Josh Axelrod, Bloomberg Law

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Bloomberg Law

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Past articles by Josh:

NASA $4 Billion Uranus Voyage Could Be Windfall for Space Firms

NASA is poised within weeks to declare whether it will launch a $4.2 billion mission to Uranus that supporters say could unlock previously unknown questions about our solar system, and one certain to launch a dogfight among space contractors. → Read More

How the White House could wipe out federal student loan debt

Last week, White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain hinted that President Joe Biden may soon take action on the nation's $1.7 trillion in student loan debt. → Read More

Lauren Boebert is shamelessly fundraising off her State of the Union outburst

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) is using her interruption of President Joe Biden's address to collect more campaign funds. → Read More

Biden lays out plan to tackle mental health crisis in State of the Union address

The president's plan includes expanding access to mental healthcare and cracking down on social media companies that target young children. → Read More

The student loan payment pause is set to expire. Where does Biden stand?

A growing chorus of advocates and politicians is calling for Biden to unilaterally cancel the nation's $1.7 trillion in federal student debt. → Read More

How the American Rescue Plan helped 6 million small businesses in its first year

President Joe Biden's stimulus package sent out more than $400 billion in funding to small-business owners to keep them afloat in the first year of his presidency. → Read More

Fact check: Republicans spread misleading claims about Biden and 'crack pipes'

Republicans say they want President Joe Biden to rein in fentanyl deaths while criticizing his administration for harm reduction policies that would do just that. → Read More

GOP ignores White House actions on fentanyl as it launches false attacks on Biden

Federal agents seized twice as much fentanyl along the U.S.-Mexico border in 2021 compared to 2020. → Read More

House Republicans refuse to accept positive jobs numbers under Biden

Republicans whined about last month's jobs report. Now that the December totals have been revised up, they've been silent or dismissive. → Read More

159 advocacy groups band together to push for Biden's Build Back Better plan

The groups are mounting a campaign to pressure Congress to pass President Joe Biden's landmark social spending plan. → Read More

Nevada secretary of state hopeful wants to influence elections 'like President Trump said'

Nevada Republican Jim Marchant is leading a coalition of Trump-backed secretary of state candidates to oversee elections in key 2024 swing states. → Read More

Under Biden, US economy surpasses goals set by Trump

The country is seeing faster job growth under President Joe Biden than under the last three Republican presidents combined, according to policy experts. → Read More

Where to get the free N95 masks the Biden administration just made available

President Biden is providing 400 million N95 masks to Americans for free, along with one billion COVID-19 rapid tests. → Read More

Here's what policy experts want Biden to tackle next

Experts who praised the president's first year in office say the post-pandemic economic recovery and U.S. foreign relations, among other things, hinge on what he does next. → Read More

Here's how conservatives have prolonged the COVID-19 pandemic

Nearly two full years after the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, Americans’ lives are still being dictated by the → Read More

Majority of Americans side with White House in push to protect voting rights

Fully 60% of voters see expanding voting access in federal elections as an 'important' or 'top' priority, according to a new poll. → Read More

Fact check: GOP ignores the data to blame 'Biden' for school closures

The Biden administration continues its efforts to get children back in the classroom. → Read More

Biden slams Trump for Jan. 6: 'You cannot love your country only when you win'

Meanwhile, Donald Trump is still spreading election lies a year after he instigated a riot on the U.S. Capitol. → Read More

Massive December Job Growth Offers More Evidence Of 'Biden Boom'

The economy added 807,000 private-sector jobs in December, more than double what economists had forecasted, providing more grist for claims that President Joe Biden's American Rescue Plan is boosting economic recovery. → Read More

Fast-paced job growth is more evidence of 'Biden boom'

The December jobs report from payroll company ADP surpassed economists' expectations. → Read More