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Pelosi, Schumer ask Trump to order that flags be flown at half-staff

The top Democrats in Congress are calling on President Trump to order that flags be flown at half-staff at all public buildings on the day the U.S. reaches 100,000 deaths ...

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Nancy Pelosi bashes Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday bashed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his role in the recent dismissal of his agency’s top watchdog, calling the episode “scandalous” and urging ...

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Experts tell coronavirus panel that more testing needed to reopen US

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Health experts told members of Congress on Wednesday that states need more help from the federal government on coronavirus testing in order to safely reopen the economy. In the first ...

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Experts: states need more help from the federal government on coronavirus testing

Health experts told members of Congress on Wednesday that states need more help from the federal government on coronavirus testing in order to safely reopen the economy. In the first ...

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Congressional leaders decline offer for Capitol Hill testing

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are declining the Trump administration’s offer to send rapid COVID-19 testing to Capitol Hill. “Our country’s testing capacities are continuing ...

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Los Angeles mayor: “The best way to save lives is to make sure we don’t open the economy early”

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The mayor of Los Angeles urged the US to continue social distancing and ramp up coronavirus testing, warning that President Donald Trump’s plan to reopen the country could place lives ...

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Trump concedes US coronavirus death toll could be 100,000 or more

President Donald Trump acknowledged Sunday for the first time that deaths in the United States from coronavirus could reach 100,000 or more, adding that if the death toll stays at ...

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Dozens of Democrats raise concerns over ‘public charge’ rule and coronavirus response

More than 40 House Democrats signed a letter this week urging Vice President Pence to reconsider the administration’s enforcement of the “public charge” rule amid the coronavirus outbreak. The rule, ...

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Melania Trump cancels California fundraiser

First lady Melania Trump has cancelled a California fundraiser she was to hold next week, the White House confirmed. White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said in a text message ...

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Sanders condemns supporters’ attacks on Culinary Union

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday night said he condemns any of his supporters who make “vicious attacks” against others. Sanders’ supporters came under fire last week after Nevada’s powerful Culinary ...

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