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A year of Biden

Joe Biden’s first year as US president included two major historic accomplishments and a series of (often bitter) disappointments that has his party headed toward likely defeat in November’s midterm elections. Biden’s own political future…

China, US officials hold meeting trade issues

BEIJING China and the U.S. held a virtual meeting on Saturday regarding the two countries’ fraught trade relationship, after a lengthy break in negotiations. China’s top trade negotiator Liu He referred to as U.S. Trade Representative…

5 things Biden heads to the UN

President Biden will address the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday for the primary time as president as world leaders take in new York City in the week . The meeting comes as Biden faces outrage from France over a replacement…

What is Biden doing when we can’t see him?

Three distinctive and preposterous instances of America's continuous emergency of government skill. America's Emergency of Capability, Section One Chris Cillizza of CNN composed Monday, "Seven months into his initial term, in any…

As it happened: Biden-Putin talks in Geneva

After his meeting with Joe Biden in Geneva, Vladimir Putin held a presser where he adeptly aped some of our partisan hyperbole to deflect attention from his own authoritarianism. “People are shot and killed every day ,” Putin told…

TikTok Is China’s Trojan Horse

More than one in three Americans believe that Joe Biden is weak on China. With the president recently opting to revoke a Trump-era attempt to ban Chinese-owned apps, their beliefs appear to be valid. TikTok, one of the apps Biden decided…

Biden’s first 100 days

Each Spring in April we fund our national priorities. This year, as the last, we face an altered reality as we continue to grapple with a global pandemic that has taken the lives of over 560,000 Americans and almost three million people…

Venezuela hopes to ‘turn the page’ with US

CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro expressed willingness Saturday to “turn the page” with the US now that Joe Biden is in charge in Washington. Maduro’s desire is that the two nations can reach a “new path” after…

Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US president

Joe Biden was sworn in as 46th US president on Wednesday. Kamala Harris was sworn in as US vice president, becoming the first woman, the first Black person and the first Asian American to hold the office. President-elect Joe Biden and…

EU calls for new ties with US in Biden era

BRUSSELS Under soon-to-be President Joe Biden, the US and the EU should build a new alliance, a key leader of the bloc proposed on Wednesday. “On the first day of his mandate, I address a solemn proposal to the new US president. Let's…

Merkel ‘sad and furious’ over riots in US

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed regret that US President Donald Trump “did not admit his election defeat” and caused further tensions in his country. Speaking at a party meeting on Thursday, Merkel said she was…

US: Nancy Pelosi reelected speaker of House

Washington Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California was reelected speaker of the US House of Representatives for the 117th Congress on Sunday. Pelosi received 216 out of 427 votes to secure the speakership for a fourth term.…

Claims from Trump and Biden’s first debate

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden sparred Tuesday in their first of three debates, hoping to sway undecided voters planning to cast ballots by mail and in person in the final weeks leading up to the Nov. 3…

Trump at rally falsely cites a Biden apology

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump falsely told supporters Saturday night that Democratic rival Joe Biden apologized for opposing his restrictions on travel from China early in the coronavirus pandemic. On multiple fronts, the revival of…

Obama to endorse Biden in video on Tuesday

WASHINGTON Former President Barack Obama plans to endorse Joe Biden in a video on Tuesday, giving the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee a boost from the party’s biggest fundraiser and one of its most popular figures. The move…
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