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Opinion – Building Back Better: Biden’s 47-Year Losing Streak

Some things never change. The sun always rises, reality television stars fight at dinner parties, and politicians change their opinions and break campaign promises. Joe Biden is no exception. After repeatedly claiming President Donald Trump wasn’t doing enough to combat COVID-19, President Biden took office and quickly admitted, “there’s nothing we can do to change the

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Biden orders gun control actions — but they show his limits

President Joe Biden put on a modest White House ceremony Thursday to announce a half-dozen executive actions to combat what he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment” of gun violence in America. But he said much more is needed. And while Biden had proposed the most ambitious gun-control agenda of any modern presidential candidate,

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Biden to unveil actions on guns, including new ATF boss

President Joe Biden will unveil a series of executive actions aimed at addressing gun violence on Thursday, delivering his first major action on gun control since taking office. He’ll also nominate David Chipman, a former federal agent and adviser at the gun control group Giffords, to be director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms

Gun Control

EXPLAINER: How states are seeking to loosen controls on guns

Mass shootings in Georgia and Colorado that left at least 18 people dead since last week are reigniting calls from gun control advocates for tighter restrictions on buying firearms and ammunition. But with Democrats in control of the federal government, gun rights advocates have been persuading Republican-run state legislatures to go the other way, making

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