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Tag Archives: President Joe Biden

Biden Declares Disaster State In New York, Orders Federal Aid

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President Joe Biden has ordered federal aid to New York after declaring a major disaster in the state. The aid will supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Ida, including the counties of Bronx, Kings, Queens, Richmond and Westchester, the White House said Monday. Assistance …

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20 States Sue Biden Administration Over Transgender Protections

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Twenty Republican-led states are suing the Biden administration to stop the enforcement of what they say is a “regulatory overreach” in federal guidelines that ensure protections for transgender individuals from discrimination at work and in school. The states are being led by Tennessee’s Republican Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III. “This case …

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Supreme Court Strikes Down CDC Eviction Moratorium

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The Supreme Court late Thursday ruled against the national eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, saying the health agency exceeded its authority in issuing the ban. The moratorium was originally put in place by Congress last year, but that elapsed in July. Then-President Donald Trump …

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House Approves $3.5 Trillion Budget Resolution

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The House on Tuesday approved by a vote of 220-212 a $3.5 trillion budget resolution that, when passed, will help expand the social safety net in the United States. The vote came after almost two days of negotiations with a group of House moderates who were threatening to withhold their …

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House Passes John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

House Passes John Lewis Voting Rights Act

The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which supporters say would reestablish critical sections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that recent Supreme Court decisions have overturned. The vote was 219-212 among party lines, with not a single Republican voting for …

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WNBA champions are once again welcome in the White House

WNBA Champion Seattle Storm Visit White House

Seattle Storm players celebrated their victory and a less politically charged restoration of a sports tradition. Candice Norwood Originally published by The 19th The Seattle Storm, the 2020 WNBA champions, met with President Joe Biden on Monday, becoming the first professional basketball team since 2016 to visit the White House. …

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