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(Page 16) BEGINNING March 24,2020

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4/5/20

Unafraid to call out Trump, Hogan emerges as lead GOP voice for urgent action on pandemic

Foot-dragging GOP governors are imperiling the whole country

Grassley demands an explanation for Trump's firing of intel watchdog

This county of 560,000 has no health department. Republicans said it didn't need one.

Coronavirus death toll: Americans are almost certainly dying of covid-19 but being left out of the official count

Dr. Fauci Warned In 2017 Of ‘Surprise Outbreak’ During Trump Administration

Fauci says it would be 'false statement' to say we have coronavirus under control

Fauci says it's likely coronavirus will be seasonal

Fauci, Navarro got into heated argument over unproven COVID-19 treatment

Giuliani, a familiar voice in Trump’s ear, promotes experimental coronavirus treatments

A president unfit for a pandemic
(Much of the suffering and death coming was preventable. The president has blood on his hands.)

U.S. ‘wasted’ months before preparing for virus pandemic

As a doctor, I am willing to do whatever it takes to defeat this virus. Why isn’t Trump?

AP FACT CHECK: Trump pitches drug unapproved for coronavirus

Illinois governor fires back after Trump says states were unprepared: He 'does not understand the word federal'

Sunday shows - 'Our Pearl Harbor moment and our 9/11 moment'

FOX News Sunday With Chris Wallace 4/5/20 | Breaking Fox News April 5,2020

Whitmer: Lack of national coronavirus strategy 'creating a more porous situation'

Biden says dismissal of aircraft carrier captain is 'close to criminal'

Joe Biden says Democrats 'should be thinking about' holding a virtual summer convention

Biden seeks to revive fundraising momentum as coronavirus — and Trump — grab attention

Trump promotes use of drug for coronavirus: 'I'm not a doctor. But I have common sense'

Trump sees limits of presidency in avoiding blame for virus

Trump trying to narrow stockpile’s role for states

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4/4/20

Trump defends firing ‘terrible’ intel community watchdog as Republicans question sacking

Rep. Kevin McCarthy wonders how many American jobs could have been saved if Pelosi had not delayed relief

Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended voting

What Dr. Fauci wants you to know about face masks and staying home as virus spreads

CDC begins testing blood for antibody coronavirus treatment

China is donating 1,000 ventilators to help New York in coronavirus fight

Poll: Majority of Americans now disapprove of Trump's coronavirus response

Trump offers competing coronavirus messaging, warning of death but lamenting lockdown

Decentralized leadership raises questions about Trump coronavirus response

How Trump’s attempts to win the daily news cycle feed a chaotic coronavirus response

Trump on unproven coronavirus treatment: Try it

The U.S. was beset by denial and dysfunction as the coronavirus raged
(From the Oval Office to the CDC, political and institutional failures cascaded through the system and opportunities to mitigate the pandemic were lost.)
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Pelosi eyes end of April to bring a fourth coronavirus relief bill to the floor

Pelosi, Democrats using coronavirus to push for big tax cuts for blue state residents

Some top Sanders advisers urge him to consider withdrawing

Facing coronavirus pandemic, Trump suspends immigration laws and showcases vision for locked-down border

President Trump says US to deploy 1,000 military personnel to New York City to battle coronavirus

Trump threatens tariffs on oil imports to 'protect' U.S. energy workers

The Trump administration issued a new rule that blocks guaranteed paid sick leave for 75% of American workers

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4/3/20

Dow drops more than 300 points to close out another wild week on Wall Street

US payrolls plunge 701,000 in March amid the start of a job market collapse

Jobless aid filings rise to 10 million
(The 6.6 million new claims are double the number of the week before, raising fears the U.S. and other economies are headed for a severe recession.)

