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Politics Jul 26Senators race to seal infrastructure deal as pressure mounts
Key senators and staff spent the weekend trying to reach a final agreement.
Health Jul 12Pfizer to discuss COVID-19 vaccine booster with U.S. officials
The move comes as President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser acknowledged that "it is entirely conceivable, maybe likely" that booster shots will be needed.
Politics Jun 19AP FACT CHECK: Putin’s twisted tale on rival; Biden GOP jab
A look at the veracity of some statements from Biden’s week of diplomacy and his return to the domestic fray, as well as statements by Vladimir Putin at a Geneva news conference after his meeting with President Biden.
Politics May 09House GOP leader says he backs ousting Cheney from No. 3 job
Top House Republican Kevin McCarthy on Sunday publicly endorsed Rep. Elise Stefanik for the post of No. 3 leader, cementing the party conference’s support of the Donald Trump loyalist over Rep. Liz Cheney, an outspoken critic of the former president…
Education Apr 21Democrats push $25 billion for electric school buses, a Biden priority
The legislation unveiled Wednesday would authorize federal money over 10 years to cover the expense of purchasing electric school buses, building charging stations and providing workforce training.
Politics Mar 25WATCH: Buttigieg testifies before House about transportation infrastructure
The hearing exposed deep fault lines by party, testing Biden’s campaign promise to reach across the political aisle to address national problems.
Politics Mar 14Pelosi pledges swift work on major infrastructure package
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday pledged swift work by Congress on a job and infrastructure package that will be “fiscally sound,” but said she isn’t sure whether the next major item on President Joe Biden’s agenda will attract Republican…
Politics Feb 15Pelosi says independent commission will examine Capitol riot
The speaker says in a letter to Democratic colleagues that the House will also put forth supplemental spending to boost security at the Capitol. Bipartisan support appears to be growing for an independent commission.
Politics Feb 03Buttigieg says Transportation Department will push ‘bold’ thinking
Pete Buttigieg, newly sworn in as transportation secretary, is urging his 55,000 employees to embrace “imaginative, bold, forward thinking.”…
Politics Feb 02WATCH: Senate confirms Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary
The Senate is poised to approve Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary.