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Cuomo scandal snares Dems on #MeToo

Alexi McCammond, Kadia Goba, Alayna Treene | Axios
March 1, 2021
They hammered Donald Trump after the "Access Hollywood" tape. Pilloried Brett Kavanaugh over Christine Blasey Ford. Defended President Biden when he was accused of inappropriate touching. Now, Democrats have to show whether they walk the "#MeToo" talk.

In Milwaukee, Biden Offers Reassurance, and Tries to Avoid Mention of ‘the Former Guy’

Annie Karni | The New York Times
February 17, 2021
In his first official trip away from Washington since taking office, President Biden on Tuesday offered reassurance to Americans about the availability of the coronavirus vaccines and optimism that his $1.9 trillion relief bill was the kind of ambitious plan that could restore the American economy.

Biden speaks with Chinese President Xi Jinping for first time as President

Vivian Salama | CNN
February 11, 2021
The introductory call between the leaders of the world's two largest economies touched upon a range of issues against the backdrop of escalating tensions between the two countries.

The First Trial Seemed Abstract. This One Is a Visceral Reckoning Over Trump.

Peter Baker | The New York Times
February 10, 2021
At issue will be many aspects that defined Donald Trump’s presidency: his relentless assaults on truth, his fomenting of divisions, his shattering of norms and his undermining of an election.

On a day of legal wrangling, the trauma of Jan. 6 becomes the centerpiece of Trump impeachment trial

Dan Balz | The Washington Post
February 10, 2021
The second impeachment trial of Donald Trump opened Tuesday heading toward what seemed a preordained conclusion. But as the day revealed, the events that led to this moment — Trump’s efforts to overturn an election and his role in inciting a mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol — will have left an indelible mark on his presidency and on the history of the country, no matter the trial’s outcome.

Senate says Trump's impeachment trial is constitutional

Abby Phillip | CNN
February 10, 2021
Following a vote to determine the constitutionality of an impeachment trial for a president who has already left office, a majority of the senators said the trial of former President Trump is constitutional.

Biden hopes Trump's impeachment won't derail agenda

Jeff Zeleny, Kevin Liptak, Arlette Saenz | CNN
February 9, 2021
As his predecessor is tried in the US Capitol this week for inciting a deadly riot, President Joe Biden will work to keep his first-100-days agenda on track from the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue.

Biden is open to mandating paid family leave in future legislation, Yellen says

Erica Werner | The Washington Post
February 8, 2021
President Biden is open to a national mandate for paid family leave and child care as the administration begins to develop a massive infrastructure and jobs bill that could follow the $1.9 trillion relief bill now making its way through Congress, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday.
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Schumer's office says it will accommodate Trump attorney request to delay impeachment trial during Sabbath

Manu Raju, Lauren Fox, Jim Acosta, Kelly Mena, | CNN
February 8, 2021
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's office said Saturday the Senate will accommodate a request from one of former President Donald Trump's impeachment attorneys to halt Trump's impeachment trial during the Jewish Sabbath.