Ukraine: What sanctions could be imposed on Russia?

Ukraine: What sanctions could be imposed on Russia?

This post was originally published on this siteWestern diplomats are refusing to be explicit about specific penalties to keep the Kremlin guessing.

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Biden’s First Supreme Court Pick to Test His Pledge to Nominate a Black Woman

Biden’s First Supreme Court Pick to Test His Pledge to Nominate a Black Woman

This post was originally published on this siteJustice Breyer’s expected retirement from the Supreme Court will pave the way for President Biden to keep a liberal in his seat and gives both parties an issue they could use to energize their voters ahead of midterm elections.

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Stephen Breyer Retires From Supreme Court

Stephen Breyer Retires From Supreme Court

This post was originally published on this siteThe vacancy will give President Biden his first chance to name a new justice. He has promised to nominate a Black woman.

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Senate Dems urge Biden to get beefed-up child tax credit into spending deal

Senate Dems urge Biden to get beefed-up child tax credit into spending deal

This post was originally published on this siteA group of Senate Democrats is urging President Biden to get a beefed-up child tax credit included as part of any agreement on a sweeping climate and social spending bill.Democratic Sens. Michael Bennet (Colo.), Sherrod Brown (Ohio), Cory…

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Biden administration to withdraw Covid-19 vaccination and testing regulation aimed at large businesses

Biden administration to withdraw Covid-19 vaccination and testing regulation aimed at large businesses

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is withdrawing its Covid-19 vaccination and testing regulation aimed at large businesses, following the Supreme Court’s decision to block the rule earlier this month.

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Biden to use $2 billion from Provider Relief Fund as besieged hospitals push for aid

Biden to use $2 billion from Provider Relief Fund as besieged hospitals push for aid

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration will distribute $2 billion from the Provider Relief Fund on Tuesday to aid hospital and other medical providers overwhelmed by Covid patients.

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President Joe Biden’s options to deter Russia in Ukraine hinge on Vladimir Putin’s next move

President Joe Biden’s options to deter Russia in Ukraine hinge on Vladimir Putin’s next move

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. troops, tougher sanctions, more lethal arms among President Joe Biden’s options for confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin over Ukraine.     

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Democrats face scaled-back agenda after setbacks

Democrats face scaled-back agenda after setbacks

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are confronting the reality of a scaled-back agenda as they try to move past high-profile setbacks that dominated the tail end of President Biden’s first year in office. After pledging to go “big and bold” when they were swept into…

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White House military office director leaving post

White House military office director leaving post

This post was originally published on this siteMaju Varghese, the director of the White House Military Office, is departing his post Friday after several years working in President Joe Biden’s orbit.

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Biden tries to chart new path on US-Mexico border, but similar roadblocks remain

Biden tries to chart new path on US-Mexico border, but similar roadblocks remain

This post was originally published on this siteA proposal to vaccinate migrants that was a source of tension inside the White House last year is back on the table as the Biden administration tries to change the way the United States deals with migrants at the southern border.

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