24,370 views Sep 12, 2022 President Biden announced new steps in his “Cancer Moonshot” initiative aimed to speed the discovery of new cancer treatments as it remains the second leading cause of death in the U.S. NBC News’ Monica Alba reports.
By Frank Ordonez, Updated September 1, 20229:31 PM ET
President Biden on Thursday warned Americans that democracy is under attack from a faction of the Republican party led by former President Donald Trump, and called on Democrats, mainstream Republicans and independents to “speak up, speak out, get engaged — vote, vote, vote.”
In a rare prime time speech, Biden attacked his predecessor, saying that “too much of what’s happening in our country today isn’t normal.” The speech came just two months ahead of midterm congressional elections, where Democrats are fighting to keep their slim majorities in the Senate and House of Representatives.
Biden said the Republican party is “dominated, driven, intimidated by Donald Trump” and his supporters, calling it “a threat to this country.”
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We know that President Biden won the 2020 election (regardless of what former President Donald Trump and his allies say).
We just haven’t had a great picture of how Biden won. That is until Wednesday, when we got the clearest data yet on how different groups voted, and crucially, how those votes shifted from 2016.
The Pew Research Center just released its validated voters’ report, considered a more accurate measure of the electorate than exit polls, which have the potential for significant inaccuracies.
Joe Biden’s big Irish American family has been a prominent part of the White House scene during his first 100 days in office.
By Associated Press – May 2, 2021 1:00 PM
President Joe Biden’s grandkids say anyone who wants to take a crack at their “Pop” has to go through them first.
When Biden calls to check in, he doesn’t stop with one grandchild but ends up dialing all of them for updates. Even son Hunter Biden gets a nightly call from Biden.
Biden’s big Irish American family has been a prominent part of the White House scene during his first 100 days in office, with his wife, children, and grandchildren providing the grounding that people close to the president say has served Biden during nearly a half-century of public service.
“Anyone who wants to get to @JoeBiden will have to get past us first,” says the caption on a photo granddaughter Naomi Biden tweeted of herself, her sisters, and her cousins. She added emojis of a flexed bicep, a high-voltage sign, a fist, and a winking face with a stuck-out tongue.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans say the country is headed in the right direction.
By Kendall Karson, May 2, 2021, 6:00 AM• 7 min read
President Joe Biden completes his first hundred days in office with a country that is more optimistic about the coming year, according to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans (64%) are optimistic about the direction of the country in the poll, which was conducted by Ipsos in partnership with ABC News using Ipsos’ KnowledgePanel.
Biden’s first address was a conversation with a woman who lost her job during the pandemic. The White House says Biden will use a “variety of forms” in his take on the weekly radio address.