State of the Union

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Biden risks progressives, blacks with pivot to the center

President Joe Biden is signaling an election-year shift to the center, embracing a strategy he hopes will protect fragile Democratic majorities in Congress. But he’s risking a revolt from key voices across his party’s sprawling coalition. In his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, the Democratic president embraced Republican calls to strengthen the

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Biden banning Russia from US airspace because of Ukraine

President Joe Biden will vow to make Vladimir Putin “pay a price” for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in his first State of the Union address, rallying allies abroad while also outlining his plans at home to fight inflation and the fading but still dangerous coronavirus. In addition to recounting U.S. and allied economic sanctions against

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State of the Union: Biden speech comes amid crises, setbacks

The last time President Joe Biden addressed a joint session of Congress, he said the country was “ready for takeoff” after a period of plague and strife. It’s been a more turbulent flight than expected. Biden is scheduled to deliver his first State of the Union speech on Tuesday night at a moment when he’

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