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Jimmy Carter, at Nearly 99, Is 'Coming to the End'

But, grandson says, he and wife Rosalynn are still happy, in love

(Newser) - Jimmy Carter's 99th birthday is coming up on October 1, and while his physical challenges are "really significant," the former president watches baseball and spends time with his family nearly every day, says his grandson Jason Carter. The younger Carter, chairman of the Carter Center's Board...

6 Takes on the Biden Impeachment Inquiry
6 Takes on the Biden
Impeachment Inquiry

6 Takes on the Biden Impeachment Inquiry

Opinions range from 'it's a no brainer' to 'nothing ... justifies the drastic step'

(Newser) - The US faces a third possible impeachment of a president in less than four years. GOP House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said the impeachment inquiry into President Biden, launched Tuesday , comes in response to "allegations of abuse of power, obstruction and corruption." Some onlookers agree with the reasoning, claiming...

First Lady Jill Biden Has COVID Again

President has so far tested negative

(Newser) - Jill Biden tested positive for COVID-19 Monday, her spokesperson said, but the first lady currently has just mild symptoms. President Joe Biden tested negative after his wife's test came back positive, but the White House press secretary said he would be monitored for symptoms and would continue to be...

Hunter Biden's Former Partner Talks, Both Sides Claim Victory

Devon Archer says Hunter Biden often put his father on speakerphone

(Newser) - Hunter Biden's former business partner insisted in testimony to Congress on Monday that President Biden was never directly involved in their financial dealings, though Hunter would often put his famous father on speakerphone to impress clients and business associates, the AP reports. The Republican-led House Oversight Committee conducted a...

Biden Acknowledges 7th Grandkid for First Time
Biden: Yes, I Have
a 7th Grandchild

Biden: Yes, I Have a 7th Grandchild

President acknowledges Navy Joan Roberts, 4, the daughter of Hunter Biden and Lunden Roberts

(Newser) - President Biden doesn't shy away from boasting about his family. "I have six grandchildren. And I'm crazy about them. And I speak to them every single day," he said at a Take Your Child to Work Day event in April. Now, we may start to hear...

Ukraine Not Ready for NATO Membership: Biden
Biden: Ukraine
Not Ready to

Biden: Ukraine Not Ready to Join NATO

President says Russia's war against the country must end first

(Newser) - President Biden shut down the idea of Ukraine joining NATO during a sit-down with CNN that aired Sunday, saying the war with Russia must first end. "I don't think there is unanimity in NATO about whether or not to bring Ukraine into the NATO family now, at this...

Feds: Twitter Hacker Left 'Impressive Trail of Destruction'

UK man pleads guilty to scheme that targeted accounts of 130-plus names, including Musk, Biden

(Newser) - A UK man arrested in Spain two summers ago and accused of hacking into the Twitter accounts of some big names—including the current owner of the platform himself—has pleaded guilty to the plot, which also involved the theft of a hefty amount of crypto. On Tuesday, the US...

Speaker McCarthy: Debt Deal Needed Soon to Avoid Default

But he didn't see 'new movement' in talks with Biden

(Newser) - President Biden and congressional leaders confronted each other on the debt limit impasse Tuesday, ending their meeting with no breakthrough but agreeing to meet again this week to try to avert the looming risk of an unprecedented government default. Speaking at the White House, Biden described the talks as "...

Hitler Admirer Receives 4 Years in Capitol Attack

Hatchet Speed said Jewish people control President Biden

(Newser) - A former Navy reservist who told an undercover FBI agent about his admiration for Adolf Hitler and discussed a plan to "wipe out" the nation's Jewish population was sentenced on Monday to four years in prison for storming the US Capitol. US District Judge Trevor McFadden ordered Virginia...

