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First on CNN: White House kicking off six-week Covid-19 booster push

The Biden administration is launching a critical, six-week push aimed at stepping up Americans' Covid-19 booster vaccinations heading into the holiday season. → Read More

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Biden pardons Thanksgiving turkeys: ‘No ballot stuffing, no fowl play’

President Joe Biden pardoned two turkeys, Chocolate and Chip, on Monday as he discharged the presidential duty of the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon. → Read More

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Biden celebrates Democrats holding the Senate on second day of Asia summits

President Joe Biden landed in Cambodia on Saturday still reveling in midterm election results that have produced an unexpected boost at home for his second two years in office. → Read More

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Biden arrives in Cambodia looking to counter China’s growing influence in Southeast Asia

President Joe Biden underscored the US partnership with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries on Saturday as "the heart of my administration's Indo-Pacific strategy" as he seeks to counter China's growing influence ahead of a high-stakes meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping set for Monday. → Read More

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Biden to give speech on protecting democracy Wednesday night in DC

President Joe Biden is set to deliver a speech Wednesday on protecting democracy, just six days before the midterm elections as the nation deals with a tense political climate following the attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband. → Read More

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Biden sends a stark warning about political violence ahead of midterms: 'We can't take democracy for granted any longer'

President Joe Biden on Wednesday delivered a stark warning to Americans that the future of the nation's democracy could rest on next week's midterm elections, an urgent appeal coming six days before final ballots are cast in a contest the president framed in nearly existential terms. → Read More

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Biden issues a warning as he accuses oil and gas companies of ‘war profiteering’ off Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

President Joe Biden escalated weeks of sharp warnings to energy producers on Monday by floating a so-called "windfall" tax on their corporate profits, calling out major gas companies for racking up gains from a spike in prices he attributes to Russia's war in Ukraine. → Read More

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Biden cracks down on 'junk fees' in new economic focus ahead of midterms

President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced a crackdown on so-called junk fees, including new steps that effectively ban banks from issuing surprise overdraft fees and depositor fees on bounced checks. → Read More

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Biden announces return of seven American detainees from Venezuela

President Joe Biden on Saturday announced the return of seven Americans he said were wrongfully detained in Venezuela for "years." → Read More

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US imposing 'swift and severe costs' on Russia following Putin's Ukraine annexation

The US is imposing what it describes as "swift and severe costs" on Russia, including sanctions on a figure the Biden administration says is key to Russia's economy, after President Vladimir Putin announced the annexation of regions of Ukraine following what the West casts as "sham referenda." → Read More

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US imposing 'swift and severe costs' on Russia following Putin's Ukraine annexation

The US is imposing what it describes as "swift and severe costs" on Russia, including sanctions on a figure the Biden administration says is key to Russia's economy, after President Vladimir Putin announced the annexation of regions of Ukraine following what the West casts as "sham referenda." → Read More

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Biden tells Floridians to heed warnings over Hurricane Ian: ‘The danger is real’

President Joe Biden on Wednesday warned Florida residents to heed precautions and listen to officials as the "incredibly dangerous" Hurricane Ian barrels toward the Sunshine State. → Read More

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Biden renews call for Congress to pass bill aimed at targeting dark money in campaigns

President Joe Biden on Tuesday renewed his push for Congress to approve a bill aimed at targeting dark money in political campaigns, though the legislation is expected to fail this week due to Republican opposition. → Read More

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White House says Covid-19 policy unchanged despite Biden's comments that the 'pandemic is over'

The Biden administration is largely downplaying President Joe Biden's comments declaring the coronavirus pandemic "over," suggesting his remarks signal a continuation of the White House's evolving stance toward the pandemic over the past few months. → Read More

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Unions, railroad officials head to DC as White House urgently discusses contingency plans amid rail shutdown threat

With the two sides still unable to reach an agreement and with a freight rail strike looming, union officials and representatives of the railroads are heading to Washington, DC, on Wednesday where they will meet with Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, according officials with each union and a Department of Labor spokesperson. → Read More

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Biden to convene Cabinet to tout summer accomplishments

President Joe Biden will urge his Cabinet secretaries on Tuesday to "swiftly implement" key legislation, seizing another opportunity to tout his administration's legislative successes just two months before the midterm elections. → Read More

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Biden criticizes 'semi-fascism' underpinning the 'extreme MAGA philosophy' in fiery return to the campaign trail

President Joe Biden offered one of his sharpest rebukes Thursday of Republicans who have stuck to the credo of his predecessor, labeling it "semi-fascism" and predicting it has gone too far for most of the country. → Read More

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Biden 'rejects' defunding the FBI amid calls from some Republicans

The White House is strongly condemning calls from some members of the Republican Party, including some elected lawmakers, to "defund the FBI" in the wake of last week's search of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate. → Read More

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First lady Dr. Jill Biden tests positive for Covid-19

First lady Dr. Jill Biden has tested positive for Covid-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms, her spokesperson said Tuesday. → Read More

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Biden improving but taking additional medication to treat Covid, White House doctor says

President Joe Biden's Covid-19 symptoms "have improved," his physician said Friday, but the President has taken additional medications to address his temperature and cough. → Read More