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August 02

Biden White House, under pressure from Democrats, responds on evictions

But the new measures don't go as far as Speaker Pelosi and progressives want.
August 02
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds a briefing with White House American Rescue Plan Coordinator and Senior Advisor to the President Gene Sperling at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 2, 2021.
August 02

Hundreds expected to attend President Obama's 60th birthday party amid COVID concerns

The Martha's Vineyard gathering comes amid a spike in coronavirus cases.
August 02
In this June 3, 2021, file photo, former President Barack Obama sits down for a one-on-one interview with Good Morning America Co-Anchor Michael Strahan.
August 02

Democrats press McCarthy to resign after comment 'hard not to hit' Pelosi with gavel

An aide to McCarthy said "he was obviously joking" without commenting further.
August 02
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks at his weekly news conference at the Capitol building, July 22, 2021, in Washington, DC.
August 02

US to offer refugee status to Afghans at risk because of US ties amid Taliban threat

The new program will require Afghans leaving the country and waiting months.
August 02
Members of Afghan Special Forces regroup after heavy clashes with Taliban during the rescue mission of a policeman besieged at a check post, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, July 13, 2021.
August 02

COVID confusion meets GOP defiance: The Note

Biden is confronting defiance, but the more problematic enemy may be weariness.
August 02
Rep. Andy Harris speaks as House Minority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, House Republican Conference Chair Rep. Elise Stefanik and members of the GOP Doctors Caucus listen during a news conference in front of the Capitol, July 22, 2021, in Washington, DC.
August 01

Bipartisan negotiators unveil 2,702-page infrastructure bill

The bill is worth $550 billion in new spending.
August 01
*** BESTPIX *** WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 28:  U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) (L) and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) (R) answer questions from members of the press during a news conference after a procedural vote for the bipartisan infrastructure framework at Dirksen Senate Office Building July 28, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Senate has advanced the bipartisan infrastructure framework with the vote of 67-32.
August 01

Donald Trump builds war chest of $102 million entering 2nd half of 2021

The former president has not confirmed whether he'll run in 2024.
August 01
Former U.S. President Donald Trump reacts at his first post-presidency campaign rally at the Lorain County Fairgrounds in Wellington, Ohio, June 26, 2021.
August 01

Kinzinger open to issuing subpoenas for members of Congress, including McCarthy

The committee, Kinzinger said, is determined to get a full account of the truth.
August 01
Representative Adam Kinzinger speaks to members of the media following a meeting before the select committee to investigate the January 6th attack on the Capitol  July 26, 2021.
August 01

Elected from jail, DC official advances voting rights and racial justice

Convict Joel Caston is seeking redemption through public service.
August 01
Joel Caston, 44, has been incarcerated for nearly three decades for murder as a teenager. In June 2021, he won election as an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner in Washington, D.C.
August 01

Fauci warns 'things are going to get worse' with COVID

He doesn't believe lockdowns are likely to return, however.
August 01
Anthony Fauci speaks during ae hearing in Washington, May 26, 2021.
August 01

'This Week' Transcript 8-1-21: Dr. Fauci, Sec. Buttigieg & Rep. Kinzinger

This is a rush transcript of "This Week" airing Sunday, August 1.
August 01
Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks during a hearing in Washington, May 11, 2021.
July 31

With hours until eviction ban expires, lawmakers lean on CDC to act

The letter, first obtained by ABC News, urges action despite a SCOTUS ruling.
July 31
Representatives Ayanna Pressley and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attend a press conference at the Capitol July 15, 2019.
July 31

House fails to extend eviction moratorium ahead of 6-week recess

The measure was rejected by Republicans.
July 31
People from a coalition of housing justice groups hold signs protesting evictions during a news conference outside the Statehouse, Friday, July 30, 2021, in Boston.
July 30

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez slams White House, party leaders over eviction situation

"Everybody knew this was happening," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, D-N.Y., said after the White House and Democratic Party leaders failed in a last-minute scramble to extend the eviction moratorium.
July 30
"Everybody knew this was happening," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, D-N.Y., said after the White House and Democratic Party leaders failed in a last-minute scramble to extend the eviction moratorium.
July 30

Congress fails to extend eviction moratorium ahead of summer recess

Ahead of a six-week recess, House Democrats failed to pass an extension of the eviction moratorium expiring this Saturday.
July 30
Ahead of a six-week recess, House Democrats failed to pass an extension of the eviction moratorium expiring this Saturday.
July 30

