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9 House members vote against Israel Iron Dome funding as Tlaib accused of anti-Semitism

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The bill passed overwhelmingly 420-9.  The "no" votes were Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.; Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.; Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass.; Cori Bush, D-Mo.; André Carson, D-Ind.; Marie Newman, D-Ill., Raúl Grijalva, D-A...

A Wisconsin County cut funding to a domestic violence shelter that showed support for Black Lives Matter

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When Embrace, a Wisconsin-based domestic violence shelter, put up Black Lives Matter signs in its offices earlier this summer, employees expected it would prompt tough conversations from people in the community. The...

As fence comes down, Capitol security forces face funding crunch

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More than six months after the deadly Capitol insurrection, the final temporary security structure is coming down, but there are still plenty of concerns about how the campus will be protected going forward and if C...

At least 20 countries have agreed to stop funding fossil fuel projects abroad

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At least 20 countries have agreed to end financing for fossil fuel projects abroad, a UK official told CNN, in a deal expected to be announced Thursday. Another source close to the COP26 climate summit negotiations ...

Biden admin offering vaccines to illegal immigrants despite seeking billions in COVID-19 funding

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The request was first lowered to $ 15.6 billion and then ultimately cut from a $ 1.5 trillion government spending bill, which provides $ 13.6 billion in military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine. "We have made trem...

Biden administration prioritizes environmental justice funding without mentioning race, hoping to fend off legal challenge

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President Joe Biden pledged during his first days in office that 40% of federal funds for climate and clean energy initiatives would be prioritized for underserved communities -- a key pillar of his environmental ju...

Biden administration rolls out new regulations and funding for cleaner trucks and buses

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The Biden administration is rolling out more stringent emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles like large trucks and buses and announcing more than $ 1.3 billion in funding to deploy more clean transportation a...

Biden administration to renew Covid-19 funding push when Congress returns next week

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Washington, DC The Biden administration will renew its push with lawmakers to secure Covid-19 funding next week when Congress returns from recess, a White House official told CNN, following inaction from the Senate o...

Biden announces US will increase funding to help developing nations confront the climate crisis

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President Joe Biden announced Tuesday he will work with Congress to double again the United States' financial commitment to help developing nations confront the climate crisis. Biden pledged in April the US would i...

Biden promises Zelenskyy another $500M in funding in hour-long call, bringing US aid to Ukraine to $2.5B

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The call between the leaders of the U.S. and Ukraine lasted from approximately 11:08 a.m. to 12:03 p.m. EST, and afterward both parties revealed what was discussed.  Biden informed Zelenskyy "that the United States i...

Biden signs stopgap funding measure into law, avoiding government shutdown

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President Joe Biden on Friday officially signed into law the stopgap funding measure passed by the Senate Thursday night, averting a government shutdown for now. The funding for the federal government was set to exp...

Biden spending bill’s proposed cuts to hospital funding draws scrutiny

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Biden spending bill's proposed cuts to hospital funding draw scrutinyRepublican Florida Sen. Rick Scott and other critics are pushing back on a portion of President Biden’s Build Back Better Act that would cut hospit...

Biden stresses support for more police funding in shift from progressives

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Biden's remarks came during his address at the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 90th Annual Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C., on Friday. President Joe Biden speaks during the 90th Winter Meeting of USCM on Jan....

Biden to request $33B from Congress for Ukraine emergency supplemental funding

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The Biden administration is calling for $ 20.4 billion in additional security assistance for Ukraine, including $ 5 billion in additional drawdown authority, $ 6 billion for the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiat...

Biden to urge Congress to provide more funding for pandemic response

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President Joe Biden will urge lawmakers to secure more funding for his administration's Covid-19 response in a speech from the White House Wednesday afternoon and will warn the progress the nation has made in combat...

Biden urges Congress to pass coronavirus package with state and local government funding

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President-elect Joe Biden urged Congress to pass a coronavirus relief package that includes funding to help state and local governments with payrolls for public workers like teachers and first responders. "There's ...

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