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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
Deficit Reduction, Lower Costs Cornerstone of Biden Budget

Based on the Biden Budget proposed last month, it’s clear what the President values — deficit reduction, a fairer tax code, and lower costs.

FILE - Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is sworn in for her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee March 21, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed as First Black Woman to Sit on Supreme Court

In a bipartisan vote, the US Senate confirmed Kentanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the US Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman to ever serve as justice, only the third Black justice, and the sixth woman.

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, a US Circuit Judge on the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, poses for a portrait, Friday, Feb., 18, 2022, in her office at the court in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Biden Nominates Kentanji Brown Jackson to US Supreme Court

Jackson could be the first Black woman appointed to the nation’s highest court.

Rep. Mike Kelly, right, embraces his wife, Victoria Kelly after giving his victory speech to supporters in Butler on Nov. 6, 2018. (AP File Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Republican US Rep. Mike Kelly Under Scrutiny for Stock Purchase

The Office of Congressional Ethics is investigating Victoria Kelly's 2020 purchase of thousands of dollars of stock in an Ohio steel company that had threatened to shut down a plant in Kelly's district.

President Joe Biden speaks about his infrastructure plan and his domestic agenda during a visit to the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
President Joe Biden Returns Home to Scranton to Rally Support for His Build Back Better Agenda

Biden says the Build Back Better Agenda will help middle-class working families recover from the hardships of the pandemic. 

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Dr. Rachel Levine Sworn In as First Openly Transgender Four-Star Admiral

Levine now serves as the highest ranking official in the USPHS Commissioned Corps and is the first woman to achieve the rank of four-star admiral in the corps.

The 9/11 Tribute Flag flies at half-mast over the Garden of Reflection 9/11 Memorial in Bucks County. Three pilots, who were friends with United Airlines Flight 175 pilot Victor Saracini, have taken the flag on flights over each of the crash sites. The 9/11 Tribute Flag is believed to be the only flag that has flown in the air above all three crash sites. (Keystone Photo/Patrick Berkery)
‘We Will Never Forget’: Bonded by the Loss of a Friend and Fellow Pilot on 9/11

Pilots Peter Maniscalco, Sam Irvin, and Steven Verdi flew the Tribute Flag over all three 9/11 crash sites in memory of those who died in the attacks, including their friend and fellow pilot Victor Saracini.