About 1.3 million Americans submitted first-time jobless claims last week. Roughly 847,000 are seeking unemployment benefits.
President Joe Biden
Although cases and hospitalizations are going down across the country, according to the COVID Tracking Project, deaths are still climbing.
President Biden announced that the United States will ramp up vaccine deliveries by roughly 16% to hard pressed states over the next three weeks, and expects to provide enough doses to vaccinate 300 million Americans by the end of the summer or early fall.
President Biden is expected to reopen enrollment for Obamacare Thursday as a part of a series of executive actions on health care. It’s a first step toward making good on a campaign promise to boost the Affordable Care Act.
President Joe Biden has signed an executive order revoking a Pentagon policy that largely barred transgender individuals from joining the military.
In Washington, leaders are once again discussing stimulus payments, but President Joe Biden’s proposal to boost the economy and fight COVID-19 is facing some push back from many Republicans.
As states struggle to vaccinate Americans, the Biden administration vows to speed up the crawling COVID-19 vaccine rollout. This comes as health experts say the potentially deadlier, new strain of the virus may also become the more dominant one by March.
As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office on the steps of the Capitol this week, federal investigators are continuing their pursuit of the violent mob who stormed those very steps just a couple of weeks ago. Arrests, charges and tips are continuing to pour in.
During his first day in office, President Biden called on several federal departments and agencies, asking them to take the steps needed to extend the current pause on foreclosures and evictions.
The Democratic National Committee is set to formally elect Jaime Harrison of South Carolina as chairman, signifying an early alignment between President Joe Biden and state party leaders around the country.