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Joe Biden makes hay as Trump impeachment trial nears

WASHINGTON – No other Senate business is supposed to take place during the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. But that’s not stopping President Joe Biden from playing off it with a series of executive orders rolling back some of his predecessor’s most egregious decisions ...

Importing drugs endangers lives

On most issues, Democrats and Republicans remain deeply divided. But there's one policy that unites both -- prescription drug importation. The Trump administration issued an executive order enabling states and individuals to import medications from foreign countries. President Biden has ...

Another pandemic is coming – it’s time to prepare

Even as we confront a surging COVID-19 pandemic in advance of global vaccination -- another looming pandemic threatens us. This threat comes from rising numbers of drug-resistant bacteria and fungi. These "superbugs" are immune to most antibiotics. They already kill 700,000 people around the ...

What the Biden presidency means for older Americans

In his run for the presidency, Joe Biden laid out a "Plan for Older Americans" that reflected the Democratic party philosophy that healthcare and living with dignity after retirement are an inalienable right for all. The Biden-Harris plan addresses long-standing inequities based on age and ...

Biden 2021 should look to Biden 1980 for bipartisan inspiration

President-elect Joe Biden has promised to govern as a president for all Americans, not just those who voted for him. Some pundits dismiss Biden's bipartisanship as naïve in today's hyper-partisan climate, but the opposite is true. Seasoned leaders understand that entrenched problems demand ...