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Biden signs short-term funding bill to avert gov’t shutdown

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday signed a short-term funding bill that will keep the federal government running through Feb. 18, 2022, avoiding a looming partial shutdown. “Funding the government isn’t a great achievement. It’s a bare minimum of what we need to get done,” Biden …

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Biden urges Republicans to support legislation to protect voting right

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday called on Republican lawmakers to join Democrats in passing the federal legislation that will protect Americans’ right to vote, given a cascade of restrictive voting laws have been enacted in Republican-controlled states. Delivering an impassioned speech in Philadelphia, the president …

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Biden’s massive spending package tough sell to Republicans

Biden is proposing a massive package of around 4.1 trillion dollars Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden intends to pass two spending plans worth over 4 trillion U.S. dollars, but Republicans are blasting the package as wasteful and overpriced. Biden is proposing a massive package that includes infrastructure and …

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Trump defender Stefanik elected as House Republican Conference chair

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. House Republicans on Friday morning voted for former President Donald Trump’s staunch defender Elise Stefanik to fill the No. 3 House GOP leadership position of conference chair. Publicly supported by Trump and top House Republican leaders, Stefanik was elected on a 134-46 vote. The voting came …

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