Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Friday, April 23, 2021 (1 Viewer)

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Biden's first address to Congress is invite-only

Only invited members of Congress will be allowed to attend President Biden's address to a Joint Session of Congress on Wednesday, and the event "will be invitation-only for a limited number of members of Congress," according to a memo from acting House Sergeant at Arms Timothy Blodgett.

Summit shows Biden’s big vision on fighting climate change - AP

Go forth and spend: Call for action closes US climate summit - AP

Gaetz probe includes scrutiny of potential public corruption tied to MMJ industry - CNN

The tax provision that's become a sticking point in infrastructure talks - CBS

CBP: 'Perceptions of U.S. immigration policy changes' driving border surge - Yahoo News

George W. Bush says he regrets suggesting entire GOP is ‘isolationist,’ ‘nativist’ - FOX

Manchin floats breaking up Biden's infrastructure proposal - The Hill

Democrats move 2 bills showing strength and limits of power - AP

Some lawmakers pushing for a permanent expansion of unemployment aid - CBS

Biden to make first overseas trip in office to UK, EU - AP

ICE ends Trump-era policy of fining undocumented immigrants...- CNN

Feds fund mental health crisis teams to stand in for police - AP

The 2021 United States Supreme Court justices - USA Today

AZ election audit to continue after Dems refuse to pay $1M bond - Washington Examiner

The redistricting cycle is about to begin - Politico

Pompeo fuels 2024 speculation under shadow of Trump - The Hill

Defense Secretary Austin orders aircraft carrier and bombers to guard U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan - NBC

Biden, NATO allies to discuss 'effective burden sharing,' White House says - FOX

Memphis faces eviction crisis after court strikes down federal ban - CBS

Scalise, other survivors of congressional baseball shooting rip FBI’s 'suicide by cop' designation - FOX

Biden traveling to Georgia to mark 100 days in office - The Hill

Fact check: Tom Cotton suggested Stacey Abrams endorsed a boycott of Georgia. She opposed it. - CNN

Harris touts White House jobs plan in New Hampshire - Washington Examiner

Biden holding Georgia rally next week to promote jobs plan - AP

How Black Lives Matter went from a hashtag to the largest movement in US history (video)- USA Today

How the FEC is considering fighting scam PACs - Politico

Democrats worry Biden’s hesitation on health care will doom campaign pledges - Politico

Buttigieg makes his pitch for tax-dollar investment in EV technology - Axios

Law enforcement groups discussed 'host of concerns' with AG Garland amid Minneapolis policing probe - FOX

Judge orders Chauvin juror names sealed, citing risk of harassment - The Hill

Columbus shooting illustrates how police grapple with politics of releasing body camera footage - CNN

GOP looks to flip historically Dem South Texas in 2022 - Washington Examiner

Derek Chauvin's sentencing date set for killing George Floyd - ABC

Calls mount for video release in fatal shooting by deputies - AP

Why Capitol Police offered tours to Oath Keeper lawyers - Politico

West Virginia AG threatens lawsuit against Biden Climate Plan - FOX

Biden faces health industry fight over new ‘surprise’ billing ban - Politico

DOD wary of Russian claim of troop withdrawal from Ukraine border - Washington Examiner

Demings mulling statewide Florida run in 2022 - The Hill

'What is the point?': Republican Sen. Ron Johnson questions Covid-19 vaccine push - NBC

Durbin, Grassley hit Biden move to increase H-2B seasonal worker visas - FOX

Caitlyn Jenner files paperwork to run for California governor as GOP candidate - CBS

Imprisoned Putin foe Navalny to end his hunger strike - AP

US begins moving equipment out of Afghanistan, sends bombers in - The Hill

GOP digging in against Biden's 'terrible idea' of raising capital gains tax - Washington Examiner

Capitol rioter arrested after being turned in by online dating match - CNN

John Kerry Says Climate Change Is An 'Existential' Crisis - NPR

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter execs to testify at Senate hearing on algorithms - Politico

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: David faces Goliaths over pipeline - AP

China fumes as British lawmakers charge communist regime with genocide - Washington Examiner

Ghislaine Maxwell pleads not guilty to superseding federal indictment - ABC

Crenshaw 'hopeful' but not 'out of the woods' after eye surgery - The Hill

Leo Terrell advises Caitlyn Jenner to run like a “Trump Republican” in bid for California governor - FOX

