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Congress Budget Associated Press
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a key holdout vote on President Joe Biden's domestic agenda, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday.  (Andrew HarnikSTF)

Budget shifting 'hour by hour'

WASHINGTON – With his signature domestic initiative at stake, President Joe Biden is urging Democrats to wrap up talks and bring...

October 28, 2021 1:00 am

Senators ask Big Tech officials about child safety

WASHINGTON – Senators put executives from YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat on the defensive Tuesday, questioning them about what...

October 27, 2021 1:00 am

Billionaire tax to fund budget faces criticism

WASHINGTON – The Democrats' idea for a new billionaires' tax to help pay for President Joe Biden's social services and climate...

October 26, 2021 1:00 am

Congress Biden Manchin Manchin (J. Scott ApplewhiteSTF)

Biden, key senators talk budget

WASHINGTON – Deadline driven, President Joe Biden brought two pivotal senators – Joe Manchin and Chuck Schumer – to...

October 25, 2021 1:00 am

Biden Pope Associated Press
Pope Francis shakes hands with then-Vice President Joe Biden in September 2015 before the pontiff's speech to a joint meeting of Congress. (Pablo Martinez MonsivaisSTF)

Biden preps to visit Vatican

There's an intriguing subplot to President Joe Biden's upcoming meeting with Pope Francis. The world's two most prominent Roman...

October 25, 2021 1:00 am