Biden hosts Cuban American leaders at White House

President Joe Biden held a meeting with Cuban American leaders Friday, focusing on "the recent, historic demonstrations in Cuba and the Administration's response," according to the White House.
July 30
President Joe Biden held a meeting with Cuban American leaders Friday, focusing on "the recent, historic demonstrations in Cuba and the Administration's response," according to the White House.
July 30

Pelosi confident eviction moratorium will be extended

The policy is set to expire Saturday if Congress doesn’t act, putting millions of Americans at risk of losing their homes.
July 30
VIDEO: Pelosi confident eviction moratorium will be extended
July 30

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Sec. Pete Buttigieg & Rep. Adam Kinzinger Sunday On “This Week”

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, August 1, 2021.
July 30
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
July 30

Bill would require statues of women justices at Capitol

The last statue of a woman came to the Capitol in 2013.
July 30
Left, retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor accepts the Minerva Award during the Women's Conference in Long Beach, Calif. on  Oct. 26, 2010. Right, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Georgetown University Law Center campus in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 20, 2017.
July 30

New details on CDC investigation portray delta variant as serious threat

"The rules have changed. We have a different epidemic now that we did in May."
July 30
Social distancing recommendations are posted in the Rose E. McCoy Auditorium where COVID-19 vaccinations were being offered on the Jackson State University campus in Jackson, Miss., July 27, 2021.
July 30

Navy sailor charged with setting blaze that destroyed billion-dollar ship last year

The Navy announced last year it would scrap the fire-ravaged ship.
July 30
Port of San Diego Harbor Police Department boats combat a fire on board the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., July 12, 2020.
July 30

Biden confronts problem of COVID-19 'straight talk' falling on deaf ears: The Note

Biden has shifted to finding ways to compel federal workers to get the shots.
July 30
President Joe Biden speaks about COVID-19 vaccinations in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., July 29, 2021.
July 29

Sen. Bob Casey: ‘Likelihood is very high’ on passing physical infrastructure bill

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., on the prospects for the $1.1 trillion infrastructure bill following Wednesday's vote to begin debate on the measure.
July 29
VIDEO: Sen. Bob Casey: ‘Likelihood is very high’ on passing physical infrastructure bill
July 29

DC inmate wins neighborhood election from inside prison

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer speaks with Washington, D.C., inmate Joel Caston, who won a seat on the D.C. advisory neighborhood commission from prison while serving a 27-year sentence for murder.
July 29
VIDEO: DC inmate wins neighborhood election from inside prison
July 29

Biden encourages vaccine incentives, announces requirements for federal workers

Some groups representing large numbers of federal workers have raised objections
July 29
President Joe Biden speaks about COVID-19 vaccinations in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., July 29, 2021.
July 29

President Biden: This has become a 'pandemic of the unvaccinated'

President Joe Biden announces vaccination requirements for federal workers and urges more Americans to get vaccinated.
July 29
VIDEO: President Biden: This has become a 'pandemic of the unvaccinated'
July 29

Biden delivers remarks on mask and vaccine policies for federal workers

President Joe Biden also discussed the seriousness of the delta variant, as well as the importance of getting vaccinated.
July 29
VIDEO: Biden delivers remarks on mask and vaccine policies for federal workers
July 29

The Breakdown: Senate advances bipartisan infrastructure bill but obstacles remain

Plus, President Biden is expected to announce vaccine requirements for federal workers and beach town businesses are overwhelmed without enough workers.
July 29
VIDEO: The Breakdown: Senate advances bipartisan infrastructure bill but obstacles remain
July 29

CDC mask decision followed stunning findings from Cape Cod beach outbreak

A group of vaccinated beachgoers changed our knowledge of the delta variant.
July 29
A sign at the Heaven Cafe encourages customers to wear masks until seated, in Provincetown, MA., on July 24, 2021.
July 29

Biden to announce vaccine requirements for federal workers

Unvaccinated workers may have to abide by stringent protocols like wearing masks and weekly testing.
July 29
VIDEO: Biden to announce vaccine requirements for federal workers
July 29

White House economic adviser breaks down the bipartisan infrastructure plan

Seventeen Republican senators voted along with Democrats to advance the bill.
July 29
VIDEO: White House economic adviser breaks down the bipartisan infrastructure plan
July 29

Congress passes emergency security funding for Capitol Police, National Guard

The bill also includes money for the Afghan special visa program.
July 29
A Capitol Police Officer walks a police dog across the west front of the U.S. Capitol Building on May 14, 2021 in Washington, D.C.
July 29

White House unveils strategy to address 'root causes' of migration

The framework focuses on conditions in Central America.
July 29
President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the White House in Washington, July 4, 2021.
July 29

