Politics

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks about his plan to administer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines to the U.S. population during a news conference at Biden’s transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, January 15, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Joe Biden‘s first Covid-19 package is already facing hurdles in Congress that threaten to force the fledgling administration
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Doctor Richard Dang (R), Assistant professor USC School of Pharmacy, administers a Covid-19 vaccine to Ashley Van Dyke as mass-vaccination of healthcare workers takes place at Dodger Stadium on January 15, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Irfan Khan | AFP | Getty Images As President Joe Biden makes quelling the Covid-19 crisis his first priority
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Avril Haines speaks during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee to be President-elect Joe Biden’s national intelligence director in Washington, DC, January 19, 2021. Joe Raedle | Pool | Reuters WASHINGTON –The Senate confirmed Avril Haines as the director of national intelligence Wednesday evening, the first official member of President Joe Biden’s Cabinet.
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President Donald Trump in a prerecorded farewell address touted his record on the economy and foreign policy, while glossing over the Capitol riot that consumed the final weeks of his presidency. He also failed to mention his successor, Joe Biden, by name. Biden will be inaugurated as the nation’s 46th president Wednesday. Trump’s nearly 20-minute
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A progressive group is urging corporations to stop contributing to the Federalist Society after one of the conservative legal organization’s leaders was featured at last week’s rally that preceded the deadly riot on Capitol Hill. Demand Justice told CNBC that it wants corporations to stop giving to the Federalist Society after member John Eastman, a
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A file photo dated September 29, 2019 shows Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny during a rally in support of political prisoners in Prospekt Sakharova Street in Moscow, Russia. Alexei Navalny is unconscious in hospital after allegedly being poisoned according to his press secretary. Sefa Karacan | Anadolu Agency via Getty Images WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe
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Vice President Mike Pence listens during a briefing about the upcoming presidential inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, at FEMA headquarters, January 14, 2021, in Washington. Alex Brandon | Reuters Vice President Mike Pence called his soon-to-be successor, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, to congratulate her and offer his assistance before she
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Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump wave Trump flags and Confederate battle flags as they demonstrate on the second floor of the U.S. Capitol near the entrance to the Senate after breaching security defenses, in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021. Mike Theiler | Reuters Capitol Police said Friday that they are investigating allegations by Democratic
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President Trump’s Seven Springs estate in Mount Kisco, New York, seen here Sept. 30, 2020. Johnny Milano | The Washington Post | Getty Images The Manhattan district attorney’s office has expanded its criminal probe of President Donald Trump’s company to include a sprawling property in Westchester County, New York. A lawyer for the town of
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A general view of the Lehigh County Jail, where retired fireman Robert Sanford was due to appear in connection with the U.S. Capitol riots, before a federal judge, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, January 14, 2021. Mark Makela | Reuters A retired Pennsylvania firefighter was arrested and charged Thursday with crimes related to the Jan.6 Capitol riot,
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President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday unveiled the details of a $1.9 trillion coronavirus rescue package designed to support households and businesses through the pandemic. The proposal, called the American Rescue Plan, includes several familiar stimulus measures in the hope the additional fiscal support will sustain U.S. families and firms until the Covid-19 vaccine is widely
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A second impeachment trial for President Donald Trump will likely drag into President-elect Joe Biden‘s term as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will not bring the upper chamber back earlier than Tuesday. A spokesman for the Kentucky Republican confirmed his office informed Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., that McConnell would not reconvene the Senate
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