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White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Oct. 27, the day she decided she would stay home rather than travel to Europe with President Biden. Today, she revealed she has tested positive for COVID-19. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Biden recaps his G-20 meetings in press conference

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Sen. Gillibrand isn't ready to give up on paid family leave

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President Biden spent three days in Rome talking to world leaders before and during the G-20. He held a formal press conference before heading to the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Virginia gubernatorial race is split over COVID-19 restrictions, race and the economy

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A lot is riding on the COP26 global climate summit, but broken promises stall change

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Tariffs, taxes and nuclear weapons are big topics at the G-20 summit

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The Asia Vision LNG carrier ship sits docked at the Cheniere Energy Inc. terminal in this aerial photograph taken over Sabine Pass in Texas in 2016. Lindsey Janies/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Attendees listen to former President Barack Obama during an early vote rally for New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Oct. 23 in Newark, N.J. That gubernatorial race and the one in Virginia are drawing national attention one year after the presidential election. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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Steel ingots emerge from an oven at the Saarsthal rail plant in Hayange, France, on Sept. 13, 2021. The United States and European Union have reached a deal on steel and aluminum tariffs. Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The University of Florida denied three of its professors permission to testify in a voting rights case against the state, saying it was a "conflict of interest" and "adverse to UF's interests." Jeff Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (from left), French President Emmanuel Macron, German outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Biden meet in Rome to discuss renewed talks over the Iran nuclear deal. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Biden poses for a selfie with first responders who joined world leaders Saturday for the traditional family photo at the G-20 summit in Rome. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Biden focuses on France at the G20 economic summit

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Week in politics: Congress continues spending bill negotiations while Biden is abroad

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