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Coronavirus gets a Trumpian response
He cracked wise, told a story with a stand-up comedian’s patter, waved around colorful graphs and listed facts he had just learned.
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Opinion | The White House Shouldn’t Downplay the Coronavirus
The administration is already getting attacked for its cuts to the epidemic teams at the National Security Council and Department of Homeland Security.
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Cops called on Bernie backers after bullhorn protests at officials’ homes
The late-night tactics at private residences come as Sanders' opponents are increasingly calling out his supporters' behavior.
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Trump’s CDC chief faces increasingly harsh scrutiny
Early missteps on coronavirus, lack of a consistent message make the nation's disease-fighting agency a focus of criticism.
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Trump puts Pence in charge of coronavirus response
Trump cited Pence’s experience as governor of Indiana as qualifying him to spearhead the growing threat of the global outbreak.
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Trump backers see a coronavirus conspiracy
CDC official who raised fears turns out to be Rod Rosenstein’s sister, setting off MAGA-world alarms.
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Anti-Medicare for All ad campaign launches in South Carolina
The spots are aimed at thwarting Bernie Sanders’ momentum.
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Obama to TV stations: Take down misleading Biden attack ad
The ad is the latest in a string of Republican efforts designed to torpedo Biden.
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The Middle East’s Future of Perpetual Pandemics
As outbreaks like coronavirus shift from “black swan” events to regular occurrences, globalization may reverse. It won’t be pretty.
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Federal court tosses conservatives' First Amendment suit against YouTube
YouTube is not a "state actor" bound by the First Amendment, the court ruled.
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Warren calls on Trump admin to explain why infected Americans allowed to return to U.S.
“The process by which this decision was reportedly made is troubling,” she writes.
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Brad Parscale briefs GOP senators on plan to expand Trump's map
The Trump campaign manager said Minnesota and New Mexico are being targeted
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Trump’s coronavirus conflict: Displaying credibility vs. calming voters and investors
The spread of coronavirus to 37 nations is presenting a managing and messaging challenge for the Trump administration unlike any other crisis over the past three years.
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Louisiana GOP Rep. Ralph Abraham announces he won't seek reelection
"The decision to serve only three terms as a member of the House is one that I made six years ago," he said.
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Trump campaign’s plan to woo black voters: Retail stores
The centers will distribute pamphlets and sell merchandise, including hats and sweatshirts embroidered with the word “woke.”
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Trump campaign sues New York Times for libel
The campaign accused the Times of harboring “extreme bias against and animosity."
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'It is never too late to do the right thing': House passes federal anti-lynching bill
"Lynching was a blot on the history of America,” says Steny Hoyer.
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Buttigieg gets $100K infusion in California from LGBTQ group
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Trump scores appeals court victory in sanctuary fight
New York-based court upholds immigration-enforcement conditions on grants to police, but 3 other courts have differed
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ABC News suspends journalist over 'socialist' remarks in Project Veritas sting
The video appears to show David Wright and one of his producers criticizing the network’s political coverage.
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Biden announces 'six figure' Super Tuesday ad campaign
Biden's small ad buy is dwarfed by his main competitors' spending.
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DNC to brief House Dems on role of superdelegates as primary enters crucial stretch
If no presidential candidate enters the convention with enough delegates to win the nomination, lawmakers could play kingmaker.
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House Dems fear last-minute move by Lofgren jeopardizes FISA renewal
"If we don’t take this opportunity to reform the FISA process we are missing an opportunity," Zoe Lofgren says.
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Biden wins crucial Clyburn endorsement ahead of South Carolina primary
Jim Clyburn, whose endorsement comes just days before the state's Saturday primary, is the highest ranking African American in Congress.
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Trump plans coronavirus press conference Wednesday evening
Minutes after arriving back in Washington from a trip to India, Trump announced that he would host a press conference on coronavirus.
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Boston Globe endorses Warren a year after urging her not to run
The editorial board wrote last year that "Warren missed her moment" in the previous election cycle, and had become a "divisive figure."
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A Bernie slayer fails to emerge at Tuesday's debate
None of his rivals had the time or the skill to convince voters that the democratic socialist is a radical who would ensure Trump's reelection.
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Break with China? Top Trump aide eyes an opening with coronavirus
A renewed focus on making medicine in the U.S. could lead to broader push for America First.
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Harris Faulkner on 2020, #MeToo and what frustrates her about politics
“I am hungrier than ever to just get to the truth and I run out of patience sometimes when I think I’m not getting it,” says the Fox News host.
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Trump tightens his grip on intelligence
After railing for years against the “Deep State” and the “Russia Hoax,” the president is on his way to getting the docile intelligence community he’s always wanted.
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