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Federal, Policy

Biden shows little urgency as Dems mull 2024 primary shakeup

November 30, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Democrats considering shaking up the order of their 2024 presidential primary are waiting on President Joe Biden, anxious to see if he’ll endorse stripping Iowa of its traditional leadoff spot or discourage major changes while mulling his own potential reelection […]


Federal, Policy

Biden, Xi shake hands as they meet amid superpower tensions

November 14, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

President Joe Biden objected to China’s “coercive and increasingly aggressive actions” toward Taiwan during his first in-person meeting on Monday with President Xi Jinping, as the leaders of the two superpowers aimed to “manage” differences between their nations as they […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

Biden tightens methane emissions rule amid push for more oil

November 11, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Biden administration is ramping up efforts to reduce methane emissions, targeting the oil and gas industry for its role in global warming even as President Joe Biden has pressed energy producers for more oil drilling to lower prices at […]


Federal, Policy

Republicans in struggle to break Democrats’ hold on Congress

November 9, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The promise of a red wave receding, Republicans slogged state by state in a determined fight to break the Democrats’ one-party hold on Washington, a breathtakingly close battle for control of Congress and the future of President Joe Biden’s agenda. […]


Federal, Policy

Biden’s next 2 years: changes afoot whatever midterms bring

November 9, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Joe Biden’s record was on the ballot even if his name wasn’t. And no matter the final bottom line of Tuesday’s midterm elections, his presidency is set for profound changes. Biden watched from the White House into the early morning […]


Federal, Policy

Biden, Trump to make final appeals ahead of crucial midterms

November 7, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

An election year that unfolded against the backdrop of economic turmoil, the elimination of federal abortion rights and broad concerns about the future of democracy is concluding with a final full day of campaigning in which leaders of both parties […]


Defense, Industry

Concerns rise as Russia resumes grain blockade of Ukraine

October 30, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Russia resumed its blockade of Ukrainian ports on Sunday, cutting off urgently needed grain exports to hungry parts of the world in what U.S. President Joe Biden called a “really outrageous” act. Biden warned that global hunger could increase because […]


Health Care, Industry

Biden to get updated COVID-19 booster shot, promote vaccine

October 25, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden was scheduled to get his updated COVID-19 booster shot on Tuesday and urge the public to get theirs to ensure a healthy holiday season. Biden was to appear at the White House with the doctors who are […]


Education, Industry

Biden Student Debt Forgiveness Plan on Temporary Hold after Appeals Court Ruling

October 24, 2022

Via: Government Executive

A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily blocked the Biden administration from carrying out its student loan forgiveness plan, until the court makes a determination on a request for an injunction brought by six Republican-led states, according to multiple media […]


Policy, State & Local

Election deniers could make deep changes to Arizona voting

October 20, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Gathered at a table in the state Capitol a little less than two years ago, two Republicans and a Democrat took part in a ceremony prescribed by state law that made official Joe Biden’s 10,500-vote victory in Arizona’s 2020 presidential […]


Federal, Policy

Biden global strategy tackles China, Russia, domestic needs

October 12, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The White House laid out a national security strategy Wednesday aimed at checking an ascendant China and a more assertive Russia even as it stressed that domestic investments are key to helping the U.S. compete in the critical decade ahead. […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Biden to mark IBM investment with Democrats in tough races

October 6, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden is ready to celebrate a new $20 billion investment by IBM in New York’s Hudson River Valley with two House Democrats running in competitive races in next month’s critical midterm elections. Biden is taking part in a […]


Policy, State & Local

Biden to focus on hurricane victims in Florida, not politics

October 5, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden will visit hurricane-ravaged Florida with a pledge that federal, state and local governments will work as one to help rebuild homes, businesses and lives — putting politics on mute for now to focus on those in need. […]


Editorial

President Biden Condemned Russia’s Nuclear Threats Before the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly

September 30, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

President Joe Biden condemned Russia’s nuclear and other military threats before the 77th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. According to President Biden, Vladimir Putin’s recent announcement that “partial mobilization” will take place in Russia is just one […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

Biden to oil industry: Don’t raise prices as hurricane nears

September 28, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden on Wednesday warned oil and gas companies against increasing prices for consumers as Hurricane Ian lashed Florida’s southwest coast. “Do not, let me repeat, do not use this as an excuse to raise gasoline prices or gouge […]


Federal, Policy

House GOP deploys a 2023 agenda it can use in November

September 23, 2022

Via: POLITICO

House Republican leaders arrived here prepared to show they can do two things at once: keep hammering Joe Biden while finally acting on their policy ideas. Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, alongside Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Conference Chair Elise […]


Defense, Industry

Biden at UN to call Russian war an affront to body’s charter

September 21, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden said Wednesday that Russia has “shamelessly violated the core tenets” of the United Nations charter with its “brutal, needless war” in Ukraine. Delivering a forceful condemnation of Russia’s invasion to the international body, Biden said reports of […]


Defense, Industry

Biden: US would defend Taiwan against Chinese invasion

September 19, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

China’s government on Monday criticized President Joe Biden’s statement that American forces would defend Taiwan if Beijing tries to invade as a violation of U.S. commitments about the self-ruled island, but gave no indication of possible retaliation. Biden said “yes” […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

President Biden announces tentative railway labor agreement

September 16, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

President Joe Biden announced a tentative agreement had been reached between rail worker unions and major freight carriers Thursday. The agreement is expected to avert a potential strike in advance of a midnight Thursday deadline. Biden said the agreement included […]


Federal, Policy

Biden approval rises sharply ahead of midterms: AP-NORC poll

September 15, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden’s popularity improved substantially from his lowest point this summer, but concerns about his handling of the economy persist, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Support for Biden recovered from a […]