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Mar 28, 2020

Trump says he's considering short-term quarantine of New York, New Jersey, parts of Connecticut
President Donald Trump said Saturday that he's considering a short-term quarantine of New York state, and surrounding areas, as cases of coronavirus continue to rise.

CNN Politics
Mar 28, 2020

Beware stimulus check scams
The federal government hasn't issued a single stimulus check yet, but scammers are already trying to steal the money from Americans.

CNN Politics
Mar 28, 2020

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo moves state's presidential primary
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state's presidential primary election will be postponed from April 28 until June 23 amid coronavirus fears.

CNN Politics
Mar 28, 2020

Trump says he's considering short-term quarantine of New York
President Donald Trump said Saturday that he's considering a short-term quarantine of New York state, and surrounding areas, as cases of coronavirus continue to rise.

CNN Politics
Mar 28, 2020

Former Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn has died
Former Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn died at his home Saturday, according to a statement from his family. He was 72.

CNN Politics
Mar 28, 2020

Thousands of grounded planes. Nearly empty fights. How the coronavirus is affecting US airlines
Thousands of grounded planes. Nearly empty flights. Airports that look like ghost towns.

CNN Politics
Mar 28, 2020

Postal Service forced to keep working despite shortages of cash and protection
United States Postal Service workers, who are still delivering and sorting mail at distribution centers around the country even as millions of Americans telecommute, are worried that they may not have the protection -- or even the funding -- they will need to keep delivering mail for months longer.

CNN Politics
Mar 28, 2020

Trump opens the door to calling up former active service members for coronavirus fight
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday afternoon that could potentially lead to former active duty military members being recalled into service to help with the government's coronavirus response.

CNN Politics
Mar 28, 2020

How Kentucky's Democratic governor helped shape Mitch McConnell's coronavirus plan
As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell negotiated his chamber's $2 trillion coronavirus response package, he was turning to a Democrat in his home state for advice: Gov. Andy Beshear.

CNN Politics
Mar 28, 2020

One nation, under coronavirus: How two weeks changed America
President Donald Trump announced a 15-day plan on March 16 to "slow the spread" of the coronavirus pandemic that has turned the country upside down.

CNN Politics
Mar 28, 2020

Experts are warning coronavirus puts the integrity of the 2020 election at risk. Here's what could happen in November
As states scramble to delay their spring primaries, election professionals and voting experts are anxiously looking ahead to November and warning that the coronavirus pandemic is already threatening the safety and integrity of the next presidential election.

CNN Politics
Mar 28, 2020

Analysis: The surprising rise of Andrew Cuomo
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's daily coronavirus pandemic press conferences have become must see television. Democrats have been praising them, and some have even floated him as a 2020 presidential contender.

CNN Politics
Mar 28, 2020

Analysis: The US hits a grim new record as Trump continues to preach optimism
The US is now the world leader in coronavirus infections, with more than 100,000 as of Friday. That includes more than 25,000 in New York City, where hospitals are already overwhelmed.

CNN Politics
Mar 28, 2020

The US hits a grim new record as Trump continues to preach optimism
The US is now the world leader in coronavirus infections, with more than 100,000 as of Friday. That includes more than 25,000 in New York City, where hospitals are already overwhelmed.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Biden offers to talk to coronavirus victims' families and nearly offers his phone number
Joe Biden nearly offered his cell phone number to family members of coronavirus victims on national television Friday night as he discussed the difficulty of not being able to be there for loved ones who are dying.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

5 takeaways from Joe Biden's CNN town hall on the coronavirus response
Joe Biden during a CNN town hall Friday night detailed how he'd respond to the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Joe Biden describes how he stays in touch with his grandkids while practicing social distancing
Former Vice President Joe Biden is not letting the threat of coronavirus stop him from keeping in touch with his five grandchildren.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

A flash of normalcy in Washington is jarring in these coronavirus times
The cherry blossoms are out as usual this spring, but everything else in Washington is strange these days, says CNN's Dana Bash.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Joe Biden discusses coronavirus outbreak at CNN town hall


CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Trump doesn't explicitly guarantee that everyone who needs a ventilator will get one
President Donald Trump would not explicitly guarantee on Friday that anybody in the US who needs a ventilator to combat coronavirus would have access to one.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Fact check: Trump makes another round of misstatements during coronavirus briefing
Inaccuracies about the stock market. Baffling statements about a closed GM plant. Stating you can call coronavirus the flu.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Trump to reporter asking about ventilators: Don't be a cutie pie
During a White House coronavirus task force briefing, President Donald Trump responded to a reporter's question asking for a guarantee on ventilator availability saying "don't be a cutie pie."

