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Progressive Cori Bush says 'some Democrats went on vacation instead' of preventing the eviction moratorium from expiring

Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., testifies during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing. Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Rep. Cori Bush on Saturday accused Democrats of leaving for vacation before passing legislation that would have renewed the eviction moratorium. About 7.4 million Americans are at risk of eviction in the next two months after the moratorium ends July 31. The House failed to pass a bill that would have extended the moratorium and members are now on...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Cdc, Senate, White House, Trends, Economy, Democrats, Missouri, House, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Bush, Capitol


Congress fails to extend federal eviction moratorium - which ends after July 31 - before going on recess

The national eviction ban ends on July 31, 2021. VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images The House of Representatives on Friday failed to extend the CDC's federal eviction moratorium. House leaders brought an extension up for a unanimous consent vote, which at least one member objected to. House members left for their August recess, and the moratorium expires after tomorrow, affecting millions. See more stories on Insider's business page. The House of Representatives failed to pass a bill o...
Tags: Politics, Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Cdc, Senate, White House, Trends, Missouri, House, House Of Representatives, Democratic Party, Pelosi, Macon, Hoyer


Biden rips states for sitting on billions in rental aid as he lets eviction ban end

President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Biden ripped state leaders for sitting on rental aid for landlords and tenants impacted by the pandemic. Earlier this week, he called on Congress to extend the eviction moratorium - several days before the federal ban was set to expire. Rep. Hoyer asked for unanimous consent to extend the ban, which failed, and the House adjourned. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden slammed state leaders Friday for sitting...
Tags: Politics, Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington Post, Cdc, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Congress The White House, Hoyer, White House Press


Fourth Stimulus Check: Will Another Another Relief Payment Come This Year?

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America's economic recovery is already stalling, but Biden is trying to buy a second wind

President Joe Biden delivers a speech on voting rights at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on July 13, 2021. AP Photo/Evan Vucci The US economic recovery is faltering. Pres. Biden's spending plans promise an acceleration. US economic growth missed Q2 forecasts, and new COVID risks could slow the expansion further. While conservatives fear new spending can boost inflation, the White House sees it as a historic opportunity. See more stories on Insider's business page....
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Biden will let a Trump-era eviction ban expire in 2 days, jeopardizing the homes of 6 million renters

President Joe Biden. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The Biden administration said it would not renew a federal eviction ban. It said its hands were tied due to a recent Supreme Court ruling that said Congress needed to act. At least 6 million renters will be at risk of losing their homes in the near-future. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Biden administration isn't extending an eviction moratorium that expires in two days, citing the likelihood of a challenge that ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Congress, Cdc, Senate, White House, America, Trends, Getty Images, Biden, Trump, Sen Dick Durbin, Jen Psaki, Supreme Court Instead, Joseph Zeballos Roig, Joe Biden SAUL LOEB


Pelosi says Biden doesn't have the power to cancel student loan debt, as Schumer pushes him to eliminate $50,000 per borrower

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) looks on during a news conference about climate change on July 28, 2021. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Pelosi said that Biden does not have the power to cancel student loan debt. The House speaker said student loan debt cancelation has to be "an act of Congress." Fellow Democrat Schumer has called for Biden to wipe out $50,000 in student loan debt. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ho...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, California, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, America, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, House, Warren, Student Loans, The White House, Student Loan Debt


AOC, other top Democrats urge Biden to prevent 'wave of evictions' because millions are at housing risk in 3 days

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA). Associated Press/Andrew Harnik Some Democrats are urging the administration to extend the federal eviction ban. Reps. Maxine Waters and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are some of them. A key Senate Democrat overseeing the rental aid program told Insider he's not pushing for a renewal yet. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democrats in Congress are starting to ramp up pressure on the Biden administration to extend an eviction moratorium that ends in t...
Tags: Supreme Court, Congress, California, Cdc, Senate, White House, Politico, America, Trends, Hawaii, Treasury, Biden, Illinois, Aoc, Congressional, Dick Durbin