Biden calls on Congress to act on expiring eviction ban

The administration is arguing its hands are tied by the Supreme Court.
July 29
Khalia Rowe-Haysbert and her aunt Amari Haysbert move their belongings into a storage unit after being evicted from their home with help from family friends in Phoenix, on March 11, 2021. Despite a moratorium preventing landlords from evicting tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic, a court ordered the family to vacate.
July 29

Biden's federal workforce vaccine mandate could inspire companies to follow suit

The mandate could also trigger an avalanche of lawsuits.
July 29
Shaheer Greene-Massenburg, 15, receives his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a mobile pop-up vaccination clinic at Renaissance High School in Detroit, July 26, 2021.
July 29

GOP, Democrats battle over new House mask mandate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy "a moron."
July 29
Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi puts her mask on as she leaves after a weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol, July 28, 2021, in Washington.
July 29

NBA Social Justice Coalition backs EQUAL Act, urges Congress to move quickly

The NBA community is fighting to end racial and social inequality.
July 29
July 29

85% of flight attendants have dealt with an unruly passenger in 2021: Survey

Nearly one in five flight attendants were subjected to a physical incident.
July 29
Travelers wait in line for TSA security screening at Orlando International Airport, July 2, 2021, in Orlando, Fla.
July 29

1st Afghan interpreters, families to arrive in US

Blinken said US, Kuwait discussed hosting Afghans, but didn't announce a deal.
July 29
In this June 25, 2021 photo, former Afghan interpreters hold placards during a demonstrations against the US government, in front of the US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.
July 29

Bipartisan infrastructure deal makes way for bigger Biden agenda battle: The Note

There's a larger battle brewing over the plan focused on "human infrastructure."
July 29
The bipartisan group of Senate negotiators speak to reporters just after a vote to start work on a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, at the Capitol, July 28, 2021. From left are Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah.
July 29

Biden's vaccine requirement could 'very well' require troops to get the shot

DOD officials have said they might require vaccinations after FDA approval.
July 29
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jasmin Fiorini vaccinates a volunteering service member on Dec. 15, 2020, as part of a vaccination program at the medical center  and Naval Hospital in Camp Pendleton.
July 29

Expected vaccine requirement for federal workers raises new questions

Biden is expected to lay out vaccine requirements for federal workers Thursday.
July 29
President Joe Biden speaks with Christy Abizaid, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, while visiting the Office of the Director Of National Intelligence headquarters in McLean, Va,, July 27, 2021.
July 28

Senate votes to start debate on $1.1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal

Negotiators announced earlier Wednesday that they had reached a deal.
July 28
Senators Lisa Murkowski, Bill Cassidy, Rob Portman, Susan Collins and Mitt Romney speak to reporters while announcing on an agreement on infrastructure at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, July 28, 2021.
July 28

Blinken warns of 'deeply troubling' reports from Afghanistan amid US withdrawal

During his critical first visit to India, Afghanistan remained a top issue.
July 28
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and India's Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (not pictured) hold a joint news conference at Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan in New Delhi on July 28, 2021.
July 28

Biden touts American manufacturing, infrastructure deal

President Joe Biden gave remarks at a manufacturing plant near Allentown, Pennsylvania, to stress the importance of buying American.
July 28
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July 28

Jan. 6 select committee to meet on next steps, move on subpoenas

Chairman Bennie Thompson said he expects the first wave of subpoenas "soon."
July 28
Chair Rep. Bennie Thompson, right, and Rep. Zoe Lofgren, left, listen to D.C. Metropolitan Police Officer Daniel Hodges testify before the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on U.S. Capitol, July 27, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
July 28

DOJ issues guidance on so-called election 'audits'

It outlines federal statutes election officials must adhere to.
July 28
Former Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett and current Senate Liaison for the Maricopa County election audit watches as Maricopa County ballots from the 2020 general election are examined and recounted by contractors hired by the Arizona Senate at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, April 30, 2021.
July 28

Culture wars threaten to overtake war on COVID: The Note

Masks, vaccine requirements have taken on cultural and political significance.
July 28
Families protest any potential mask mandates before the Hillsborough County Schools Board meeting held at the district office on July 27, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
July 28

DOJ declines to back Rep. Mo Brooks in lawsuit brought by Rep. Swalwell

Brooks wasn't acting within the scope of the duties of his office, the DOJ said.
July 28
Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., stands on the side and listens as U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Harry Dunn testifies during the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021.
July 27

Biden to announce vaccine mandate for all federal employees: Sources

His comment came on the same day the CDC changed its masking recommendation.
July 27
President Joe Biden delivers remarks to members of "the intelligence community workforce and its leadership" as he visits the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in nearby McLean, Virginia outside Washington, July 27, 2021.

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