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As Biden struggles, Harris touts California wildfire aid

Jan. 21, 2022 23:45 PM EST

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — After a difficult first year in office, Vice President Kamala Harris enjoyed a homecoming of sorts Friday, taking a helicopter tour in Southern California mountains to highlight new funding for federal wildfire programs. She was joined by Gov. Gavin...

Year 2: Biden plans more public outreach, less legislating

Jan. 21, 2022 00:19 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has launched into his second year in office with a new focus on making fatigued Americans believe they’re better off under his leadership as he embraces a pared-back agenda before the midterm elections. The persistence of the coronavirus,...

Year 2: Biden plans more public outreach, less legislating

Jan. 20, 2022 19:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden launched into his second year in office Thursday with a new focus on making fatigued Americans believe they’re better off under his leadership as he embraces a pared-back agenda before the midterm elections. The persistence of the...

Biden approval hits new low at one-year mark: AP-NORC poll

Jan. 20, 2022 06:15 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden ends his first year in the White House with a clear majority of Americans for the first time disapproving of his handling of the presidency in the face of an unrelenting pandemic and roaring inflation, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC...

Analysis: Biden overshoots on what's possible in divided DC

Jan. 14, 2022 10:40 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — He was supposed to break through the congressional logjam. End the pandemic. Get the economy back on track. Days before he hits his one-year mark in office, a torrent of bad news is gnawing at the foundational rationale of President Joe Biden’s presidency: that...

Recalling Jan. 6: A national day of infamy, half remembered

Jan. 05, 2022 09:36 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Beneath a pale winter light and the glare of television cameras, it seemed hard not to see the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot for what it was. The violent storming of the Capitol by Donald Trump supporters bent on upending the election of Joe Biden was as clear as day: democracy under...

Biden: More competition in meat industry can ease food costs

Jan. 03, 2022 18:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden met virtually with independent farmers and ranchers Monday to discuss initiatives to reduce food prices by increasing competition within the meat industry, part of a broader effort to show his administration is trying to combat inflation. ...

Discontent with Johnson imperils his future, UK virus rules

Dec. 15, 2021 13:44 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Behind a heavy oak door in Parliament, Prime Minister Boris Johnson implored Conservative lawmakers to back him by voting for new restrictions to help slow the fast-spreading omicron variant. The lawmakers cheered Johnson — yet almost 100 defied him, voting in the...

UK lawmakers OK virus restrictions but Johnson faces dissent

Dec. 14, 2021 17:39 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers voted Tuesday to approve new restrictions to curb the spread of the omicron variant, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a major revolt by lawmakers in his own Conservative Party who are opposed to the regulations. The result was a blow to the...

Biden, allies increasingly pushing back at GOP's virus barbs

Dec. 03, 2021 05:25 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden looked out over an audience of government scientists and framed his latest plan for fighting COVID-19 as an opportunity to at last put an end to divisiveness over the virus, calling the politicization of the issue a “sad, sad commentary.” ...