Stories tagged: "biden"


Police in riot gear dispatched to de-escalate a protest in Detroit. (Photo by Franz Knight)
He Was Unfairly Arrested. Here’s What He Has to Say About Police Reform.

A Springfield father was arrested in front of his children while collecting signatures to form a tenants' association. “It was very traumatizing," he said.

US President Joe Biden prepares to sign executive orders after speaking about climate change issues in the State Dining Room of the White House on January 27, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden signed several executive orders related to the climate change crisis on Wednesday, including one directing a pause on new oil and natural gas leases on public lands. Also pictured, left to right, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images)
Jobs, Hope, and Justice: Biden Signs Executive Orders to Tackle Climate Crisis

While Biden’s executive orders can only go so far, they also capture the ambition of his climate agenda.

Biden signs executive orders dismanting the 1776 Commission and report
Biden Takes Aim at America’s Growing Hunger Crisis With Executive Orders

Around 40 million Americans say they don't have enough to eat, according to the latest data from the US Census Bureau.

President Joe Biden speaks during the the 59th inaugural ceremony on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.  During today's inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Photo by Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images)
Biden Urges Unity to Defeat COVID, Racism, Climate Change, and White Supremacy

Biden’s speech represented a sharp contrast from the one delivered four years ago by the now former President Donald Trump, who spoke of “American carnage”—a grim yet accurate foreshadowing for an administration

US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks on the public health and economic crises at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Delaware on January 14, 2021. - President-elect Joe (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)
‘We Have to Act’: Biden Announces $1.9 Trillion Relief Package

President-elect outlines how he wants to get the American economy back on track with direct aid to individuals and small businesses, funding for vaccinations, and a large investment in infrastructure.

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Biden Could Save Taxpayers $2.6 Billion if He Pulls the Plug on Border Wall

When the president-elect assumes office, his administration will be allowed to terminate or modify contracts with the construction firms building the wall.

President Donald Trump looks on during a ceremony presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to wrestler Dan Gable in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on December 7, 2020.  (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
All the Ways Trump Is Trying to Burn Down the House Before Leaving

Unlike past administrations, Trump and his staff are pushing through major policy changes that could make life harder for President-elect Biden.