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Politics Apr 07WATCH: Biden open to compromise on infrastructure, but not inaction
President Joe Biden drew a red line on his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan Wednesday, saying he is open to compromise on how to pay for the package but inaction is unacceptable.
Politics Mar 26Biden taps Sen. Manchin’s wife to co-chair Appalachian board
Biden is nominating Gayle Manchin, the wife of West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, to be the co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission. The commission is an economic development partnership involving the federal government and 13 states.
Politics Mar 26AP fact check: Biden skews figures on border and taxes
President Joe Biden on Thursday misstated the reality at the U.S.-Mexico border when he asserted that “nothing has changed” when it comes to the number of children coming to the United States since his predecessor, Donald Trump, was in office.
Nation Mar 24WATCH: Bidens host the U.S. Women’s national soccer team for Equal Pay Day event
U.S. women's national soccer team stars Megan Rapinoe and Margaret Purce were at the White House Wednesday, participating in an event marking "Equal Pay Day."…
Politics Mar 24White House officials, lawmakers to tour border facility
The visit to a facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas, comes as the Biden administration faces a growing humanitarian and political challenge at the U.S.-Mexico border that threatens to overshadow its ambitious legislative agenda.
Nation Mar 22Photos of migrant detention highlight Biden’s border secrecy
The new images show immigrant teenagers sleeping on mats in crowded conditions, separated in groups by plastic partitions.
Nation Mar 12Biden administration to encourage family sponsors to claim unaccompanied minors entering U.S.
The 2018 policy called on Health and Human Services to share information about family sponsors with immigration authorities, a move that discouraged parents and other relatives from stepping forward out of fear they would be deported.
Nation Mar 09Child tax credit expansion sets up showdown with GOP
The massive coronavirus relief plan making its way to President Joe Biden’s desk includes a plan to temporarily raise the child tax credit that could end up permanently changing the way the country deals with child poverty.
Economy Mar 04CBO expects U.S. federal debt to double over next 30 years
The long-term drivers of managing the debt are rising interest rates and spending on programs such as Social Security and Medicare.
Politics Mar 01WATCH: Biden meets with Mexican president amid migration issues
Mexico's president says he intends to propose to Biden a new Bracero-style immigrant labor program that could bring 600,000 to 800,000 Mexican and Central American immigrants a year to work legally in the U.S.