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August 8, 2022, 12:42 AM

Senate passes landmark Inflation Reduction Act

Vice President Kamala Harris cast the tie-breaking vote.
August 8, 2022, 12:42 AM
Senate passes landmark Inflation Reduction Act
August 7, 2022, 9:08 PM

Republicans strip $35 insulin price cap from Democrats' bill -- but insist Senate rules are to blame

Democrats couldn't overcome Republican opposition on Sunday and include a cap on insulin prices in their party-line reconciliation bill
August 7, 2022, 9:08 PM
Republicans strip $35 insulin price cap from Democrats' bill, but blame Senate rules
August 7, 2022, 9:07 PM

Senate Democrats pass climate, tax and health care bill after marathon voting session

The Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) along party lines Sunday, handing Democrats a crucial legislative win as the midterm cycle ramps up.
August 7, 2022, 9:07 PM
Senate Democrats pass climate, tax and health care bill after marathon voting session
August 7, 2022, 5:24 AM

Democrats advance the Inflation Reduction Act, setting up Senate 'vote-a-rama'

"What will vote-a-rama be like? It'll be like hell," Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told reporters on Friday.
August 7, 2022, 5:24 AM
Democrats advance Inflation Reduction Act, setting up Senate 'vote-a-rama'
August 5, 2022, 11:54 PM

Biden touts unexpectedly strong jobs report and movement on Senate spending bill

The president also took a victory lap on lower gas prices, as costs at the pump have declined for 50 straight days.
August 5, 2022, 11:54 PM
Biden touts unexpectedly strong jobs report and movement on Senate spending bill
August 5, 2022, 5:54 AM

Exclusive: Members of Congress urge Blinken to demand 'Hotel Rwanda' hero's release

Members of Congress are urging the White House to help free Rwandan prisoner Paul Rusesabagina, a U.S. resident who inspired the acclaimed 2004 film "Hotel Rwanda."
August 5, 2022, 5:54 AM
Exclusive: Members of Congress urge Blinken to demand 'Hotel Rwanda' hero's release
August 3, 2022, 10:44 PM

Biden signs executive order in attempt to help low-income women pay for abortions if they have to cross state lines

President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order that could aid people who need to travel out of state for abortions.
August 3, 2022, 10:44 PM
Biden signs order that could pave way for Medicaid to pay for out-of-state abortions
August 3, 2022, 2:39 PM

Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan prompts outrage from China

The House speaker arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday despite repeated warnings not to from mainland China, which claims the island as its own territory.
August 3, 2022, 2:39 PM
Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan prompts outrage from China
August 2, 2022, 9:22 PM

US House Speaker Pelosi arrives in Taiwan, defying Beijing

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has arrived in Taiwan
August 2, 2022, 9:22 PM
Pelosi leaves Malaysia, tensions rise over Taiwan visit
August 1, 2022, 5:01 PM

Biden administration officials discourage House Speaker Pelosi from visiting Taiwan

ABC News Deputy Political Director Averi Harper discusses House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s agenda on her Asian tour and Democratic economic package focused on climate and health care.
August 1, 2022, 5:01 PM
Biden administration officials discourage House Speaker Pelosi from visiting Taiwan
July 30, 2022, 6:28 PM

Biden's communications director Kate Bedingfield decides to stay in role

Bedingfield is a trusted advisor to President Biden from his time as VP.
July 30, 2022, 6:28 PM
Biden's communications chief no longer leaving White House
July 28, 2022, 1:00 PM

Americans detained abroad as families plead for Biden to help

The Chinese government has imprisoned a Long Island father since 2016, an act his family says is based on bogus charges of espionage.
July 28, 2022, 1:00 PM
Americans detained abroad as families plead for Biden to help
July 27, 2022, 5:26 PM

Sec. Blinken meets with family of slain journalist

Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed while on assignment for Al Jazeera in the occupied West Bank on May 11.
July 27, 2022, 5:26 PM
Sec. Blinken meets with family of slain journalist
July 26, 2022, 9:02 PM

Biden administration announces funding for subway, rail station accessibility

The administration announced Tuesday that about $343 million is earmarked for this year to improve accessibility at subway and rail stations.
July 26, 2022, 9:02 PM
Biden administration announces funding for subway, rail station accessibility
July 25, 2022, 1:47 PM

Buttigieg on GOP's split view of same-sex marriage bill: 'I don't know why this would be hard'