Markets expect depression-era job losses, but length of the shutdowns is a much bigger worry

The government's official scorekeeper just poured cold water all over the Trump administration's predictions of a rapid economic recovery from the coronavirus

McConnell says there will be a fourth coronavirus bill

Romney warns Trump: Don't interfere with coronavirus relief oversight

As Trump faces heat on coronavirus response, Republicans try to elevate China’s role in domestic political debate

CDC now recommends Americans cover faces when outside; Trump calls it ‘voluntary’

Social distancing works, but resistance prompts worries of growing crisis

Federal government spent millions to ramp up mask readiness, but that isn’t helping now

Despite Face Mask Shortage, US Hesitates to Import Chinese N95 Alternative

CNBC’s full interview with 3M CEO on Trump’s tweet, price gauging and more

The United States Can Still Win the Coronavirus Pandemic
(The Trump administration has made one mistake after another—and, with some foreign-policy changes, could emerge with more global power anyway.)

Commander of confusion: Trump sows uncertainty and seeks to cast blame in coronavirus crisis

Trump administration's lack of a unified coronavirus strategy will cost lives, say a dozen experts

The salesman in chief, at time of pandemic
(Trump uses the daily coronavirus briefings to tout products and unproven remedies.)

Shields and Brooks on political lessons from COVID-19

‘It’s not enough’ — Pelosi wants more small business loans, direct payments and unemployment benefits

California governor responds to Nunes on canceling school: 'We'll continue to listen to the experts'

Biden Tells Trump: Stop the ‘Pettiness’ and Reopen Obamacare

The Trump administration just changed its description of the national stockpile to jibe with Jared Kushner’s controversial claim

Trump administration changes definition of national stockpile after Kushner remarks

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to prevent export of surgical masks, gloves

Trump announces intent to nominate White House lawyer Brian Miller as inspector general for $2 trillion coronavirus law

Trump fires intelligence community inspector general who flagged Ukraine whistleblower complaint

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

Trump tears into Schumer in two-page letter: 'I never knew how bad a senator you are'

Trump says he opposes mail-in voting for November

Trump campaign calls Sessions ‘delusional,’ asks him to stop promoting ties to the president

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4/2/20

U.S. stocks surge in choppy session on word that Saudi Arabia, Russia may slash oil output

Dow jumps more than 450 points as Wall Street concludes another wild session

US weekly jobless claims double to 6.6 million

The U.S. economy is entering the 'deepest recession on record'

Mortgage Defaults Could Pile Up at Pace That Dwarfs 2008

Trump administration is struggling to distribute coronavirus stimulus money to people and small businesses 

IRS to begin issuing $1,200 coronavirus payments April 9, but some Americans won’t receive checks until September, agency plan says

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman says we are ignoring a 'huge fiscal time bomb' set to detonate when the pandemic subsides

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, who resisted strict coronavirus measures, says he just learned it transmits asymptomatically

Republicans Are Bragging About An Unemployment Boost They Voted Against

Georgia's GOP House Speaker says vote-by-mail system would be 'devastating to Republicans'

Fauci says that all states should have stay-at-home orders

Birx warns of coming coronavirus hot spots across the U.S.

Experts and Trump’s advisers doubt White House’s 240,000 coronavirus deaths estimate

The grim death-toll projections the White House offered Monday have already been revised upward

Inside America’s mask crunch: A slow government reaction and an industry wary of liability

FDA to allow imports of KN95 masks from China amid PPE shortage

Navy removes aircraft carrier captain who raised alarm about coronavirus response

Federal judge declines to postpone April 7 presidential primaries in Wisconsin

Trump administration ended pandemic early-warning program to detect coronaviruses

Alarm, Denial, Blame: The Pro-Trump Media’s Coronavirus Distortion
(Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh and other right-wing commentators turned a pandemic into a battle of us vs. them — the kind of battle President Trump has waged for much of his life.)

In time of crisis, Trump-Pelosi relationship remains broken

Pelosi announces new select committee to oversee coronavirus response, setting up clash with Trump over $2 trillion law

Democrats want FCC to reject Trump campaign threat to broadcasters

Schumer 'appalled' over Trump letter: 'Stop the pettiness'

Democrats to delay Milwaukee nominating convention until August in response to coronavirus

Biden: Trump administration showed 'poor judgment' in removing warship commander

Trump warns Iran of ‘heavy price’ in case of attack on US troops

Trump's New Somber Tone Now Extends to Saying Governors Are Ventilator Junkies

Trump says 3M 'will have a big price to pay' over face masks

Trump administration issues guidance scaling back paid leave requirement for small business employees

