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Biden and Harris to visit Georgia, a battleground that paved way for agenda

Democratic voters in Georgia may have helped deliver Joe Biden's long quest to win the White House, but they take even prouder ownership of their critical role in cementing an early chapter of his legacy through the passage of the American Rescue Plan.
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US House passes the American Dream and Promise Act, which could put more than 2 million 'dreamers' on path to citizenship

Advocates for immigrants with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court June 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the American Dream and Promise Act. The bill could place 2.3 million "Dreamers" on a path to citizenship. Federal judges are expected to still challenge the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Thursday, the...
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Postal Service finds 'no evidence' of Project Veritas' claim that mail workers tampered with ballots in the 2020 election

James O'Keefe, President of Project Veritas, in February. Joe Raedle/Getty Images The Postal Service released a report into claims that employees tampered with Pennsylvania ballots. They found "no evidence" for the accusations, first brought by Project Veritas. Investigators reviewed the ballots and found no indications of tampering. See more stories on Insider's business page. Federal investigators looked into accusations from Project Veritas that Pennsylvania postal workers tampe...
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Lucky: How Joe Biden Barely Won the Presidency by Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes

Lucky: How Joe Biden Barely Won the Presidency by Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes The inside story of the historic 2020 presidential election and Joe Biden’s harrowing ride to victory, from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of Shattered, the definitive account of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign. Almost no one thought Joe Biden could make it back to the White House—not Donald Trump, not the two dozen Democratic rivals who sought to take down a weak front-runner, not the mega-donors an...
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‘Here We Go Again’: Paul And Fauci Butt Heads Over Masks For Vaccinated People

White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci once again found himself sparring with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Thursday after the Republican senator complained about mask-wearing mandates amid the country hitting soaring levels of vaccinations. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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House OKs Dems’ immigration bills for Dreamers, farm workers

By ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Thursday to unlatch a gateway to citizenship for young Dreamers, migrant farm workers and immigrants who’ve fled war or natural disasters, giving Democrats wins in the year’s first votes on an issue that once again faces an uphill climb to make progress in the Senate. On a near party-line 228-197 vote, lawmakers approved one bill offering legal status to around 2 million Dreamers, brought to the U.S. illegally as children, and hundreds of thousands ...
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‘Could Have Done A Much Better Job’: Newsom Admits Mistakes Around First Pandemic Reopening In AP Interview

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom acknowledged mistakes in communicating with the public last year before the first loosening of coronavirus restrictions led to an early summer spike in cases, a harsh lesson “that we reflect upon all the time” as the nation’s most populous state again embarks on a broad reopening. The Democratic governor also said he expects to soon expand the list of people eligible for vaccinations and asserted he was right to call the organizers of ...
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Divided House OKs Dems’ bill helping Dreamer immigrants

By ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Thursday to unlatch a gateway to citizenship for young Dreamers and immigrants who have fled war or natural disasters abroad, giving Democrats a win in the year’s first vote on an issue that once again faces a steep uphill climb in Congress. On a near party-line 228-197 vote, lawmakers approved one bill offering legal status to around 2 million Dreamers, brought to the U.S. illegally as children, and hundreds of thousands of other migrants from a do...
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House passes bill with pathway to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants

• White House says 14,000 migrant children are in its custody
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Elizabeth Warren says the filibuster has 'deep roots in racism'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Elizabeth Warren told Axios the much-scrutinized filibuster has "deep roots in racism." Some Democrats have been eyeing a reform to the filibuster, which could block Biden's agenda. Democrats' other option, reconciliation, can only be used once per fiscal year, and they've already done that. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democrats have had unified control in Washington again since the January runoff...
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AREAA Commentary: Learning Not to Hate, Education Is Key

Hate crimes against Asian Americans are on the rise, prompting admonishment from the highest level of our country’s leadership. President Joe Biden, during a March 11 prime time address from the White House, called these actions “un-American,” saying they must stop. As I write this article, eight women were killed in Atlanta just yesterday, March 17. Six of the eight were Asian-American. Preliminary details point to a shooter that targets Asian-owned businesses. Our community is living in fear a...
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Sturgeon 'misled parliament over Salmond inquiry', committee finds

