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Biden Touts ‘Progress’ and ‘Resilience,’ Asks GOP to Help ‘Finish the Job’
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Biden Touts ‘Progress’ and ‘Resilience,’ Asks GOP to Help ‘Finish the Job’
2023-02-08 15:57:13
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden struck an optimistic tone in his State of the Union address Tuesday night, describing the story of America as one of “progress and resilience” while exhorting congressional Republicans to help him “finish the job” of... Read More

Congress
US Capitol Police Stepping Up Security Ahead of State of the Union Address
2023-02-06 14:57:11
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — U.S. Capitol Police have been ramping up security for President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, including having a non-scalable fence raised around the Capitol grounds. About a half-dozen large flat-bed trucks bearing sections of... Read More

Political News
Biden to Deliver State of the Union Feb. 7
2023-01-13 21:29:27
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Invitation sent, invitation accepted. Minutes after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., on Friday invited President Joe Biden to deliver his annual State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Feb. 7, the president said... Read More

Political News
Biden Takes Bold Stand in State of the Union, Boebert Heckles
2022-03-02 12:16:04
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON— President Joe Biden delivered a 62-minute State of the Union speech Tuesday night in which he vowed to defeat inflation, tamp out the remnants of the coronavirus, and stand firm against Russian aggression in Ukraine. Talk of bipartisanship and... Read More

Presidency
Biden Steps to State of the Union Lectern at Fraught Moment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing disquiet at home and danger abroad, President Joe Biden will deliver his first State of the Union address at a precipitous moment for the nation, aiming to navigate the country out of a pandemic, reboot his stalled domestic... Read More

Congress
Congress Unmasked for State of the Union
2022-02-28 15:34:49
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — It’ll be masks off for President Joe Biden’s first State of the Union address on Tuesday as the House is lifting the mask mandate that has been in place almost since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Brian... Read More

Law Enforcement
Fencing Going Up, Streets Being Closed for State of the Union Address
2022-02-27 17:23:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — An “inner-perimeter fence is going up around the U.S. Capitol building and several street closures have been announced in conjunction with President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address. Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger said in a statement... Read More

In The News
Truck Convoys Head to Washington to Protest Pandemic Restrictions
2022-02-24 16:52:01
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Convoys of truckers began leaving from at least two points in the United States Wednesday headed toward Washington, D.C., to protest COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. They are trying to turn their protest into a national movement that includes a... Read More

Congress
Biden Invited to Deliver State of the Union in March
2022-01-07 20:52:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Friday formally invited President Joe Biden to speak to a joint session of Congress on March 1. In a brief letter, Pelosi thanked the president for his “bold vision and patriotic leadership”... Read More

Congress
COVID Relief Bill to Reach House Floor Week of Feb. 22
2021-02-12 14:51:01
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the next COVID-19 relief bill is on pace to reach the House floor the week of Feb. 22. "We hope to have this all done by the end of February, certainly... Read More

In The News
Partisan Passions Overtake Trump’s State of the Union Speech

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump highlighted economic gains and his reelection bid in a sweeping State of the Union address Tuesday, but his impeachment overshadowed the text as the traditional address to a joint session of Congress devolved into theatrical... Read More

State of The Union: Democrats, Republicans Brace for a Hostile Trump

WASHINGTON — Democrats and Republican lawmakers are bracing for a whole new level of partisan belligerence from President Donald Trump at the State of the Union on Tuesday, less than 24 hours before the Senate is expected to vote to... Read More

Congress
Speaker Pelosi Invites Trump to Deliver State of the Union Feb. 4
2019-12-20 20:03:01
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Friday invited President Donald Trump to deliver his annual State of the Union address on Feb. 4. In a letter that was short and to the point, Pelosi noted the Founding Fathers... Read More

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