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White House expands behind-the-scenes lobbying as Biden makes public push for $4 trillion proposals

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Behind the scenes, the White House ramped up its bipartisan outreach on Capitol Hill — an expansion of an effort that has been underway since Biden laid out the first piece of that agenda last month, according to a......

New insight into Ivanka Trump’s White House role

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New insight into Ivanka Trump’s White House role – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A New York Times profile headlined, “Ivanka Trump has the president’s ear. Here’s her agenda” provides new insight into her White House role and the......

Senators head to White House for North Korea briefing

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Senators head to White House for North Korea briefing – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Every U.S. senator is invited to the White House Wednesday for a special briefing on the North Korean threat. The nation’s top military and......

Pence, Christie, other top potential GOP White House contenders to speak at Texas donor event

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pauses while speaking during an Operation Warp Speed vaccine summit at the White House in Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 2020. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images Former Vice President Mike Pence, former New Jersey......

U.S. investigating peculiar attacks with hallmarks of “Havana syndrome” near White House

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here View Of White House And South Lawn From A Window In The Washington Monument, Washington, D.C. Shannon Dunaway / EyeEm | EyeEm | Getty Images WASHINGTON – Federal agencies are investigating at least two mysterious incidents on U.S. soil with......

Biden White House touts diversity of appointees after 100 days

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Brett Samuels More than half of the roughly 1,500 political appointees in the Biden administration are women and nearly one-third are naturalized or children of immigrants, according to data released Thursday by the White House. The White House Office of......

‘These guys never gave up:’ Tigers rally in the 7th, Ureña solid in 5-2 win over White Sox

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Chicago – Josê Ureña just wouldn’t break. The Tigers were kicking and throwing the ball around behind him — five errors in the first five innings. For most of the game, the Tigers had more errors on the board......

Former Obama White House adviser arrested for allegedly stealing over $200,000 from charter schools he founded

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Seth Andrew was charged by prosecutors in the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York with wire fraud, money laundering, and making false statements to a bank. Prosecutors say Andrew helped create a network of charter......

Former Obama White House advisor Seth Andrew arrested, accused of stealing from charter school he founded

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Seth Andrew during a TEDx Talks Source: TEDx Talks | YouTube A man who served as an advisor in the Obama White House has been arrested on charges of scheming to steal $218,005 from a charter school network he founded,......

Pandemic Imperiled Non-English Speakers More Than Others

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Martha Bebinger, WBUR In March 2020, just weeks into the covid-19 pandemic, the incident command center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston was scrambling to understand this deadly new disease. It appeared to be killing more Black and brown patients than whites. For Latinos, there was an additional warning......

Biden capital gains tax hike would only hit 0.3% of households, White House advisor says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here National Economic Council Director Brian Deese holds a press briefing in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC on April 26 2021. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden’s top economic advisor on......

Harris touts White House jobs plan during visit to New Hampshire

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Vice President Kamala Harris touted the American Jobs Plan during a visit to New Hampshire on Friday, calling it a “once-in-a-generation” investment in America’s future. Speaking at an event in Concord, Harris said passage of the $2.25 trillion jobs......

White: UFC finalizing Adesanya-Vettori title fight

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The UFC is finalizing a middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori for UFC 263, per UFC president Dana White. Contracts have not been signed, but the 185-pound title fight is expected to headline the UFC’s pay-per-view event on June 12. The UFC has not yet announced a......

What’s going to happen to Obamacare?

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here What’s going to happen to Obamacare? – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to repeal President Obama’s landmark health care legislation, the Affordable Care Act. Betsey McCaughey, former Lieutenant Governor of New York, is an......

White House brushes off Thursday stock market drop after reports of Biden push for capital gains tax hike

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jen Psaki, White House press secretary, speaks during a news conference in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, April 23, 2021. Jim Lo Scalzo | Bloomberg | Getty Images......

The White House warns that the U.S. lags behind China on developing clean technologies.

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A report published by the Biden administration on Friday made the case that a failure to adopt clean energy technologies and reduce carbon emissions will contribute to rising economic costs, and warns that the United States has fallen behind in its efforts to develop strategies to combat the effects of......

Biden pressured to disclose political appointees’ ethics agreements as advisor’s brother lobbies White House

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the COVID-19 response and the state of vaccinations at the South Court Auditorium of Eisenhower Executive Office Building on April 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong | Getty Images Several watchdog and......

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