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Politico
Jan 27, 2021

Biden's first 100 days


Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Britain ratchets up border checks for European Union citizens
Arriving in the United Kingdom felt like crossing the U.S. border, says one Finnish national.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

California man charged with sending threatening texts to Hakeem Jeffries' family
The man is accused of sending menacing messages about the 2020 presidential election to the congressman's brother and sister-in-law, as well as a journalist.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Biden touts administration's first steps on racial disparities
Regardless, civil rights advocates plan to push him to go big to eliminate disparities.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Biden weighs putting an end to private immigration detention facilities
During the campaign, the president promised to halt the use of private facilities to detain undocumented migrants.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Pennsylvania GOP pledges full allegiance to Trump
Once a producer of centrist Republicans like Arlen Specter and Tom Ridge, the state GOP now bears the MAGA stamp.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

YouTube extends Trump suspension, slaps new restrictions on Giuliani
YouTube has extended its suspension of former President Donald Trump's channel indefinitely.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Baseball Hall of Fame rejects politically outspoken star Curt Schilling
His incendiary remarks sparked extensive debate over whether he deserved baseball's ultimate honor.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Leahy back at home after brief hospitalization
Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy felt unwell on Tuesday night, according to his spokesperson.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Leahy hospitalized for observation after feeling ill
Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy has been taken to "a local hospital for observation" after feeling unwell on Tuesday night, according to his spokesperson.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Probe of Capitol riot swells further
Prosecutor predicts sedition charges, but is cagey on incitement and potential involvement of lawmakers and staff.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Biden administration to buy 200 million more doses of Covid vaccine
The administration will ship out at least 10 million doses a week under the new strategy.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium
The Biden administration announced the moratorium on the president's first day in office.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Larry Kudlow to host new program on Fox Business Network
The former Trump economic adviser will also be a contributor across all Fox News Media platforms.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Democrats' Covid conundrum: Work with GOP or run them over
Progressives want to go big without GOP support. But moderates still hope to approve a bipartisan proposal.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

On first call with Putin, Biden raises election interference, bounties, Navalny poisoning
Biden called intending to raise concern about the suspected Russian SolarWinds hacking campaign, Russia reportedly placing bounties on American troops and interference in the 2020 election, the White House said.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Rep. Buddy Carter signals support for federal privacy legislation
Carter, who sits on the House Energy and Commerce tech subcommittee, said at a Tuesday POLITICO Live event on ethics and AI that "we need to look at" such legislation, saying it could ease concerns and build public confidence in AI.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

The vaccines that could stop Covid-19
We're tracking dozens of the vaccines in use or development in the United States and around the world.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

‘We did not do enough': Acting Capitol Police chief apologizes for security failure
Yogananda D. Pittman said the department was outmanned and unprepared for the Jan. 6 siege on the Capitol.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Biden issues executive orders promoting racial equity
The actions address the prison system, housing discrimination and tribal governments.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Blinken confirmed as secretary of State
The longtime Joe Biden confidant faces a world that changed dramatically during Donald Trump's time in office.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

‘Dead on arrival': Trump conviction unlikely after GOP votes to nix trial
"This vote indicates it's over. The trial is all over," the Kentucky Republican says.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Rand Paul to force vote on constitutionality of Trump impeachment trial
"I think there will be enough support on it to show there's no chance they can impeach the president," the Kentucky Republican says.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron to retire next month
Baron led the Post newsroom to 10 Pulitzer Prizes. His last day will be Feb. 28.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Mayorkas nomination moves forward, no word on confirmation yet
If confirmed, Mayorkas would be key in the rollback of the Trump administration's controversial immigration policies.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

D.C. National Guard deployment extended through end of March
The new orders suggest that law enforcement agencies in the nation's capital are preparing for potential unrest in the coming days and weeks.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Merkel sides with Xi — not Biden — on avoiding Cold War-style blocs


Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigns


Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Former DNC head Perez 'taking a look at' Maryland governor bid
Perez was a former elected official in suburban Montgomery County before joining the Obama Administration as labor secretary.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

‘Survivor-style' campaigning comes to New York's race for mayor
A top tier of about 10 candidates has started to emerge out of dozens who have declared a run, with no one leading the pack.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

McCarthy claws his way back to Trump's good side
The minority leader's attempt to smooth things over with the ex-president could backfire.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

McCarthy vies to be Trump's ‘my Kevin' again
The minority leader's attempt to smooth things over with the ex-president could backfire.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Biden open to breaking his immigration bill into pieces
Hill Democrats may be fine with that. Even immigration reform advocates say they'd understand.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Wall Street shrugs at Washington's debt pileup
The debt poses no imminent danger to U.S. finances, economists say, so the more pressing concern should be jump-starting the economy.

