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Biden on the brink of a big legislative win as Dems close in on climate, health bill

August 5, 2022
It’s been a successful week for President Biden after a U.S. drone strike killed al-Qaida's top leader, and with celebrations on the CHIPS and PACT acts and job numbers exceeding expectations and calming recession fears. But he is also one step closer to reaching a landmark achievement on a bill tackling climate, health care and taxes -- legislation Republicans oppose but have no path to block.

Washington Week full episode, August 5, 2022

August 5, 2022
President Biden hails robust job numbers as a hallmark of his domestic agenda moves closer to passage. Also, key primary elections send signals about abortion access and election deniers seeking office. Join moderator Leigh Ann Caldwell, Carl Hulse of The New York Times, Asma Khalid of NPR and Ashley Parker of The Washington Post as they discuss these stories and more.
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Biden tests positive for COVID-19 as his approval rating reaches new low

July 22, 2022
President Biden this week tested positive for COVID-19, but he is experiencing mild symptoms and is working in quarantine from his residence. At age 79, the president is at a high risk for severe illness though he is vaccinated and twice boosted. This comes as the latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll shows his approval rating at the lowest point in his presidency.

Washington Week full episode, July 22, 2022

July 22, 2022
The Jan. 6 panel's latest hearing focused on why former President Trump waited to call off the mob during the Capitol attack, and President Biden tests positive for COVID as a new poll shows lower approval ratings. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Nikole Killion of CBS News, Hallie Jackson of NBC News, and Yasmeen Abutaleb and Dan Balz of The Washington Post as they discuss these stories and more.
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July 22, 2022
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A Look Inside Efforts to Overturn the 2020 Election

March 25, 2022
This week, new reports emerged that Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, repeatedly pressed former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to pursue efforts to overturn the 2020 election results.

Biden Travels to Europe and An Historic SCOTUS Confirmation Hearing

March 25, 2022
President Biden travels to Brussels and Poland for emergency meetings with western allies, aimed at solidifying support for Ukraine.
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Ukrainian President Asked Biden Not to Sanction Abramovich, to Facilitate Peace Talks

March 24, 2022
Vivian Salama | The Wall Street Journal
The Russian oligarch, facing sanctions, is trying to be go-between with Russian President Vladimir Putin
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