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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…

New Biden Health Care Orders Begin to Unspool Trump Policies

 (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is taking his first steps to reverse the Trump administration’s health care policies. The White House says Biden on Thursday plans to sign orders on a range of issues including getting more Americans covered and removing curbs on abortion counseling. The most concrete short-term impact will come from reopening HealthCare.gov insurance…

Biden Says He’s ‘Bringing Back the Pros’ for Virus Briefings

In this Jan. 26, 2021, photo, President Joe Biden holds his face mask as he speaks on COVID-19. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is dispatching the nation’s top scientists and public health experts to regularly brief the American public about the pandemic that has claimed more than 425,000 U.S. lives. Beginning Wednesday, the experts will host…

Biden signs burst of virus orders, requires masks for travel

President Joe Biden signs executive orders after speaking about the coronavirus, accompanied by Vice President Kamala Harris, left, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, right, in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is putting into…

Biden to Sign Virus Measures, Requires Masks to Travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep in the deadliest coronavirus wave and facing worrisome new strains, President Joe Biden will initiate a national COVID-19 strategy to ramp up vaccinations and testing, reopen schools and businesses and increase the use of masks — including a requirement that Americans mask up for travel. Biden also will address inequities in hard-hit minority communities as he signs 10 pandemic-related executive…

Alabama’s Congressional Delegation Reacts to Biden Inauguration

President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden watch a military pass in review ceremony on the East Front of the Capitol at the conclusion of the inauguration ceremonies, in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Members of Alabama’s Congressional delegation are using Twitter to react to the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of…

Joe Biden Becomes 46th President of the United States

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool) Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. He took the oath…

Joe Biden Elected 46th President of the United States

CBS News and ABC News both project that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will win the presidency. Both networks say Biden has won Pennsylvania’s electoral votes, taking him to 273 electoral votes. That is three more than the 270 needed to secure victory. Vote  counts continue in several other states which remain too close to call. COVERAGE FROM CBS NEWS…