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Caretakers of 93% of children will get monthly benefits under Biden's stimulus plan

Phynart Studio/Getty Images More than 93% of kids would receive benefits as a result of a measure in Biden's stimulus package. The child benefit would give parents up to $300 in monthly checks for a year. Biden and Democrats have voiced support for making the measure permanent. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. More than 93% of children would get benefits as part of President Joe Biden's stimulus package, The New York Times reported. Biden's $1.9 trill...
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Pelosi says House will take up stimulus bill by Wednesday

By Makini Brice | Reuters WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives will take up by Wednesday the Senate version of the sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package backed by President Joe Biden, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday. Closing in on final approval of one of the biggest U.S. anti-poverty measures since the 1960s, Democrats aim to enact the massive legislation by Sunday, when enhanced federal unemployment benefits are set to expire. The Senate passed its version of the bill...
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The White House says Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package is the most 'progressive piece of legislation in history.' Top progressives agree.

Joe Biden greets Sen. Bernie Sanders before the Democratic presidential primary debate at Drake University on January 14, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Scott Olson/Getty Images President Joe Biden is touting his $1.9 trillion coronavirus package as a progressive bill. Progressive lawmakers are also celebrating the American Rescue Plan and taking credit for it. The bill would become Biden's first major legislation and represents unity within Democrats. Visit the Business section of Insider ...
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Democrats turn attention to filibuster changes

By Hope Yen | Associated Press WASHINGTON — With President Joe Biden on the verge of his first big legislative victory, a key moderate Democrat says he’s open to changing Senate rules that could allow for more party-line votes to push through other parts of the White House’s agenda such as voting rights. West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin stressed Sunday that he wants to keep the procedural hurdle known as the filibuster, saying major legislation should always have significant input from the minorit...
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The White House says a 'large number' of Americans will receive $1,400 stimulus checks by the end of March

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The White House says many Americans can expect to get a $1,400 stimulus check this month. Individuals earning below $75,000 annually can receive the full amount. In the last stimulus, the IRS distributed 147 million checks in two months. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The White House said on Monday that many Americans can expect to get a $1,400 stimulus check within a few weeks.White House Press ...
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White House praises Meghan Markle’s ‘courage’ in speaking about her mental health struggles

Jen Psaki reaffirms ‘strong and abiding relationship’ between US and ‘British people’
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White House says it took 'courage' for Meghan Markle to publicly discuss mental health struggles with Oprah

Meghan Markle told Oprah Winfrey she had suicidal thoughts while still an active member of the British royal family. Michele Spatari/Getty Images The White House applauded Meghan Markle for discussing her mental health struggles with Oprah. "That takes courage. That's certainly something the president believes," Jen Psaki said on Monday. Markle told Oprah that she was suicidal while still an active member of the British royal family. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. ...
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White House 'Alarmed' by Frequency of Attacks Targeting Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Monday that the Biden administration remains alarmed by escalating attacks on...
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White House: 'Aware Of' Russia Disinformation Related to COVID Vaccine

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Monday that President Joe Biden's administration was monitoring efforts tied to...
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White House Says It's Aware of Russia Disinformation Related to COVID-19 Vaccines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Monday that President Joe Biden's administration was monitoring efforts tied to...
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Biden to address nation on Thursday to mark one year of Covid lockdowns – live

CDC: fully vaccinated people can meet indoors without masksGeorge Floyd: trial of police officer Derek Chauvin delayed until Tuesday Republican senator of Missouri will not seek re-electionHistoric trial over killing of George Floyd set to beginTop New York Democrats say Andrew Cuomo must goSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 5.19pm GMT White House press secretary Jen Psaki said that Joe Biden and Senator Joe Manchin, the moderate Democrat from West Virginia, “speak ...
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10 Things in Politics: Meghan's biggest interview bombshells

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle interviewed by Oprah Winfrey. Getty Images Good morning! We hope you had a nice weekend. Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Don't miss the best of Insider's political coverage! Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Today is International Women's Day! Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:The biggest bombshells Prince Harry and Meghan Markle dropped in their Opr...
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Biden administration launching task force to investigate whether China orchestrated Microsoft Exchange hack

President Joe Biden. Jim Lo Scalzo/Reuters On Tuesday, Microsoft said their Exchange product had been hacked by a state-backed Chinese entity. At least 30,000 businesses and government bodies were affected by the hack, which began in January. The Biden administration is setting up a task force to probe the attack, CNN reported. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden's administration is launching a task force to investigate the recent hack of a popular M...
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At least 30,000 US organizations, small businesses and government offices were victims of Microsoft Exchange hack: Krebs

Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella Tobias Schwarz/Getty Images An espionage group has hacked some 30,000 US organizations over the past few days, KrebsOnSecurity reported. Microsoft released several security updates  to its Exchange email product to combat the hack. The group was able to target businesses and local government agencies, according to KrebsOnSecurity. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. At least 30,0000 organizations across the US have been hacked over the ...
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How much Did Ted Cruz and Donald Trump Jr.'s claims of 'cancel culture' help drive sales of Dr. Seuss books? Insider takes a closer look.

