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The Memo: Will COVID's dip boost Biden?

President Biden’s fortunes could be set for a boost as the outlook on COVID-19 improves — even as much of the political media has its gaze fixed elsewhere.Biden’s fraught efforts to get his legislative agenda through Congress have dominated the… Source: The Hill

Manchin meeting with Biden, Schumer in Delaware

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) will meet with President Biden and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Sunday morning in Delaware to discuss the Democrats’ spending bill, a person familiar confirmed to The Hill.The three are… Source: The Hill

All eyes on Garland after Bannon contempt vote

The decision on whether to prosecute former White House strategist Stephen Bannon for defying a congressional subpoena now rests solely with the Justice Department, which must wrestle with filing criminal charges against an ally of President Biden’s… Source: The Hill

Dejoy: Postal Service to add 45 facilities ahead of holiday season

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said that the United States Postal Service was going to add 45 extra facilities to handle more packages ahead of the holiday season, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.The extra facilities, which will be… Source: The Hill

Biden remarks on Taiwan leave administration scrambling

President Biden’s public remarks Thursday that the United States would come to Taiwan’s defense if it were attacked by China left White House officials scrambling to explain it did not represent a shift in U.S. policy.The comments come amid… Source: The Hill

Buttigieg aims to use Tucker Carlson flap to spotlight paternity leave

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is aiming to use the fierce criticism he faced from conservatives over taking paternity leave as a way to have a conservation about the issue, amid efforts from the White House to get paid family leave into a… Source: The Hill

Biden injects new momentum into filibuster fight

Progressives are feeling emboldened after President Biden backed “fundamentally” changing the filibuster, adding a jolt of momentum into the entrenched Senate stalemate.Biden’s comments, made during a CNN town hall, come after weeks of activists and… Source: The Hill

White House: Biden drove by border on 2008 campaign trip

The White House said Friday that President Biden drove by the U.S. southern border with Mexico during a 2008 campaign trip, after the president said during a CNN town hall Thursday that he had been to the border.“There has been reporting that he did… Source:…

Kamala Harris engages with heckler during New York speech

Vice President Harris was interrupted by a heckler while giving a speech on the bipartisan infrastructure deal and the Biden administration’s Build Back Better agenda in New York on Friday.The man in the audience interrupted Harris… Source: The Hill

Biden speaks with Macron, Harris to meet with French president in Paris

President Biden on Friday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron to review their ongoing efforts by their teams to support stability and security in the Sahel, to enhance cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, and efforts to enable a stronger and more… Source: The Hill

Walensky: CDC will 'not articulate a preference' for which booster to get

Rochelle Walensky, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director, said on Friday that the agency will “not articulate a preference” for which booster shot vaccine recipients should get, after the CDC officially approved the mix-… Source: The Hill

Biden: Democrats' spending plan is 'a bigger darn deal' than Obamacare

President Biden on Thursday said his Build Back Better plan is “a bigger darn deal” than Obamacare, paying homage to the headlines he made in 2010 after being caught on a hot-mic telling then-President Obama that the signing of the Affordable Care… Source: The Hill

Biden says he would tap National Guard to help with supply chain issues

President Biden on Thursday said that he would consider having the National Guard help deal with the current supply chain issues. “Yes, absolutely. Positively. I would do that,” the president said at a CNN town hall Thursday evening when asked… Source: The Hill

Biden to stump with McAuliffe Tuesday

President Biden will campaign with Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe Tuesday amid growing alarm that Republican Glenn Youngkin can pull out a victory next month. Biden and McAuliffe, who is running for his second… Source: The Hill

GOP memo urges lawmakers to blame White House 'grinches' for Christmas delays

If American children don’t receive their Christmas presents in time, Hill Republicans are trying to ensure that voters blame the “grinches” in the White House.The Republican Study Committee (RSC), the largest GOP caucus on Capitol Hill, will send a… Source: The Hill

Sales of new Alzheimer's drug fall short of expectations

Biogen’s sales for its new Alzheimer’s drug fell short of Wall Street expectations, with the drugmaker reporting on Wednesday that it brought in millions less than anticipated from aduhelm in the third quarter.The first Alzheimer’s drug approved by… Source: The Hill