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First Cat? Bidens Reportedly Bringing A Feline To The White House

It's been more than ten years since there's been a cat in the White House.
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Biden-Harris Announce All-Female Communications Staff

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Sunday announced members of the incoming administration's communications staff. For the first time in U.S. history, the staff will be comprised entirely of women.
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President-elect Joe Biden fractured his foot while playing with his dog Major

Biden's doctor said he will likely need a walking boot for several weeks. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden fractured his foot while playing with his dog Major on Saturday. Biden's doctor, Kevin O'Connor, said in a statement that a CT scan "confirmed hairline (small) fractures of President-elect Biden's lateral and intermediate cuneiform bones, which are in the mid-foot." Biden's doctor also said he will likely need a walking boot for several weeks. Visit Business Ins...
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Biden to nominate Neera Tanden as first White House budget chief

The office is responsible for an administration's spending and policy plans.
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Biden will tap Deese to be top White House economic adviser

Brian Deese is an executive at investment giant BlackRock.
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Congress must meet Dec. 11 funding deadline to avoid another government shutdown

Before taking its Thanksgiving break, the Senate released its recommendations for the 12 appropriations bills needed to fund the government through fiscal year 2021. Back in July, the respective House committees approved all 12 of their FY21 appropriations bills. Ten of them have been passed by the full House. But officially, Uncle Sam is running right now on stop-gap money. Since the House bills didn't make it through the full legislative process before the 2021 fiscal year began on Oct. 1, a ...
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Biden Announces Seven Women Will Head Up His WH Communications Team

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Sunday announced the first ever all-women senior White House communications team. The Washington Post first reported the news on Sunday afternoon. “Communicating directly and truthfully to the American people is one of the most important duties of a President, and this team will be entrusted with the tremendous responsibility of connecting the American people to the White House,” Biden said in a statement. “These qualified, ex...
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WH COVID Task Force: Don’t Let Guard Down Just Because Vaccine Is In Sight

While expressing optimism over COVID-19 vaccine developments, White House coronavirus task force members on Sunday urged the public to continue practicing measures that help reduce the spread of COVID-19 as they warned that infection rates are likely to surge in light of Thanksgiving-related travel. According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 266,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 thus far. On Sunday, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Admiral Brett Giroir and Surgeon General Jerome Adams boosted conf...
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President-elect Joe Biden hires all-female communications staff

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks one day after Americans voted in the presidential election, on November 04, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The communications team for the Biden-Harris administration will be all-female, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Biden selected Democratic spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki as his White House press secretary. Kate Bedingfield, communications director for the Biden campaign, will lead his press team at the White Hou...
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Joe Biden names all-women White House communications team led by Jen Psaki as press secretary

"I am proud to announce today the first senior White House communications team comprised entirely of women," Biden said in a statement Sunday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman calls Trump's election lawsuits 'mandatorily aired absurdities' and calls out Twitter over its handling of the president's misinformation

In this Sept. 21, 2018 photo, former Braddock, Pa., Mayor John Fetterman speaks at a campaign rally for Pennsylvania candidates in Philadelphia AP Photo/Matt Rourke John Fetterman, Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor, spoke to Business Insider about President Donald Trump, voter fraud, criminal justice reform, and his state's East vs. West rivalry. Elected in 2018, Fetterman has used his position to advocate the legalization of marijuana and a renewed focus from Democrats on Pennsylvania's ...
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Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director...
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Pa. State Sen. Doug Mastriano tests positive for COVID-19 after meeting Republicans at White House

Mastriano went to Washington shortly after helping to host a four-hour-plus public meeting in Gettysburg — maskless — on efforts to...
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Joe Biden announces all-female media team at his White House

The president-elect announces senior communications team, led by campaign communications director Kate BedingfieldPresident-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield.Bedingfield will serve as Biden’s White House communications director, and Jen Psaki, a longtime Democratic spokeswoman, will be his press secretary. Continue reading...
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Joe and Jill Biden want to unite America. They'll start by adding a cat to family dogs Champ, Major

Joe and Jill Biden will bring a cat to the White House it was revealed Sunday. The unrevealed feline will join German Shepherds Champ and Major.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Biden names Jen Psaki White House press secretary along with an all-female senior communications team

It's the first time in history that the senior communications positions in the White House will be filled entirely by women.
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Up to 87 million workers could lose access to paid leave next month if Congress doesn't pass another coronavirus relief package

Nick Oxford/The Washington Post/Getty Images Paid sick and family leave provisions authorized by Congress are expiring next month if another aid package isn't passed. The lapse could yank the benefit from 87 million covered workers during a perilous stretch of the pandemic, according to the National Partnership for Women and Families. Democrats are calling for the benefit to be extended into next year. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Millions of workers could lose acce...
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Fauci said authorities should 'close the bars and keep the schools open' to cut down on coronavirus infection spread

