What to Know in Washington: Tough Primaries in Five States Today

There are numerous story lines to watch for in the primary elections Tuesday, including the sure ouster of a Georgia Democratic congresswoman and a potential loss by the only House Democrat who opposes abortion rights.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Progressives Want End to Medicare Pilot

Congressional Democrats and several left-leaning advocacy groups on Monday renewed their push to end a Medicare pilot program aimed at changing how the program pays doctors, Alex Ruoff reports.

Georgia, Texas Incumbents at Risk in Primaries to Watch Tuesday

There are numerous story lines to watch for in the primary elections Tuesday, including the sure ouster of a Georgia Democratic congresswoman and a potential loss by the only House Democrat who opposes abortion rights.

What to Know in Washington: Biden Misspeaks on Defending Taiwan

President Joe Biden said the US military would intervene to defend Taiwan in any attack from China, comments that appeared to break from the longstanding US policy of “strategic ambiguity” before they were walked back by White House officials.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: US Gets First Plane of Formula From Europe

A planeload of more than 70,000 pounds of baby formula arrived in the US, starting an emergency program to alleviate a national shortage that has left some parents scrounging to feed their children. More formula will start arriving in stores “as early as this week,” Brian Deese, President Joe Biden’s top economic adviser, said on…

Crises Distract Congress as Leaders Struggle to Pass Priorities

Democrats may be forced to scrap large parts of their ambitious election-year agenda as a series of crises dominate Congress’ attention this spring.

New York Congressional Map Maintains Nadler-Maloney Matchup (1)

Reps. Jerry Nadler and Carolyn Maloney are headed for an incumbent-vs-incumbent showdown after a New York court on Saturday imposed new district lines merging many of Nadler’s constituents on the West Side of Manhattan with many of Maloney’s constituents on the East Side.

What to Know in Washington: Chips, Security Focus of Biden Trip

President Joe Biden arrived in South Korea, where he’s set to visit a Samsung Electronics semiconductor complex Friday as he seeks to bolster supply chains that reduce reliance on China.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: US Prods Health Industry on Climate Change

The Biden administration is making a first-of-its-kind ask of the health-care sector: to act on climate change. However, the pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is voluntary, making researchers and advocates question how effective it will be.

GOP Aims to Revamp Environment Messaging by Embracing Renewables

Republicans are attempting to address concerns over the environment and climate change as they compile plans for what to pitch to voters this fall and tackle next year should they win the House majority.
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