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Politics Jan 21WATCH: Biden meets with mayors amid push to pass tax, economic plans
President Joe Biden addressed the annual Conference of Mayors winter meeting in Washington Friday, giving the city leaders credit for helping to pass his $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill through Congress and urging their help in implementing the measure's funding.
Politics Jan 21WATCH: White House press secretary Jen Psaki holds a news briefing amid US-Russia talks
The White House on Friday provided an update on the talks earlier in the day between U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov aimed at preventing a feared Russian invasion.
Politics Jan 20WATCH: Mayor of DC, governors of Washington, Colorado testify in House on omicron response
The mayor of Washington, DC, and governors of Washington state, Colorado and Puerto Rico will testify before the House Oversight committee on Thursday on the federal government's response to omicron.
Politics Jan 20WATCH: White House press secretary Jen Psaki holds a news briefing
White House press secretary Jen Psaki holds a news briefing on Thursday following President Joe Biden's remarks on Ukraine and the defeat of Democrats' attempt to reform the filibuster to pass voting legislation.
Politics Jan 20WATCH: Senate Republican leaders give briefing on the first year of the Biden administration
Senate Republican leaders will give a news briefing on Thursday following the defeat of the Democrat's voting rights bills by filibuster and will comment on the first year of the Biden administration.
Politics Jan 20WATCH: Speaker Pelosi gives weekly briefing after voting rights bills fail in the Senate
Speaker of the House of Representative Nancy Pelosi gives her weekly briefing Thursday, the day after voting rights bills fail in the Senate. Watch in the player above.
Politics Jan 20WATCH: Civil rights leaders testify in House Judiciary hearing on voter suppression
The House Judiciary committee will hold a hearing on Thursday on voter suppression.
Politics Jan 19WATCH: House Armed Services committee hearing on sexual assault in the National Guard
The House of Representatives Armed Services committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday on sexual assault and harassment in the National Guard.
Politics Jan 19WATCH: Comedian Jon Stewart and other veteran advocates testify in Congress on soldiers exposed to toxic fumes
The House of Representatives Veterans’ Affairs committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday on veterans exposed to toxic fumes.
Politics Jan 19LISTEN: Supreme Court justices appear sympathetic to Cruz in campaign finance case
Members of the Supreme Court's conservative majority seem sympathetic to Sen. Ted Cruz in his challenge to a provision of campaign finance law that limits the repayment of federal candidates' loans to their campaigns.