Trump says it 'doesn't seem fair' that 30 million Americans are uninsured and suggests he may expand Medicare or Medicaid

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4/1/20

U.S. stocks tank as bleak news mounts on health, economic fronts

Dow falls 900 points as Wall Street fears coronavirus will shut down economy longer than expected

U.S. oil industry pumps near record volumes even as demand and prices collapse

These states could be hit with the biggest job losses from the coronavirus pandemic

10 swing states face crushing job losses

More than 66 million U.S. jobs are at 'high risk' of layoffs amid coronavirus, St. Louis Fed finds

Mortgage lenders worry about cash flow if millions miss their payments on April 1 

Why the Global Recession Could Last a Long Time

Full interview with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on coronavirus relief plans

Mnuchin says Social Security recipients will automatically get coronavirus checks

GOP Rep. Devin Nunes again questions coronavirus distancing measures, calls California school closures 'way overkill'

Republicans say impeachment distracted Trump from coronavirus. But the president golfed and held rallies during his trial while downplaying the virus for weeks.

Jockeying begins in Congress over the next coronavirus relief bill

Mitt Romney says some choices made for political expediency still haunt him

New disclosure reveals Sen. Kelly Loeffler and her husband dumped retail stock and bought shares in a company that manufacturers medical supplies

Pence seeks to blame CDC and China for any delay in US coronavirus response -- not Trump's initial failure to face reality

Live updates: Global coronavirus cases edge toward a million as pandemic surges in U.S., Italy, France

Russia Scores Pandemic Propaganda Triumph With Medical Delivery to U.S.

Which states are resisting tougher coronavirus measures?

Several states have yet to issue stay-at-home orders

U.S. coronavirus deaths surge past 4,600 as officials start to compare struggle with Italy’s outbreak

Antibody tests to pinpoint number of U.S. coronavirus infections are key to reopening country 

Protective gear in national stockpile is nearly depleted, DHS officials say

With millions of American lives on the line, Trump finally agrees with the experts 

AP-NORC poll: Less than half back Trump's pandemic response

Fauci given security detail after receiving threats

Schumer calls for military official to act as medical equipment czar

Schiff drafting legislation to set up 9/11-style commission to review coronavirus response

Biden and other Democrats blast Trump's health care rejection amid coronavirus

Biden confirms he's considering Whitmer for VP

Trump resists pressure to declare nationwide stay-at-home order

Trump says he's considering restricting travel to coronavirus 'hot spots'

Energy CEOs will meet with Trump Friday at the White House as oil prices tumble

Trump claims Iran or its proxies planning a ‘sneak attack,’ warns of a ‘heavy price’

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3/31/20

Dow caps its worst first quarter with a slide of more than 400 points

Dow drops 400 points as stocks close out their worst first quarter ever

McConnell claims impeachment ‘diverted the attention’ of Trump administration from coronavirus response

McConnell hits brakes on next economic stimulus package

More than a dozen governors haven't issued stay-at-home orders 

Republican governor slaps down Trump testing claim: 'That's just not true'

Political realities may dilute GOP opposition to mail-in voting amid coronavirus

After Death of U.S. Citizen, State Department Floats Slashing Egypt Aid

Defense chief says states can use National Guard to enforce stay-at-home orders

Dr. Fauci symbolizes everything about the Trump-era media climate

Stockpile of US-manufactured ventilators sold overseas

Governors plead for medical equipment from federal stockpile plagued by shortages and confusion

NY governor begs for help amid ‘staggering’ death toll at outbreak’s epicenter

'Sailors do not need to die': Captain begs for help as coronavirus cripples USS Roosevelt

The U.S. Government Must Prepare Now for the Next Pandemic
(Trump botched the coronavirus response. The United States cannot make the same mistake again.)

