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President Biden

  1. lab-leak hypothesis
    U.S. Intelligence Review Inconclusive on COVID OriginsThe country’s spy agencies say they need more information to be able to say for sure where the virus came from.
  2. afghanistan
    One Dead After Firefight Breaks Out at Kabul AirportMeanwhile, the U.S. military evacuated 10,400 people over a 24-hour period, a new high for the effort.
  3. fall of kabul
    Biden Blames Afghan Leaders for Swift Fall to Taliban“We gave them every chance to determine their own future. What we could not provide them was the will to fight for their own future.”
  4. the inside game
    Obamacare Is Saved — Now Democrats Need a New Campaign IssueA Supreme Court decision marked the end of the line for the top-tier political message for the Democrats for the last decade. What next?
  5. environment
    Keystone XL Pipeline CanceledThe developer is ending the controversial pipeline project, which would have pumped 800,000 barrels of Canadian crude oil to Nebraska per day.
  6. d.c.
    Inside the Big-Donor Scramble for a Biden Ambassadorship“They are the closest things we have to somebody being declared a lord or a lady.” But the White House might be changing the rules.
  7. politics
    Biden Vows to Renew Voting Rights Push in Speech Commemorating Tulsa MassacreAt the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa massacre, Biden announced that Kamala Harris would lead the effort to secure a new Voting Rights Act.
  8. d.c.
    The GOP Has Discovered Joe Biden’s Political SuperpowerThere’s a reason he isn’t showing up much in Republican talking points.
  9. climate change
    Biden Doubles FEMA Spending That Prepares for Climate DisastersBiden boosted the agency’s preparatory budget to $1 billion as the U.S. anticipates severe wildfire and hurricane seasons this year.
  10. anti-semitism
    U.S. Sees String of Anti-Semitic Attacks Amid Gaza ViolenceAttacks on Jews have reportedly increased across the country in recent days, prompting Biden to call for an end to the “despicable” acts of violence.
  11. politics
    What Was Missing From Biden’s SpeechThe president went big on policy, but there was at least one notable omission.
  12. climate change
    Why the World Can’t Trust America on ClimateAnd what Democrats can do about it.
  13. immigration
    Biden Keeps Trump’s Record-Low Refugee-Admissions Cap, Breaking PledgeFollowing backlash over the reversal, the White House later signaled it would still raise the cap this fiscal year, but not as high as it had pledged.
  14. housing
    To ‘Build Back Better,’ America Must Build More HousingA historic housing shortage threatens to hamper the post-COVID recovery.
  15. the economy
    The Biden Boom Has BegunJobless claims are falling, factory production is rising, and retail sales are skyrocketing as Biden’s stimulus kicks in.
  16. forever war
    Biden: All U.S. Troops Will Leave Afghanistan by September 11The White House vows to end the longest war in U.S. history this year, no matter how conditions on the ground evolve.
  17. the democratic party
    Biden’s COVID-Relief Bill Is a Big F**king DealThe Democratic Party has internalized the left’s critique of its Obama-era approach to fiscal policy, child welfare, and legislative strategy.
  18. foreign interests
    What Were the Legal (and Strategic) Grounds for Biden’s Syria Airstrikes?The long-term impact on Biden’s Iran strategy may be more consequential than the strikes’ contested legality.
  19. impeachment
    Impeachment? Biden Has More Important Things to Do.The president wants you to know that he’s too busy fixing the country to pay close attention.
  20. conservatism
    5 Flaws in the Conservative Case Against Biden’s Child AllowanceThe American Enterprise Institute warns that if we rescue millions of kids from poverty, single moms will work one less hour a week.
  21. global politics
    Only the Left Can Save Globalization NowTo restore shared prosperity and avert a new cold war, progressives must disavow protectionism and make globalism great again.
  22. coronavirus stimulus
    On COVID Relief, Dems Should Go Small Then Go It AloneDare Republicans to oppose a clean “vaccines and checks” law, then roll everything else into a reconciliation bill they can pass on a party-line vote.
  23. filibuster
    The Defining Battle of Biden’s Presidency Is Already Raging in the SenateMitch McConnell’s push for Democrats to rule out filibuster abolition — and thus, most of their policy goals — has triggered a standoff.
  24. president biden
    What Did President Biden’s Day-One Executive Orders Achieve?The U.S. is now back in the Paris climate accords, border-wall construction has been halted, and there is a mask mandate on federal grounds.
  25. president biden
    In Inaugural, Biden Calls for Unity (Against Trump’s GOP)The president’s speech was a call for reconciliation — on Blue America’s terms.