Committee ruled by five votes to four that first minister’s account of meetings with Salmond was ‘incorrect’Nicola Sturgeon misled the Scottish parliament over the Alex Salmond crisis, a Holyrood inquiry has concluded after a narrow majority vote, it is understood.A special Holyrood committee ruled, by five votes to four, that Scotland’s first minister gave an “inaccurate” account of her meetings with Salmond in 2018 during evidence on oath to MSPs earlier this month. Continue reading...
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Clot theory curdles into junkets for migrants on Isle of Man

PM welcomes vaccine safety vow, then spots new offshore home for folk trafficked here under false pretence – of getting a welcomeAfter a morning spent painting flowers at a primary school in his Uxbridge constituency, Britain’s prize clot returned to Downing Street to lead a press conference on clots. Blood clots to be precise.Following the decision of some countries to suspend their Oxford AstraZeneca vaccination programmes over concerns of blood clot side-effects, Boris Johnson was happy to re...
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A growing number of migrant children are reaching the border. Here's what experts say the Biden administration can do to address the situation.

Children play as families of asylum seekers wait outside the El Chaparral border crossing port as they wait to cross into the United States from Tijuana, Mexico on February 19, 2021. PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty The number of unaccompanied migrant children reaching the US Southern border is rising. Overall migrant encounters have also increased due to a yearlong backlog stemming from COVID-19. Experts say there are four key steps the Biden administration should take to address the situa...
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US-Russia ties nosedive after Biden-Putin tit-for-tat

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and MATTHEW LEE MOSCOW (AP) — U.S.-Russia ties nosedived on Thursday after Russian leader Vladimir Putin shot back at President Joe Biden’s description of him as a killer. The back and forth underscored Biden’s desire to distance himself from former President Donald Trump’s perceived softness on Putin despite actions his administration took against Russia. Although Biden agreed to extend a major arms control deal with Russia, he has been notably cool toward Moscow and high...
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Why Andrew Cuomo probably isn't leaving anytime soon

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo leaves Mount Neboh Baptist Church in Harlem after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine there. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to wait out the multiple scandals facing him. He won't rule out seeking a fourth term, which eluded his late father, former Gov. Mario Cuomo. The governor is relying on strong support among Black voters and a $16.8 million campaign war chest. See more stories on Insider's...
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54% of Republicans said they believe the Capitol insurrection is getting too much attention, a new Pew survey shows

A group of Trump protesters wave flags while standing on an armored police vehicle on the grounds of the Capitol Building in Washington DC, on January 6, 2021. Jon Cherry/Getty Images Over half of Republicans - 54% - said they think the Capitol riots are getting too much attention. 40% of Democrats said they think too little attention is being paid to the siege, a Pew poll found. Democrats and Republicans also differed on the importance of prosecuting the rioters. See more stories on Ins...
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White House press secretary Jen Psaki says Biden doesn't regret calling Putin a 'killer' after Russia recalls US ambassador

President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 relief package in the State Dining Room of the White House, Monday, March 15, 2021, in Washington Patrick Semansky/AP White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Joe Biden doesn't regret agreeing that Vladimir Putin is "a killer." "The president gave a direct answer to a direct question," Psaki said of Biden's comment. In a highly unusual move, the Russian government recalled its US ambassador from Washington on Wednesday. See more stor...
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Dan Bongino says Biden is 'boring' and 'a disaster for talk radio' but that he'll do his best against him anyway

Dan Bongino. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images Conservative commentator Dan Bongino called Joe Biden "boring and "a disaster for talk radio." Bongino, one of Facebook's biggest figures, said this was a "challenge" but he works to meet it. Bongino said it was easier under President Trump: "Donald Trump was just a cornucopia of material." See more stories on Insider's business page. Pro-Trump host and commentator Dan Bongino said that President Joe Biden is "boring" and "a disaster for talk r...
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White House refuses to call Saudi leader MBS a 'killer' after Biden called Putin one

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a session of the Shura Council in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on November 20, 2019. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via Reuters The White House declined to say whether Biden views MBS as a "killer." A US intelligence report said MBS ordered the operation that led to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. Biden recently referred to Putin as a "killer," leading Russia to recall its US ambassador. See more stories on Insider's busine...
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Biden may bump income taxes to 39% for high-earning Americans to pay for an infrastructure package

