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President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will visit the 39th president, Jimmy Carter, and his wife Rosalynn in Georgia this week, AP reports.

The big picture: Biden was already set to attend a drive-in rally in Atlanta on Thursday in honor of his 100th day in office. The Bidens have now included a trip to Plains, Georgia, to see the Carters, who missed Biden's inauguration due to the pandemic.

  • The 96-year-old former president remains an outspoken figure in politics. In March, he criticized his home state for passing sweeping voting restrictions.
  • As a young senator, Biden was an ally during Carter's presidency from 1977 to 1981. Carter is currently the longest-lived U.S. president in history, according to AP.
  • The Carters resumed going to church after receiving their COVID-19 vaccines in February.

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Apr 27, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Biden to sign $15 minimum wage executive order for federal contractors

U.S. President Joe Biden, left, waves as he walks with First Lady Jill Biden after exiting Marine One on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Sunday, April 25, 2021. Mike Theiler/UPI/Bloomberg via Getty Images

President Biden will sign an executive order on Tuesday requiring federal contractors to pay workers a minimum wage of $15 an hour.

Why it matters: The order will make good on a promise Biden made his second day in office to raise the minimum wage for a range of federal workers.

Biden's next 100 days

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President Biden spent his first 100 days trying to engineer the end of the coronavirus and start of a job boom. The next 100 are more audacious and risky: Try to re-engineer the very fundamentals of America — inequality, voting rights and government’s role in directing economic growth.

Why it matters: Biden advisers feel they have a huge opening to raise taxes and pick winners in the energy markets, in part because Republicans and business no longer lock arms — and wallets — in opposition to the reordering of capitalism.

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Scoop: Facebook exec warns of "more bad headlines"

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In a post to staffers Saturday obtained by Axios, Facebook VP of global affairs Nick Clegg warned the company that worse coverage could be on the way: “We need to steel ourselves for more bad headlines in the coming days, I’m afraid.”

Catch up quick: Roughly two dozen news outlets had agreed to hold stories based on leaked materials from Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen for Monday publication — but the embargo fell apart Friday night as participating newsrooms posted a batch of articles ahead of the weekend.