Stories tagged: "Joe Biden"


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Biden’s COVID Relief Plan Is a Huge Deal for Women. Here’s How.

Study after study has found that women, particularly women of color, have borne the brunt of the pandemic’s economic toll, losing jobs and leaving the workforce in alarming numbers.

Supporters of President Donald Trump surround the U.S. Capitol following a rally on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital today to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Rashid: It’s Deja Vu as Republicans Reject the Recovery Plan

STAFFORD- When it comes to economic recovery plans, some things you can just count on. That includes Republicans rejecting it.

President Joe Biden listens as Kizzmekia Corbett, an immunologist with the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), right, speaks during a visit at the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the NIH, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Bethesda, Md. NIH Director Francis Collins is at center. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Only 6% of Black Americans Have Been Vaccinated. Here’s How Biden Is Trying to Change That.

Medical experts say it will take a concerted effort to meet the challenges of rebuilding trust and ensuring vaccine access for communities of color.

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gestures duding a news conference at the Capitol, in Richmond, Va(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Federal Funding Will Help Virginia Families Keep Their Homes.

ARLINGTON — A pandemic’s hard enough. Add housing concerns on top of health concerns and that creates an even larger issue.

In this image from video, the final vote total of 57-43, to acquit former President Donald Trump of the impeachment charge, incitement of insurrection, in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. (Senate Television via AP)
Rashid: So, Where Do We Go From Here?

On February 13, the US Senate voted 57-43 that Donald Trump incited the deadly January 6 insurrection.

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Biden’s Next Big Challenge: How to Deal With Trump’s Takeover of the Courts

“If somebody believes they are a victim of discrimination in their workplace, the final say on whether our civil rights laws are properly enforced is a lower court judge,” Daniel Goldberg, legal director of the nonprofit advocacy group Alliance for Justice, told COURIER.

National Guard troops continue to be deployed around the Capitol one day after the inauguration of President Joe Biden, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
It’ll Take Two Days For DC to Return to Normal, Bowser Says.

WASHINGTON, DC – The District isn't back to normal yet, but it's heading that way.