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

New York congresswoman 'felt so helpless' after hearing nurse's plea for help
Rep. Grace Meng described feeling powerless when she received a call on Friday from a nurse begging for more medical support at Elmhurst hospital in Queens -- one of the hospitals reeling from the virus' rapid spread in the state.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Trump signs historic $2 trillion coronavirus relief package
The House of Representatives on Friday will attempt to approve the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week and clear the way for President Donald Trump's signature as the American public and the US economy fight the devastating spread of Covid-19.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to require GM to make ventilators
President Donald Trump invoked the use of the Defense Production Act on Friday to require General Motors to produce more ventilators to deal with increased hospitalizations due to the spread of the novel coronavirus in the United States.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Michigan governor says shipments of medical supplies 'canceled' or 'delayed' and sent to federal government
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said in an interview Friday that her state is not getting the health and safety equipment needed to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus because contractors are sending their products to the federal government first.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

State Department says it has repatriated 15,000 Americans but is tracking tens of thousands more
The US State Department has repatriated more than 15,000 Americans who had been stuck abroad due to coronavirus but is still tracking tens of thousands more who may need assistance.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

TSA closing checkpoints as traveler numbers fall, virus cases among officers rise
The Transportation Security Administration announced more than 20 new cases of coronavirus among its airport screening workforce on Friday.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Two more members of Congress test positive for Covid-19
Democratic Rep. Joe Cunningham of South Carolina is the latest member of Congress to test positive for Covid-19, his office announced Friday.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Mayors say they can't get supplies needed for coronavirus crisis
Mayors from 213 cities across the country report they do not have, and have no way of acquiring, adequate equipment and supplies to protect first responders amid the coronavirus outbreak, according to a survey released Friday.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Fireworks erupt as House Democrat shouts over gavel
Freshman Rep. Haley Stevens (D-MI) continues to speak through the gavel as the House deliberates a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Trump signs historic $2 trillion stimulus after Congress passes it Friday
The House of Representatives on Friday will attempt to approve the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week and clear the way for President Donald Trump's signature as the American public and the US economy fight the devastating spread of Covid-19.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

How much will I receive from the stimulus bill?
Congress just passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill to address the growing economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

DACA recipients ask Supreme Court to consider their work in fight against coronavirus
Undocumented immigrants who work as health care providers are asking for their efforts fighting the coronavirus to be taken into consideration as the Supreme Court considers the the Trump administration's bid to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Appeals court blocks administration policy denying bond to asylum seekers
A federal appeals court on Friday blocked a Trump administration policy denying bond hearings to asylum seekers.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Cuomo calls Trump 'incorrect and grossly uninformed' about New York's ventilator situation as fight escalates
Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed President Donald Trump for his call to distribute federal ventilators the state had in storage as the two leaders' war of words over the coronavirus pandemic escalates.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

South Carolina Democrat is latest lawmaker to test positive for Covid-19
Democratic Rep. Joe Cunningham of South Carolina is the latest member of Congress to test positive for Covid-19, his office announced Friday.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Lawmakers from both parties unleash fury at Kentucky congressman
President Donald Trump called for throwing him out of the Republican Party. Former Secretary of State John Kerry called him an "a--hole." His Democratic colleagues said he threatened the public safety of everyone in the Capitol. And even his own Republican House leaders tried to talk him out of it, according to a source.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

White House finalizing new coronavirus guideline options for Trump ahead of 15-day expiration
Administration officials were still working Friday to finalize a list of options to present President Donald Trump concerning the next phase of national guidelines on coronavirus as he continues to push for reopening parts of the country.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

House passes historic $2 trillion stimulus despite objections from GOP lawmaker
The House of Representatives on Friday will attempt to approve the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week and clear the way for President Donald Trump's signature as the American public and the US economy fight the devastating spread of Covid-19.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Millions of workers in the US won't be getting stimulus checks
Millions of workers aren't getting any help from the largest emergency aid deal in US history.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

House set to vote Friday on $2 trillion stimulus despite objections from GOP lawmaker
The House of Representatives on Friday will attempt to approve the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week and clear the way for President Donald Trump's signature as the American public and the US economy fight the devastating spread of Covid-19.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Trump rails against GOP congressman who signaled support for forcing roll-call vote on coronavirus stimulus deal
President Donald Trump suggested that a Republican congressman be unseated for potentially jeopardizing the passage of the $2 trillion stimulus package, which will provide Americans economic relief amid the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

DC mayor says staff member died after testing positive for coronavirus
Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday that a member of her staff has died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