Biden speaks to Erdogan as Armenian genocide question looms - AP

Fulton County DA has grown frustrated with Georgia Secretary of State's office cooperation in Trump probe, source says - CNN

House seat numbers can’t be released before next week - AP

DOJ weighs charging Chauvin for 2017 incident involving Black teen: Source - ABC

Newsom orders end to new fracking permits in CA beginning in 2024 - Washington Examiner

House fines Rep. Clyburn for failing to pass through metal detectors - FOX

Washington state kicks off major tax fight with new capital gains levy - The Hill

World leaders pledge climate cooperation despite other rifts - AP

Seven North Carolina deputies placed on leave after the shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. - CNN

Trump may have left D.C., but his beefs with the FBI and the CIA simmer on among his House allies - NBC

Voting restriction bill fails in Arizona Senate - ABC

Biden wasn’t even sworn in when Republicans began plotting ways to use the border as a political attack - Politico

Evidence in Chauvin case contradicted first police statement - AP

Republicans cast doubt on Pelosi concessions on January 6 commission - CNN

Capitol riot arrests of military, police and government personnel climb to 52 - ABC

Tensions rise as Democrats face Senate bottleneck on agenda - The Hill

Jobs are make-or-break argument for Biden in climate plan - AP

Key GOP senators say they’re open to corporate tax increase - Axios

Russian troops start pulling back from Ukrainian border - AP

6 in 10 favor doing more to hold police accountable: POLL - ABC

Trump’s bleach news conference happened one year ago today. We’ve never been the same. - Politico

Trump may have left D.C., but his beefs with the FBI and the CIA simmer on among his House allies - NBC

RNC assails Democrats' HR 1 as a 'hostile takeover' of the election process - FOX

Biden to propose capital gains tax of 39.6% to fund education and child care, reports say - CNBC

Anti-Asian hate bill clears Senate with bipartisan support - ABC

Lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill to create 'regional processing centers' for migrants - Washington Examiner

Democrats divided over GOP infrastructure offer - The Hill

Partisanship's pull stays strong as Biden seeks bolder path: The Note - ABC

West Virginia Unions Pressure Manchin To Back Biden On Infrastructure Plan - NPR

Biden’s climate plan faces global skepticism - Politico

Alexei Navalny urged to end hunger strike immediately - BBC

Manchin endorses Murkowski, and the border crisis Trump saw coming - Politico

Democrats’ top priority is to change the rules to stay in power, Cruz says - FOX

Tracking the confirmation of Biden’s Cabinet members - USA Today

Over 300 US lawmakers urge maintaining unconditioned Israel aid - Al Jazeera

Harris moves forward with new Central America strategy - The Hill

Kash Patel slams 'hypocrisy' of Washington Post column on leaks - Washington Examiner

An inside look at how Kamala Harris is engaging with community lenders to support small businesses - CBS

Denmark tells some Syrians to leave, separating families - AP

Trump: LeBron James's 'racist rants' are divisive, nasty - The Hill

The Fate of Trumpism Will Be Decided Here - Politico

Senior general says US will maintain ability to launch air strikes in Afghanistan following troop withdrawal - CNN

Supreme Court ruling makes it easier to sentence minors to life in prison - FOX

Five big players to watch in Big Tech's antitrust fight - The Hill

Columbus Activists Call For Federal Probe Of Police After Ma'Khia Bryant Shooting - NPR

Democrat Manchin backs Republican Murkowski's reelection - Politico

REAL ID compliance lags as deadline looms - ABC

'That amount of money is ungodly': More people are taking on massive medical debt - NBC

GOP sen asks why police wrongly claimed Sicknick died of injuries during riot - Washington Examiner

Obama DOE scientist dissents from Biden climate change ‘existential crisis’ narrative - FOX

Montana governor signs bill allowing residents to challenge regulations on religious grounds - The Hill

Shooting revives criticism of Israel’s use of deadly force - AP

Kamala Harris trip to New Hampshire sparks 2024 White House speculation - FOX

With Trump's backing, Walker freezes Senate GOP field in Georgia - CNN

Biden may seek to raise taxes on rich to bankroll latest legislative relief effort - NBC

U.S. intelligence touts new emphasis on climate change, calling it an "urgent national security threat" - CBS

Whistleblower DHS official at the border speaks out in exclusive 'Hannity' interview - FOX

Kristin Smart's parents sue murder suspect's father for allegedly moving her body - ABC