From ‘It’s going to disappear’ to ‘WE WILL WIN THIS WAR’
(How the president’s response to the coronavirus has changed since January)

Trump's Virus Defense Is Often an Attack, and the Target Is Often a Woman

Everyone and everything Trump has blamed for his coronavirus response

Trump’s coronavirus briefings are terrifying

A phone call with Trump can open doors for executives, celebrities and others with coronavirus asks 

Problems with FBI surveillance extended far beyond probe of Trump campaign, Justice Dept. inspector general says

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the country must move toward vote by mail, setting up a fight with Trump

Senate Democrats urge White House to quickly nominate new inspector general for coronavirus programs

Senators urge U.S. airlines to issue ticket refunds after bailout

Biden leads Trump by 6 points in national poll

Trump tells Americans to brace for 'very, very painful two weeks'

Live updates: White House task force projects 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in U.S., even with mitigation efforts

Trump calls for $2 trillion infrastructure package as part of coronavirus response

Trump says impeachment 'probably' distracted him from fighting coronavirus

Trump signs off on deferring tariffs for most-favoured nations for three months

Trump administration officially rolls back Obama's fuel efficiency rules

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3/30/20

Dow pops nearly 700 points as Wall Street nears the end of a historically bad quarter

Stocks continue their rebound from coronavirus plunge, Dow jumps 3%

Coronavirus job losses could total 47 million, unemployment rate may hit 32%, Fed estimates

The Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve will spend $500 billion bailing out businesses. Big questions remain about how. 

Ted Cruz, other senators, warn Saudis to stop using oil in ‘economic warfare’ against the US

Meadows resigns from Congress, heads to White House

US extends waivers on Iran sanctions amid coronavirus pandemic

Fauci says task force 'argued strongly' with Trump to extend coronavirus guidelines

Johnson & Johnson wants to start testing its coronavirus vaccine by September

FDA authorizes widespread use of unproven drugs to treat coronavirus, saying possible benefit outweighs risk

The U.S. military’s role in the coronavirus response is likely to grow

California governor: 170 ventilators sent from Trump administration were 'not working'

U.S. Shipped Tons Of COVID-19 Supplies To China As Trump Dismissed Threat Here

Trump's Priority Is Making Sure Someone Else Takes the Blame If Things Go Bad

Trump moves the coronavirus goal posts, pre-spinning 100,000 deaths as ‘a very good job’
(After he spent the early weeks of the outbreak downplaying the severity of the situation, Trump is now playing up the most dire projections in an attempt to cast a positive light on his response)

As Trump declared coronavirus under control, local leaders faced confusion and chaos as cases piled up

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on how voters think Trump is handling COVID-19

Pelosi floats undoing SALT deduction cap in next coronavirus bill

Democrats eye major infrastructure component in next coronavirus package

Maxine Waters unleashes over Trump COVID-19 response: 'Stop congratulating yourself! You're a failure'

Cuomo and Newsom Shine as Coronavirus Clouds Leadership

Joe Biden is likely to draw on Obama health experts if he wins the White House 

Trump pivots on economic impact of coronavirus, says ‘first, I want to save a lot of lives'

Trump says coronavirus guidelines may get tougher; one million Americans tested

Trump blocks coronavirus bailout oversight even before it can start

Trump seeks to sell public on his coronavirus response

Trump says Democrats' push for expanded voting threatens Republicans

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3/29/20

Graham: Pelosi comment on Trump is 'most shameful, disgusting statement by any politician in modern history'

Ted Cruz jokes about quarantine boredom, 'Tiger King'

As coronavirus cases explode in Iran, U.S. sanctions hinder its access to drugs and medical equipment

US could see millions of coronavirus cases and 100,000 or more deaths, Fauci says

Experts converge on plans for easing coronavirus restrictions safely

Governors, health experts warn coronavirus restrictions must stay in place

De Blasio says NYC only has enough medical supplies to last through the week

Health insurers Cigna, Humana waive out-of-pocket costs for coronavirus treatment

DOJ probing stock transactions made by lawmakers ahead of coronavirus crisis: report

Sunday shows - New coronavirus projections, quarantine talk dominate

FOX News Sunday With Chris Wallace 3/29/20 | Breaking Fox News March 29,2020

The Meaning of Donald Trump’s Coronavirus Quackery
(The President’s pronouncements are a reminder, if one was needed, of his scorn for rigorous science, even amid the worst pandemic to hit the U.S. in a century.)

