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Why it matters: President Biden has made the COVID-19 crisis and a post-Trump return to national unity and traditional democratic ideals his top priorities. From vaccinations to stimulus to schools, Biden is seeking bipartisan compromise while showing a willingness to use executive authority and bare Democratic majorities in the U.S. House and Senate to implement his policies. Republican leaders are navigating deep party divisions over if and how to move beyond former President Trump.

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Top Republican: China wants to use AI to perfect "Orwellian" surveillance state

Top Republican calls out "geopolitical malpractice" on Russia and China threats

Mike Gallagher

Senate Democrat says "incredible marketing tool" TikTok needs sale

Exclusive: Biden's World Bank pick sets ambitious course

Photo illustration of Ajay Banga against a backdrop brick pattern of hundred dollar bills.

Arkansas lawsuit accuses TikTok and Meta of "deceiving" users

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, governor of Arkansas, speaks while delivering the Republican response to President Biden's State of the Union address in Little Rock, Arkansas, US, on Tuesday, Feb. 7.

California takes aim at Big Oil with new price gouging law

California Gov. Gavin Newsom after signing legislation to implement the strongest state-level oversight and accountability measures on Big Oil in the nation.

Utah lawmakers under scrutiny for China ties and foreign travel

Illustration of a China map and star overlaying a map of the U.S.

Scoop: Christie pledges never to support Trump again

Trump and Chris Christie
Nate Rau
15 hours ago - Politics & Policy

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee: "Not a time for hate or rage"

Gov. Bill Lee

House’s no-show budget plan fuels GOP Wild West

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