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Biden and Obama urge Americans to get vaccinated in star-studded television special

President Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama joined a slate of celebrities Sunday evening in urging Americans to get vaccinated during an hour-long NBC special aimed at boosting confidence in the shots and raising awareness about eligibility. The event, titled “Roll Up Your Sleeves” and hosted by singer Ciara and her NFL quarterback husband,…MORE

White House to promote vaccine eligibility with media blitz

As all Americans 16 years and older become eligible for the vaccine on Monday, the White House is launching a media blitz to raise awareness about Americans’ vaccine eligibility, an administration official said. Earlier this month, President Joe Biden moved up the deadline for states to make all American adults eligible for the vaccine to…MORE

Bush calls on Congress to tone down ‘harsh rhetoric’ about immigration

Bush calls on Congress to tone down ‘harsh rhetoric’ about immigration

Former President George W. Bush on Sunday called on Congress to tone down the “harsh rhetoric” on immigration, adding that he hopes that doing so will “set a tone that is more respectful” of immigrants and lead to more reform. “I do want to say to Congress, please put aside all of the harsh rhetoric…MORE

Boehner: ‘Republicans have to go back to being Republicans’

Boehner: ‘Republicans have to go back to being Republicans’

Former Republican House Speaker John Boehner on Sunday urged his party to return to its traditional principles, saying a focus on things like fiscal responsibility and strong national defense are key to winning back control of Congress in upcoming elections. “You know, what I’ve suggested here over the last several months is, Republicans have to…MORE