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Past articles by Jonathan:

White House moves to reshape role of US capitalism

The White House is pushing an infrastructure bill that could reshape the discussion around capitalism as it seems to re-establish the federal government as a primary driver of how the economy should grow and function. → Read More

Five takeaways on Biden's big infrastructure package

President Biden on Wednesday outlined what he called a "bold" $2 trillion plan to make aggressive investments in repairing U.S. infrastructure and addressing climate change with the goal of spurring job creation. → Read More

Five things to watch on Biden infrastructure plan

President Biden will unveil an ambitious infrastructure package Wednesday in Pittsburgh as he outlines his next big legislative push. → Read More

Democrats seize on voting rights; GOP cries foul

After Congress passed the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief measure with no Republican support, the GOP wanted to talk about the border — an issue they thought would put President Biden defense. → Read More

Trump pollster: Greitens leads big in Missouri GOP Senate primary

Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R) has a nearly 40-point lead over the next closest contender in the GOP Senate primary, according to an internal survey conducted by former President Trump’s pollster. → Read More

Biden's plan for reelection freezes Democratic field

President Biden’s announcement that he plans to run for reelection has frozen the field of potential Democratic contenders for 2024 and could potentially mean a late start to the primary process if he changes his mind. → Read More

Fox News reporter confronts Psaki after Biden doesn't take question in presser

Fox News reporter Peter Doocy confronted White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday after the network did not get to ask a question of President Biden at his first press conference. → Read More

Five takeaways from Biden's first presser

In his first press conference as commander-in-chief, President Biden forcefully defended his administration’s response to the surge of migrants at the southern border and signaled he could be open to getting rid of the filibuster that is imperilin → Read More

Biden plans to run for reelection in 2024

President Biden said Thursday he plans to run for reelection in 2024, as speculation swirls about whether the 78-year old president intends → Read More

Biden: No child should be in border facility for more than 72 hours

President Biden said Thursday that no child should be kept at Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) facilities for longer than the legally allowed 72 hours as his administration scrambles to find housing for the crush of migrant children that have arriv → Read More

Biden taps Harris to lead on immigration amid border crisis

President Biden has tapped Vice President Harris to lead the administration’s efforts to stem the flow of migrants seeking entry to the U.S. → Read More

Biden faces pressure to end border facility media blackout

The Biden administration is under growing pressure to end the media blackout at Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities where thousands of child migrants are being held. → Read More

Businesses urge Congress to include paid family leave in next spending package

A group of nearly 200 businesses worth a combined $539 billion is urging Congress to expand access to paid family and medical leave in the next spending package. → Read More

Trump ramps up activities, asserts power within GOP

Former President Trump is reemerging on the political scene after a months-long hiatus, and Trump World insiders expect him to ramp up his activity even more as the midterm elections get closer. → Read More

Fox anchor in Trump interview mistakenly says DHS chief resigns, quickly corrects

Fox anchor Harris Faulkner on Monday mistakenly reported that Department of Homeland Security secretary Alejandro Mayorkas resigned in the middle of an interview with former President Trump. → Read More

Trump backs challenger to Georgia's top election official

Former President Trump on Monday endorsed a challenger to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) following a months-long feud with Georgia’s top Republicans over election fraud claims. → Read More

New challenges emerge for Biden after strong start

President Biden is facing serious challenges as he grapples with the border crisis and confronts racial turmoil and domestic extremism. → Read More

DHS denies press access to Mayorkas tour of southern border facilities

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’s visit to the southern border on Friday to assess the surge of child migrants will be closed to the press, → Read More

Advocates demand transparency in Biden migrant facilities

The Biden administration is under pressure to increase transparency around the child migrant facilities near the southern border, as journalists and refugee advocates demand photos and access to inspect conditions o → Read More

More than 14,000 migrant children in US custody: official

More than 14,000 minors who traveled to the U.S. without their families are currently in federal custody, according to an administration official. → Read More