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Biden announces new funding for Amtrak Northeast Corridor (access required)

WILMINGTON — Federal officials are announcing new funding for Amtrak’s passenger rail system and stressing the need for continued investment in America’s transportation infrastructure. Vice President Joe Biden scheduled a stop Friday at the train station in Wilmington, Delaware, which ...

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UMCP reporter gets apology from Biden’s office

Vice President Joe Biden’s press secretary apologized to a Capital News Service reporter and the Philip Merrill College of Journalism Wednesday after a press office staffer demanded the reporter delete photos taken at an event in Rockville.

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Senate turns to partisan fight over student loans

WASHINGTON — The Senate is the newest arena in the election-year face-off over federal student loans, and both sides are starting out by pounding away at each other. With Congress returning from a weeklong spring recess, the Senate plans to ...

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Biden’s ‘American exceptionalism’ and the rule of law (access required)

My old boss, Vice President Joe Biden, weighed in on “American exceptionalism” during a speech Monday. In subscribing to the idea, the former chairman of both the U.S. Senate Judiciary and Foreign Relations committees provided the unique perspective that our ...

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Senate debates debt limit bill, passage likely

WASHINGTON — Emergency legislation to allow the government to borrow more money headed toward passage in the Senate Tuesday with just hours to spare before the national debt bumps against its ceiling. Expected approval sends the bill to President Barack Obama, ...

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