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Biden Urges Senate To Move Quickly On COVID-19 Relief Plan

March 1, 2021
Ayesha Rascoe | NPR
The House early Saturday passed President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. Now the measure heads to the Senate.
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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.

The COVID-19 Crisis & Investigating the Insurrection

February 26, 2021
This week Washington dealt with President Biden’s COVID-19 relief bill, a mounting virus death toll, and the fallout from the January 6th insurrection on the Capitol. The panel discussed new details from congressional hearings into the riot, President Biden’s latest foreign policy efforts, and where the country stands on vaccine distribution. The New York Times Chief White House Correspondent Peter Baker guest moderates.
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Law enforcement officials testify on security failures during siege at U.S. Capitol

February 24, 2021
Yamiche Alcindor, Lisa Desjardins | Law enforcement officials testify on security failures during siege at U.S. Capitol
The men who were in charge of security during the U.S. Capitol assault told their stories in public on Tuesday for the first time. Their testimony at a Senate hearing was a tale of bad communications, bad intelligence and blame-laying. Lisa Desjardins reports, and Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.
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How the White House botched the Neera Tanden nomination

February 24, 2021
Natasha Korecki | POLITICO
Just about everyone in Washington, D.C., could see that Neera Tanden’s nomination to head the Office of Management and Budget was beleaguered from the beginning — everyone, that is, except the White House.
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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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Merrick Garland tells senators Capitol riot investigation will be his first priority as attorney general

February 23, 2021
Devlin Barrett, Ann E. Marimow, Matt Zapotosky | Merrick Garland tells senators Capitol riot investigation will be his first priority as attorney general
Attorney general nominee Merrick Garland said Monday that, if confirmed, his first order of business will be the sprawling investigation into the U.S. Capitol riot, as he more broadly vowed to stamp out the rising threat of domestic terrorism and restore public faith in the Justice Department.
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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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