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What to know in Washington: Biden and Congress will force a rail deal

President Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) are moving to prevent an imminent shutdown of the nation’s freight railroads, and the House is preparing to accept a bill this week to force an agreement over the objections of some unions. Biden said in a statement Monday that lawmakers should “immediately” codify the agreement …

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WATCH: Jill Biden shows off ‘We the People’ Christmas decorations from the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — “We the People” is Jill Biden’s holiday theme with White House decorations designed for “the people” to see themselves in the tree ornaments, mantelpieces, mirrors and DIY creations that adorn the mansion have created public spaces in a winter wonderland. Check out Biden’s comments in the player above. “The soul of our …

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Biden calls on Congress to move quickly to avert the rail strike

A freight train travels through Houston on September 14. Photo: Brandon Bell/Getty Images On Monday night, President Biden called on Congress to pass legislation that would force railroad workers to accept a labor contract that the White House brokered in September to “avoid a possible shutdown of the nation’s railroads.” “As a proud pro-labor president, …

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Jill Biden Unveils White House Holiday Decor and Theme: ‘We the People’

First Lady Jill Biden unveiled the White House Christmas decorations on Monday, featuring 77 Christmas trees, mirrored ornaments and reflective surfaces to emphasize the theme: “We the People.” Mrs. Biden will hold an official event with volunteers who decorated the president’s home — an annual tradition — and National Guard leaders and families as part …

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“Where are we going?” Biden asks for directions, looking lost on his White House lawn. | world | News

President Biden guided his security team around the White House gardens after the 79-year-old appeared disoriented and asked for directions. The president, along with First Lady Jill Biden, was participating in a tree-planting event on the building’s south lawn to honor groundskeeper Dale Haney. As the ceremony ended, President Biden strolled toward some bushes before …

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