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White House backtracks after Biden calls border situation a ‘crisis’

White House backtracks after Biden calls border situation a ‘crisis’

The White House on Monday backtracked after President Joe Biden over the weekend described the influx of migrant children on the country’s southern border as a “crisis,” in what appeared to be a notable shift in language. The President’s use of the “crisis” label doesn’t represent the administration’s official position, the White House said Monday…MORE

Ohio GOP lawmaker to resign giving Republicans one fewer vote in the House

Ohio GOP lawmaker to resign giving Republicans one fewer vote in the House

Republican Rep. Steve Stivers of Ohio announced Monday on Twitter that he is leaving Congress next month to become the president and CEO of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, giving the GOP at least temporarily one fewer vote in the narrowly divided House of Representatives. “Throughout my career in public service I’ve worked to promote…MORE

Biden administration to provide $150 million to boost Covid response in underserved and vulnerable areas

Biden administration to provide $150 million to boost Covid response in underserved and vulnerable areas

The Biden administration on Monday will allocate $150 million from the American Rescue Plan to community-based health care providers across the nation to help boost their coronavirus response for “underserved communities and vulnerable populations,” an administration official told CNN. President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 adviser Andy Slavitt is expected to announce the federal government will provide…MORE

Supreme Court tosses out another Republican 2020 election challenge

Supreme Court tosses out another Republican 2020 election challenge

Five months after the presidential election, the Supreme Court said on Monday that it won’t take up a case from several Republicans challenging changes to election rules in the battleground state of Pennsylvania. The unsigned ruling sends yet another message that the court’s majority has no interest in relitigating the last election. Before Monday, the…MORE