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In A Major Defeat For The Demcoratic Party, Voting Rights Legislation Narrowly Fails In Senate

Voting legislation that the Democratic Party and civil rights leaders say is vital to protecting democracy collapsed late on January 19 when two...

Omicron Surge Spurs New Coronavirus Relief Push In Congress

Hotels, fitness clubs, tour bus companies, and minor league baseball clubs are part of a long line of businesses seeking billions of...

President Joe Biden Announces New US Coronavirus Strategy Regarding Omicron Variant

President Joe Biden on November 29 said the new Omicron coronavirus variant is "a cause for concern, not a cause for panic," as federal...

Biden Administration Seeks To Reinstate Workplace Coronavirus Vaccine Requirement

The Biden administration asked a federal appeals court on November 23 to lift a court-ordered stay on a sweeping workplace coronavirus vaccine rule to...

Amid Rising Energy Costs, Biden Administration Taps Strategic Petroleum Reserve

President Joe Biden said on November 23 that the administration will tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve as part of a global effort by energy-consuming...

House of Representatives January 6 Select Committee Subpoenas Far-Right Leaders & Groups

The House of Representatives Select Committee investigating the Capitol attack issued subpoenas on November 23 to the leaders of the far-right Proud Boys and...

Biden Administration Announces Plan To Invest Billions In Expanded Coronavirus Vaccine Manufacturing

The Biden Administration is planning to invest billions of dollars to expand US manufacturing capabilities of coronavirus vaccines to increase the supply of doses...

At COP 26 Conference, US and China Issue Joint Pledge To Slow Climate Change

The US and China jolted the United Nations climate summit here with a surprise announcement on November 10, pledging the two countries...

Fifth Circut Court Of Appeals Temporarily Blocks Biden Administration COVID Vaccine Mandate

A federal appeals court temporarily blocked President Joe Biden’s Covid vaccine and testing requirements for private businesses on November 6, just a day after...

Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Passes House of Representatives, To Be Signed Into Law By President Biden

The House of Representatives passed a more than $1 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill late on November 5, sending it to President Joe Biden’s desk in...

President Joe Biden Announces Sweeping Coronavirus Vaccine Mandate Covering Nearly 100 Million Americans

In his most forceful pandemic actions and words, President Joe Biden, on September 9 ordered sweeping new federal vaccine requirements for as...

In A Rare Bipartisan Vote, US Senate Passes $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

The Senate gave overwhelming bipartisan approval on August 11 to a $1 trillion infrastructure bill to rebuild the nation’s deteriorating roads and bridges and...

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OurWeek In Politics (January 3, 2024-January 10, 2024)

Happy 2024! Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Biden Condemns Trump as...

President Biden Condemns Trump as Dire Threat to Democracy in a Blistering Speech

President Joe Biden on January 5 delivered a ferocious condemnation of former President Donald Trump, his likely 2024 opponent, warning in searing...

Biden Administration Sues Texas Over State’s Controversial Immigration Law

The Biden administration on January 3 filed a lawsuit against Texas over its controversial immigration law that gives local law enforcement in...

Former President Donald Trump Appeals Colorado ‘Insurrection Clause’ Ruling to Supreme Court

Former President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on January 3 to allow him to stay on the presidential primary ballot in...