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Newly Buoyant Biden Aims High With Cancer Moonshot | Politics
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Newly Buoyant Biden Aims High With Cancer Moonshot | Politics

Just a few months ago, a down-in-the-dumps, way-down-in-the-polls President Joe Biden was struggling to pass major legislative items and appease Democratic Party voters who worried the unpopular leader would drag down vulnerable House and Senate candidates, perhaps enabling a massive red wave this fall.Now, a newly buoyant and aggressive president is looking and sounding more confident on the stump and on the trail, touting his hard-won legislative wins and reveling in polls showing things looking up for his party.That was evident Monday afternoon, when Biden went big on his policy goal-setting: curing cancer.President John F. Kennedy, 60 years ago to the day, made his famous "moonshot" speech to launch American exploration of space, Biden said in remarks at the JFK Library in Boston. T...
Fetterman, Ryan Work to Appeal to the Working Class | The Report
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Fetterman, Ryan Work to Appeal to the Working Class | The Report

One Senate candidate Twitter-trolls with scathing finesse, and is rarely seen in anything more formal than a hoodie and baggy shorts. The other one laments the loss of manufacturing jobs, the economic threat from China and the hits to America's working class.They're both middle-aged white men, both Democrats facing celebrity-candidate Republicans, and both may provide the key to saving control of one chamber of Congress for a party which has branded itself as the party of diversity and which has been moving to the left.In Pennsylvania. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman is in a competitive race against Mehmet "Dr." Oz for a U.S. Senate seat, and appears positioned to give Democrats a pickup in the 50-50 Senate. In redder-tinted Ohio, Democrat Tim Ryan faces a tougher fight but is neck-and-neck in ...
Biden Tests Negative, Touts His Record on Fighting COVID-19 | National News
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Biden Tests Negative, Touts His Record on Fighting COVID-19 | National News

A cheerful President Joe Biden reveled Thursday in his recent status as a coronavirus-negative patient, presenting himself as an example of how vaccines and treatment can make the illness a brief, mild ailment instead of something more serious or even deadly."My symptoms were mild, my recovery was quick and I'm feeling great," Biden, without the raspy voice he had earlier in the week, told reporters in the Rose Garden before heading to the Oval Office to work. "It's a real statement of where we are in the fight against COVID-19."The president, who tested positive for the virus a week ago, has now tested negative twice, his doctor, Kevin O'Connor, said in a letter released Thursday to the media.Biden took antigen tests, he said; previously, Ashish Jha, the White House coronavirus respons...