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FILE - In this April 6, 2021, file photo, U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland listens to tribal leaders and jots down notes…
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Haaland is the latest Interior secretary tasked with making recommendations on where the boundaries lie
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Thu, 04/08/2021 - 09:05 AM
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks as he announces executive actions on gun violence prevention in the Rose Garden.
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Attorney General Merrick Garland joins president in announcing plans that include restrictions on ‘ghost guns’ and report on firearms trafficking
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Wed, 04/07/2021 - 09:16 PM
Staff members sit near a board with signs of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, at the National Aquatics Center, known colloquially…
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US and allies to discuss skipping games to protest Beijing's human rights abuses
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Tue, 04/06/2021 - 08:52 PM
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 17: Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) speaks during a House Rules Committee hearing on the impeachment…
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Hastings, who became the first African American elected to Congress in Florida since the post-Civil War period, was serving his fifteenth term
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Tue, 04/06/2021 - 01:03 PM
FILE PHOTO: The dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is seen as the sun sets on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S.,  July 26, 2019…
The plan parallels some of the corporate tax hike proposals announced last week by President Joe Biden to finance $2 trillion in US infrastructure investment
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Mon, 04/05/2021 - 08:35 PM
U.S. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki delivers remarks on tax rates during a daily press briefing at the White House in…
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Republican lawmakers oppose Democratic president’s tax increase plan to pay for infrastructure improvements 
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Mon, 04/05/2021 - 02:18 PM
Security fencing surrounds the Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sunday, March 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick…
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Twitter banned Trump two days after the deadly attack on the Capitol by Trump supporters on Jan. 6
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Mon, 04/05/2021 - 11:23 AM
Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Proposal Faces Challenges
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Not just for roads and bridges, the American Jobs Plan includes money for ‘human infrastructure,’ such as those who serve as caregivers
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Sun, 04/04/2021 - 09:42 PM
Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich., testifies before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee during a hearing to…
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Republican Senator Roy Blunt on Sunday urged Biden to significantly scale back the plan if he wanted Republican lawmakers' support
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Sun, 04/04/2021 - 01:16 PM
Commuters watch a TV showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Joe Biden during a news program…
They want it to give up its nuclear and ballistic missile programs
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Fri, 04/02/2021 - 08:24 PM
U.S. President Joe Biden holds first Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2021.
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In his first Cabinet meeting, US leader also urges compliance with ‘Buy American’ agency spending
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Thu, 04/01/2021 - 08:21 AM
Drivers take an exit ramp off the Tobin Memorial Bridge, Wednesday, March 31, 2021, in Chelsea, Mass. President Joe Biden wants…
There is consensus on need for spending, but not on how to pay for it
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Wed, 03/31/2021 - 07:47 PM
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Biden delivers remarks after a meeting with his COVID-19 Response Team at the White House campus in Washington
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Nominees, which include nine women, must be confirmed by US Senate
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Tue, 03/30/2021 - 08:49 AM
FILE - This April, 2006, file photo shows the Four Corners Power Plant in Waterflow, N.M., near the San Juan River in…
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Technological and regulatory hurdles seen in quest for US to switch from fossil fuels to renewables
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Sat, 03/27/2021 - 02:58 AM
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, listens during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions committee hearing on Capitol Hill in…
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Award was created by the family of the late President Kennedy to honor public figures who risk their careers by embracing unpopular positions for the greater good
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Fri, 03/26/2021 - 12:21 PM