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All Aboard! Biden to help Amtrak Mark 50 Years on the Rails

All Aboard! Biden to help Amtrak Mark 50 Years on the Rails

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to help the nation’s passenger rail system celebrate 50 years of service. As a U.S. senator, Biden rode Amtrak between his home in Wilmington, Delaware, and Washington, D.C., just about every day the Senate was in session. He occasionally rode the train as vice president. Since it’s…

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US recovery from pandemic recession is showing momentum

US recovery from pandemic recession is showing momentum

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a brisk 6.4% annual rate last quarter — a show of strength fueled by government aid and declining viral cases that could drive further gains as the nation rebounds with unusual speed from the pandemic recession. Thursday’s report from the Commerce Department estimated that the nation’s gross…

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Biden’s Declaration: America’s Democracy ‘is Rising Anew’

Biden’s Declaration: America’s Democracy ‘is Rising Anew’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden declares “America is rising anew” as he calls for an expansion of federal programs to drive the economy past the coronavirus pandemic and broadly extend the social safety net on a scale not seen in decades. Biden’s first nationally televised address to Congress on Wednesday raised the stakes for…

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AP source: Feds execute warrant at Rudy Giuliani’s NYC home

AP source: Feds execute warrant at Rudy Giuliani’s NYC home

NEW YORK (AP) — A law enforcement official tells the Associated Press that federal investigators have executed a search warrant at Rudy Giuliani’s Manhattan residence. The former New York City mayor has been under investigation for several years over his business dealings in Ukraine. Details of the reasons for the search were not immediately available.…

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Biden to Pitch Sweeping ‘Family Plan’ in speech to Congress

Biden to Pitch Sweeping ‘Family Plan’ in speech to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will use his first joint address to Congress to pitch a $1.8 trillion investment in children, families and education that would transform the role government plays in American life. Biden delivers the Wednesday speech on the eve of his 100th day in office. Biden will make his case before…

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