President Joe Biden. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Biden is reportedly considering raising taxes to nearly 40% for high-income earners. The White House is weighing how to finance an infrastructure and jobs package. Republicans are resisting introducing tax hikes that would offset another big bill's cost. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden is seeking to finance a major infrastructure and jobs package in the months ahead, and it app...
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Republican lawmaker invokes a saying glorifying lynchings at congressional hearing about racist violence

In this March 11, 2020 file photo, Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Patrick Semansky, File/Associated Press GOP Rep. Chip Roy quoted a saying glorifying lynchings at a hearing about racist violence. Roy said all victims of race-based violence deserve justice and added: "There's old sayings in Texas about find all the rope in Texas and get a tall oak tree." "You know, we take justice very seriously, and we ought to do that. Round up the bad ...
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White House press secretary Jen Psaki says Biden doesn't regret calling Putin a 'killer' after Russia recalls its US ambassador

President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 relief package in the State Dining Room of the White House, Monday, March 15, 2021, in Washington Patrick Semansky/AP White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Joe Biden doesn't regret agreeing that Vladimir Putin is "a killer." "The president gave a direct answer to a direct question," Psaki said of Biden's comment. In a highly unusual move, the Russian government recalled its US ambassador from Washington on Wednesday. See more stor...
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White House shuts down Putin invite to public video chat, says Biden is 'quite busy'

The White House shut down a request by Russia’s Vladimir Putin to hold a public conversation – perhaps on Zoom – with President Biden,...
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California Lawmakers OK Expansion To Paid Sick Leave For About 10.4 Million Workers

SACRAMENTO (AP/CBS13) – The California Legislature on Thursday voted to expand paid sick leave for about 10.4 million workers, sending a bill to Gov. Gavin Newsom that mandates up to two weeks of paid time off for things like having coronavirus symptoms, scheduling a COVID-19 vaccine or caring for a child who is doing school at home. The bill, if it is signed into law, applies to companies with at least 25 employees. The rules would expire on Sept. 30, but are retroactive to Jan. 1. Some compani...
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Three British-Bangladeshis win appeal against removal of UK citizenship

Tribunal rules trio said to have travelled to Syria to join Isis were left stateless by Home Office decisionThree British-Bangladeshis said to have travelled to Syria to join Islamic State have won a legal challenge against the stripping of their British citizenship after a tribunal ruled the move left them stateless.Two women who were born in the UK, known only as C3 and C4, had their British citizenship removed in November 2019 on the grounds of national security. Continue reading...
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Biden and Harris to Focus on Shootings During Georgia Trip

The White House says President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris plan to meet with Asian American community leaders in Georgia in the wake of this week’s deadly shootings at three Atlanta-area massage parlors.
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Immigration bills near House passage; Senate prospects bleak

By ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic bills opening a gateway to citizenship for over 3 million young “Dreamers” and farm worker immigrants headed toward House passage Thursday, but Republican opposition means any legislation on the issue faces a steep climb before it can reach President Joe Biden’s desk. The bills represent Democrats’ initial steps this year toward Biden’s goal of sweeping legislation making citizenship possible for all 11 million immigrants estimated to be in the U.S. ille...
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HUD Secretary Addresses Department Challenges, Housing Market in White House Press Briefing

Newly-confirmed Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Marcia Fudge was welcomed into the briefing room at the White House on Thursday by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, describing what she hopes to accomplish with newly-directed funds coming from the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act while also describing the mission of HUD in the context of the ongoing pandemic and the additional resources that HUD now has access to. While the subject of reverse mortgages d...
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UN official raises concerns over UK offshore asylum plan

Refugee agency’s UK representative says such schemes run counter to spirit of solidarityShipping asylum seekers overseas for processing risks eroding international protection for refugees, the UN refugee agency’s UK representative has said after reports that Priti Patel will push the proposal as part of immigration reforms.The home secretary is expected to publish details next week of plans to remove people who arrive in the UK via unofficial means, such as crossing the Channel in small boats, t...
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