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2009 Redux? Biden Cites 'Urgent' Need for Massive Stimulus

Added: 15.01.2021 14:07 | 9 views | 0 comments

The economy was bad, and the White House planned to go big. On the day the mammoth $800 billion Recovery Act became law, however, the new president took care to stress how his administration would keep a close eye on every dollar going out the door. This task of providing oversight, Barack Obama announced at the bill's 2009 signing ceremony, would go to Joe Biden.

US puts Cuba back on ‘state sponsor of terrorism’ list

Added: 14.01.2021 3:16 | 3 views | 0 comments

The US State Department put Cuba back on a blacklist designating it a "state sponsor of terrorism" on Monday. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the move in a statement, noting Cuba's harboring of US fugitives as well as its support for Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro. It's the latest in a series of major policy moves made by President Donald Trump's administration before President-elect Joe Biden takes office on January 20. Cuba was removed from the list in 2015 by then-president Barack Obama as he moved to normalize relations with the country. What did Pompeo say? Pompeo said Cuba was being blacklisted again for "repeatedly providing support for...

Biden picks veteran diplomat William Burns as CIA director

Added: 11.01.2021 12:18 | 30 views | 0 comments

Burns, who speaks Russian, Arabic and French, most recently served as deputy secretary of state under President Barack Obama

‘The storm is here’: Ashli Babbitt’s journey from capital ‘guardian’ to invader

Added: 09.01.2021 18:18 | 26 views | 0 comments

The 35-year-old veteran once supported Barack Obama, she said on Twitter. But that was before she became a devoted follower of Donald Trump and QAnon.

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This Day in History: Jan. 9

Added: 09.01.2021 5:00 | 8 views | 0 comments

The Illinois House votes 114-1 to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who is accused of soliciting bribes for political appointments, including Barack Obama's vacant U.S. Senate seat after Obama was elected president.


Obama echoes Biden remarks that police response to Capitol riots would have been harsher with BLM

Added: 09.01.2021 3:25 | 18 views | 0 comments

Former President Barack Obama took to Twitter Friday to address why Civil Rights groups and lawmakers are furious over the vastly different approach law enforcement took to Wednesday’s U.S. Capitol breach compared to last summer’s Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests.


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