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President Joe Biden’s 2023 State of the Union address
WATCH: Biden envisions hundreds of thousands more jobs to rebuild U.S. pride
By Associated Press
Live updates: State of the Union 2023
The state of our union, in 6 charts
By Jenna Cohen, Hannah Grabenstein, Joshua Barajas
By Justin Stabley
By News Desk
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Steven Dettelbach as director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The committee also considered the nomination of several federal judges.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The Senate has whisked a $40 billion package of military, economic and food aid for Ukraine and U.S. allies to final congressional approval.
By Oleksandr Stashevskyi, David Keyton, Associated Press
Ukraine’s general staff said the Russians were pulling back from the northeastern city of Kharkiv and focusing on guarding supply routes, while launching mortar, artillery and airstrikes in the eastern Donetsk province in order to “deplete Ukrainian forces and destroy…
President Joe Biden has called on Democrats to enshrine the nearly 50-year-old Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade into law after the disclosure of a draft opinion that would overturn the landmark decision that declared a constitutional right to…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer angrily denounced as an “abomination” the Supreme Court’s leaked draft decision that would overturn the nation’s landmark Roe v. Wade ruling.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The debate comes amidst news that the U.S. economy shrank in the first three months of the year, and faces threats from high inflation and rising interest rates.
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., spoke in support of Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on April 7 during her Senate confirmation vote. Leahy cited her education and judicial experience, as well as the diversity she’d bring to the court, as…
Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., spoke in support of Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson during her Senate confirmation vote on April 7. He said he was “beyond thrilled” to vote for her confirmation.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Senate has confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, shattering a historic barrier by securing her place as the first Black female justice and giving President Joe Biden a bipartisan endorsement for his effort to diversify the court.
The Senate is expected to resume consideration of the 2022 America COMPETES Act on Monday.
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