Friday, January 22, 2021

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He helped Adam Schiff impeach Trump. Now he’s joining Biden’s NSC.

Adam Schiff’s top legal adviser is joining President Joe Biden’s National Security Council as its senior director for intelligence, a key role that serves...

‘Nobody is telling you what to say’: Fauci regains the spotlight under Biden

Anthony Fauci isn’t hiding his relief that he’s serving in a new administration. One day into the Biden presidency, the longtime infectious disease...

Mayor Pete soon Secretary Pete? Bipartisan senators say yes

Pete Buttigieg, displaying the political acumen that fueled his surge from mayoral obscurity to political stardom, sailed through a Senate hearing Thursday that was...

How lawmakers trapped in the House stood their ground

It was shortly after rioters had breached the Capitol on Jan. 6 and the scene inside the building was chaotic. Authorities deployed tear gas in...

Top Senate panel approves Austin, paving the way for confirmation as Pentagon chief

Lloyd Austin's nomination for defense secretary took a big step forward on Capitol Hill on Thursday, as the Senate Armed Services Committee approved the...

Pelosi says she'll send impeachment article 'soon' with trial in limbo

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she would “soon” take steps that would formally launch the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump...

Democrats plot to defend fragile Senate majority

Democrats flipped the Senate with the narrowest possible majority. Next year, they have to defend it with no margin for error. The path to keeping...

Democrats weigh their stimulus options: Go big or go fast

A new era has dawned in Washington, but the divide over pandemic relief on Capitol Hill is strong as ever. Even Democrats aren’t sure...

Democrats poised to rebuff McConnell's filibuster demands

Senate Democrats are signaling they will reject an effort by Mitch McConnell to protect the legislative filibuster as part of a deal to run...

Trump leaves behind diminished GOP

The Republican Party is confronting an uncertain future — and key institutions that helped it gain power in the past have hollowed out or...

Biden to sign 10 executive orders aimed at turning around the pandemic

President Joe Biden will sign 10 more executive orders on Thursday aimed at ramping up Covid testing and vaccinations, tightening enforcement of workplace safety...

Biden leaves top FDA job open amid vaccine push

President Joe Biden assumes office with an arsenal of health care veterans leading his coronavirus response — but his team’s handwringing has left an...

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JPMorgan board holds CEO Jamie Dimon’s annual pay at $31.5 million

NEW YORK- JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon will not get a raise in his annual pay and will receive $31.5...

Facebook oversight board to decide if Donald Trump's account should stay suspended

Facebook Inc. said it was referring its decision to indefinitely suspend the accounts of former US President Donald Trump to its independent oversight board....

EU to tighten travel curbs for COVID-19 hot spots as third wave fears mount

BRUSSELS: The European Commission proposed to EU leaders...

New China Swine Fever Strains Point To Unlicensed Vaccines: Experts

A new form of African swine fever identified in Chinese pig farms is most likely caused by illicit vaccines, industry insiders say, a fresh...