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg pressed for passage of a bill codifying same-sex marriage protections, saying, "I don't know why this would be hard"
July 25, 2022, 1:47 PM
Pete Buttigieg chastises Rubio, other Republicans opposing same-sex marriage bill
July 22, 2022, 4:29 PM

Supreme Court won't let Biden implement immigration policy

The court also announced it would hear arguments in the case in late November.
July 22, 2022, 4:29 PM
Supreme Court won't let Biden implement immigration policy
July 20, 2022, 2:48 PM

ATF's first confirmed chief in 7 years is sworn in

Steve Dettelbach was sworn in on Tuesday by Attorney General Merrick Garland in front of his family and friends at the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives in Washington.
July 20, 2022, 2:48 PM
ATF's first confirmed chief in 7 years is sworn in
July 18, 2022, 4:49 PM

Interior head Haaland breaks leg in hiking accident

Deb Haaland had a hiking accident in Virginia's Shenandoah National Park.
July 18, 2022, 4:49 PM
1 month ago

White House responds to latest poll: ‘We are focused’

A new poll showed only 33% of voters approve of the job President Joe Biden is doing.
1 month ago
White House responds to latest poll: ‘We are focused’
1 month ago

Blinken hits at ASEAN for lack of pressure on Myanmar

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is criticizing Southeast Asian nations for not doing enough to press Myanmar's military government to return the country to the path of democracy following last year's power seizure
1 month ago
US eyes counter-China moves in Southeast Asia
1 month ago

Blinken sets G-20 meeting with Chinese FM; silent on Russia

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will see his Chinese counterpart this week at a Group of 20 foreign ministers meeting that may well exacerbate divides over Russia’s war in Ukraine
1 month ago
Blinken sets G-20 meeting with Chinese FM; silent on Russia
1 month ago

Brittney Griner pens note to Biden asking for help out of Russian prison

The WNBA star sent President Joe Biden a handwritten letter, urging him to help get her out of Russian custody, expressing fears she could be held "forever."
1 month ago
Brittney Griner pens note to Biden asking for help out of Russian prison
1 month ago

White House releases list of Medal of Freedom recipients

The nation’s highest civilian honor will be awarded to 17 Americans including a posthumous award for the late Sen. John McCain.
1 month ago
White House releases list of Medal of Freedom recipients
1 month ago

As Biden aims to punish Russia on world stage, sanctions hurt at home

The Ukraine war's economic toll threatens support in the U.S. and overseas.
1 month ago
As Biden aims to punish Russia on world stage, sanctions hurt at home
1 month ago

Biden administration holding its first onshore oil sales

The U.S. government this week is holding its first onshore oil and natural gas sales from public lands since President Joe Biden took office
1 month ago
Biden administration holding its first onshore oil sales
1 month ago

Supreme Court ruling 'despicable': HHS secretary

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra responds to the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and announces the Biden administration's plan to protect abortion rights.
1 month ago
Supreme Court ruling 'despicable': HHS secretary
2 months ago

Biden has ‘a series of steps to seek to lower gas prices’: White House adviser

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Council of Economic Advisers member Heather Boushey about President Joe Biden’s call on Congress to suspend the federal gasoline tax.
2 months ago
Biden has ‘a series of steps to seek to lower gas prices’: White House adviser
2 months ago

Biden puts blame on Republicans for blocking plan to fight inflation

President Joe Biden argued Republicans are blocking him from carrying out his plan to bring down costs.
2 months ago
Biden puts blame on Republicans for blocking plan to fight inflation
2 months ago

Biden announces joint declaration on immigration in attempt to show unity across the Americas

President Joe Biden announced the Los Angeles Declaration of Migration and Protection on the final day of the Summit of the Americas.
2 months ago
Biden announces the Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection
2 months ago

‘Great resignation’ reaches White House with staff turnover

Not even the White House is immune from the economic trend that's been called the "great resignation” as employers struggle to fill vacancies and workers jump to new jobs at record rates
2 months ago
‘Great resignation’ reaches White House with staff turnover
2 months ago

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre defends Biden keeping distance from gun talks

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, who took over from Jen Psaki on May 13, spoke with ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday for an exclusive interview.
2 months ago
WH press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre defends Biden keeping distance from gun talks
2 months ago

