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  • Biden issues second veto of his presidency on Clean Water Act regulation

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    President Joe Biden (D) vetoed the second bill of his presidency on April 6, 2023. Biden vetoed H.J.Res.27, a joint resolution of disapproval under the terms of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) that sought to void an Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers rule from 2023 that specified “which bodies of water fall…

  • Biden issues first veto of his presidency to uphold rule allowing for environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) in retirement investing

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    President Joe Biden (D) vetoed the first legislation of his presidency on March 20, 2023. Biden vetoed H. J. Res. 30, a joint resolution of disapproval under the terms of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) that sought to void a Department of Labor rule amending the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to…

  • Texas alleges Biden administration unlawfully enacted 2023 federal budget

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    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) on Feb. 15, 2023, filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas challenging the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2023, arguing in part that certain CAA provisions violate state sovereignty and that Congress unlawfully passed the law without a quorum of members present.…

  • President Joe Biden ends 2022 with a 43% approval rating, the second-highest rating he received in 2022

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    At the end of 2022, polling averages showed 43% of voters approved of President Joe Biden’s (D) performance. Fifty-three percent of voters disapproved of his performance.  Biden’s highest approval rating in 2022 was 44%, last seen on November 2, and the lowest was 38%, last seen on July 27. This is also the lowest approval…

  • Appeals court extends block of Biden administration’s student loan forgiveness plan

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    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on November 14 extended its pause on the Biden administration’s plan to forgive up to $20,000 of federal student loan debt per borrower. The court initially blocked the plan on Oct. 21, and forgiveness will remain frozen until the court reviews an appeal from six states suing…

  • Appeals court temporarily blocks Biden administration’s student loan forgiveness plan

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    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Oct. 21 temporarily blocked the Biden administration’s plan to forgive up to $20,000 of federal student loan debt per borrower. The forgiveness will remain frozen until the court reviews an appeal from six states suing the administration. The states allege the executive branch does not have…

  • President Joe Biden’s approval rating rises to 44% in October, highest since 2021

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    Recent approval polling averages show President Joe Biden (D) at 44% approval, the highest rating he’s received since 2021. Fifty-four percent of voters disapprove of his performance. Biden last had a 44% approval rating on December 22, 2021. The lowest approval rating he’s received is 38%, last seen on July 27, 2022 The highest approval…

  • Six states sue Biden administration over student loan forgiveness plan

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    Six states filed a joint lawsuit against the Biden administration on September 29 to block the federal government’s plan to forgive up to $20,000 of federal student loans per person. The states allege the administration overstepped its executive authority and was “not remotely tailored to address the effects of the pandemic on federal student loan…

  • President Joe Biden’s approval rating rises to 43% in September, highest since January

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    Approval polls show President Joe Biden (D) at an average 43% approval at the end of September, the highest rating he’s received since January. Fifty-three percent of voters disapprove of his performance. Biden last had a 43% approval rating on January 12, 2022. The lowest approval rating he’s received is 38%, last seen on July…