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Facebook Extends Pushback on Biden Criticism of Social Media

This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Author of the article: Bloomberg News Shamim Adam Article content (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. expanded on its pushback to President Joe Biden’s comment that social media networks enabled the spread of misinformation about vaccines, saying that it won’t take…
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July 18, 2021
Joe Biden

US marks one year since death of civil rights icon John Lewis

In honour of longtime congressman, President Joe Biden again urges Congress to pass legislation defending right to vote. US President Joe Biden has renewed his call for Congress to pass legislation that would protect the right to vote in honour of civil rights leader and longtime Congressman John Lewis, who…
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July 18, 2021
Joe Biden

Biden grappling with ‘pandemic of the unvaccinated’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after celebrating America’s near “independence” from the coronavirus, President Joe Biden is confronting the worrying reality of rising cases and deaths — and the limitations of his ability to combat the persistent vaccine hesitance responsible for the summer backslide. Cases of COVID-19 have tripled over…
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July 17, 2021
Joe Biden

Budget reconciliation package outline set at $3.5 trillion

Senate Democrats agreed this week to work toward a $3.5 trillion reconciliation package, which would fund major programs President Joe Biden proposed in his economic plans. CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and David Lerman discuss the plan, Democratic unity around the package and the likely long voting sessions ahead. Show…
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July 16, 2021
Joe Biden

US preparing sanctions on officials over HK: report

The United States is preparing to impose sanctions on Friday on a number of Chinese officials over what it deems as Beijing's crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong, as well as a warning to international businesses operating there about deteriorating conditions, two people with knowledge of the situation told Reuters.…
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July 16, 2021