Biden administration cancels another $1.2 billion in student loans

Biden administration cancels another .2 billion in student loans

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Biden administration weighs taking actions without Congress to stem the migrant flow

Biden administration weighs taking actions without Congress to stem the migrant flow

A congressional aide with knowledge of the deliberations said the Biden administration has yet to make a decision, but raising the bar on asylum and deporting more newly arrived migrants are considered “low hanging fruit” and actions that can be taken quickly. The three U.S. officials said it is unclear whether the policies would be achieved through … Read more

Student loan cancellation update as Biden approves $1.2 billion relief

Student loan cancellation update as Biden approves .2 billion relief

President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced that $1.2 billion dollars in student debt will be canceled for borrowers enrolled in a new repayment plan. The almost 153,000 borrowers receiving relief are the first to benefit from the Saving on a Valuable Education, or SAVE, plan policy that provides debt forgiveness to those who have been … Read more

Conservative group launches a quiet effort to drive Black voters away from Biden

Conservative group launches a quiet effort to drive Black voters away from Biden

President Joe Biden could be facing a turnout problem in 2024. And an experimental stealth campaign during South Carolina’s Democratic primary highlights one way players in the Republican Party will be trying to exploit Biden’s weaknesses. A conservative group funded by anonymous donors sent mailers to approximately 75,000 Democratic primary voters in South Carolina, a … Read more

Black farmers take aim at Joe Biden

Black farmers take aim at Joe Biden

National Black Farmers Association President John Boyd Jr. blasted the Biden administration Tuesday for sending money to Ukraine while Black farmers in America face “extinction.” President Joe Biden has remained steadfast in supporting Ukraine’s defense against Russia’s invasion since the start of the war in February 2022, although conservatives in Congress have put a halt … Read more

Inside a quiet effort to drive Black voters from Biden: From the Politics Desk

Inside a quiet effort to drive Black voters from Biden: From the Politics Desk

This is the digital version of From the Politics Desk, a daily newsletter covering the biggest stories in politics. Today’s top story is from Ben Kamisar, plus analysis from Steve Kornacki. President Joe Biden could be facing a turnout problem in 2024. And an experimental stealth campaign during South Carolina’s Democratic primary highlights one way … Read more

Does Michelle Obama want to replace Joe Biden? Everything she’s said

Does Michelle Obama want to replace Joe Biden? Everything she’s said

Speculation has been rife over whether former First Lady Michelle Obama might replace President Joe Biden as the 2024 Democratic presidential nominee. Biden’s win in the South Carolina and New Hampshire Democratic primaries along with Trump’s win in the New Hampshire Republican primary has signaled the two will likely be the presidential nominees in November. … Read more

Biden administration to impose major sanctions to hold Russia accountable for Navalny’s death

Biden administration to impose major sanctions to hold Russia accountable for Navalny’s death

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has directed his administration to impose major sanctions to hold Russia accountable for the death last week of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. National Security Council spokesman John Kirby told reporters Tuesday that the sanctions package, which comes ahead of the second anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, will be … Read more