The West urges China to intervene with Iran amid fears of a direct attack on Israel

Iranians attend a funeral procession in Tehran, held for seven Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps members killed in a strike in Syria. Hossein Beris | Afp | Getty Images Western diplomats have mounted pressure on China to prevent Iran from escalating tensions in the Middle East with a direct retaliatory strike against Israel. U.S. Secretary Antony … Read more

Biden’s China tariff threats are more bark than bite, economists say

U.S. President Joe Biden attends a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Filoli estate on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, in Woodside, California, U.S., November 15, 2023. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Kevin Lamarque | Reuters The Biden administration this week sent several signals of a toughening U.S. economic strategy against China. … Read more

Vulnerable Senate Democrats Lean Into Bipartisanship ― And Bucking Joe Biden

WASHINGTON ― Vulnerable Senate Democrats are highlighting their work with their colleagues across the aisle and touting moments when they bucked President Joe Biden as they seek reelection in November. In a new ad released this week, Sen. Jon Tester (Mont.), a red state Democrat that Republicans are hoping to oust in the battle for … Read more

Trump faces trial on criminal hush money charges: What to know

Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks from the hallway outside a courtroom where he is attending a hearing in his criminal case on charges stemming from hush money paid to a porn star, in New York City on March 25, 2024. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters Donald Trump has used every legal tool at his disposal … Read more

Japanese PM Kishida says the U.S. must play leading role in the world

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) applaud as Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida addresses a joint meeting of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., April 11, 2024. Amanda Andrade-Rhoades | Reuters Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida urged the U.S. Thursday to continue playing a leading role in … Read more

GOP Secretaries Of State Warn Joe Biden May Be Left Off Ballot In Alabama, Ohio

The secretaries of state for Alabama and Ohio sent letters to President Joe Biden’s campaign, the Democratic National Committee and state parties warning that the president may miss the deadline to be included on their states’ general election ballots, even though both states have allowed candidates to appear on the ballots in similar circumstances in … Read more

Karine Jean-Pierre Gets Into It With Fox News Reporter Over Obamacare

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Biden administration could start forgiving student debt this year

US President Joe Biden speaks about student loan relief at Madison College in Madison, Wisconsin, on April 8, 2024.  Andrew Caballero-reynolds | AFP | Getty Images A race to still forgive debt after Supreme Court verdict President Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign promise to erase student debt was thwarted at the Supreme Court last June. The … Read more

Trump slams Biden for inflation after hotter-than-expected CPI report

Joe Biden and Donald Trump 2024. Kevin Lamarque | Jay Paul | Reuters Donald Trump on Wednesday pounced on President Joe Biden after March’s consumer price index came in higher than expected, notching another data point that could signal inflation heating back up and tempering hopes of the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates in the near … Read more

Joe Biden Turns Trump’s Biggest Conspiracy Theory Against Him

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