AOC, other Democrats push at the last minute for Biden to extend federal eviction ban with millions at housing risk in 3 days

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA). Associated Press/Andrew Harnik Some Democrats are urging the administration to extend the federal eviction ban. Reps. Maxine Waters and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are some of them. A key Senate Democrat overseeing the rental aid program told Insider he's not pushing for a renewal yet. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democrats in Congress are starting to ramp up pressure on the Biden administration to extend an eviction moratorium that ends in t...
Tags: Supreme Court, Congress, California, Cdc, Senate, White House, Politico, America, Trends, Hawaii, Treasury, Biden, Illinois, Aoc, Congressional, Dick Durbin


President Biden plans to boost his 'Buy American' law for federal agencies, from 55% US-made goods to 75%

President Joe Biden. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images President Biden is expanding rules for federal agencies to buy US-made products. Biden plans an immediate rise from 55% to 60% for US-made products in federal government contracts. Biden wants to further hike the figure to 75% in future, the White House said. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden wants federal agencies to immediately increase the share of US-made products in their procurement contracts. The ...
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White House, Senators in crunch time for infrastructure deal

By Lisa Mascaro and Kevin Freking | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Time running short, senators and the White House worked furiously Tuesday to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal, with pressure intensifying on all sides to wrap up talks on President Joe Biden’s top priority. Despite weeks of closed-door discussions, several issues are still unresolved over the nearly $1 trillion package. How money would be spent on public transit remains in question and a new dispute flared over the regulat...
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Senators, White House in crunch time on infrastructure deal

By LISA MASCARO and KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — Time running short, senators and the White House worked furiously Tuesday to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal, with pressure intensifying on all sides to wrap up talks on President Joe Biden’s top priority. Despite weeks of closed-door discussions, several issues are still unresolved over the nearly $1 trillion package. How money would be spent on public transit remains in question and a new dispute flared over the regulation of broadba...
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CDC changes course on indoor masks in some parts of the US

By MIKE STOBBE The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the delta variant of the coronavirus is fueling infection surges. Citing new information about the variant’s ability to spread among vaccinated people, the CDC also recommended indoor masks for all teachers, staff, students and visitors at schools nationwide, regardless of vaccination s...
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CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US

By MIKE STOBBE The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging. Citing new information about the ability of the delta variant to spread among vaccinated people, the CDC also recommended indoor masks for all teachers, staff, students and visitors to schools, regardless of vaccination status. The new guidance follows recen...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, Washington, White House, Uncategorized, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Associated Press, St Louis, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Georgetown University, Mississippi Louisiana Alabama, Jen Psaki


Psaki says reporters should 'cover scandals in Hollywood' if they're bored with Biden

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a daily press briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on June 2, 2021 in Washington, DC. Psaki held a daily news briefing to answer questions from members of the press. Alex Wong/Getty Images Psaki said that reporters who are bored with covering Biden should get a different job. "Maybe you should work for Us Magazine and cover scandals in Hollywood," she said in an interview. "I don't find that boring. I wor...
Tags: Politics, Hollywood, News, Washington, White House, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Illinois, Donald Trump, Journalists, Trump, White House Press, Jen Psaki, Psaki


Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?

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10 Things in Politics: Biden's EV arms race against China

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Biden's hope for the future of American cars hinges on beating China in a battery arms raceA major day for vaccine mandates in the USRepublican Sen. Tommy Tuberville failed to disclose up to $3.56 million in stock tradesWhat we're watching today: The House select committee on the Capitol riot is set to h...
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U.S. to Maintain Restrictions on Inbound Int'l Travelers

The United States is not ready to lift restrictions on international travel as the Covid-19 delta variant gains a bigger foothold around the world, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a press briefing on Monday.
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White House Says Travel Bans To Remain For Now As Delta Variant Surges

Press secretary Jen Psaki said the president would continue the ban for the foreseeable future.
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White House: Travel Bans To Remain For Now As Delta Variant Of Coronavirus Surges