What Liz Cheney has figured out about Donald Trump - CNN

Cornyn, Sinema unveil bill aimed at confronting border surge - The Hill

Panel: End commanders’ power to block military sex cases - AP

More than 100 migrants feared dead as boat capsizes off Libya - Al Jazeera

Family of Ma'Khia Bryant speaks out after teen is killed by Columbus police - NBC

Baltimore Police Department losing officers over pay, ‘anti-policing climate’ - FOX

Demonstrations continue as community awaits bodycam footage from Andrew Brown Jr. shooting - CNN

Heavy marijuana use during pregnancy linked to premature birth, early infant death - NBC

'I felt he was guilty': Alternate juror describes Chauvin trial - ABC

US sending 'airborne assets' to help search for missing Indonesian submarine - CNN

‘Cursing cheerleader’ free speech case to be argued in Supreme Court - FOX

Cook County state's attorney says she did not review video of Toledo before prosecutor's court statement - The Hill

Urgent search continues for missing submarine - ABC

An armed New York mayor? Democratic ex-cop plans to ride an anti-crime message to City Hall - Politico

Astronauts arrive at pad for SpaceX flight on used rocket - AP

Manhattan DA stops prosecuting prostitution, Rep. Malliotakis calls decision 'offensive to women' - FOX

After Ellison's role in Chauvin trial, Democrats hope for investment in attorney general races - CNN

Case over Jeffrey Epstein's 'sweetheart deal' could be headed for Supreme Court - ABC

Intelligence director Haines says climate change 'at the center' of national security - The Hill

Biden to assemble anti-corruption task force to take on illegal immigration - FOX

Biden announces US will aim to cut carbon emissions by as much as 52% by 2030 at virtual climate summit - CNN

East Jerusalem clashes leave over 100 injured - BBC

The story behind the Oscar-nominated documentary China doesn't want you to see - ABC

Coronavirus News and Updates:

CDC advisory panel votes to resume use of J&J vaccine with warning of risks - ABC

Sen. Ron Johnson on others getting shots: ‘What do you care?’ - AP

This state (Washington) is on verge of 4th COVID-19 wave, officials warn - ABC

Trump endorses COVID-19 vaccination as a 'miracle' and 'a real lifesaver' in interview with New York Post - BI

Canada reaches deal with Pfizer for vaccines in future years - ABC

Same-day, at-home Covid tests hit pharmacies - NBC

Scientists Say The Rush To Do COVID Research Led To A Whole Lot Of Waste - NPR

Interior Secretary Haaland says people still have to wear masks at national parks - FOX

Most Latinos plan to get or have got Covid vaccinations. Access is key, leaders say. - NBC

US has more than 9 million Johnson & Johnson doses ready to go once pause is lifted - CNN

Coronavirus FAQ: What Does It Mean If My Ears Ring Or Toes Hurt After A Vaccine? - NPR

India Covid crisis: Hospitals buckle under record surge - BBC

Coronavirus: Japan declares virus emergency in Tokyo as Olympics near - BBC

Michigan cases fall 12.5% in the past week; half of Colorado adults vaccinated, governor says: Live COVID-19 updates - USA Today

California goes from worst to first in virus infections - ABC

White House writes off Johnson & Johnson vaccine after string of production failures - Politico

Moderna, Pfizer vaccines safe during pregnancy, study finds - CBS

A handful of states are trying to ban or curtail the use of 'vaccine passports' - NBC

US prepares for vaccine tipping point - The Hill

US drop in vaccine demand has some places turning down doses - AP

How India Went From A Ray Of Hope To A World Record For Most COVID Cases In A Day - NPR

Coronavirus reaches Mt Everest as Norway climber tests positive - Al Jazeera

CDC is considering revising its outdoor mask guidance. Here's what health experts say. - NBC

'Last free place': Vaccines a hard sell in this California desert community - USA Today

Biden Administration Looks For Help With Next Phase Of Pitching COVID Vaccines - NPR

The CDC and FDA are leaning toward resuming use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, sources say - CBS

CDC investigating woman's death after J&J vaccine - ABC

'Christians and Vaccine' project: Combating ethical qualms of evangelical communities - NBC

Canada suspends flights from India, Pakistan over coronavirus concerns - The Hill

Indian hospitals plead for oxygen, country sets virus record - AP

Public universities to require COVID-19 vaccine - ABC

Worries grow about Indonesian sub’s crew as oxygen dwindles- AP

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