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Past articles by Brittany:

President Biden's job approval sinking on inflation, crime and COVID: POLL

President Joe Biden is facing significant skepticism from the American public, with his job approval rating lagging across a range of major issues, including... → Read More

His budget plan stalled in Congress, Biden pitches child care expansion

With negotiations on his domestic agenda continuing in Congress, President Biden took to the road Friday to pitch the importance of improving government funded child care programs in the U.S. → Read More

With Biden's agenda hanging in the balance, progressive frustration with Sinema boils over

There’s one big question on Democrats’ minds in Washington: What does Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., want? → Read More

White House may face union pushback on vaccine mandate for federal workers

Some of the country’s largest federal employee unions are split in their reaction to the White House’s latest executive order mandating COVID-19 vaccination for federal employees and contractors. → Read More

White House slams Texas Gov. Abbott's defense of abortion law with no exceptions for rape

The White House discounted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s pledge that his state would work to “eliminate all rapists from the streets” after he signed a statewide ban on abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy while offering no exceptions for victims of rape or incest. → Read More

Biden on Ida's devastation: 'Extreme storms in the climate crisis are here'

Hours after the remnants of Hurricane Ida unleashed record rainfall across the Northeastern United States, killing at least 26 people and resulting in millions of dollars in damages, President Biden said the country was seeing the consequences of “the climate crisis.” → Read More

‘He does not want them to live on the Earth anymore’: Psaki clarifies Biden’s ISIS-K threat

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki clarified Friday that President Joe Biden’s deadly threat toward ISIS-K terrorists who killed 13 U.S. service members in a suicide bombing attack in Kabul, Afghanistan was not merely theoretical. → Read More

Biden promises to hunt down terrorists behind devastating Kabul attack

Speaking to the American people in the wake of a devastating terror attack at the Kabul airport that left scores dead on Thursday –– including numerous U.S. ... → Read More

Biden draws new red line for U.S. military action in Afghanistan

In a resolute and, at times, defensive speech explaining the swift fall of U.S.-trained security forces in Afghanistan to the Taliban and his decision to pull troops from that country, President Biden also drew a red line Monday for the use of future military force. → Read More

Biden mandates vaccinations for federal employees, contractors; encourages $100 payments for Americans

President Biden announced in a speech Thursday that all federal employees and contractors are now required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to in-person work, and he also encouraged states and localities to pay $100 to each newly vaccinated American. → Read More

Harris announces DNC will invest $25M in voting rights initiatives

Vice President Kamala Harris announced Thursday that the Democratic National Committee will invest $25 million in various voting rights initiatives as several Republican-led states pass laws that restrict access to the ballot box. → Read More

Biden makes pitch directly to American people for bipartisan infrastructure deal

President Biden hit the road Tuesday to continue making the case that a bipartisan and pared-down version of the infrastructure bill is necessary, as the plan’s future teeters amid congressional negotiations. → Read More

At the border, Harris defends timing of her trip ahead of Trump visit

Friday’s visit to the border was Harris’s first since she was put in charge of the Biden administration’s efforts to stem the rising tide of migration in late March. → Read More

Biden administration unveils plan to curb gun violence amid rising U.S. crime rates

President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced his administration's plan to combat rising rates of violent crime that plague major cities across the United States by further clamping down on gun violence. → Read More

White House defends Fauci amid attacks over newly released emails

The White House is standing by President Biden’s top medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci as he faces the latest in a series of attacks from the right, this time over a trove of recently released emails he sent during the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. → Read More

Biden tells transgender Americans ‘your president has your back’

President Joe Biden acknowledged transgender Americans during his Wednesday address to a joint session of Congress, particularly trans children, at a time when Republican lawmakers in states across the country have been pushing legislation to restrict their rights. → Read More

Harris and Pelosi make history at Biden’s joint address to Congress

History was made during Joe Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, which featured two women seated behind the president for the first time. → Read More

Biden explains decision to impose new sanctions on Russia, but envisions 'more effective relationship'

In a call with Putin on Wednesday, Biden said, he informed the Russian president of the new sanctions but also stressed that he had sought to deliver a “proportionate” response to them. → Read More

White House unveils half-dozen executive actions on gun control

President Biden announced a half-dozen executive actions designed to combat gun violence on Thursday. The orders relate to new regulations on “ghost gun” kits, “red flag” laws, and increased funding to community violence intervention programs, among other things. → Read More

White House says Biden is prepared to issue executive orders on guns

In the wake of two mass shootings in the United States in a single week, the White House said Friday that President Biden is prepared to issue executive orders to enact gun reform, circumventing the need for a divided Congress to pass legislation. → Read More