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Biden signs law making Juneteenth a new federal holiday

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law legislation declaring a legal public holiday annually on June 19, the date of the...

‘Get a shot and have a beer’: Biden touts free brew,...

WASHINGTON — Free child care during COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Late-night appointment slots on Fridays. And free beer for everybody over 21 if President Joe Biden’s vaccination...

Biden urges Congress to act on policing reform after meeting with...

WASHINGTON — A year after George Floyd’s killing by a Minneapolis police officer, his family returned Tuesday to Washington, D.C., where lawmakers have been...

Former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida sworn in as head...

WASHINGTON — Former Florida Sen. Bill Nelson launched into his new gig on Monday, when Vice President Kamala Harris swore him in to serve as...

Biden calls for sweeping ‘once-in-a-generation investment’ to reshape the nation

WASHINGTON — Standing in the same House chamber where a violent mob temporarily disrupted the certification of his victory, President Joe Biden on Wednesday heralded...

Senate confirms Ohio’s Marcia Fudge as HUD secretary

The U.S. Senate Wednesday confirmed U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge of Ohio in a 66-34 vote to lead the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...

Vilsack is sworn in as USDA secretary—virtually

WASHINGTON—Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday swore in former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a second time around...

Biden pick for Interior secretary likely to face rocky confirmation hearing

U.S. Senate Republicans may use next week’s Interior confirmation hearing for Rep. Debra Haaland to air their grievances about the Biden administration’s energy policies,...

State, local leaders, including Miami mayor, in Biden meeting push for...

WASHINGTON—Bipartisan mayors from Detroit and Miami who met at the White House on Friday with President Joe Biden emerged saying they back his $1.9...

President Biden urges a divided nation to ‘end this uncivil war’...

WASHINGTON — Calling on Americans to bridge the widening divisions in the country, Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on...

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