Press secretary Jen Psaki said the president would continue the ban for the foreseeable future.
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Infrastructure talks hit snags as Senate pressure rises

By Lisa Mascaro, Alexandra Jaffe and Kevin Freking | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senators ran into new problems Monday as they raced to seal a bipartisan infrastructure deal, with pressure mounting on all sides to show progress on President Joe Biden’s top priority. Heading into a make-or-break week, serious roadblocks remain. Disputes have surfaced over how much money should go to public transit and water projects. And other disagreements over spending and wage requirements for highways, bro...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, Washington, Senate, White House, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Democrats, Gop, House, Associated Press, Republican, Biden


US to end combat mission in Iraq by end of year, Biden announces in meeting with Iraqi prime minister

During a briefing at the White House on Monday, press secretary Jen Psaki declined to say how many U.S. troops would remain in Iraq.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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U.S. to end combat mission in Iraq by end of year, Biden announces in meeting with Iraqi prime minister

During a briefing at the White House on Monday, press secretary Jen Psaki declined to say how many U.S. troops would remain in Iraq.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Covid vaccines mandated for employees of a US federal agency for the first time – live

Veterans affairs secretary says ‘it’s the best way to keep our veterans safe’New York mayor requires city workers to get vaccinatedBiden announces protections for Americans with long-term CovidWhy has US vaccine effort stalled?Sign up for our First Thing newsletter 8.22pm BST At the White House briefing earlier, Jen Psaki mentioned a story that attracted a lot of attention at the weekend, that of Tennessee conservative radio host Phil Valentine and his battle with Covid.Valentine doubted and...
Tags: Republicans, White House, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, Tennessee, New York Times, Phil Valentine, Mustafa al Kadhimi, Jen Psaki, Biden Administration, Coronavirus, Covid Valentine


Fourth Stimulus Check: Will There Be Additional Relief Payments?

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White House press secretary Jen Psaki says Biden doesn't want to 'fight' Fox News after Trump 'completely destroyed trust in media' and institutions

Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Jen Psaki said the Biden administration didn't want to pick a fight with right-wing media. She argued that Biden needed to use Fox News to get his message out to Americans about COVID-19. She also said Biden didn't want to undermine trust in the media after Trump's attacks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said the Biden administration didn'...
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White House press sec Jen Psaki says Biden doesn't want to 'fight' Fox News after Trump 'completely destroyed trust in media' and institutions

White House press secretary Jen Psaki. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Jen Psaki said the administration doesn't want to pick a fight with right-wing media. She argued Biden needs to use Fox News to get his message out to Americans about COVID-19. And she said that Biden doesn't want to undermine trust in the media after Trump's attacks. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the Biden administration doesn't want to pic...
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Psaki: we engage with Fox News in hope viewers might listen to medical experts

White House press secretary says network is ‘still a platform for us to communicate with the public’ ‘Worst human being’: man confronts Fox News host CarlsonThe Biden administration engages with Fox News because its viewers “might” listen to its medical experts about the need to beat the coronavirus pandemic, the White House press secretary, Jen Psaki, said. Related: Fox News backs Covid vaccination – a pity no one told Tucker Carlson Continue reading...
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Trump’s lawsuit brings needed scrutiny to Big Tech

Last month, Facebook’s “oversight board” announced that the company would bar former president Donald Trump from the social media network’s platforms for two years, which by total coincidence is exactly one congressional election cycle. At that point, the board said, it will consider whether the nation has the same levels of “violence, restrictions on peaceful assembly, and other markers of civil unrest.” The board’s evaluation of American society’s stability will determine whether the 45th pres...
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Biden has been assessing the legality of canceling $50,000 in student debt for millions of Americans. After several months, there's still no word.

President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Early in his term, Biden asked the Education and Justice Depts. to review the legality of canceling student debt. They are assessing $50,000 in student debt being canceled per person, and no update has been released. Some Democrats remain adamant that Biden can cancel student debt under the Higher Education Act. See more stories on Insider's business page. Imagine getting your student debt canceled. President Joe Biden campaigned on it, vowing t...
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