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Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Biden to address a joint session of Congress on this date.
President Biden will virtually host 40 world leaders at the Leaders Summit on Climate.
The Biden administration announced new sanctions on Russia over the Solar Winds hack that breached U.S. government agencies and companies.
President Biden announced that the United States will withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021, following a 20 year presence there.
President Biden issued an executive order forming the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court to study the issue of Supreme Court reform.
President Biden outlined several executive actions on gun violence, including classifying homemade guns ("ghost guns") as firearms under the Gun Control Act.
President Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky held their first official call.
President Biden will hold his first full cabinet meeting, with the American Jobs Plan being a main item of discussion.
President Biden announced a USD 2 trillion infrastructure plan, funded by a raise in corporate taxes.
President Biden announced his first nominees for 10 federal judgeships.
President Biden has designated an area off the coast of New York and New Jersey as an offshore wind zone.
President Biden held his first formal press conference.
The Biden administration has extended the Affordable Care Act enrollment period until August, from the original May deadline.
The Senate confirmed Martin Joseph Walsh to be Secretary of Labor, 68 to 29.
President Biden nominated Lina Khan for Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission.
The Senate confirmed Xavier Becerra, of California, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services, 50 to 49.
The Senate confirmed Katherine Tai as the U.S. Trade Representative, 98 to 0.
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The Senate confirmed Isabella Guzman to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration, 81 to 17.
President Biden visited a small business in Pennsylvania to tout the passage of his stimulus bill.
The Senate confirmed Debra Haaland as the Secretary of the Interior, 51 to 40.
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President Biden will deliver his first prime time address and will commemorate the one-year anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.
The Senate confirmed Michael Regan as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, 66 to 34.
The Senate voted to confirm Merrick B. Garland as attorney general, 70 to 30.
The Senate confirmed Representative Marcia L. Fudge Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 66 to 34. She was formerly a Democratic member of Congress from Ohio.
The Senate confirmed Michael S. Regan as head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 66 to 34. He was formerly secretary of North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality.
70 percent of Americans approve of President Biden's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll.
The Senate confirmed Gina Raimondo, the current governor of Rhode Island, as the next Secretary of Commerce.
The Senate confirmed Miguel A. Cardona as Secretary of Education, 64 to 33.
President Biden will visit Houston to survey damage after the devastating winter storm.
The United States launched airstrikes in Syria, bombing buildings used by Iranian-backed militia groups. This marks the first military action undertaken by the Biden administration.
The Senate confirmed Linda Thomas-Greenfield as US Ambassador to the UN.
The Senate confirms Tom Vilsack as Agriculture Secretary, 92-7.
President Biden held a candle-lighting ceremony at the White House to mark the 500,000th US COVID-19 death. He also ordered flags at half staff at federal buildings for 5 days.
President Biden signed the Texas Disaster Declaration in the wake of the deadly winter storm. This makes federal disaster funds available to 77 counties.
House Democrats formally introduced the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, the Biden administration’s immigration plan
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken told European foreign ministers that the U.S. will work to restore the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran. This was one of President Biden's campaign promises.
President Biden's nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Denis McDonough, is confirmed by the Senate, 87 to 7. formerly served as Obama's Chief of Staff and deputy national security adviser.
Following an order from President Biden, the State Department says the U.S. will reengage "immediately and robustly" with the U.N. Human Rights Council, after former President Trump withdrew from the council in 2018.
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