White House reassessing deal with General Motors and Ventec Life to produce ventilators over timeline and price tag concerns
The Trump administration was in talks with General Motors and Ventec Life Systems to announce a joint agreement to produce thousands of desperately needed ventilators as the coronavirus pandemic spreads throughout the United States, but that announcement has been put on hold as the terms of the deal are currently being reassessed, a person close to the negotiations told CNN.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

The Point: The 30 most outrageous lines from Donald Trump's interview with Sean Hannity
President Donald Trump called into Sean Hannity's show on Fox News Thursday night -- and then spent more than 40 minutes talking about the coronavirus, China, governors he doesn't like and all sorts of other things.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Gavin Newsom takes new tone with Trump as he steers California during coronavirus crisis
For Gavin Newsom, the call that triggered California's full crisis response came in the middle of the night on March 6, and he was waiting for it.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci: Trump's desire to reopen the country by Easter is an 'aspirational projection'
Dr. Anthony Fauci said that President Donald Trump was giving an "aspirational projection to give people some hope" when he floated reopening US businesses and getting Americans back to work by Easter, April 12.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Gavin Newsom sets aside politics as California grapples with coronavirus crisis
For Gavin Newsom, the call that triggered California's full crisis response came in the middle of the night on March 6, and he was waiting for it.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

CNN Poll of Polls: Trump's approval up amid coronavirus concerns
President Donald Trump's approval now averages higher than his approval rating has been at any point in CNN's polling during his presidency, as 47% approve and 48% disapprove rating of his handling of the presidency, according to CNN's Poll of Polls.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

When will you see money and benefits from the stimulus bill?
The House is set to vote Friday, and President Donald Trump is expected to swiftly sign, a $2 trillion stimulus bill to address the dramatic economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Analysis: Trump touts great success as US becomes world's worst virus epicenter
As America became the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump downplayed the escalating national crisis.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

What the author of 'The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History' can teach us about coronavirus
I've been reading a great book about a horrific pandemic that gripped the world more than a century ago, John M. Barry's "The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History."

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Confusion and frustration still reign a week after FEMA takes over coronavirus response
A week after the government's principal emergency response agency took the lead on the growing coronavirus pandemic, officials have been trying to catch up, hoping to streamline communication and sort out distribution to get necessary equipment to states pleading for help.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

Trump touts great success as US becomes world's worst virus epicenter
As America became the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump downplayed the escalating national crisis.

CNN Politics
Mar 27, 2020

House set to vote Friday on $2 trillion stimulus as coronavirus crisis worsens
The House of Representatives on Friday will attempt to approve the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week and clear the way for President Donald Trump's signature as the American public and the US economy fight the devastating spread of Covid-19.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Fact check: Trump utters series of false and misleading claims at coronavirus briefing
President Donald Trump, who has been regularly dishonest and inaccurate in his remarks about the coronavirus crisis, delivered another series of false and misleading claims at the White House coronavirus briefing on Thursday.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Doctors disagree with White House adviser's statement that media is hyping need for protective equipment
Multiple health care workers on Thursday debunked a statement from a White House adviser that the media is overstating the need for personal protective equipment in hospitals amid the novel coronavirus pandemic

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

CNN to host town hall with Joe Biden on coronavirus
Former Vice President Joe Biden will participate in a live CNN town hall Friday night focused on the coronavirus, the network announced Thursday.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

EPA dials back environmental enforcement during pandemic
The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency is indefinitely dialing back enforcement of regulations and fines for companies during the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Coronavirus bill allows for pretax spending on menstrual products
The coronavirus spending package will provide a variety of types of assistance for average Americans to combat the economic effects of the pandemic -- including one policy change benefiting those who get menstrual periods.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Trump administration to federal prisons: Increase home confinement for inmates to slow coronavirus spread
The Trump administration on Thursday joined the national push to release at-risk inmates as the number of cases of coronavirus continues to multiply in the country's corrections system, with Attorney General William Barr directing leaders of the federal prison system to increase the use of home confinement for some inmates.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Many House members coming back to Washington in anticipation of vote on coronavirus stimulus
Many House members are scrambling to book flights and return to Washington amid concerns that they could be forced to show up in person and vote on the stimulus, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Analysis: Unemployment spikes and Congress moves ahead on $2 trillion in aid
The Senate's historic $2 trillion stimulus package is set for debate on the House floor Friday. The chamber will convene at 9 a.m. to consider the largest emergency aid package in US history in response to the coronavirus outbreak and its economic fallout, following a remarkable 96-0 Senate vote late Wednesday.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

