Biden, Republicans and the Pandemic Blame Game

G.O.P. resistance to public health measures has helped fuel Covid’s resurgence. But the president will be left to clean up the mess. By Reid J. Epstein President Biden is in a tough spot: He campaigned on the ideas that he had the team to manage a pandemic and that his five-decade career as a Washington deal maker was just the […]

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Jill Biden will undergo surgery on her foot at Walter Reed.

By Katie Rogers President Biden will travel with Jill Biden, the first lady, to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Thursday evening as she undergoes surgery on her foot. Dr. Biden was walking on a beach in Hawaii over the weekend when she stepped on an object that became lodged in her left foot, Michael LaRosa, her spokesman, said […]

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Concerns grow about the plight of a former U.S. Marine imprisoned in Russia

Paul N. Whelan, the former U.S. Marine sentenced in Russia to 16 years in prison on espionage charges, has not been able to contact his family or the U.S. Embassy since July 4, and relatives and members of Congress are increasingly concerned about his well-being. “He’s not been heard from,” said Representative Haley Stevens, Democrat of Michigan who represents Mr. […]

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Biden says he is considering requiring federal employees to be vaccinated.

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is actively considering requiring all federal workers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, a dramatic shift in approach by President Biden that reflects concern about the spread of the Delta variant. Mr. Biden said on Tuesday that a vaccine mandate for all federal workers is under consideration, but did not provide details. Administration officials said […]

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