Biden says he’s open to altering, eliminating filibuster to advance voting rights

President BidenJoe Biden White House: US has donated 200 million COVID-19 vaccines around the world Police recommend charges against four over Sinema bathroom protest K Street revenues boom MORE on Thursday opened the door to “fundamentally” altering or eliminating the legislative filibuster to advance voting rights and potentially pass other legislation, but he said he…

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Biden, Trump tied in potential 2024 matchup: poll

President BidenJoe BidenWhite House: Window for finalizing sweeping budget package ‘closing’ Jayapal says tuition-free community college ‘probably won’t’ be in spending plan Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Bannon in contempt MORE and former President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump defends indicted GOP congressman House to vote Thursday on holding Bannon in contempt Youngkin calls for investigation into…

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Biden administration urges Supreme Court to suspend Texas abortion law

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Monday asked the Supreme Court to intervene and suspend a Texas law that has banned most abortions there.The Justice Department filed an emergency appeal that asks the justices to put the Texas law on hold and to eventually declare it unconstitutional. The move, while expected, sets the stage for another battle…

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Virginia race looms as dark cloud over Biden’s agenda 

With President BidenJoe BidenPressure grows for breakthrough in Biden agenda talks State school board leaves national association saying they called parents domestic terrorists Sunday shows preview: Supply chain crisis threaten holiday sales; uncertainty over whether US can sustain nationwide downward trend in COVID-19 cases MORE’s domestic agenda stalled on Capitol Hill, Democrats are nervously looking…

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Biden administration hosts Israel and UAE in move to build on Abraham accords

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is attempting to build on landmark accords that normalized relations between Israel and a handful of Arab or Muslim nations, but without leaving out the Palestinians, whose cause for statehood seems more distant than ever.Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken on Wednesday hosted talks in Washington with his counterparts from Israel and…

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Biden declines Trump request to withhold White House records from Jan. 6 committee

WASHINGTON — The White House on Friday formally blocked an attempt by former President Donald Trump to withhold documents from Congress related to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, setting up a legal showdown between the current and former presidents over executive privilege.In a letter to the National Archives obtained by NBC News, White…

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Biden Admin to Buy More At-Home COVID Tests, Expand Free Testing Sites

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is ramping up its purchases of coronavirus tests and making free testing available in more pharmacies across the country, officials at the White House’s COVID-19 Response Team announced Wednesday. “In the past few months testing has increased, particularly at-home testing, a convenient option that came to market earlier this year,”…

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Biden admin. rolls back Trump-era rule restricting federal funds to clinics over abortion services

The Biden administration on Monday formally reversed a Trump-era rule that barred reproductive health care clinics that provide abortion referrals and services from receiving federal funds.The new rule, which will go into effect Nov. 8, paves the way for major providers like Planned Parenthood to rejoin Title X, the federal family planning program created nearly…

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Biden’s Approval Rating Sinks To Lowest Level Of Presidency Amid Concerns Over Coronavirus Pandemic, Poll Finds

Topline American approval of President Joe Biden’s job performance has dropped to the lowest level in his presidency, according to an Ipsos poll, which highlighted growing discontent with his handling of key issues like the Covid-19 pandemic, employment and trying to unify the country.  Joe Biden’s approval ratings are at their lowest level in his…

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Judge orders Biden administration to stop expelling migrants under Title 42 public health law

A person stands next to the U.S.-Mexico border barrier painted with a mural depicting people who arrived in the U.S. illegally as children and were deported as adults on July 22, 2021 in Tijuana, Mexico.Mario Tama | Getty ImagesA federal judge Thursday blocked the Biden administration from exercising a Trump-era policy that allows the U.S.…

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U.S. Limits Covid Antibody Treatments For All States As Shortage Fears Rise

Topline After moving to limit supplies for a handful of states earlier this month, the Biden administration is further tightening its grip on states’ access to monoclonal antibodies following a dramatic surge in demand for the life-saving treatments in states with high coronavirus cases and low vaccination rates—despite the president just last week vowing to…

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Biden urges passage of legislation to combat climate change

WASHINGTON — Speaking at a clean-energy facility in Colorado, President Biden on Tuesday urged Congress to pass legislation that he argued will create jobs and mitigate the impact of climate change. “We have to make the investments that are going to slow our contributions to climate change today, not tomorrow,” Biden said during a speech at the…

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Poll Finds Biden’s Vaccine Mandates Broadly Popular Despite GOP Outcry

Topline New polling suggests a majority of voters approve of the sweeping vaccine measures President Joe Biden announced last week despite widespread rebukes from Republican lawmakers and governors, some of whom called for open resistance to the new measures. US President Joe Biden waves as he walks to Marine One prior to departure from the…

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FBI releases declassified document into Saudi 9/11 links after Biden order

The FBI released a newly declassified document on the 9/11 attacks Saturday, revealing details on the logistical support given to two of the Saudi hijackers in the lead-up to the terrorist attacks, as the world marked the 20th anniversary of one of America’s darkest days.The 16-page document is the first investigative record to be shared…

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Pence slams Biden vaccine mandates: ‘Unlike anything I have ever heard’

Former Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceDoes Pence really call his wife ‘mother’? Aide says it’s ‘a myth that drives me crazy’ Trump schedules rallies in Iowa, Georgia Spotlight turns to GOP’s McCarthy in Jan. 6 probe MORE on Friday slammed President BidenJoe BidenKentucky state lawmakers vote to scrap school mask mandate Arkansas governor…

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