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Even in Nantucket, Biden can't escape the harsh reality of the pandemic

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden descended on the island of Nantucket this week looking to preserve the sense of normalcy that the nation was so looking forward to over this holiday season. → Read More

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Biden administration agency Covid-19 vaccination data shows mandates work, OMB says

The Biden administration's Office of Management and Budget on Wednesday released a detailed breakdown of agency compliance with the federal government Covid-19 vaccine mandate, which went into effect via executive order earlier this week, linking high levels of compliance as proof mandates work to boost vaccinations. → Read More

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White House Covid-19 vaccination coordinator steps down in long-planned departure

Dr. Bechara Choucair, the Biden White House Covid-19 vaccinations coordinator, departed his post earlier this week as the administration's efforts to vaccinate Americans continue. → Read More

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Biden announces release of oil reserves, but says gas prices will not drop overnight

President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced the release of emergency oil reserves to combat high energy prices ahead of the busy holiday travel season, but it will be weeks before the barrels hit the market. → Read More

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'Tis the season: First lady Jill Biden receives official White House Christmas tree

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the nation's capital. → Read More

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Biden pardons Peanut Butter and Jelly in his first presidential turkey pardon

President Joe Biden pardoned two turkeys, named Peanut Butter and Jelly, on Friday during the first traditional turkey pardon ceremony of his presidency. → Read More

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Biden deemed 'fit to successfully execute the duties of the president' after first physical in office

President Joe Biden underwent his annual physical Friday morning at Walter Reed Medical Center, his first such appointment since he was inaugurated as the oldest first-term president in US history. → Read More

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Biden to serve justice for Peanut Butter and Jelly alongside a cornucopia of jokes at annual turkey pardon

President Joe Biden on Friday will gobble up his first opportunity to participate in a time-honored White House tradition: The annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon. → Read More

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Biden signs bills into law supporting law enforcement and first responders

President Joe Biden on Thursday signed three bipartisan bills into law aimed at supporting the nation's law enforcement and first responders, as well as the communities they serve. → Read More

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Harris says she does not feel misused or underused as vice president

Vice President Kamala Harris said Thursday she does not feel misused or underused in her role as vice president, following CNN reporting that many in the vice president's circle believe she is being sidelined and that key West Wing aides are exasperated by what they see as entrenched dysfunction and lack of focus from Harris and her staff. → Read More

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Ciara to promote Covid-19 vaccination for kids as the White House looks to level up child vaccine rates

First lady Jill Biden welcomed music star Ciara to the White House Wednesday to discuss the 1, 2 Step process of getting kids vaccinated against Covid-19 as the nation works to Level Up its vaccination rates. → Read More

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Biden on new record high for US overdose deaths: 'We cannot overlook this epidemic of loss'

President Joe Biden on Wednesday lamented new data showing American drug overdose deaths topped 100,000 annually for the first time, saying that "we cannot overlook this epidemic of loss, which has touched families and communities across the country." → Read More

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Biden administration seeks to boost Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing to increase global supply

The Biden administration is seeking to boost Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing to increase the global vaccine supply, particularly in developing nations, as the US continues its efforts to share more vaccines abroad. → Read More

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Biden signs infrastructure bill into law at rare bipartisan gathering

President Joe Biden on Monday signed into law a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package and marked the major legislative victory at a White House event with lawmakers from both parties. → Read More

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Biden set to highlight in Baltimore how infrastructure deal will affect nation's ports

President Joe Biden takes his sales pitch for the newly passed bipartisan infrastructure deal on the road Wednesday, highlighting the effect of the bill on supply chains, hours after new inflation statistics revealed that America's prices are surging more than they have in 30 years. → Read More

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Biden on inflation report: 'Reversing this trend is a top priority for me'

President Joe Biden said Wednesday that new inflation statistics showing America's prices are surging more than they have in 30 years are proof that there is "more work to do before our economy is back to normal." → Read More

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Biden to meet with Trudeau and López Obrador for first US-Canada-Mexico summit since 2016

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will come to the White House on November 18 to meet with President Joe Biden for the first North American Leaders' Summit since 2016. → Read More

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Biden administration announcing actions to alleviate supply chain issues at nation's ports

The Biden administration announced a new set of immediate and short-term actions Tuesday aimed at alleviating supply chain issues at the nation's ports, waterways and freight networks as the administration takes steps to implement the newly passed, but not yet signed, bipartisan infrastructure bill. → Read More

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Biden turns the screws on Democrats with a call for the House to pass his economic agenda 'right now'

President Joe Biden on Friday ratcheted up pressure on Democrats to quickly approve his sweeping domestic spending bills as the two critical components of the Democratic agenda appeared on the brink of passage. → Read More

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Biden arrives back in Washington to a political nightmare

President Joe Biden on Wednesday received an unwelcome wake up call for his still-new presidency as the Democrat arrived back in Washington from a European excursion suddenly facing a transformed political landscape. → Read More