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Joe Biden keeps a tactical lid on expectations early in his term

16 hours ago   |   Newsday

Barack Obama dashed a few high expectations born of his soaring rhetoric. His former vice president seems determined to avoid doing the same, at least for now.
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John Boehner says his time as House speaker was like being the 'mayor' of a 'Crazytown' full of 'jackasses'

John Boehner says his time as House speaker was like being the 'mayor' of a 'Crazytown' full of 'jackasses'

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former House Speaker John Boehner likened his time in Congress to living in "Crazytown," according to an excerpt of his upcoming tell-all memoir reported...
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'New strategy': Politicians in crisis refuse calls to resign

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The mere whiff of a scandal once unraveled political careers with stunning speed. Not anymore. Suddenly embroiled in a federal sex trafficking investigation, Rep...
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Bromance: Obama is the former president to whom Biden speaks most

3 days ago   |   Washington Examiner

Barack Obama is the former president to whom President Joe Biden speaks most often, with a top White House aide saying the duo chats “regularly.”
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Trump's judicial appointments worsened racial diversity in the federal courts

Trump's judicial appointments worsened racial diversity in the federal courts

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Historically, the federal judiciary has been an unrepresentative institution. President Donald Trump's appointments made it worse. In just four years...
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Biden looks to appoint special envoy to kill Russia-Germany energy pipeline

Biden looks to appoint special envoy to kill Russia-Germany energy pipeline

4 days ago   |   Politico

The White House is in talks to appoint a special envoy to lead negotiations on halting the construction of Russia-to-Germany gas pipeline Nord Stream 2, current and former U.S...
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Former USAID chief tapped to lead vaccine diplomacy efforts

Former USAID chief tapped to lead vaccine diplomacy efforts

6 days ago   |   Politico

The State Department on Monday tapped a former Obama administration official who led the American response to the Ebola crisis to coordinate vaccine diplomacy efforts, at a...
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Hunter Biden Says Joining the Board of Burisma Wasn't a Mistake

7 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Hunter Biden, the U.S. president's son, says that he didn't make a mistake by joining the board of one of the largest natural gas companies in Ukraine when his father was...
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WokeWorld Comes for 'Oppressor' Obama

7 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

It's no surprise that the woke mob would eventually come for Barack Obama, who is known by some as an
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Donald Trump has expanded his list of 'woke' companies to boycott, due to their opposition of Georgia's voting law

Donald Trump has expanded his list of 'woke' companies to boycott, due to their opposition of Georgia's voting law

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former President Donald Trump doubled down on his criticism of companies that oppose Georgia's new voting law , and widened his appeal for more...
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EXPLAINER: Iran atomic sites targeted by diplomacy, sabotage

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Iran's nuclear program has been targeted by diplomatic efforts and sabotage attacks over the last decade, with the latest incident striking its... Read more ...

Reports: Bruins nab Taylor Hall

Bruins GM Don Sweeney was very business Sunday night and into Monday morning, first adding some puck-moving ability on the back end and then reportedly swinging for the fences... Read more ...

100 Business Leaders Discuss Plans For Attack On GOP Vote Suppression Laws

100 Business Leaders Discuss Plans For Attack On GOP Vote Suppression Laws

“They felt very strongly that these voting restrictions are based on a flawed premise and are dangerous," said one of the organizers of the zoom conference. Read more ...

Biden Republicans? Some in GOP open to president's agenda

RALEIGH, N.C. - Jay Copan doesn't hide his disregard for the modern Republican Party. A solid Republican voter for the past four decades, the 69-year-old quickly regretted... Read more ...

Japan's Slow Vaccine Rollout Pushes Back Recovery Time Frame

Japan's vaccination drive finally kicks into gear Monday around four months after the start of inoculations in the U.S. and the U.K., a slow rollout that has generated further... Read more ...

China's Shadow Hangs Over Private Preparations for Johnson's G-7

When the diplomatic emissaries of the Group of Seven nations met virtually late last month to prepare the ground for the leaders summit in June, one problem cropped up over and... Read more ...

Biden White House puts its police oversight commission on ice

Biden White House puts its police oversight commission on ice

The White House is putting the creation of a national police oversight commission on hold, nixing a campaign pledge made by President Joe Biden to establish one within his... Read more ...

United Kingdom lawmakers hope Biden leaves their tech rules alone

The U.S. could propose extending protections for its digital platforms in a trade agreement with Britain. Read more ...

Some GOP-led states target abortions done through medication

About 40% of all abortions in the U.S. are now done through medication - rather than surgery - and that option has become all the more pivotal during the COVID-19... Read more ...

Biden Is Transforming U.S. Far Faster Than Obama Dreamed

Joe Biden may be the most partisan president in American history, even targeting the Supreme Court. He's the furthest thing from moderate. Read more ...