UPI - 42 min 44 sec ago
President Joe Biden will speak with Democrats on Tuesday to discuss designs on moving his $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan forward, which was passed by the House but must clear hurdles in the Senate this week.
New York Times - 1 hour 15 min ago
President Biden will call into a meeting of fellow party members as the Senate prepares to take up the $1.9 trillion relief plan. They are expected to discuss possible changes to the bill because Democrats cannot afford to lose any votes in the closely divided chamber.
Newsweek - 1 hour 16 min ago
The president's adversaries have attacked his early actions and stances, rounding on the two-word phrase as a critique of his position.
Vox - 1 hour 28 min ago
President Biden's national climate adviser, Gina McCarthy, speaks to reporters in Wilmington, Delaware, on December 19, 2020. | Joshua Roberts/Getty Images In an interview with Vox, McCarthy explains what it will take to marshal the power of the federal government on climate. Getting the United States back in the Paris climate agreement was the easy part. Now comes the hard part. In President Joe Biden's administration, White House National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy is the person responsible...
The Independent - 1 hour 31 min ago
Drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson's newly approved coronavirus vaccine in an effort to expand supply more quickly...
CBS News - 1 hour 35 min ago
In an unprecedented video message, the president urged management to back off and let workers decide.
UPI - 1 hour 36 min ago
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will participate in a White House coronavirus event Tuesday as millions of doses of the new Johnson & Johnson vaccine are on their way to health providers nationwide.
Vox - 1 hour 38 min ago
Gina McCarthy delivers remarks after being introduced as President Joe Biden's national climate adviser nominee on December 19, 2020. | Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images McCarthy, Obama's EPA chief, is back with one mission: fighting climate change. New White House National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy has never been one to worry about what she can't control. In 2017, McCarthy watched as the Trump administration moved to dismantle her signature work as Barack Obama's Environmental Protection...
Newsweek - 3 hours 8 min ago
Iran and the U.S. remain stuck in a stalemate over which side will take the first step to revive the JCPOA nuclear deal.
The Guardian - 3 hours 27 min ago
Senate judiciary committee will quiz FBI chief who previously warned of threat posed by domestic extremists CDC chief warns of potential fourth Covid surge' Cuomo faces new calls to resign as harassment investigation looms Sign up to receive First Thing our daily briefing by email 11.31am GMT Christopher Wray isn't the only person facing a questioning in Congress today. Joe Biden's nominees to head two key financial watchdogs will be questioned by lawmakers today on how they plan to...
New York Times - 3 hours 58 min ago
A sign calling on Congress to provide Covid relief in Washington on Friday.
The Independent - 6 hours 6 min ago
Event held on Seuss's birthday is being distanced from the controversial children author...
The Guardian - 6 hours 57 min ago
President has chance to mitigate some of Trump's judicial efforts as vacancies arise Donald Trump's historic shakeup of the roster of US federal judges will not soon be reversed, despite his exit from the White House. Continue reading...
NY Post - 8 hours 42 min ago
WASHINGTON – The United States is expected to impose sanctions to punish Russia for the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny as early as Tuesday, two sources familiar with the matter said. President Joe Biden’s decision to impose sanctions for Navalny’s poisoning reflects a harder stance than taken by his predecessor, Donald Trump, who let the incident last...
Fox News - 9 hours 6 min ago
We are just 36 days into Joe Biden's administration, and he has already fulfilled a major campaign promise.
The Independent - 9 hours 36 min ago
As a presidential candidate, Joe Biden promised to make a pariah out of Saudi Arabia over the 2018 killing of dissident Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi...
ABC News - 9 hours 36 min ago
President Joe Biden's choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission is coming before a Senate panel as a roiling stock-trading drama spurs clamor for tighter regulation of Wall Street...
The Independent - 9 hours 39 min ago
Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump fumbled his administration's response to the exploding pandemic last year...
The Independent - 9 hours 41 min ago
Democrats' hopes of including a minimum wage increase in their huge COVID-19 relief bill seem all but dead...
Politico - 11 hours 53 sec ago
The quasi-endorsement was weeks in the making, spurring on by private talks with labor leaders and Democratic officials.
The Guardian - 12 hours 21 min ago
Unlike other officials, the then president and first lady did not receive their shots on TV Donald and Melania Trump received the coronavirus vaccine before leaving the White House, according to multiple news reports on Monday. Citing unnamed advisers, the New York Times, CNN and other outlets reported that while other officials, including Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and the former vice-president Mike Pence, chose to get their shots publicly to encourage confidence in the vaccines, the Trumps opted...
The Guardian - 13 hours 20 min ago
Senate to take up Covid relief bill this week, says Schumer Jen Psaki: Biden doesn't plan to overrule Senate parliamentarian CDC director warns of potential fourth surge' in Covid cases DHS secretary: Trump dismantled immigration system in its entirety' Johnson & Johnson's vaccine to roll out within 48 hours Sign up to receive First Thing our daily briefing by email 1.30am GMT Wrapping up here on the west coast. Here's what happened this afternoon and evening: 1.28am GMT A third...
Insider - 13 hours 43 min ago
Summary List Placement The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI), a commission created by Congress under President Trump to advise government on artificial intelligence for national security purposes in 2018, submitted its final report to President Joe Biden and Congress on Monday. In that report, the commission recommended the government take "bold action" to maintain the country's technological edge over China by establishing a Technology Competitiveness Council...
Politico - 14 hours 1 min ago
The powerful chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee isn't going to let Biden repeat Obama's mistakes.