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US Senate votes to overturn Biden's vax mandate
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Senators on late Wednesday voted 52-48 on the resolution, which needed a simple majority to be approved, reports Xinhua news agency. Democratic Senators Jon Tester and Joe Manchin voted with Republicans, giving it enough support to be sent to the House. The resolution faces an uphill path in the Democrat-controlled House and Biden is expected to veto the bill if it clears Congress.
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US President Biden signs short-term funding bill to avert govt shutdown
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"Funding the government isn't a great achievement. It's a bare minimum of what we need to get done," Xinhua news agency quoted Biden as saying on Friday. "But in these times, a bipartisan cooperation is worth recognition," Biden said, urging Congress to use the time this bill provides to work toward a bipartisan agreement on a full-year funding bill.
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Most Americans say Biden not paying enough attention to important problems
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The CNN poll showed that 58 per cent of the respondents said Biden has not paid enough attention to the most important problems, a result that's worse than three years ago when 56 per cent of those polled said so as they were asked the same question about then-President Donald Trump, reports Xinhua news agency.
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Republicans gain in elections with Trump out and Biden's job approval sliding
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With Trump out of office and President Joe Biden's job approval sliding in the polls, Republican Glenn Youngkin defeated former Governor Terry Mcauliffe in the elections on Tuesday. In a surprise in New Jersey, Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli was ahead of Governor Phil Murphy with a razor-thin lead of under 1 per cent with results incomplete as of 2.30 a.m. on Wednesday in the state.
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2 US Senators warn Biden against sanctioning India for buying Russian anti-missile system
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Democrat Mark Warner and Republican John Cornyn wrote to Biden on Tuesday, against imposing sanctions under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) that prescribes the retaliatory action on countries buying defence equipment from Russia.
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Joe Biden govt to ask SC to block Texas abortion law
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"The Justice Department (DOJ) intends to ask the Supreme Court to vacate the Fifth Circuit's stay of the preliminary injunction against Texas Senate Bill 8," Xinhua news agency quoted Anthony Coley, a spokesman for the Department, as saying to the media.
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Daunting challenges from low poll numbers to Covid plague Biden presidency
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The embattled president is plummeting in the polls amid multiple crises -- his botched withdrawal from Afghanistan, skyrocketing urban crime and a crisis at the US southern border, to name a few, Xinhua news agency reported. But the most pressing concern for the president remains the surging Delta variant, which is running rampant among the unvaccinated, analysts warned.
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Senators call on Biden to expel Russian diplomats over embassy dispute
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Seventeen bipartisan senators, including leaders of the Senate Intelligence and Foreign Relations committees, wrote in a letter to Biden on Monday that there are over 400 Russian diplomats in the US but only about 100 US diplomats in Russia, Xinhua news agency reported.
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Jayapal emerges as powerful Congressional leader forcing Biden leftward
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In Congress, where the Democratic Party holds a slim majority, she shot down a plan carefully crafted by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to get moderates' support by sequentially getting voted in the House of Representatives Biden's $1 trillion plan for the nation's infrastructure and then another plan for over $2 trillion for wide-ranging social and climate change programmes.
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Biden signs last-minute stopgap funding bill, averting government shutdown  
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Earlier in the day, the Senate and House of Representatives swiftly cleared the bill, which will keep the government funded through December 3, Xinhua news agency reported.
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