A statue of author Theodor Seuss Geisel in the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden. Brian Snyder/Reuters Many Dr. Seuss books topped bestsellers list this week, but what drove the sales?  Republicans including Ted Cruz and Donald Trump Jr. said "cancel culture" had come for Dr. Seuss. Telegram users implied they'd bought the titles because of the controversy.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Back in 1984, when he was 43 books into his career, Theodor Geisel...
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'We don't take our advice' from Trump on immigration, White House Press Secretary Psaki says

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Trump derided Biden's newly instated immigration agenda, saying there's now a surge in migration at the border. In response to Trump's criticism, Psaki fired back, saying the Biden administration doesn't "take advice" from him. Starting on his first day in office, Biden signed a slew of executive orders meant to reverse Trump-era immigration policies.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. White House P...
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Psaki says Biden will hold press conference ‘before the end of the month’

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday President Biden will hold a press conference before the end of the month.
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Key House Democrat opens the door to circumventing Republicans on multitrillion-dollar infrastructure package

President Joe Biden. Pete Marovich/Pool/Getty Images Biden met with a bipartisan group of House members on Thursday to discuss infrastructure spending. House Transportation Chair Peter DeFazio floated the idea of using reconciliation for the bill on CNBC. Ranking member Sam Graves immediately pushed back on Democrats passing a bill without Republican support.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. After his $1.9 trillion stimulus package passes, President Joe Biden is set...
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Biden supports Congress scrapping post-9/11 laws that led to 'forever wars'

Then-Vice President Joe Biden meets with U.S. troops in Maidan Wardak province January 11, 2011. Omar Sobhani/Reuters Biden to work with Congress to repeal post-9/11 laws that gave presidents a blank check to wage war. The White House said they aim to replace the laws with a "narrow" framework that protects the US. There's been growing bipartisan support in Congress to rein in presidential war powers. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden intends to wo...
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Republicans are attacking Democrats by framing Biden's 'Neanderthal' comment like one of Trump's racist remarks

President Joe Biden Samuel Corum/Getty Images Republicans and conservative media have focused heavily on President Biden's "Neanderthal" line. Biden compared states like Texas lifting mask mandates to "Neanderthal thinking" on Wednesday. GOP figures have used the comment to mock Democrats over political correctness. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A throw away line from President Joe Biden on Wednesday emerged as a major story in conservative media on Thursday, with...
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10 Things in Politics: Mayor Pete's trying to make DOT cool

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. Alex Wong/Getty Images Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. We have an incredible range of exclusive reporting from my colleagues today. I'm Brent Griffiths. Don't miss the best of Insider's political coverage! Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:Inside Secretary Pete's quest to make the Transportati...
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US demands Myanmar release protesters, journalists

By Matthew Lee | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Biden administration stepped up its condemnation of the coup in Myanmar on Thursday, demanding that military authorities stop their brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters and release demonstrators and journalists who have been detained. The White House called the situation, including the arrest of an Associated Press journalist, “troubling” and of “great concern.” The State Department said it’s working with other countries to send a unifie...
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White House defends Biden’s ‘Neanderthal thinking’ comment on ending mask mandates

Texas governor Greg Abbott, who lifted face covering requirement, said it was ‘not the type of word a president should be using’ The White House has defended Joe Biden’s criticism of the Republican governors of Texas and Mississippi, after the president called their decisions to end mask mandates “Neanderthal thinking”.Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, emphasized that the president was comparing the governors’ actions to “the behavior of a Neanderthal, just to be very clear, the behavi...
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Psaki won't give Trump WH credit for vaccine plan

White House press secretary Jen Psaki refused to give credit to the Trump administration for recent progress in the COVID-19 vaccine...
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Psaki refuses to praise Trump's role in vaccine distribution plan: 'I don't think anyone deserves credit when half a million people in the country have died'

White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Thursday, March 4, 2021. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Jen Psaki on Thursday refused to praise the Trump administration for its vaccine rollout. "I don't think anyone deserves credit when half a million people in the country have died," she said. Biden announced this week that there will be enough vaccines for every American adult by the end of May. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Whit...
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Joe Biden 'neanderthal' comment a reflection of frustration, says White House – video

White House press secretary Jen Psaki defended Joe Biden’s comments comparing Republican governors to Nearnderthals for lifting mask mandates in Mississippi and Texas. Biden’s remarks were ‘a reflection of his frustration’ about Americans not following public health guidance during the pandemic, Psaki said.US Politics LiveBiden accuses Republican governors of ‘Neanderthal thinking’ over plans to reopen Continue reading...
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Psaki fires back at Trump testing czar over vaccine claims

White House press secretary Jen Psaki fired back at Admiral Brett Giroir, former President Donald Trump's coronavirus testing czar, when asked about giving the former President credit for the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in the US.
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White House defends Biden's comment comparing Republicans' behavior to 'Neanderthals' – live

Jen Psaki: president’s comment was a ‘reflection of his frustration’Capitol Police ask National Guard to stay at Capitol two more monthsSchumer: Senate will stay in session to pass relief bill ‘no matter how long it takes’House passes most ambitious police reform effort in decadesSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 7.14pm GMT My colleague Daniel Strauss reports: Former president Donald Trump has released a wide ranging statement criticizing opponents within the Repub...
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Pelosi downplays security threat as police request National Guard extend stay at Capitol – live

Capitol Police ask National Guard to stay at Capitol two more monthsSchumer: Senate will stay in session to pass relief bill ‘no matter how long it takes’House passes most ambitious police reform effort in decadesSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 6.24pm GMT White House press secretary Jen Psaki was asked whether the Trump administration deserves more credit for developing a playbook to distribute coronavirus vaccines.“I don’t think anyone deserves credit when half ...
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10 Things in Politics: Capitol on alert after threats

Razor wire and fences around the US Capitol. Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:Insider's exclusive interview with Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.House lawmakers abruptly changed plans over new threats to the Capitol.Bid...
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