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Biden's CIA director pick set to face senators in hearing

President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, William Burns, will face questions from lawmakers Wednesday during a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee, his final hurdle on the path to being confirmed as the first lifelong diplomat to serve as director of the nation's preeminent spy agency.

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Analysis: How to view the fight over Deb Haaland and fracking

President Joe Biden nominated the most diverse Cabinet in history, but the Senate, which gets to offer "advice and consent," is suddenly full of members -- mostly Republicans -- who are critical of partisan tweets and are carefully scrutinizing nominees' job qualifications.

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GOP begins new push against Biden's relief plan

Republican leaders in both chambers are maneuvering to keep all of their members in line against the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan, a move that would deny President Joe Biden a bipartisan victory and one that could scuttle the bill in the Senate if any Democrat breaks ranks.

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6 takeaways from Garland's hearing

Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's attorney general nominee, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday, vowing to preserve the integrity of the Justice Department and to fully prosecute the "heinous" crimes committed during the attack on the US Capitol last month.

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Big student loan debt is not a 'Harvard, Yale and Penn' problem

On the campaign trail, President Joe Biden promised to cancel at least $10,000 of federal student loans for all borrowers in response to the Covid-19 crisis. Over 60 lawmakers and 17 state attorneys general have called on him to go further and cancel up to $50,000 administratively. When Biden was asked if he would cancel $50,000 of student debt for struggling borrowers at a CNN Town Hall last Tuesday, his answer unfortunately reflected some commonly held misconceptions about student loan borrowers.

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