Dr. Anthony Fauci, testifies during a US Senate Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing in Washington, DC, on September 23, 2020. GRAEME JENNINGS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, said that bars should be closed as a way to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 infections, allowing children to safely return to their classrooms. "Close the bars and keep the schools open," Fauci said to host Martha Raddatz on ABC's ...
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Biden announces all-female senior White House communications team

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Sunday announced an all-female White House senior communications team.
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'That is a talented, talented brother': Barack Obama endorses Drake to play him in a biopic

If you've ever thought Drake would make a good Barack Obama, you're not alone. The ex-POTUS name-checked the rapper for the role in an interview.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump baselessly claims the FBI and DOJ may be involved in a ploy to 'rig' the election and says the agencies have been 'missing in action' in his legal battles

President Donald Trump, followed by his grandchildren walk on the south lawn of the White House on November 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Sunday said he believed the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice may be involved in an effort to steal the election from him. There is no evidence to support this, nor is there evidence to support his baseless claims of voter fraud in the election, and the president offered non...
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Trump says he is ashamed that he supported Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp

Gov. Brian Kemp (R-Georgia). AP Photo/John Amis President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed regret for supporting GOP Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a statement that could potentially create major discord only weeks before two critical US Senate runoff elections in the state. In a call-in interview with Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo, Trump harshly criticized both Kemp and Georgia Secretary of State Raffensperger for utilizing Dominion voting machines in the state. "The governor has done nothi...
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‘Going To Get Worse’: WH COVID Task Force Members Warn Of Post-Thanksgiving Surge

Several members of the White House coronavirus task force issued dire warnings on Sunday as they anticipated increasing rates of COVID-19 cases as a result of Thanksgiving travel. Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday advised the public against traveling for Thanksgiving as the country reached the grim milestone of 250,000 fatalities from COVID-19. Despite health experts’ call to avoid travel for the holiday, air travel hit a pandemic-era record the day...
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Kushner heading to Saudi Arabia and Qatar amid tensions over Iranian scientist killing

Senior White House adviser and his team to travel this week for talks with Saudi crown prince and emir of QatarWhite House senior adviser Jared Kushner is headed to Saudi Arabia and Qatar this week for talks in a region simmering with tension after the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist.A senior administration official said on Sunday that Kushner is to meet the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, in the Saudi city of Neom, and the emir of Qatar in that country in the coming days. Kushn...
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Trump senior aide Kushner and team heading to Saudi Arabia, Qatar

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and his team are headed to Saudi Arabia and Qatar this week for talks in a region simmering...
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Trump said world leaders complained to him about the election results — but most of them have already congratulated Biden

President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on September 23, 2020, in Washington, DC. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump suggested on Fox Business that several world leaders have supported his unsubstantiated claims of election fraud. Neither Trump nor the White House offered any evidence of such conversations.  Numerous world leaders have congratulated and recognized Joe Biden as the president-elect, almost imm...
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Stonehenge tunnel will square the circle | Letter

Criticism of the A303 tunnel beneath the Stonehenge world heritage site is rejected by Kate Mavor, Hilary McGrady and Duncan Wilson of English Heritage, the National Trust, and Historic EnglandThe Council for British Archaeology is quite right that Stonehenge is much more than the ancient, iconic stones (Letters, 24 November). The current road severs this world heritage site and hampers access to hundreds of other prehistoric monuments across the site. That is why we want to see the road placed ...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Planning policy, Transport, Archaeology, The National Trust, Stonehenge, Duncan Wilson, Kate Mavor Hilary McGrady


Obama's former top economist says Democrats should accept a smaller stimulus package now and try to pass a larger relief plan later

White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Austan Goolsbee gestures as he addresses the 2010 meeting of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council in Washington, November 16, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Austan Goolsbee, a former top economic advisor under President Barack Obama, said congressional Democrats should pass a relief plan now and seek a larger one later. "So if they have to accept half a loaf, then they should take half a loaf, and then let's try to get another half of a loaf,"...
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White House coronavirus testing czar says Americans who traveled for Thanksgiving should get tested

Assistant Secretary for Health Adm. Brett Giroir on Sunday said Americans who traveled during the Thanksgiving holiday should get tested for coronavirus, and emphasized safety measures, such as mask wearing, as health experts warned about another rise in cases.
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Trump, without evidence, calls the 2020 presidential election results 'the greatest fraud in the history of our country from an electoral standpoint'

President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky President Donald Trump on Sunday called the 2020 presidential election results "the greatest fraud in the history of our country from an electoral standpoint." During a call-in interview with Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo on "Sunday Morning Futures," Trump remained defiant in his insistence of mass voter fraud, despite there being no evidence backing up his claims. While Trump and his allies continue to pursue litigation against the ele...
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