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President Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy Decisions

February 26, 2021
President Joe Biden launched his first overseas military action by striking Syria. The panel talked in depth about Biden's move to not penalize Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The New York Times Chief White House Correspondent Peter Baker guest moderates.
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Biden Marks Covid Milestone in Emotional White House Ceremony

February 23, 2021
David Sanger, Sheryl Gay Stolberg | Biden Marks Covid Milestone in Emotional White House Ceremony
President Biden urged the nation on Monday night to “resist becoming numb to the sorrow” that the novel coronavirus had inflicted, marking the staggering milestone of more than a half-million Americans dead from the pandemic in a solemn ceremony at the White House.
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President Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy Push

February 19, 2021
President Joe Biden said America is back during a speech at a virtual Munich Security Conference. The panel discussed Biden’s plans to restart nuclear negotiations with Iran, and re-committing the country to NATO. Stay tuned for the panel’s discussion about the stories to watch next week. CBS Senior White House Correspondent Weijia Jiang guest moderates.

Biden sets deadlines for the COVID response as the GOP debates its future

February 19, 2021
President Joe Biden held his first town hall this week, answering about the vaccine rollout and his plans to get the country through the pandemic. The panel discussed where the Biden administration stands on the push to reopen classrooms, the government's response to Texas’s debilitating winter storm, and the cold war between Sen. Mitch McConnell and former President Donald Trump. CBS Senior White House Correspondent Weijia Jiang guest moderates.
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In Milwaukee, Biden Offers Reassurance, and Tries to Avoid Mention of ‘the Former Guy’

February 17, 2021
Annie Karni | The New York Times
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.
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'Hell or high water:' Manchin tells Biden he won't back push to skirt Senate rules on relief bill

February 17, 2021
Manu Raju, Ted Barrett | CNN
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin has privately informed President Joe Biden that he won't join any Democratic efforts to force through provisions in his economic rescue package if they are ruled in violation of strict Senate budget restrictions, the latest warning sign for Biden's push for a hike to the federal minimum wage.
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President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Agenda

February 12, 2021
As the Senate grapples with impeachment, President Joe Biden kept the pandemic at the forefront of his agenda this week. While COVID-19 case numbers fall, new contagious variants of the virus could undo the progress. The panel discussed Biden’s efforts to get Americans vaccinated quickly, and the latest on the $1.9 trillion relief bill. ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl guest moderates.
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House Democrats reject plan to sharply curtail $1,400 stimulus payments in coronavirus relief package

February 9, 2021
Erica Werner, Jeff Stein | Washington Post
Senior House Democrats on Monday night proposed sending $1,400 stimulus payments to Americans with up to $75,000 in annual income, rejecting an earlier plan under consideration to sharply curtail the benefits.
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Biden hopes Trump's impeachment won't derail agenda

February 9, 2021
Jeff Zeleny, Kevin Liptak, Arlette Saenz | CNN
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.
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