Politico
Jan 26, 2021

Twitter bans MyPillow CEO
Mike Lindell had promoted conspiracy theories about the presidential election.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

McConnell agrees to allow Senate power-sharing to move forward
A fight over the filibuster had kept the Senate stalled.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Trump sends a message to Senate Republicans ahead of his trial
The ex-president could seek vengeance on GOP senators if they break with him on impeachment and vote to convict.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

States taking back Covid shots unused by nursing homes
Under pressure to speed up vaccinations, states are holding back or redirecting doses earmarked for long-term care facilities.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

New virus variants threaten Biden's pandemic plans
The government is already collaborating with Moderna to develop vaccine booster shots aimed at strains first identified in South Africa and the United Kingdom.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Move underway to oust Lin Wood from libel suit
Lawyers for MSNBC host Joy Reid asked a judge to revoke the QAnon-backing attorney's right to practice.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Italian Prime MInister Conte to resign


Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Trump's second impeachment trial launches with questions over witnesses
Democrats are split on whether to hear new testimony on a deadly riot they lived through.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Yellen confirmed as Treasury chief with more economic aid at top of agenda
She will be working with Congress on a Covid relief package.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Longer days and Saturday classes: States explore costly ways to heal learning loss
Educators and state policymakers say recovering from a year of disrupted class time will be costly and time-consuming.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Biden sets sights on 1.5 million vaccinations a day
The president said he was hopeful about ramping up capacity, as parts of the country start to bump up against limitations on how many shots they can administer.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Manchin emphatic he 'will not vote' to kill the filibuster
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has pushed for a guarantee that the filibuster remain in place.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Banks press Treasury, SBA to fix 'systemic' small business loan glitches
Banks on Monday warned the Biden administration that the restart of the government's massive small business rescue program is facing significant operational problems.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Italian PM Conte to resign


Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Stop the Steal organizer charged in Capitol riot
Brandon Straka, a self-described ex-liberal, was arrested on a felony charge of interfering with police during civil disorder.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Biden administration ramping up efforts to put Harriet Tubman on $20 bill
The Trump administration had pushed off the effort, which would remove Andrew Jackson from the front of $20.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Poll: Majority of Americans support Trump impeachment and conviction
The poll found 56 percent of Americans approve of the the House of Representatives impeaching Donald Trump for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 riots.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Former Christie aide Bridget Anne Kelly, known for role in Bridgegate, running for office


Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Xi warns Biden and EU not to reignite Cold War


Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Watchdog to probe election-related intrigue at Justice Department
The inspector general said he was initiating an investigation into whether any officials engaged in an improper attempt to have the department alter the election outcome.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Opinion | Unemployment Is Much Worse Than You Think — Here's Why.
The problem for many Americans isn't getting a job, it's getting enough hours at decent wages. Our topline numbers obscure that reality.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Biden repeals Trump-era ban on transgender military service
The move reinstates an Obama-era policy that allowed transgender individuals to openly serve in the military.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Supreme Court shuts down 2 Trump emoluments cases
The announcement may indicate that the justices are looking to put the Trump era behind them.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Rob Portman won't seek reelection
"It has gotten harder and harder to break through the partisan gridlock," he said.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Portman's exit signals uncertainty for Senate GOP
"It has gotten harder and harder to break through the partisan gridlock," he said.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Fauci: U.K. coronavirus variant leads to worse infections
The CDC has predicted the U.K. variant could become the dominant strain of the disease in the U.S. as early as March.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Moderna making booster shot to fight Covid-19 variants
New strains of the coronavirus have emerged in the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Dominion Voting System sues Giuliani over election claims
The lawsuit seeks more than $1.3 billion in damages for the voting machine company, a target for conservatives who made up wild claims about the company, blaming it for Trump's loss.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Beijing's rise rekindles EU-India romance
India is seeking stronger ties with the EU, but Brussels has long found New Delhi a difficult trade partner.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Sarah Huckabee Sanders announces bid for Arkansas governor
It was long anticipated that Sanders would mount a gubernatorial run following her exit from the White House in June 2019.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Hawley files ethics counter-complaint against seven Dem senators
"I have considered whether I should call for you to resign or be expelled from the Senate," Hawley wrote to the Democrats.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

MAGA media looks to turn White House briefing room into a battlefield
Some Trump loving members of the press corps are eager to get access to the Biden White House.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

California prosecutors revolt against Los Angeles DA's social justice changes
The widening battle over George Gascón's policies offers a high-profile microcosm for larger tensions roiling law enforcement around the country.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Biden confronts a budget office broken by Trump
Before Biden can tackle the pandemic, he must first rebuild the federal agency that is the nerve center of the White House.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Opinion | How To Calm America's Hundred-Year Storm
Peel back our political anger, and you'll find social disruptions on a scale the country hasn't seen since the early 1900s. So what does Teddy Roosevelt's era tell us about how to fix our divisions?

