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Presidential pets: The Roosevelts’ menagerie

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Perhaps no presidential family had more fun than Teddy Roosevelt’s. At the White House, and at historic Sagamore Hill (the family’s longtime retreat in Long Island, New York), Theodore Roosevelt’s six kids grew up with no fewer than 40......

Presidential pets: Calvin Coolidge’s White House raccoon

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Known as “Silent Cal,” President Calvin Coolidge was a man of few words, but many pets. The Coolidges were known for being animal lovers, which is why people sent them animals as presents, said Andrew Hager, historian-in-residence at the......

Joe and Jill Biden in Thanksgiving op-ed: ‘We can be apart without being alone’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Aris Folley President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenHarris says she has ‘not yet’ spoken to Pence Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams among nominees for Time magazine’s 2020 Person of the Year Obama: Republican Party members believe ‘white males are victims’ MORE and......

Biden announces key Cabinet picks, including historic firsts

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Flexing diplomatic muscle, President-elect Biden has introduced six members of his foreign policy and national security teams. Nikole Killion reports. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Biden to begin receiving classified presidential daily briefings

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden will begin receiving the classified presidential daily briefing, a spokesman for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence confirmed to NBC News on Tuesday. “Following the statutory direction of the Presidential Transition Act, ODNI......

Biden’s foreign policy team lays out a national security vision that differs sharply from Trump’s

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris introduce their nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. Carolyn Kaster | AP WASHINGTON — “Diplomacy is......

Economists are calling for more stimulus checks. Here’s where assistance plans stand

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here For Americans who have had a tough year financially amid Covid-19, a second set of $1,200 stimulus checks would provide some much welcome relief. But lawmakers on Capitol Hill still need to work out their differences before they can approve......

Biden team denies president-elect wants Democrats to accept smaller relief deal

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Joe Biden‘s transition team denied Monday that the president-elect’s advisors have pushed Democratic congressional leaders to agree to a smaller coronavirus stimulus package in order to win more relief now. In public remarks, the former vice president has repeatedly supported......

Biden’s lead over Trump surpasses 6M votes as more ballots are tallied

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenOutside groups flood Georgia with advertising buys ahead of runoffs Biden will receive @POTUS Twitter account on Jan. 20 even if Trump doesn’t concede, company says Trump to participate in virtual G-20 summit amid......

Op-Ed: How Biden can restore U.S. global leadership after Trump’s retreat from international institutions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Woody Allen once famously said, “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” No advice is more important for President-elected Joe Biden as he maps his strategy to regain the United States’ lost ground and influence around the world. The trend......

Biden forges ahead with the transition while Trump paralyzes Washington

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks about the U.S. economy during a press briefing at the Queen Theater on November 16, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Joe Raedle | Getty Images WASHINGTON — By most measures, President-elect Joe Biden had a......

Social Security was a big presidential campaign issue. What we know about whether it swayed senior voters

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A President Donald Trump and a former Vice President Joe Biden supporter converse before the Joe Biden Campaign Rally at the National World War I Museum and Memorial on March 7, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri. Kyle Rivas | Getty......

Rudy Giuliani and President Trump’s legal team continue to undermine the election

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The president’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, and legal team held a press conference at the RNC that undermined the 2020 election. Weijia Jiang reports from the White House. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page –......

“CBS Evening News” headlines for Thursday, November 19, 2020

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Here’s a look at the top stories making headlines on the “CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell.” Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Joe Biden made his pick for Treasury secretary, says he will announce choice soon

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden said Thursday that he has decided whom he will nominate for Treasury secretary, and that he will make the announcement in the coming weeks. “You’ll soon hear my choice for Treasury, either just before or......

Biden receives national security briefing from experts outside government as Trump resists transition

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President-elect Joe Biden receives a national security briefing in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., November 17, 2020. Tom Brenner | Reuters WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden received a briefing Tuesday on national security and diplomacy from a dozen experts outside of......

Congress is far from sending more stimulus help as coronavirus cases surge and economic pain looms

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. Capitol dome is reflected on an ambulance at sunset in Washington, November 10, 2020. Erin Scott | Reuters Congress appeared nowhere close to passing another coronavirus relief bill Tuesday as infections surge across the country and new public......

Biden picks for senior White House staff include loyalists, rising Democratic stars

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his first slate of senior White House staff, choosing a mix of longtime Biden loyalists and rising Democratic stars. The overall makeup of the top staff is notable for its lack of......

Biden holds joint meeting with union leaders and CEOs of major retail, auto and tech companies

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden hosted a joint meeting Monday with labor union leaders and the chief executives of major tech, retail and auto companies. The business leaders at the virtual meeting were General Motors CEO Mary Barra, Microsoft president......

Election results, vaccine news could shake up the outlook for a coronavirus stimulus package. What you need to know about the aid that may be coming

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here s Washington lawmakers have worked to come to an agreement on the next coronavirus relief package for months. Post-election, those talks could get shaken up by new developments on Capitol Hill. That includes the election of Democratic candidate Joe Biden......

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