator as acting FHFA chief Iran claims U.S. to lift all...
    By Lisa Mascaro, Josh Boak and Jonathan Lemire | Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that “we have a deal,” signaling a bipartisan agreement on a $953 billion infrastructure plan that would achieve his top legislative priority and validate his efforts to reach across the political aisle. Biden made a...
    WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that "we have a deal," signaling a bipartisan agreement on a $953 billion infrastructure plan that would achieve his top legislative priority and validate his efforts to reach across the political aisle.Biden made a surprise appearance in front of the cameras with members of the group of...
    President Biden's pledged crackdown on "rogue" gun dealers is unlikely to put a dent in gun crime, only a tiny minority of which is committed with weapons bought from licensed dealers, according to federal statistics and studies on the subject.  The Biden administration on Wednesday announced "zero tolerance" for gun dealers who willfully violate the...
    MSNBC contributor Jake Sherman was accused of using Democratic talking points on Twitter Thursday for referring to President Biden's agenda as geared toward "hard infrastructure" and "human infrastructure." "We are at beginning of a very long and complicated process when it comes to Biden’s agenda — both on the hard infrastructure & human infrastructure side...
    The Biden administration plans to evacuate a number of Afghan allies who aided U.S. military to third countries, The New York Times reports. Administration officials reportedly began informing members of Congress on Wednesday, following months of ongoing pressure from advocates who said the lives of allies, as well as their family members, will be at risk when U.S. forces leave in September.   ...
    President Joe Biden threw his support behind an infrastructure proposal negotiated by a bipartisan group of senators, boosting momentum for the deal even as congressional leadership also presses forward with a larger bill addressing the more ambitious aspects of the president's agenda. "We have a deal," Mr. Biden told reporters outside the White House after...
    JOE Biden has confirmed "we have a deal" on a $1 trillion infrastructure plan. The president told reporters on Thursday: "A group of senators – five Democrats and five Republicans – has come together and forged an infrastructure agreement that will create millions of American jobs.” 1Joe Biden is pictured following a bipartisan meeting...
    President Joe Biden has, for a second time, selected a nominee with ties to his son Hunter Biden for a top post at the Justice Department, picking a former longtime partner at the law firm where his son worked for years and which was involved in helping the younger Biden in his business dealings with...
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    Tracy Stone-Manning, President Biden's nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), argued in her graduate thesis that Americans need to engage in population control to protect the environment. Stone-Manning has already come under fire in recent weeks for her connection to a tree spiking incident – an ecoterrorism tactic – in Idaho in...
    President Joe Biden announced a deal with Democratic and Republican senators on a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill after weeks of back and forth. “We have a deal," Biden told reporters outside the West Wing, surrounded by a group of 10 senators following infrastructure talks at the White House on Thursday. The meeting lasted 32 minutes....
    President Joe Biden stepped out on the White House driveway Thursday afternoon and announced 'we have a deal' on an infrastructure package.  The package will reportedly put $1.2 trillion toward infrastructure over an eight-year period.  Biden was surrounded by a bipartisan group of senators led by Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and Republican Sen. Rob Portman.  ...
    NEW YORK - An appeals court suspended Rudy Giuliani  from practicing law in New York because he made false statements while trying to get courts to overturn Donald Trump's loss in the presidential race. An attorney disciplinary committee said in its motion to suspend Giuliani's license that there was "uncontroverted evidence" that Giuliani had...
    (CNN)From the moment Joe Biden announced he would run for the White House, he made it clear the driving motivation behind his presidency would be strengthening America's commitment to democratic norms, under assault from forces foreign and domestic. As President, Biden has repeatedly asserted that fortifying democracy is a top priority of his administration. That's...
    President BidenJoe BidenSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Biden appoints veteran housing, banking regulator as acting FHFA chief Iran claims U.S. to lift all oil sanctions but State Department says 'nothing is agreed' MORE on Thursday announced he'd reached an infrastructure deal with a bipartisan group of Republican and Democratic senators, saying...
    President Joe Biden reached a deal with a bipartisan group of senators to pass a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, he announced at the White House on Thursday. Republican Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, Republican Maine Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announced Wednesday evening they had reached the beginnings of an agreement....
    On Thursday morning the Senate Judiciary Committee split evenly on advancing David Chipman’s nomination to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). Eleven Democrats voted for him with 11 Republicans opposed. Reuters notes this puts the Chipman nomination in a tough spot, but suggests “it is not an insurmountable roadblock.” President Joe Biden...
    President Joe Biden has shifted his messaging in recent days to feature the “delta variant” of the coronavirus in an effort to drive up vaccination rates among young adults. “Here’s the deal: The Delta variant is more contagious, it’s deadlier, and it’s spreading quickly around the world – leaving young, unvaccinated people more vulnerable than...
    A Wednesday poll indicates 41 percent of Americans approve of President Joe Biden’s handling of the immigration crisis. A Fox News poll asked respondents if they approved or disapproved of Biden’s handing of the immigration crisis. Forty-one percent said they did while 54 percent indicated they did not approve of his handling of the crisis. The...