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Politics Jul 13WATCH: Texas Democrats dig in after exodus, GOP threatens arrest
Texas Democrats who hurriedly fled to Washington to block sweeping new election laws back home acknowledged Tuesday they can't stay away forever and urged Congress to act on voting rights, while Republican Gov. Greg Abbott threatened them with arrest the…
Nation Mar 19WATCH: Pelosi says Biden has border situation under control
The Biden administration is responding to a wave of children crossing the southern border into the U.S. with some of the very tactics that evoked moral outrage from Democrats when former President Donald Trump embraced them.
Politics Mar 04House passes George Floyd Act as Democrats avoid ‘defund the police’ clash
Some Republicans argue that the proposed legislation would slash police force budgets. It doesn't do that. The bill will have a more difficult path in the Senate.
Politics Mar 03With Biden’s backing, Democrats revive bill to overhaul policing
A sweeping measure set for a vote late Wednesday bans chokeholds and "qualified immunity" for law enforcement while easing requirements for prosecutors to pursue misconduct charges.
Politics Feb 15Activists fear Biden is undermining efforts for a higher minimum wage
President Joe Biden campaigned on raising the national minimum wage to $15 per hour and attached a proposal doing just that to the $1.9 trillion coronavirus pandemic relief bill. But that provision appears in jeopardy. And Biden himself may be…
Politics Feb 09WATCH: OMB nominee Neera Tanden testifies before Senate committee
Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget, will testify Feb. 9 before the Senate committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs.
Health Jan 19Biden taps Rachel Levine in historic pick for assistant health secretary
A pediatrician and former Pennsylvania physician general, Levine was appointed to her current post by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in 2017, making her one of the few transgender people serving in elected or appointed positions nationwide.
Politics Jan 08Biden calls Trump ‘unfit’ but doesn’t endorse impeachment
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a letter to members of her chamber that lawmakers could move as early as next week to impeach Trump for inciting a violent mob that overran the U.S. Capitol if the president didn't "immediately"…
Politics Jan 08Capitol siege raises security concerns for Biden inaugural
The violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is intensifying scrutiny over security at the upcoming inauguration ceremony for President-elect Joe Biden that already has been reshaped by the pandemic and the prospect that President Donald Trump may not attend.
Politics Jan 07Biden picks Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as commerce secretary
Her name had been floated for Biden's health secretary, though she said last month she would be staying in Rhode Island and continuing to focus on the coronavirus pandemic.