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Biden moves to revoke Russia’s trade relations status amid war in Ukraine

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Updated March 11, 2022 at 11:10 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden on Friday announced that he will work with Congress on legislation to revoke Russia’s permanent normal trade relations status because of its invasion of Ukraine. That would mean Russia would be one of only three countries to not have normal trade… Read More

President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress

Biden wants more COVID relief funds. The GOP wants to know where previous relief went

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The White House has asked Congress to approve an additional $22.5 billion to support the nation’s pandemic response. But Republicans in the deeply divided Senate have said they would not authorize additional funding until the White House was able to account for the trillions of dollars Congress has approved thus far…. Read More

President Joe Biden speaks in support of changing the Senate filibuster rules that have stalled voting rights legislation in Atlanta.

Biden calls for changes to the Senate’s filibuster to pass voting rights bills

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Updated January 11, 2022 at 6:40 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden on Tuesday delivered a fiery speech on what he called “the battle for the soul of America,” urging an outright rejection of GOP-led efforts to restrict Americans’ rights to vote. Speaking alongside Vice President Harris, Biden called for sweeping election reform… Read More

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health Anthony Fauci

White House Denies Congressional Request For Dr. Anthony Fauci’s Testimony

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Updated at 12:21 p.m. on May 2 The White House will not allow the leading immunologist on the coronavirus task force to testify to Congress next week, calling the request “counter-productive” to the administration’s efforts to contain the virus. Dr. Anthony Fauci’s testimony had been requested by the House Appropriations Committee, as part of an… Read More