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The memory of Trump is hanging over Biden's Europe trip like a dark cloud

Joe Biden said sorry to the world on Monday for the environmental negligence of his predecessor, former President Donald Trump, at the start of the UN climate conference in Scotland. The President also showed up with a $555 billion vow to reduce US carbon emissions — the biggest-ever US climate budget.

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Opinion: Biden's problem is bigger than two unruly senators

Democratic Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin are dominating Capitol Hill. Given the 50-50 split in the Senate, Democrats can't afford to lose a single vote on the budget reconciliation bill -- and Sinema and Manchin are using that leverage to force huge concessions from the Biden administration.

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Analysis: Kids could be the budget bill's big winners -- or losers

President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats are poised to channel historic investments into programs for kids -- if they can navigate around competing demands, particularly from programs for seniors, as they slim down the massive public investment and social safety net bill now under intense negotiation on Capitol Hill.

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Opinion: Sky high natural gas prices will hurt low-income Americans the most this winter

Prices for gasoline, food and other essentials have all risen over the past few months, straining family budgets across the US. And now, prices for natural gas, the most common way to heat homes, are at their highest level in the last seven years. If it's a cold winter, prices could go even higher. For struggling families and low-income Americans, increased heating costs will be yet another necessity they can no longer afford.

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She broke baseball's glass ceiling. Now she has to fix one of the league's worst teams

Derek Jeter had a problem. In 2020, his third year as chief executive and part-owner of the Miami Marlins, the team broke their long streak of missing the playoffs. But after the team had traded away nearly every big-name player on its roster in recent years, he was looking at rebuilding the Marlins from the bottom up — with a limited budget. The Marlins had also recently parted ways with its head of baseball operations.

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Why this is a make-or-break week for Joe Biden's first term

Capitol Hill negotiations come to a head this week on several major pieces of legislation -- and the fate of President Joe Biden's entire domestic agenda is riding on them. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza explains how getting infrastructure and budget bills passed is an absolute must for Democrats leading into 2022 midterm election season.

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Office of Management and Budget begins government shutdown prep, just in case

The government is due to run out of funding on September 30 without congressional action, so it's about that time again. When the US government is within seven days of a potential shutdown, no matter the circumstances or state of play in funding negotiations, the Office of Management and Budget begins its standard shutdown planning protocol, reminding government agencies of the steps they should prepare to take.

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