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While the legislation met bipartisan support in the House, more than a dozen Republicans in the chamber voted against the measure on Wednesday. The bill, which the Senate unanimously approved on Tuesday, is expected to be signed into law by President Joe Biden. Some of the lawmakers who voted against the bill in the House …

“I made it clear to him that I believe the consequences of that would be devastating for Russia,” Biden said. He continued, “What do you think happens when he’s saying it’s not about hurting Navalny, all the stuff he says to rationalize the treatment of Navalny, and then he dies in prison?… It’s about trust. …

“We have to root out corruption that siphons off our strength, guard against those who would stoke hatred and division for political gain as phony populism, invest in strengthening institutions that underpin and safeguard our cherished democratic values,” he said, adding later: “That’s how we’ll prove that democracy and that our alliance can still prevail …

A Chevrolet Volt hybrid car charged at a parking garage in Los Angeles in 2018. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS By Phyllis J. Randall, David F. Snyder and Cathy McGhee By Phyllis J. Randall, David F. Snyder and Cathy McGhee While the pandemic has presented challenges over the past year, technology allowed us to connect with family, …

McConnell’s response, in which he expressed opposition to the bill, omitted a bunch of key context, got at least one fact wrong, and misleadingly described a top Democrat’s comments on the issue. McConnell’s office declined to comment on the record for this article. Before the court struck down the provision, the Voting Rights Act required …

Karol Chwiesiuk is charged with knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday. Chwiesiuk made a court appearance Friday morning before Magistrate Judge Gabriel Fuentes in Chicago and was ordered released on a personal …

But fresh images from the bilateral meeting of the pair show a far closer affair. Pictures have emerged from the first in-person meeting of the Prime Minister and US President showing Mr Biden with his hand on Mr Johnson’s shoulder. The pair and their wives struck up a good relationship as they met at Carbis …

A sign for the Food and Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters on July 20, 2020 in White Oak, Maryland. Sarah Silbiger | Getty Images A third member of a key Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has resigned over the agency’s controversial decision to approve Biogen’s new Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm, CNBC has …

President Donald Trump holds up a Bible in front of St John’s Episcopal Church after walking across Lafayette Park from the White House in Washington, DC on June 1, 2020. Brendan Smialowski | AFP via Getty Images The Interior Department’s watchdog claimed in a new report Tuesday that police violently cleared protestors from a park …

At a closed-door lunch on Tuesday, Sinema, an Arizona Democrat, informed her caucus that she would try to get a bipartisan deal with Republicans on an infrastructure package and that she had Biden’s blessing to make that attempt, according to three sources in the room. But after Sinema left the meeting, one Democrat after another …