Education Department repays Florida school board members whose salaries were withheld for enforcing mask mandates
The Department of Education on Thursday repaid a group of Florida school board members whose salaries were withheld for implementing mask mandates in defiance of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis' executive order that parents, not school officials, must decide how to protect their children in the pandemic.
Biden urges Democratic action on stalled legislative agenda
President Joe Biden on Friday urged Democrats to pass massive infrastructure and social safety net legislation at a time when sharp disagreements between moderate and progressive members of his party threaten his domestic agenda.
A play for critical momentum on Biden's agenda at a moment when there is none
The White House and Democratic congressional leaders have announced a deal on a framework of a "menu of options" to finance an agreement that doesn't currently exist on a package that doesn't currently have a topline spending number that would require those financing options.