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Democrats Head Toward Piecemeal Infrastructure Votes As Coalition Frays
Tue, 28 Sep 2021 17:51:29 +0000
This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had never wavered. She said simply would not bring any bill to the floor of the House for a vote if it didn’t have enough…
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Labor Department Officials Frustrated With White House Over COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate
Mon, 27 Sep 2021 18:02:36 +0000
When President Joe Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on Sept. 9 to impose strict COVID-19 vaccination and testing protocols on large businesses, the OSHA employees were ready. It marked the first time in nearly five years that the small agency had the opportunity to fulfill its mission to protect workers across…
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Germany?s Election Produced No Clear Winner. Here?s What Happens Next
Mon, 27 Sep 2021 17:23:39 +0000
Now the coalition building begins
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Infrastructure, Social Spending and Debt Ceiling: A Guide to Congress? Pivotal Week
Mon, 27 Sep 2021 16:48:34 +0000
It’s crunch time on both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue. Both the White House and Democrats in Congress are scrambling to pass two bills that will form the cornerstone of President Joe Biden’s legislative legacy: a $1 trillion infrastructure bill that would expand internet access and repair the country’s aging physical infrastructure like roads and bridges;…
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Joe Biden Gets His Booster Shot
Mon, 27 Sep 2021 15:47:21 +0000
After regulators approved a third dose for some at-risk groups
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Joe Biden Tries to Pass His Domestic Agenda As Crises Mount
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 21:55:54 +0000
This is not how Joe Biden wanted September to go. He expected to be barnstorming the country in the closing weeks of negotiations on his signature spending plan, pitching the expansion of health care benefits and child care provisions, and driving the momentum of those popular policies to the finish line. Instead, he’s spent weeks…
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Deb Haaland: Gabby Petito Case Should Be a Reminder of Missing Indigenous Women
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:46:07 +0000
Deb Haaland said news coverage of the Gabby Petito case should be a reminder of hundreds of indigenous women who are missing or murdered.
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EU Climate Chief: U.S. and Europe Need to Tackle Climate Change Together
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:48:35 +0000
A few short months before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, announced an ambitious initiative to tackle climate change that would transform every sector of the economy. The so-called Green Deal aims to cut Europe’s emissions 55% in the next decade, putting the bloc on…
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U.S. Lawmaker Wants to Ban Booze ?To Go? at Airports Amid Surge in Unruly Passengers
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:56:59 +0000
Rep. Peter DeFazio said he witnessed a passenger at an airport bar order three shots of alcohol in a cup he could take with him
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?Defund the Police? Was a Catchy Slogan. It?s Also Why a Policing Bill Fell Apart
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 17:54:48 +0000
This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. Richard Nixon had an energy crisis on his hands as he began what would be his last year as President. Arab members of the oil cartel OPEC had quadrupled…
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