Out of South Carolina, an 'Early Warning Sign' for Biden

President doesn't seem to have same level of enthusiasm within Black community as in 2020

(Newser) - LaJoia Broughton, a 41-year-old small-business owner, considers herself a fan of President Biden. He's provided opportunities for Black-owned business while bringing integrity to the White House, she said, and her decision for 2024 isn't in doubt. Destiny Humphreys is less enthusiastic. The 22-year-old senior at South Carolina State...

Here's What People Are Saying After Biden's State of the Union

Takeaways from both sides of the aisle

(Newser) - One big theme in coverage of President Biden's Tuesday night State of the Union address? The POTUS was scrappy and seemed to relish it. As Politico's headline briefly put it, "Biden pokes the elephant." Some quick takes and reactions:
  • CNN offers a few takeaways from the

In GOP Rebuttal, Sanders Says Choice Is 'Between Normal or Crazy'

Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls President Biden unfit to serve

(Newser) - Sarah Huckabee Sanders delivered the Republican rebuttal to President Biden's State of the Union address Tuesday night, and she did not hold back: The Arkansas governor declared Biden "unfit to serve as commander in chief" and said he's putting both the US and the entire world at...

Poll Finds Most Democrats Don't Want Biden to Run Again

The number is 37%, down from 52%

(Newser) - A majority of Democrats now think one term is plenty for President Biden, despite his insistence that he plans to seek reelection in 2024, the AP reports. That's according to a new poll from the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research that shows just 37% of Democrats say they...

Poll: Biden-Trump Rematch Would Leave Voters Cold

Many say they'll be angry unless the next president is someone else

(Newser) - The prospect of Joe Biden and Donald Trump being their party's presidential nominee again in 2024 would not only leave voters unhappy, a new poll finds, a victory by either would make many of them angry. The lack of enthusiasm also applies to Republicans about Trump and Democrats about...

Biden Lawyer: No Classified Docs Found in Beach House Search

But FBI removed materials for further review

(Newser) - Bob Bauer, President Biden's personal lawyer, says the FBI searched the president's Delaware beach house for more than three hours Wednesday and did not find any documents with classified markings—but agents "took for further review some materials and handwritten notes that appear to relate to his...

Biden: 'There's No There There' on Classified Docs

President discusses controversy publicly for first time

(Newser) - President Biden on Thursday addressed the classified documents probe centered on him , and he didn't sound too concerned. "I think you’re going to find there’s nothing there. I have no regrets, I’m following what the lawyers have told me they want me to do. That’...

House GOPer Sends Letter to Yellen on Hunter Biden

Republicans have started their probe into president's son, as well as into Joe Biden's finances

(Newser) - In October, federal agents announced they'd gathered enough evidence to justify charging Hunter Biden with crimes. Now, House Republicans have jump-started their long-desired investigation of the president's son, as well as the involvement of ex-Twitter employees in handling reporting on him. Per the Hill , a letter sent Wednesday...

Biden's Primary Proposal: Let South Carolina Go First

Iowa, New Hampshire aren't fans of the idea

(Newser) - President Biden is proposing what USA Today calls a "massive overhaul" of the primary calendar, though the final decision rests with the Democratic National Committee. Biden's idea is to replace Iowa, whose caucuses currently kick off the nominating season, with South Carolina. Under his proposal, South Carolina, New...

Biden Granddaughter to Marry at White House
White House to Host Wedding

White House to Host Wedding

Naomi Biden and Peter Neal plan first ceremony ever on South Lawn

(Newser) - "Here Comes the Bride" will be heard at the White House once again. Naomi Biden, the granddaughter of President Biden, and Peter Neal are getting married on the South Lawn on Saturday in what will be the 19th wedding in White House history, the AP reports. It will be...

Biden Calls UK PM Rishi Sunak 'Rashee Sanook'


(Newser) - President Biden had his own " Adele Dazeem " moment Monday night at a Washington, DC, event to mark the beginning of Diwali, a Hindu religious festival. Referring to new UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak , who is of Indian descent and the first Hindu to hold the PM role, Biden...

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