Heather Timmons

'Finally, infrastructure week!' Biden says, cheering $1 trillion bill

Nov 06 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A giddy President Joe Biden on Saturday hailed congressional passage of a long-delayed $1 trillion infrastructure bill as a "once in a generation" investment and predicted a broader social safety net plan will be approved despite tense negotiations. | Video

'The View' hosts test positive for COVID, scuttling VP Harris's first in-studio interview

Sep 24 2021

WASHINGTON Two co-hosts of morning show "The View" tested positive for COVID-19 just before Vice President Kamala Harris was scheduled to appear in a live interview on Friday, forcing her to appear remotely.

How will Biden's vaccine mandate impact workers, companies?

Sep 13 2021

By Heather Timmons, David Shepardson, Jeff Mason and Ahmed Aboulenein

Biden supply chain 'strike force' to target China on trade

Jun 08 2021

WASHINGTON The United States will target China with a new "strike force" to combat unfair trade practices, the Biden administration said on Tuesday, as it rolled out findings of a review of access to critical products, from semiconductors to electric-vehicle batteries.

Biden budget drops Hyde Amendment to allow public funding of abortion

May 28 2021

WASHINGTON U.S. President Joe Biden's proposed 2022 budget omits a ban on federal funding for most abortions that has been part of government spending bills for decades.

Analysis: How Biden plans to add $600 billion to the U.S. 'care economy'

May 06 2021

WASHINGTON President Joe Biden's $4 trillion plan to rebuild the U.S. economy aims a flood of cash at something millions of women in America do for low pay or no pay at all: taking care of other people.

Analysis: Biden infrastructure plan bets big on U.S. return to mass transit after COVID-19

Mar 31 2021

WASHINGTON U.S. President Joe Biden's sweeping $2.3 trillion plan to rebuild America's crumbling infrastructure proposes doubling federal funding for mass transit and spending $80 billion to expand and modernize passenger rail service.

U.S. security forces probe threats, ramp up to prevent repeat of Capitol mayhem

Jan 14 2021

WASHINGTON Overwhelmed during the deadly attack on Congress by President Donald Trump's supporters last week, U.S. security forces are mounting a national operation to thwart any violence before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.

Analysis: Mitch McConnell stands in the way of Biden's economic recovery plans

Dec 09 2020

WASHINGTON President-elect Joe Biden has promised to revive a coronavirus-ravaged economy, repair creaky American infrastructure and put millions back to work, but unless Democrats win Senate run-off elections in Georgia in January, it will all run through one man: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Analysis: Biden economic team pledges more equal U.S. after COVID-19 labor crisis

Dec 01 2020

President-elect Joe Biden has named inequality and labor market specialists as leaders in his economics team, who on Tuesday promised to prioritize policies aimed at women and minority workers especially devastated by the pandemic.

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