White House press secretary talks plans for gun reform

Karine Jean-Pierre detailed what the Biden administration will do to combat one of the nation's most pressing issues.
2 months ago
White House press secretary talks plans for gun reform
2 months ago

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg tests positive for COVID-19

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he's tested positive for COVID-19.
2 months ago
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg tests positive for COVID-19
2 months ago

Inflation is Biden's 'top economic priority': Secretary Buttigieg

George Stephanopoulos interviews Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on "This Week."
2 months ago
Inflation is Biden's 'top economic priority': Secretary Buttigieg
2 months ago

Adm. Linda Fagan becomes 1st woman to lead U.S. armed forces branch

Adm. Linda Fagan became the first woman to lead a branch of the U.S. military when she was sworn in as commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard in Washington on Wednesday.
2 months ago
Adm. Linda Fagan becomes 1st woman to lead U.S. armed forces branch
2 months ago

Biden tweets out video of BTS visit to Oval Office

BTS visited President Joe Biden in the Oval Office Tuesday, addressing Anti-Asian hate crimes.
2 months ago
Biden tweets out video of BTS visit to Oval Office
2 months ago

Amid boycotts, US scrambling to make Summit of the Americas a success

President Joe Biden is hosting the high-profile summit starting June 8 in Los Angeles.
2 months ago
Amid boycotts, US scrambling to make Summit of the Americas a success
2 months ago

Biden clarifies Taiwan statement after controversy

The president clarified his remarks about the United States intervening if China attacked Taiwan, stating that there has been no change to the longstanding U.S. policy of strategic ambiguity.
2 months ago
Biden clarifies Taiwan statement after controversy
3 months ago

Former Ohio prisons chief top contender to run US prisons

The former director of the Ohio state prison system has emerged as a leading contender to run the crisis-plagued federal Bureau of Prisons
3 months ago
Former Ohio prisons chief top contender to run US prisons
3 months ago

Kirby to lead Biden's national security communications team

President Joe Biden has named Pentagon press secretary John Kirby to be the new National Security Council coordinator for strategic communications
3 months ago
Kirby to lead Biden's national security communications team
3 months ago

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby moving to White House

Pentagon press secretary John Kirby is joining the White House, according to a person familiar with the matter, adding star power to the West Wing’s foreign policy communications team
3 months ago
3 months ago

White House officials say there are new projects underway to help 'Modernize America'

President Joe Biden's infrastructure bill ​continues to a be a topic of discussion as the economy, inflation, and the stock market worry the American people.
3 months ago
White House officials say there are new projects underway to help 'Modernize America'
3 months ago

Karine Jean-Pierre to speak with Robin Roberts about 1st week as press secretary

Roberts has the first interview with Jean-Pierre as she makes history as the first Black woman and first openly gay person to hold the position of White House press secretary.
3 months ago
Karine Jean-Pierre to speak with Robin Roberts about 1st week as press secretary
3 months ago

Biden defends response to baby formula shortage as complaints grow, probes planned

Biden told reporters Friday his administration "moved as quickly as the problem became apparent to us."
3 months ago
Biden defends response to baby formula shortage as complaints grow, probes planned
3 months ago

White House responds to most recent act of gun violence

Saturday's mass shooting occured a day after President Joe Biden announced a $10 billion commitment to police and public safety.
3 months ago
White House responds to most recent act of gun violence
3 months ago

Jen Psaki's emotional farewell as White House press secretary

Outgoing White House press secretary Jen Psaki delivered an emotional farewell from the briefing room podium Friday.
3 months ago
Jen Psaki's emotional farewell as White House press secretary
3 months ago

White House to boost ​supply of baby formula

Parents across the country are searching for baby formula and some are turning to social media to find what their babies need.
3 months ago
White House to boost ​supply of baby formula
3 months ago

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds her last briefing

In her final briefing as White House press secretary, Jen Psaki addresses the recent shortage of baby formula and latest in foreign affairs.
3 months ago
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds her last briefing
3 months ago

Biden administration takes new steps to ease growing baby formula shortage

ABC News political reporter Brittany Shepherd discusses the impact of the Biden administration's actions toward the baby formula shortage and the latest on the trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner.
3 months ago
Biden administration takes new steps to ease growing baby formula shortage
3 months ago

Biden administration vows to ease formula shortage

The White House says it will crack down on price gouging and take steps to import more formula.
3 months ago
Biden administration vows to ease formula shortage