• Meet Jen Psaki, Biden's press secretary who's pledged to bring 'truth' back to White House press briefings

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement President Joe Biden's White House press secretary, Jen Psaki, is a seasoned Democratic operative and is promising a very different tenure than her most recent predecessors.
    The previous administration's relationship with the media was guided by former President Donald Trump's attacks on the free press as the "enemy of the people." Psaki, for her part, began her new role by promising to bring "truth and transparency back to the briefing room" and acknowledging how important the news media is to a democracy.
    "I have deep respect for the role of a free and independent...
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  • The new POTUS follows 12 government accounts on Twitter - And Chrissy Teigen

    The new POTUS follows 12 government accounts on Twitter - And Chrissy Teigen

    1 month ago - By Washington Post

    President Biden has followed mostly official White House accounts from the POTUS Twitter handle, except for one wild card.
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  • Biden is already unraveling Trump's oil legacy. These are the 4 most important changes he made on day one - and what to watch for next

    Biden is already unraveling Trump's oil legacy. These are the 4 most important changes he made on day one - and what to watch for next

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement President Joe Biden wasted no time in unraveling Donald Trump's oil legacy after taking office Wednesday, kicking off the most ambitious climate agenda ever put forth by a US president.
    Many of his actions were largely symbolic including issuing a moratorium on oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement. While rejoining the Paris Agreement gives the US a seat at international negotiations, any pledge the country makes under the agreement to reduce emissions is voluntary. Other moves are set to have far-ranging...
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  • The Latest: US Chamber of Commerce likes Biden's virus plan

    The Latest: US Chamber of Commerce likes Biden's virus plan

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - The largest business lobbying group in the U.S. is supporting President Joe Biden's early moves to confront the coronavirus pandemic.
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  • 900,000 people filed for unemployment the week before Biden took office. Here is how the administration is planning to help jobless Americans

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    President Joe Biden inherited an ailing labor market, with 900,000 Americans filing unemployment claims in the week before he was sworn in.
    Biden plans to address unemployment in the country through a series of measures, including weekly unemployment benefits, benefit extensions, and short-time compensation programs.
    The cooperation of Congress remains a factor to ensure Americans can receive assistance as soon as possible.
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    President Joe Biden inherited an ailing labor market, with 900,000 people filing unemployment claims the week...
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  • Mike Santoli's market notes: Stocks taking a breather, Apple is up as the market rebalances

    1 month ago - By CNBC

    The market is calming down the day after President Joe Biden took office.
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  • Biden selects Slaughter as acting chair of the Federal Trade Commission

    1 month ago - By Washington Post

    President Joe Biden appointed Rebecca Kelly Slaughter as the acting chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, a move that positions the Washington watchdog agency to take on a more aggressive role in policing Facebook, Google and other tech giants in Silicon Valley.
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  • Top Stocks To Buy Today As Dow Briefly Hits Record High

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    Joe Biden is now officially the president and investors seem to be excited about it. Stocks hit fresh record highs on his inauguration day yesterday, but traded more muted today. For investors looking to make the most of this market, our AI has crunched the data to give you a set of Top Buys.
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  • Jon Ossoff was sworn in using a Hebrew Bible from a rabbi who was an ally to MLK and had his synagogue bombed by white supremacists

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    In this image from video, Vice President Kamala Harris swears in Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., and Sen. Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., on the floor of the Senate Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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    Sen. Jon Ossoff was sworn in to Congress on Wednesday using a Hebrew Bible.
    It belonged to Rabbi Jacob Rothschild of Atlanta's Hebrew Benevolent Congregation Temple.
    Rothschild was a civil rights activist and close friend to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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    Newly elected Sen. Jon Ossoff...
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  • Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

    Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, appeared on a smooth path to quick confirmation, pledging to senators on Thursday to help carry out the administration's ambitious agenda to rebuild the nation's infrastructure.
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  • Here's How Biden's Plan To Pause Student Loans Works

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    President Joe Biden paused student loan payments for eight months.
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  • The 4 measures in the Biden stimulus plan that could put extra cash in your wallet

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    President Joe Biden waves after being sworn in during his inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.
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    Biden is pushing a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan that will form the basis of the new administration's negotiations with Congress.
    The Biden White House is attempting to move swiftly to address the confluence of economic, health, and political crises.
    Some measures that could add cash to people's wallets include new stimulus checks, enhanced unemployment aid, and a $15 minimum wage.
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  • AHLA Statement on Inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris

    1 month ago - By Hotel News Resource

    The following is a statement from Chip Rogers, president and CEO of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, on the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
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