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Jill Biden is announcing $100 million in funding for research and development into women's health

Feb. 21, 2024 05:11 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden on Wednesday was announcing $100 million in federal funding for research and development into women's health as part of a new White House initiative that she is heading up. The funding is the first major deliverable of the White House Initiative on...

Biden plans to welcome Kenyan president to White House for state visit in May

Feb. 16, 2024 14:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden plans to welcome Kenyan President William Ruto to the White House in May, hosting a state visit after reneging on his promise to visit Africa last year. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre announced Friday that the visit set for May...

Jill Biden sends Valentine's Day love to Americans with an art display on the White House lawn

Feb. 14, 2024 09:37 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden once again is sending her love to Americans on Valentine's Day through an art display on the White House lawn. The first lady's “Valentine to the Country” was revealed as the sun rose on Wednesday. The installation features a large wooden red...

First lady questions whether special counsel referenced son's death to score political points

Feb. 11, 2024 11:38 AM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden said in an email to campaign donors that she didn't know what the special counsel was trying to achieve when he suggested President Joe Biden could not remember when his son Beau died. ”We should give everyone grace, and I can’t...

Hand over heart, Biden joins grieving families of US troops killed in Jordan as remains arrive home

Feb. 02, 2024 19:30 PM EST

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — Standing solemnly under gray skies, President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden joined grieving families at Dover Air Force Base on Friday to witness the return of three American service members killed in last weekend's drone attack in Jordan. ...

Jill Biden tells school principals 'enough is enough' while promoting a gun safety initiative

Jan. 25, 2024 17:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden on Thursday declared that “enough is enough” as she did her part to encourage school leaders to promote storing firearms safely to help protect children. Guns are the leading cause of death for American children. A new initiative...

Biden extends State of the Union invitation to a Texas woman who sued to get an abortion and lost

Jan. 24, 2024 19:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden have extended an invitation to attend the State of the Union address to a Texas woman who sued her state and lost over the ability to get an abortion to end a wanted pregnancy. The Texas Supreme Court denied Katie...

Biden and Harris paint Trump as freedom's enemy at abortion rally in Virginia

Jan. 23, 2024 21:35 PM EST

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday condemned abortion bans that have increasingly endangered the health of pregnant women, forcing them to grow sicker before they can receive medical care, and he laid the blame on Donald Trump, his likely Republican challenger in this year's...

Vice President Harris targets Trump as she rallies for abortion rights in Wisconsin

Jan. 22, 2024 22:55 PM EST

WAUKESHA, Wisc. (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris blasted Republicans as extremists for trying to ban abortions as she rallied women in the key battleground state of Wisconsin on Monday, marking the 51st anniversary of Roe v. Wade by leading Democrats' charge for restoring reproductive rights....

Democrats believe abortion will motivate voters in 2024. Will it be enough?

Jan. 21, 2024 12:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said recently that he was “proud” to have a hand in overturning the abortion protections enshrined in Roe v. Wade, Democratic pollster Celinda Lake took it as a political gift, thinking to herself, “Oh my God, we just...