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Biden signs $1.9T relief bill before speech to nation

President Joe Biden signs the American Rescue Plan, a coronavirus relief package, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, March 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden has signed into law the $1.9 trillion relief package that he says will help the U.S. defeat the coronavirus and nurse the economy back to…

President Biden Signs $1.9T relief bill before speech to nation

In the March 10, 2021, photo, President Joe Biden speaks in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House Campus in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden has now signed into law the $1.9 trillion relief package that he says will help the U.S. defeat the coronavirus and nurse the…

Congress OKs $1.9T virus relief bill in win for Biden, Dems

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., leads the vote to approve a landmark $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress has sent President Joe Biden the landmark $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. The House approved the bill Wednesday over solid Republican opposition in a…

President Biden Marks Bloody Sunday with Executive Order Promoting Voting Access

FILE – Then-Vice President Joe Biden, center, leads a group across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., Sunday, March 3, 2013. From left: Selma Mayor George Evans, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala., Rev. Jesse Jackson, Biden, Rev. Al Sharpton and U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. (AP Photo/Dave Martin) Today is the 56th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, when…

Biden Extends Pandemic Help for Homeowners

 (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is extending a ban on housing foreclosures to June 30 to help homeowners struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. The moratorium on foreclosures of federally guaranteed mortgages had been set to expire on March 31. On his first day in office, Biden had extended the moratorium from Jan. 31. Census Bureau figures…

Biden to Visit State Dept. as US Reengages With Allies

Syrian refugee Mahmoud Mansour, 47, helps his youngest daughter Sahar, 8, with her homework  (AP Photo/Omar Akour) WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is sending a message to his messengers, using a visit to the State Department to underscore his promise to restore a multilateral approach to U.S. foreign policy and reengage with the international community. White House press secretary…

Biden to Meet with GOP Lawmakers to Discuss Virus Relief

Snow falls on the North Lawn of the White House, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is set to meet Monday with a group of 10 Republican senators who have proposed spending about one-third of what he is seeking in coronavirus aid. White House press secretary Jen Psaki says that Biden…