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President Biden to bring infrastructure sales pitch to Pennsylvania

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President Joe Biden will head to the Allentown area Wednesday as he fights for passage in the Senate of a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure measure that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with him.
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6 million renters face eviction in 8 days when a Trump-era ban expires. Biden is poised to let it happen

6 million renters face eviction in 8 days when a Trump-era ban expires. Biden is poised to let it happen

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Summary List Placement On July 31, a set of pandemic-relief measures for renters and homeowners enacted under President Trump will end - and the Biden administration doesn't appear interested in renewing them.
A federal eviction ban is ending on July 31 after an extension last month. It's the same for a moratorium on foreclosures. But the Biden administration rolled out a new measure allowing homeowners to refinance their mortgages and cut monthly payments in an effort to aid 1.8 million Americans still in forbearance.
Still, some groups are pushing for the White House to take more...
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Biden to bring infrastructure sales pitch to Pa

Biden to bring infrastructure sales pitch to Pa

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The White House is billing President Biden's visit as a stop to "emphasize the importance of American manufacturing, buying products made in America, and supporting good-paying jobs for American workers."
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Dangerous heat to continue through the weekend

Dangerous heat to continue through the weekend

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Temperatures this afternoon will top out in the mid 90s, but feel like 100°. More heat and humidity into the weekend and through next week. Meteorologist Caitlin Harvey has your latest Weather Now Forecast.
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Opinion | The Justice Department Is Turning a Blind Eye to White-Collar Crime

Opinion | The Justice Department Is Turning a Blind Eye to White-Collar Crime

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Progressives were thrilled this week when President Joe Biden picked Jonathan Kanter to lead the Justice Department's Antitrust Division. Along with other recent nominations , the choice of someone who has fought Google, Apple and Amazon in the courts on antitrust issues shows that the administration is interested in pushing back on the runaway power of Big Tech.
But antitrust is just one part of the much broader landscape of corporate and white-collar law enforcement. And in almost every other respect, after four years of the Trump administration rolling back scrutiny on everything from...
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China, Afghanistan top Blinken agenda on India, Kuwait trip

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WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to India and Kuwait next week for talks on China, the coronavirus and Afghanistan, the State Department said Friday.
The trip comes as the Biden administration seeks to shore up U.S. leadership in vaccinating the world against COVID-19, tries to blunt increasing Chinese assertiveness, and moves to evacuate vulnerable people from Afghanistan before the U.S. military withdrawal is complete.
The State Department said Blinken will meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday before traveling to Kuwait City...
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President Joe Biden will visit the Lehigh Valley next week

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President Joe Biden will tour a Macungie manufacturer next week as part of his Buy American initiative.
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