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In the White House Rose Garden, where for four years Donald Trump raucously celebrated political wins with his allies, it was now the turn of Democrats to take a victory lap – masked and physically distanced, of course. Kamala Harris, the vice-president, heaped praise on Joe Biden for signing a $1.9tn coronavirus relief bill, the …

President Biden condemned on March 3 a move by Mississippi and Texas governors to end to their states’ mask mandates, saying, “These masks make a difference.” (The Washington Post) Biden on Wednesday sharply criticized the decisions by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) one day earlier to lift coronavirus restrictions …

“At this moment of crisis, Dr. Cardona is exactly the leader we need at the Department of Education,” said Sen. Patty Murray (D.-Wash.), chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. “He has the experience, principles and perspective that we need in this critical role.” Cardona, 45, was born into poverty to Puerto …

“The American people deserve to hear the Administration’s rationale for these strikes and its legal justification for acting without coming to Congress,” said Kaine, who sits on the Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees. “Offensive military action without congressional approval is not constitutional absent extraordinary circumstances,” he added. “Congress must be fully briefed on this …

In a joint statement on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren said, “Cancelling $50,000 in federal student loan debt will help close the racial wealth gap, benefit the 40% of borrowers who do not have a college degree, and help stimulate the economy. It’s time to act. We will keep …

Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter Joe Biden is to instruct the US government to pause and review all oil and gas drilling on federal land, eliminate fossil fuel subsidies and transform the government’s vast fleet of cars and trucks into electric vehicles, in a sweeping new set of climate executive orders. The …

ST. LOUIS — In his first three days in office, President Joe Biden signed 30 executive orders. Most of them deal with the economy and fighting the coronavirus. He also signed several orders on immigration reversing many of Trump’s policies. Biden is proposing an immigration reform proposal that would change the US immigration system. It’s …

President Biden began his term in office with a message of unity, expressing a desire to move past the rancorous division in the United States and bring people together, while Congress remains set to carry out an impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump. During her first press briefing after Biden’s inauguration, White House press secretary …

President-elect Biden began choosing people for his administration, and most names aren’t very recognizable, but a few making history.   The cabinet has not been confirmed by the Senate, but the hearings should be completed by Jan. 20. The following positions will be based on Biden’s picks, before the confirmation hearings take place. Biden made a …

President-elect Joe Biden is considering canceling the cross-border permit for TC energy’s Keystone XL pipeline — and Canadian officials are worried. Jason Kenney, the 18th Premier of Alberta, said in a tweet that he is “deeply concerned by reports that the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden may repeal the Presidential permit for the Keystone XL …