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Alana Wise

Top issues to expect in President Biden’s address are his response to concerns about rising inflation and fatigue about the pandemic as well as steps taken to threaten Russia’s financial stability.
The revelation comes before President Biden is set to speak on Russia’s threatened invasion of Ukraine.
President Biden and others in his administration insist schools should stay open, even with the omicron wave making it harder than ever to manage.
The president’s remarks were among his most forceful denunciations of voter suppression legislation introduced in a number of GOP-controlled regions as well as for changing the Senate filibuster.
The president is expected to speak to the importance of election integrity as a means to preserving democracy and also back changing the filibuster to make it easier to pass voting rights bills.
With the school year underway and cooler months approaching, President Biden is set to detail a new plan to rein in the delta-driven spread of the coronavirus.
Brown’s victory in the Cleveland area primary marks a victory for more moderate Democrats in the closely watched contest.
The Washington powerbroker was 88 years old.
As part of the efforts, the Treasury Department will inform states that they can use funds allotted by the American Rescue Plan to aid in reducing gun violence.
Juneteenth is an annual celebration held on June 19 to commemorate the end of chattel slavery in America.
President Biden’s commitment Monday to donate doses of Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines adds to an earlier promise of 60 million doses of AstraZeneca.
“After just 100 days, I can report to the nation: America is on the move again,” President Biden said in his remarks to lawmakers.
The president is expected to say that he and Congress must work to prove “that our government still works — and can deliver for the people.”
President Biden and Vice President Harris plan to speak following the guilty verdict in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd.
Advocates face steep odds getting a new ban through Congress. If they can succeed, they hope to avoid a repeat of past mistakes that left the original law open to loopholes.
President Biden is expected to tout his early successes and press for his legislative wish list. But he is likely to face questions about immigration and mass shootings.
President Biden moves his timeline up by two months while directing all 50 states and the District of Columbia to move school workers up in line for vaccinations, beginning next week.
Attorneys representing former President Donald Trump equated instances of violence and rioting that broke out during protests for racial justice with the Capitol insurrection.