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Some Trump aides stuck with him till the end. Now they're screwed.
The former president has all but vanished from public view while his former team navigates an unforgiving job market.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

There isn't a single Black woman on House Dems' leadership team. It's not new.
Kamala Harris made history last week, but Black women in the House haven't held elected positions in leadership in more than four decades.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Black women decry leadership ceiling in Congress
Kamala Harris made history last week, but Black women in the House haven't held elected positions in leadership in more than four decades.

Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Newsom lifts stay-at-home orders across California


Politico
Jan 25, 2021

Newsom to lift stay-at-home orders across California


Politico
Jan 24, 2021

5 things to know about the European Union's new Google cases
Two preliminary probes are looking into how the U.S. search giant gathers data and how it operates in the ad-tech market.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Sarah Huckabee Sanders expected to announce gubernatorial bid
The former White House press secretary is the daughter of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Mexico's president says he's tested positive for Covid
"I regret to inform you that I am infected with COVID-19," he tweeted.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Bipartisan group of senators pushes back on Biden Covid plan
On a call with White House officials, senators objected to stimulus payments to wealthy Americans.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Biden to ban travel from South Africa, reinstate restrictions on Brazil and U.K.
The move comes after Anthony Fauci, warned that new, more infectious Covid strains in South Africa and Brazil could reduce the potency of the two vaccines being administered in the U.S.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Menendez to renew push for protecting Venezuelans from deportation
A new bill would allow those fleeing the humanitarian crisis brought on by the Maduro government to live and work legally in the U.S. through TPS.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Kremlin: U.S. encouraging Russians to break the law
Russians have been protesting against the jailing of Alexei Navalny.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Deborah Birx: ‘Parallel set of data' on Covid-19 was delivered to Trump
"I saw the president presenting graphs that I never made," the former White House coronavirus response coordinator told CBS.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Bernie Sanders happy to have gone viral
He's raising money for charity off the image of him from the inauguration.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Dick Durbin calls absolute protection of Senate filibuster 'a non-starter'
The future of the filibuster is a point of contention in a 50-50 Senate.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Biden health officials express concern about short-term vaccine supply crunch
"I think that the supply is probably going to be the most limiting constraint early on," the CDC director said.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Bernie Sanders: Dems will use reconciliation to pass Covid relief ‘as soon as we possibly can'
He has been critical of the process in the past.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Rand Paul spars with ABC host over election integrity
Days after the inauguration of President Joe Biden, the Kentucky Republican claims there is still chance that election challenges make it to Supreme Court.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Marco Rubio: It's 'arrogant' to impeach Trump
He said: "Who are we to tell voters who they can vote for in the future?"

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Marco Rubio: It's 'arrogant' to impeach Trump to ban him from running again
He said: "Who are we to tell voters who they can vote for in the future?"

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Impeachment trial to keep National Guard troops at Capitol
There are fears of mass demonstrations.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Arizona Republicans censure Cindy McCain, GOP governor
The votes demonstrate the party leadership's loyalty to Donald Trump.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Trump 'spoke more with North Korea than with the Europeans,' says EU Council chief
Charles Michel says "we have the prospect of a more normal, more respectful dialogue" with Joe Biden.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

U.S. reaffirms Taiwan support after China sends warplanes
"We urge Beijing to cease its military, diplomatic, and economic pressure against Taiwan and instead engage in meaningful dialogue."

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

European leader: Vaccinating 70 percent by summer will be 'difficult'
Council president says it's too early to talk about "vaccine passports."

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

One of Trump's final acts will allow former aides to profit from foreign ties
In repealing ethics pledge, Trump lifted a lifetime ban on staffers lobbying for foreign governments, the source of multiple scandals during his presidency.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

State Republicans push new voting restrictions after Trump's loss
Georgia is at the center of the effort, with state Republicans discussing voter ID changes and other new policies after Biden won the state.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

House majority may hinge on the Rio Grande Valley
Trump narrowly lost three longtime deep-blue districts in Texas' Rio Grande Valley — catching GOP attention given how close the House is.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Big money and a big stumble mark first year of Illinois' recreational weed law
A year after legalization, social equity remains a pipe dream.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

The pandemic could devastate mass transit in the U.S. — and not for the reason you think
Covid-19 is speeding up shifts in where Americans live and work, posing a long-term challenge to transit systems built around getting people to downtown workplaces.

Politico
Jan 24, 2021

Democrats Have a Values Problem. But Here's How They Can Fix It.
Americans say they prize freedom more that equality, which means Democrats need to find the right words to convince people to support their equality-boosting agenda.

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