As Trump invokes presidential powers to fight the coronavirus, he sows confusion along the way

Trump clashes with reporter during coronavirus briefing: 'Be nice'

Wake up, America, it's profits over people to some

Pelosi: Trump's denial, delay on coronavirus response 'is deadly'

Democrats eye additional relief checks for coronavirus

Biden on quarantine timelines: 'Worst thing you can do is raise expectations and then watch them get dashed'

Trump extends federal coronavirus social distancing guidance to April 30

Trump accuses hospitals of hoarding ventilators

Trump touts TV ratings of coronavirus briefings 

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3/28/20

The latest sign the economic downturn is intensifying: White-collar workers are being laid off now

The traditional retirement portfolio of stocks and bonds is down 20% for only the fourth time since WWII

These Republicans Think Trump’s Easter Deadline Doesn’t ‘Make Sense’

Tom Coburn, unyielding ‘Dr. No’ of the House and Senate, dies at 72

Militia attacks on Americans in Iraq are becoming more audacious. The U.S. is wrestling with how to respond.

Coronavirus response reveals deep fractures in global partnerships

Fauci said he's 'willing to bet anything' that people who recover from the new coronavirus are 'really protected from reinfection'

Trump ignores science at our peril

Trump’s Dangerous Messaging About a Possible Coronavirus Treatment

Inside Trump’s risky push to reopen the country amid the coronavirus crisis

Analyzing the Patterns in Trump's Falsehoods About Coronavirus

EPA suspends enforcement, citing threat from virus

Democrats Push Back on Sanctions, Citing Coronavirus Fears 

Joe Biden calls for a national lockdown to contain the

Trump says quarantine for New York area ‘will not be necessary’; U.S. coronavirus-related deaths double in two days

Trump takes immediate step to try to curb new inspector general’s autonomy, as battle over stimulus oversight begins

Trump pushes back against congressional oversight for $500 billion bailout fund

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3/27/20

U.S. stock markets drop sharply, snapping three-day winning streak

Dow drops more than 900 points on Friday, but still finishes higher for the week

Coronavirus stimulus just pushed Fed’s balance sheet past $5 trillion for the first time ever

US consumer sentiment falls to lowest level in more than 3 years 

Hawks no more: Fiscal conservatives embrace rescue package

A Bonanza for Rich Real Estate Investors, Tucked Into Stimulus Package

Republicans were more concerned about Ebola than they’ve been about coronavirus. Here’s why.

As Coronavirus Spread, Largest Stimulus in History United a Polarized Senate

As Trump signals readiness to break with experts, his online base assails Fauci

‘Throw Massie out of Republican Party’: Trump Rips GOP Rep. Who Threatened to Delay Coronavirus Bill

Cash-strapped Americans will face excruciating wait for coronavirus relief money 

Virus delays review of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

Fauci Says Trump’s Call For Country To Open Up By Easter Is ‘Aspirational’

800,000 physicians tell Trump social distancing must continue

FDA authorizes 15-minute coronavirus test

Watch CNBC’s full interview with Vice President Mike Pence on coronavirus crisis

The Coronavirus Is the Worst Intelligence Failure in U.S. History
(It’s more glaring than Pearl Harbor and 9/11—and it’s all the fault of Donald Trump’s leadership.)

Senator says White House turned down emergency coronavirus funding in early February

Poll: Trump's approval on coronavirus drops after calls to 'reopen' economy

Brooks and Marcus on U.S. government’s pandemic preparation failures

Pelosi not invited by Trump to White House coronavirus relief bill's signing

House passes $2 trillion coronavirus aide package on voice vote

Biden leads Trump by nine points in latest Fox News poll

Biden: Governors should issue lockdowns 'for the time being

Biden defends Michigan governor after Trump criticism

Trump signs $2 trillion coronavirus bill into law as companies and households brace for more economic pain

Trump orders GM to manufacture ventilators under the Defense Production Act

Trump digs in on criticism of Democratic governors

Trump says White House shouldn't work with governors who criticize his coronavirus effort

Trump Says He Told Pence to Ignore Governors in Hard-Hit Areas If They Are ‘Not Appreciative’

