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Replying to @AP: The U.S.-Chinese trade war isn’t going away under President Joe Biden, but no abrupt tariff cuts or other big changes are expected.…

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The U.S.-Chinese trade war isn’t going away under President Joe Biden, but no abrupt tariff cuts or other big changes are expected.

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Replying to @AP: BREAKING: The House impeachment case against Donald Trump has been delivered to the Senate for his upcoming trial. https://t.co/xpY…

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BREAKING: The House impeachment case against Donald Trump has been delivered to the Senate for his upcoming trial.

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Replying to @AP: The Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen, a former chair of the Federal Reserve, as treasury secretary. Yellen is the first woman to h…

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The Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen, a former chair of the Federal Reserve, as treasury secretary. Yellen is the first woman to hold the position and the third member of Biden's Cabinet to win confirmation.

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Replying to @AP: U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says he won’t seek reelection, citing a political climate he says has made it “harder to break through the pa…

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U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says he won’t seek reelection, citing a political climate he says has made it “harder to break through the partisan gridlock.” Portman, of Ohio, is among the Republican lawmakers who often backed President Trump.

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Replying to @AP: Efforts to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill have resumed, the White House says. The Treasury Department under President Obama sel…

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Efforts to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill have resumed, the White House says. The Treasury Department under President Obama selected the 19th century abolitionist leader to replace Andrew Jackson, but the effort stalled during the Trump administration.

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Replying to @AP: BREAKING: Supreme Court dismisses as moot lawsuits over whether Donald Trump illegally profited off his presidency by accepting pay…

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BREAKING: Supreme Court dismisses as moot lawsuits over whether Donald Trump illegally profited off his presidency by accepting payments from foreign and domestic officials who stayed at the Trump International Hotel.

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House Democrats are set to walk the impeachment article against Donald Trump on a charge of incitement of insurrection over to the Senate today. Many Republican senators who’ll serve as jurors in the ex-president’s trial are rallying to his legal defense.

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President Biden is set to reverse a Pentagon policy that largely bans transgender people from joining the military. @AP has learned the White House could announce it today. Former President Trump ordered the ban by tweet during his first year in office.

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Russian hackers who accessed federal agencies’ computer systems last year got inside by exploiting vulnerabilities in the supply chain. They hid malicious code in a software update pushed out to thousands of government agencies and private companies.

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President Biden plans to sign an executive order that aims to boost government purchases from U.S. manufacturers. The order being signed today would change rules so more of a manufactured good’s components must originate at U.S. factories.

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Replying to @AP: President Biden has offered a sweeping immigration overhaul plan, but it must compete with his other marquee legislative goals. Tha…

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Replying to @AP: She thinks the election was stolen from Donald Trump. He believes what dozens of courts and officials have found: that Joe Biden is…

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Replying to @AP: President Joe Biden attended Mass for the first time since taking office. Biden, the nation’s second Catholic president, went to Ho…

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President Joe Biden attended Mass for the first time since taking office. Biden, the nation’s second Catholic president, went to Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington’s Georgetown neighborhood, the same church he frequented when he was vice president.

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She thinks the election was stolen from Donald Trump. He believes what dozens of courts and officials have found: that Joe Biden is the rightful winner. They're trying to find common ground but wonder whether they – and the nation – can do it.

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President Biden has offered a sweeping immigration overhaul plan, but it must compete with his other marquee legislative goals. That has some Latinos worried Biden could cut deals that weaken the finished product — or fail to pass anything at all.

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President Joe Biden has presided over a focused launch of his administration, breaking sharply with his predecessor while signing executive orders meant as a showy display of action. But the crises the nation faces are as intractable as ever.

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Mike Lindell, the businessman better known to the world as the MyPillow Guy, is weighing a run for governor in Minnesota. If he follows through on a campaign, it could be a test of where the Republican Party is headed in the post-Donald Trump era.

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The words of Donald Trump supporters accused of participating in the deadly U.S. Capitol riot may end up being used against him in his Senate impeachment trial. At least five supporters facing charges have suggested they were taking orders from Trump.

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When Joe Biden took the oath of office as the 46th president at age 78, he became not only the oldest newly inaugurated U.S. chief executive in history but also the oldest sitting president ever. The nation has changed in many ways over his lifetime.

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BREAKING: Senate confirms retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to lead Pentagon, making him nation's first Black secretary of defense.

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The Senate Finance Committee has approved President Joe Biden’s nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation’s 78th Treasury secretary. Supporters said they hoped to get the full Senate to approve her nomination later Friday.

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