Stories tagged: "Joe Biden"


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Arizonans on Biden Inauguration: ‘Thank God’

Arizonans far and wide celebrated President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration Wednesday.

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Biden Firm on Uranium-Mining Ban Around ‘Jewel’ of the Grand Canyon

Biden said the country should instead be focusing on developing clean energy. For four years, the Trump administration took steps to boost uranium mining for what it called national security reasons, a move environmentalists saw as an attempt to open the door to mining near the Grand Canyon. President-elect Joe Biden may be ready to...

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Tribal Leaders Optimistic About Biden; Haaland Nomination a Good Start

Native leaders said they were encouraged by Biden’s past “track record with Indian Country.” The federal government may not have a stellar track record when it comes to keeping promises with Native Americans, but tribal leaders in Arizona said they think President-elect Joe Biden could be the exception. Their hopes were reinforced last week when...

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Biden Pledged to Undo Trump’s Immigration Policy. Here’s What That Will Entail.

Biden said he will push Congress for comprehensive immigration reform legislation that could include a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants. President-elect Joe Biden has promised to roll back many of the Trump administration’s restrictive immigration policies when he takes office next month. He’s got his work cut out for him....

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What Will Happen to Trump’s Unfinished Border Wall After He’s Out of Office?

The US/Mexico southern border is 2,000-miles in length, only 415 miles from Trump's wall have been constructed.

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Biden Says He Will Ask All Americans to Wear Masks for ‘100 Days’

Despite data indicating the effectiveness of masks in limiting the spread of the virus, Arizona doesn't have a mask order in place.

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Biden Taps Medicare-for-All Supporter Xavier Becerra for HHS

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated the Mexican American official as health department secretary, placing this defender of the Affordable Care Act in a leading role to oversee the new administration’s coronavirus response.