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3/26/20

Stocks roar, with Dow spiking 1,300 points, after Senate passes $2 trillion stimulus bill

Dow rallies more than 1,300 points, capping its biggest 3-day surge since 1931

Markets take 3 million claims in stride and now brace for ‘tsunami of negative news’

The $2 trillion relief bill is massive, but it won’t prevent a recession

Poll finds recession fears high amid layoffs and pay cuts from coronavirus fallout

The New Unemployment Report Makes It Clear: We're Staring Disaster in the Face
(3.3 million people applied for unemployment benefits last week, and surely many more lost their jobs. It's just the beginning.)

US suspends plans to buy oil after funding is left out of $2 trillion stimulus package

Banks win long-sought deregulation in coronavirus rescue package 

The Coronavirus War Economy Will Change the World

Senate Approves $2 Trillion Stimulus After Bipartisan Deal

How much damage? The true cost of the Senate's coronavirus relief bill

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly in the Two-Trillion-Dollar Stimulus

Dr. Fauci Contradicts Trump to Trevor Noah: Can’t ‘Arbitrarily’ Reopen America

Birx cautions against inaccurate models predicting significant coronavirus spread

EXCLUSIVE: Top CDC official warns New York's coronavirus outbreak is just a preview

U.S. deaths from coronavirus top 1,000, amid incomplete reporting from authorities and anguish from those left behind

The United States Has The Most Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In The World 

Trump news: President rambles about media and attacks AOC during daily White House coronavirus update

White House dismisses doomsday COVID-19 death toll

White House deviated from pandemic plan

In coronavirus clash with China, Trump chooses name-calling over leadership

Trump’s optimism is deadly in a crisis

I worked in the Bush West Wing: Donald Trump is endangering lives
(How will the supporters of this president live with themselves when people they know begin dying due to his reckless decisions?)

G20 videoconference gathered world leaders coping with coronavirus

Nancy Pelosi says, ‘I don’t think we’ve seen the end of direct payments’ during coronavirus crisis

House leadership advises members to return to DC as Massie weighs roll call vote on stimulus package

House members race back to Washington amid fears the $2 trillion coronavirus bill could be delayed

House leaders seek to expedite emergency aid package amid uncertainty about GOP lawmaker delaying measure

Lawmakers, labor leaders ramp up calls to use Defense Production Act

Trump tells governors he is setting new coronavirus guidelines

Trump questions need for 30,000 ventilators in New York

Coronavirus Doesn't Slow Trump's Regulatory Rollbacks

Trump grants major disaster declaration for state of Maryland

Trump says 'no way' he'll cancel GOP convention in August

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3/25/20

Dow swells nearly 500 points as Wall Street stretches stock rally into second day

Dow jumps more than 2%, posts first back-to-back gain since February

Jobless claims expected to spike to a record-breaking number in the millions 

Senate rushes to approve $2.2 trillion coronavirus bill after landmark agreement with White House
(The unanimous vote sends the legislation to the House, which is expected to pass it Friday morning)

Senate passes $2 trillion bill to blunt coronavirus pandemic’s economic impact, as households and businesses gasp for relief

Senate leaving D.C. until April 20 after coronavirus stimulus vote

4 GOP senators warn: 'Massive drafting error' in coronavirus package could incentivize unemployment

Senate rejects GOP attempt to change unemployment benefits in coronavirus stimulus bill

READ: Senate's $2 trillion coronavirus relief package

7 things to know about the coronavirus stimulus package

Senate aid package quietly carves out billions intended for Boeing, officials say

Congress to bail out firms that avoided taxes, safety regulations and spent billions boosting their stock

Trump needs governors to reopen the economy. Even Republican ones aren’t on board.

Conservatives gutted the social safety net. Now, in a crisis, they’re embracing it.

In coronavirus pandemic, Trump allies say they're ready to die for the economy

Is $2 Trillion Too Little, Too Late?

