After five grueling days of public testimony by a dozen witnesses, evidence appeared overwhelming in the House impeachment inquiry Thursday that President Trump directed a campaign to get Ukraine’s leader to investigate Democrats in exchange for an Oval Office meeting. But as Congress left for a lon

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’ refusal to push for a delay of his state’s Tuesday primary has infuriated fellow Democrats in the state, who are now openly accusing him of failing to prevent an impending train wreck. As the nation hurtles toward 5,000 coronavirus deaths and governors across the country t

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The coronavirus has delayed another big event. This time it's the Democratic National Convention. Amid ongoing questions about when traditional presidential campaigning — and the travel and large crowds it entails — will be able to resume, the Democratic National Committee has delayed its nominating

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After states hit hard by coronavirus moved to help homeowners by suspending mortgage payments and halting foreclosures and evictions, renters across the country began asking if they could forego paying their April rent — an idea that has landlords warning they have bills to pay, too. It is part of t

Congress Eyes Another Coronavirus Relief Bill
Days after a historic $2.2 trillion rescue package passed both chambers, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California laid out Democrats' priorities for "phase 4" which include additional direct payments to Americans, expanded food assistance programs and paid sick leave. She said a fourth bill would be   U.S. News & World Report  
Gov. Andrew Cuomo closes NYC playgrounds; Florida, Mississippi order lockdowns
April 1 (UPI) --New York's death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is approaching 2,000, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday -- as his counterparts in Florida and Mississippi dropped resistance to imposing a statewide lockdown to stem the spread. At his briefing update, Cuomo said New York has recorde   UPI.com  
Colorado securing medical supplies for coronavirus surge since feds can’t keep up, Gov. Jared Polis says
Faced with a global supply chain crisis, Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday said Colorado is taking aggressive steps to get critical protective supplies on its own to combat the novel coronavirus outbreak, while the head of the state’s COVID-19 response outlined Colorado’s ambitious undertaking to prepar   The Denver Post  
Republicans Don’t Oppose Stimulus Spending. They Oppose Democrats.
Deep into the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, Republican leaders had one question for President Barack Obama, as his administration sought nearly $1 trillion in funds from Congress: How are you going to pay for this? The unemployment rate was greater than 7 percent in January 2009,   The Atlantic  
Trump says N.J. and N.Y. got off to ‘a very late start’ fighting coronavirus
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that New York and New Jersey — the current U.S. epicenters of the coronavirus pandemic — “got off to a very late start” in fighting the outbreak. A more solemn than usual Trump made the comments as he revealed the country could see 100,000 to 240,000 deaths from t   NJ.com  
Coronavirus-caused election delays mean a second Super Tuesday is on the schedule for June
WASHINGTON – A second version of Super Tuesday is shaping up in June, as states across the country adjust their voting plans in the face of coronavirus. Super Tuesday is traditionally the day in a presidential primary when the most delegates are up for grabs. This year, that fell on March 3, when 14   USA TODAY on MSN.com  
Justice Department Looking Into Senator's Stock Selloff
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr sold off a large amount of stocks before the coronavirus market crash, and now the Justice Department is looking into his statements around this time period, NPR can report. NPR first broke news of a secret recording in which Burr, R-N.C., privatel   NPR  
Ari Fleischer says Trump critics who don't want briefings aired live are 'bad for democracy'
Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer responded Tuesday to critics who have called on news networks to stop airing President Trump’s coronavirus news briefings live, calling the criticism “really   Fox News  
N.Y. coronavirus cases pass 75,000; firefighter among dead in N.J.
March 31 (UPI) --The number of new coronavirus cases in New York, the U.S. epicenter for the outbreak, has climbed by nearly 10,000 to almost 76,000, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. The state's death toll surpassed 1,550. In New York City alone, there's been an increase of nearly 5,700 cases, Cuomo   UPI.com  
CNN Host Chris Cuomo, Brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Tests Positive for Coronavirus
CNN host Chris Cuomo says he has tested positive for coronavirus. “Sooooo in these difficult times that seem to get more difficult and complicated by the day, I just found out that I am positive for coronavirus,” he said in a statement posted to Twitter. “I have been exposed to people in recent days   People