President Joe Biden Visits New Jersey To Push Infrastructure Plan, Including Portal Bridge Construction

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — President Joe Biden visited to New Jersey on Monday to support Gov. Phil Murphy in his reelection effort and to push his infrastructure plan. The president’s visit kicked off construction of the new Portal Bridge. READ MORE: NYPD Officers Testify As Judicial Inquiry Into 2014 Death Of Eric Garner Gets Underway The … Read more

Democrats to Biden: Start pushing back more aggressively against Trump

President Joe Biden speaks during an event marking the 10th anniversary of the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Susan Walsh AP WASHINGTON As former President Donald Trump maintains his grip on the Republican Party and further spreads conspiracies about the 2020 election, some … Read more

Biden, Schumer, Manchin huddle, but still no budget deal

WASHINGTON — Pivotal Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin appears to be on board with White House proposals for new taxes on billionaires and certain corporations to help pay for President Joe Biden’s scaled-back social services and climate change package. Biden huddled with the conservative West Virginia Democrat and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at the president’s … Read more

Pelosi Says Congress Is Close to a Deal on Biden’s Social Spending Plan

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that Democrats are close to finalizing an agreement on the social safety net plan that would allow for the bipartisan infrastructure bill to move forward. “We have 90% of the bill agreed to and written, we just have some of the last decisions to be made,” Pelosi said on … Read more

‘SNL’: Jason Sudeikis Returns as ‘Ghost of Joe Biden’s Past’ in Cold Open

The show opened with Press Secretary Jen Psaki, played by Chloe Fineman, debriefing current Joe Biden (James Austin Johnson) about his approval ratings. “Your CNN town hall was watched by no one and your approval rating is in the dumpster.” Biden (Johnson) gets up from his seat inside the Oval Office and ponders, “I don’t … Read more

Deal on Biden’s $2T Plan Edges Closer; Harris Is `Confident’

A deal within reach, President Joe Biden and Congress’ top Democrats edged close to sealing their giant domestic legislation, though the informal deadline appeared to slip as they worked to scale back the measure and determine how to pay for it. Negotiations were expected to continue into the weekend, all sides indicating just a few … Read more