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Trump and Democrats both say workers affected by coronavirus pandemic should get paid sick leave

Trump and Democrats both say workers affected by coronavirus pandemic should get paid sick leave

The two major parties clashed this week on how best to help workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic, as GOP lawmakers opposed two Democrat measures aimed at securing paid sick leave for impacted employees. Coronavirus had infected 128,392 people globally and killed 4,728 as of Friday morning, according to data …

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Senate Cancels Recess as Democrats and White House Seek Virus Relief Deal

Senate Cancels Recess as Democrats and White House Seek Virus Relief Deal

WASHINGTON — Under mounting pressure to remain in Washington as Democrats and the White House hammer out a relief package to address a fast-moving pandemic, Senator Mitch McConnell reversed course on Thursday and canceled a planned one-week recess, saying the Senate would meet next week and be ready to consider …

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Democrats should get Mueller evidence, judges rule

Democrats should get Mueller evidence, judges rule

The Democrats’ courtroom win, nearly a year in the making, is a symbolic blow to Trump and his sweeping claims that his administration can block Congress from talking to witnesses and accessing information. But the sting was largely taken out of the decision by the fact it came nearly five …

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Bernie Sanders plots new strategy to foil Biden and take charge of 2020 race | US news

Sanders rallygoers in Phoenix on Thursday night.

Bernie Sanders is giving his presidential campaign a “reset” as he goes head-to-head for the Democratic presidential nomination with Joe Biden, amid signs that the political revolution he hoped to ignite through a surge in voter turnout of young and marginalised Americans is failing to catch fire. The Sanders campaign …

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Biden wins backing of former rivals Klobuchar and O’Rourke at Dallas rally | US news

Beto O’Rourke endorses Biden.

With just hours to go before Super Tuesday, the moderate wing of the Democratic party attempted to unite as a group of former candidates flocked to Texas and endorsed Joe Biden over his main rival, the progressive frontrunner Bernie Sanders. At a raucous campaign rally in Dallas, Amy Klobuchar and …

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Pete Buttigieg might be the most progressive candidate ever to run for president | Charles Kaiser | US news

It’s a leap of faith for anyone to run for president. That’s particularly true if you’re the 38-year-old former mayor of an Indiana city of 100,000 who looks more like 25 – and you’re proudly and openly gay. So when the boyish Pete Buttigieg announced an exploratory committee for president …

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A Virus Spreads, Stocks Fall, and Democrats See an Opening to Hit Trump

A Virus Spreads, Stocks Fall, and Democrats See an Opening to Hit Trump

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidates have seized on President Trump’s response to the spreading global coronavirus outbreak, and the growing threat it poses to America’s record-long economic expansion, to attack the president on what has been his greatest strength with voters: the economy. Until last week, the candidates had largely …

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‘Thank you, God’: Trump revels in reign as absolute king of CPAC | US news

Supporters of Donald Trump applauds as he speaks.

Stop Donald Trump now, Democrats warned at his impeachment trial, or will he take on the aspect of a king. The prophecy appears to have been borne out, as the US president hands out jobs to loyalists, purges perceived enemies, pardons convicted criminals and swaggers as if with a divine …

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Donald Trump Jr. just said something unreal about Democrats and the coronavirus

Avlon: Coronavirus doesn't care about partisan politics

Witness this interview that Don Jr. did with “Fox & Friends” on Friday morning: Brian Kilmeade: And so now we’re getting to sprint towards November for — to — to see if your dad can get four more years. Are you surprised the way they’ve been handling the coronavirus situation, …

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Democrats Pan Trump’s Coronavirus Response As Markets Plunge

Democrats Pan Trump’s Coronavirus Response As Markets Plunge

With the Dow Jones industrial average suffering its worst two-day loss in history on fears of the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Democratic presidential contenders on Tuesday night tried to turn the tables on President Trump in an area long perceived as one of his strengths: the economy. They …

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