Christine Wormuth would be the first woman to lead the Army. The White House also announced the nominations of Gil Cisneros and Susanna Blume.
In the first installment of his budget, Biden proposes a 16% increase in domestic spending, saying vital programs have been starved for years.
Biden’s proposals would require background checks for ‘ghost guns,’ encourage state red-flag laws and more. Yet they stop short of what advocates seek.
With gun limits facing opposition in Congress, President Biden will take executive actions after mass killings in his first weeks in office.
Rep. Katie Hill resigned after media outlets published nude pictures of her without her consent.
Progressives demand Biden leave out the long-standing ban on federal funding of abortion in his first presidential budget,
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