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Kamala Harris plans to prioritize cybersecurity and global health in foreign policy platform

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here While the White House tackles domestic crises stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, Vice President Kamala Harris is looking beyond U.S. boundaries to develop her foreign policy portfolio. Harris aides have declined to detail her top domestic areas of responsibility,......

Grassley to vote against Tanden nomination

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tal Axelrod Sen. Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyGrassley says he’ll decide this fall whether to run in 2022 Yellen deputy Adeyemo on track for quick confirmation Durbin: Garland likely to get confirmation vote next week MORE (R-Iowa) said Thursday he will......

CBS Evening News, February 22, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Remembering the lives lost to coronavirus; Norah O’Donnell reflects on the toll of the coronavirus pandemic Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

U.S. coronavirus death toll surpasses 500,000

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here It was a somber day as the U.S. passed 500,000 coronavirus deaths. President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris held a moment of silence to pay tribute to the lives lost. Carter Evans reports. Source link To Return to......

Texas grid failure ignites feud over Republican oversight of the energy industry

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Residents line up in their vehicles to enter a warming center and shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures, as local media reports most residents are without electricity, in Galveston, Texas, February 17, 2021. Adrees Latif | Reuters The Texas grid failure......

Prioritizing teacher vaccinations will be a challenge until shortage is resolved, Biden official says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Prioritizing teachers in Covid vaccine distribution will continue to be a challenge until more doses are readily available, Andy Slavitt, senior advisor to the White House Covid-19 Response Team, said Wednesday. President Joe Biden has made reopening the nation’s schools for in-person......

Get schools open, President Biden

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Post Editorial Board America needs its schools reopened, but President Biden and his team are making it harder even as they pretend otherwise. Vice President Kamala Harris further muddied the issue Wednesday on “The Today Show,” refusing to say if teacher vaccinations need to come first. Time and again, she......

Texas blackouts show how vulnerable power grid is to climate change

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Cyrus Whittaker, left, and Debbie Orca sit around a fire in the homeless camp where they live during record breaking cold and snow in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on February 16, 2021. Nick Oxford | The Washington Post | Getty Images......

Team Biden is still pushing blatant lies about the Trump vaccine plan

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Post Editorial Board Why is Team Biden sticking to its ridiculous “Trump had no vax-distribution plan” claim? Vice President Kamala Harris trotted it out in a weekend interview, yet again insisting that the new administration is effectively “starting from scratch” because of its predecessor’s failures. Ha! After President Biden made......

Perdue on potential 2022 run: GOP must regain the Senate

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tal Axelrod Former Sen. David PerdueDavid PerduePerdue files paperwork to explore 2022 Senate run NRCC finance chair: Republicans who voted for Trump impeachment will not be penalized Ossoff presses Biden’s budget nominee on HBCU funding MORE (R-Ga.) confirmed Monday......

VP Harris responds to surge in violent attacks against Asian Americans

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris in Wilmington, Delaware. Leah Millis | Reuters Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday responded to a recent surge in violent attacks against Asian Americans. “We must continue to commit ourselves to combating racism and discrimination,”......

White House builds business coalition to support Biden’s Covid relief plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The White House has been reaching out to executives in several industries to rally support for the Biden administration $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan, according to people familiar with the matter. In the past week, administration officials have held at......

Sen. Bernie Sanders opposes cutting the income cap for $1,400 stimulus checks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during the confirmation hearing for Secretary of Energy nominee Jennifer Granholm before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Capitol Hill January 27, 2021 in Washington, DC. Pool | Getty Images News |......

Schiff lobbying Newsom to be appointed California AG: reports

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffWhite House reviewing whether Trump should continue receiving intel briefings Lobbying from the center Glenn Greenwald warns against media censorship amid concerns over domestic terrorism MORE (D-Calif.) has been quietly rallying support from California......

Biden’s climate change agenda will face big obstacles with evenly divided Senate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on tackling climate change prior to signing executive actions in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, January 27, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Joe Biden has passed an early......

Sen. Patrick Leahy, set to preside over Trump impeachment, taken to hospital

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sen. Patrick Leahy, the Vermont Democrat set to preside over the upcoming impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, was taken to a Washington hospital for evaluation Tuesday, his spokesman said. “This evening, Senator Leahy was in his Capitol office......

Vice President Harris receives second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Nathaniel Weixel Vice President Harris received her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md. Harris urged all Americans to get the vaccine when it’s available to them, and thanked......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden: Focus on vaccine, virus, travel

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver       Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Monday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and......

Biden claims his $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan will cut child poverty in half — here’s how

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jim Lo Scalzo-Pool/Getty Images President Joe Biden in a speech last week said his $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan would lift 5 million kids from the ranks of the poor and cut the child poverty rate in half. That would......

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