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White House competition council seeks lower consumer prices

Sep. 10, 2021 15:13 PM EDT

A new White House council on U.S. economic conditions held its first meeting Friday, with participants highlighting at least 18 actions taken to help consumers and potentially lower prices. The council, an outgrowth of a July executive order by President Joe Biden, is...

Biden team is seeking ways to address rising energy prices

Aug. 11, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's administration is moving at home and abroad to try to address concerns about rising energy prices slowing the nation's recovery from the pandemic-induced recession. National security adviser Jake Sullivan on Wednesday called on...

Pelosi, Democrats call on Biden to extend eviction ban

Aug. 01, 2021 23:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic leaders on Sunday called on the Biden administration to immediately extend the nation's eviction moratorium, calling it a “moral imperative” to prevent Americans from being put out of their homes during a COVID-19...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 30, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg; Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” —...