The US is asking other countries for everything from hand sanitizer to ventilators to help fight the coronavirus

Fauci: ‘The Virus Makes the Timeline’ on Lifting Coronavirus Restrictions

Fauci says US needs to be prepared for coronavirus to be cyclical

I'm An ER Doctor In NYC. Trump's Coronavirus Plan Isn't Just Dangerous, It's Deadly

Trump versus the scientists: The president’s tug-of-war with experts over coronavirus policy

In weighing safety against the economy, Trump offers a false choice, experts say
(The president’s apparent focus on the stock market appears misguided, economists say, because the economic consequences of inaction are dire.)

Trump Is Talking About 'Re-Opening the Country' by Easter. This Hurricane Hasn't Even Hit Yet.

How to update the country on coronavirus: Thank Trump first
(Coronavirus task force members have been cognizant of two messages: one for millions of Americans; another for the man just a few feet away.)

The Death of American Competence
(Washington’s reputation for expertise has been one of the greatest sources of its power. The coronavirus pandemic may end it for good.)

Terrorism laws may apply if people intentionally spread coronavirus, Justice Dept. says

Pelosi: Democrats eyeing more cash payments in next emergency bill

Schumer waves off Cuomo criticism that he didn't deliver for New York with coronavirus stimulus

Biden: ‘I think we’ve had enough debates’

Trump pushes return to normalcy in parts of U.S.: 'Our country wants to get back to work'

Trump: U.S. has tested 'far more' than any other country

Trump Claims ‘Certain People’ Want to Keep Shutdown Going So He’ll ‘Do Poorly’ in 2020 Vote

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3/24/20

Dow rebounds more than 11% in best day since 1933 as Congress nears coronavirus stimulus deal

Dow surges more than 2,000 points, or more than 11 percent, on hopes for coronavirus aid package

Coronavirus recession to hit over 24 million workers hardest: study

Wall Street to Trump: Don't restart economy before stopping coronavirus spread 

Why Trump's call to restart the economy in April is being derided as 'totally nuts' 

Senate, White House reach $2 trillion stimulus deal to blunt coronavirus fallout
(Both chambers of Congress will aim to pass mammoth legislation swiftly.)

GOP senators expect stimulus vote to be Wednesday

Senate eyes quick exit after vote on coronavirus stimulus package

New bill would withhold pay from Senate until coronavirus stimulus package passes

How Trump Sanctions on Iran Will Worsen the Pandemic

Fauci says Trump's Easter goal for lifting coronavirus restrictions should be 'flexible'

Fauci and Birx signal deference to Trump on reopening the economy

Trump Has Given Unusual Leeway to Fauci, but Aides Say He’s Losing His Patience
(The president has become increasingly concerned as Dr. Anthony S. Fauci has grown bolder in correcting his falsehoods about the spread of the coronavirus.)

As Trump tires of Fauci, Birx skillfully plays the inside game in coordinating the coronavirus response 

Malaria expert to WH: Avoid touting benefits of chloroquine

Trump wants ‘the country opened,’ but easing coronavirus restrictions now would be disastrous, experts say
(A growing debate pits the health of the U.S. economy against the health of its people)

Trump says he wants the country 'opened up and just raring to go by Easter,' despite health experts' warnings

Gallup: Trump job approval rating matches all-time high

Fox News anchors fail to challenge Trump as he misleads during coronavirus town hall

Schumer: Government will pay four months of full salary for furloughed workers in stimulus proposal

Cuomo fires back at Trump on coronavirus: No American will say speed up economy at cost of human life

Biden hits Trump's remarks about reopening economy within weeks: 'He should stop talking'

Powerful union endorses Joe Biden

Biden Holds Sizable Edge Over Trump in Swing Counties

Biden edges out Trump in new national poll

Trump wants ‘packed churches’ and economy open again on Easter despite the deadly threat of coronavirus

Trump says he wants the country 'opened up and just raring to go by Easter,' despite health experts' warnings

White House preparing to promote malaria drugs on online platform to combat coronavirus

Trump Has Given Unusual Leeway to Fauci, but Aides Say He’s Losing His Patience
(The president has become increasingly concerned as Dr. Anthony S. Fauci has grown bolder in correcting his falsehoods about the spread of the coronavirus.)

White House asks everyone who left coronavirus-stricken N.Y.C. area recently to self-quarantine for 14 days

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