Both parties argue it's time to overhaul the health care industry while disagreeing on the prescription. Washington Bureau Reporter Kyle Midura looks into what's on the Biden White House's agenda and what has a chance in Congress.
The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control listed Alvaro Lopez Miera, a Cuban military and political leader, and the Brigada Especial Nacional del Ministerio del Interior, or Interior Ministry Special Brigade, as among those who will face the latest sanctions.
Senate Republicans expected on Wednesday to reject an effort to begin debate on a bipartisan infrastructure deal that senators brokered with President Joe Biden, though supporters are hoping they’ll get another chance in coming days.
Federal prosecutors and attorneys for Gracyn Courtright, 23, are expected to reach plea agreement soon. Courtright stands accused of five charges stemming from her role in the January 6th insurrection and faces up to three years in prison.
The Department of Homeland Security said it would require operators of federally designated critical pipelines to implement “specific mitigation measures” to prevent ransomware attacks and other cyber intrusions.
Biden has held out the new monthly payments, which will average $423 per family, as the key to halving child poverty rates. But he is also setting up a broader philosophical battle about the role of government and the responsibilities of parents.
By JONATHAN LEMIRE, BRIAN SLODYSKO and ZEKE MILLER
President Joe Biden, who has proclaimed protecting ballot access the central cause of his presidency, has faced sharp criticism from allies for not doing more, though political headwinds and stubborn Senate math have greatly limited its ability to act.
With temperatures skyrocketing in the U.S., bringing dangerous conditions for millions of Americans, environmental groups have a striking backdrop as they urge the federal government to address climate change.