The history behind Trump and Cuomo's hot and cold relationship
Donald Trump, the President from Queens running the country, is keeping a close eye on Andrew Cuomo, the governor from Queens running his home state.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Cases explode in Michigan but states outside of the hotspots can't get supplies
The number of coronavirus cases in Michigan has skyrocketed to nearly 3,000 from less than 350 a week ago, but the state is still struggling to obtain supplies behind the states where the pandemic has hit the hardest.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

The Point: Get ready for a coronavirus-delayed Super Tuesday
States left and right are postponing their primaries because of the coronavirus.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Three migrant children in US government custody test positive for coronavirus
Three unaccompanied migrant children in government custody have tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Office of Refugee Resettlement, marking the first announced positive cases among children in the agency's care.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Abortion-rights advocates sue Texas officials for limiting abortion access in coronavirus order
A group of Texas abortion providers and abortion rights advocates are suing state officials after Texas opted to include abortions among nonessential surgical procedures that must be deferred or canceled to focus on the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Amy Klobuchar's husband returns home from hospital to recover from coronavirus
Amy Klobuchar's husband, John Bessler, is recovering at home after being hospitalized for coronavirus, the Minnesota senator and former Democratic presidential candidate announced on Thursday.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

MLB commissioner says 'public health situation' will guide when games start again
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday that the organization will reach a decision about when to resume its delayed season only after it's "comfortable that the public health situation supports that decision."

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Analysis: The pandemic is forcing us to reimagine what community looks like
No one is beyond the novel coronavirus' reach: From social-distancing measures to virtual lockdowns, the current crisis demands that, whenever possible, Americans stay home.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

US Army says coronavirus mitigation efforts 'have proven insufficient' as it suspends some non-critical training
The US Army says mitigation efforts to blunt the spread of the coronavirus "have proven insufficient" within the service and it is suspending "non-mission essential functions," including some non-critical training of units in the field and physical fitness training involving large numbers of troops, according to an internal Army directive dated Thursday that was obtained by CNN.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Hillary and Bill Clinton sent over 400 pizzas to New York hospitals fighting against coronavirus
With New York quickly becoming the new epicenter of the coronavirus crisis in the US, healthcare workers in the state have been working nonstop. Knowing that these heroes wouldn't have time to stop and grab a meal, one of New York's most famous couples -- Bill and Hillary Clinton-- stepped in to help.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Trump previews new social distancing guidelines based on geographic risks
President Donald Trump told US governors on Thursday his administration was preparing to issue new, potentially more relaxed social distancing guidelines based on geographic risk factors for coronavirus, even as some health experts warn its too early to allow Americans to congregate in large groups or return to their workplaces.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Rhode Island governor mandates self-quarantine for travelers from New York
Democratic Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo said Thursday she is "mandating, not suggesting," a 14-day self-quarantine for anyone traveling to her state from New York in the latest clampdown on domestic travel amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Watch Donald Trump's evolution on coronavirus response
President Trump's comments about the coronavirus have evolved since the first confirmed US case on January 22. CNN's tally of cases is based on records from the CDC, as well as local and state agencies.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

The Point: How Nancy Pelosi became the most powerful female member of Congress ever
Nancy Pelosi turns 80 today. And as she marks the occasion, she does so as the single most powerful female member of Congress in American history.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Trump letter to governors says he's preparing new guidelines
President Donald Trump told US governors on Thursday his administration was preparing to issue new, potentially more relaxed social distancing guidelines based on geographic risk factors for coronavirus, even as some health experts warn its too early to allow Americans to congregate in large groups or return to their workplaces.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

DC's mayor says amount of funds allocated for coronavirus is 'infuriating'
Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser on Thursday said the District of Columbia was treated like a "territory" instead of a state after it was allocated $725 million less than the states in the latest coronavirus response bill.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

The Point: The Top 10 women Joe Biden might pick as VP
Former Vice President Joe Biden made the quadrennial guessing game of who he might pick to be his own vice president much easier when, during a CNN debate earlier this month, he pledged that he would be choosing a woman as his second-in-command.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

CNN host to WH adviser: You are wasting everyone's time
CNN's Brianna Keilar spars with White House trade adviser Peter Navarro over the White House's coronavirus response as the pandemic continues to spread throughout the US.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Pelosi promises 'strong bipartisan vote' for $2 trillion stimulus in the House
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday predicted that the House will overwhelmingly approve the $2 trillion stimulus package with a "strong bipartisan vote" after the measure passed the Senate late Wednesday night.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

G20 videoconference gathered world leaders coping with coronavirus
The leaders of the world's foremost industrialized nations convened Thursday to discuss the global coronavirus outbreak as data emerged showing the largest of those economies -- the United States -- is suffering massive job losses due to the pandemic.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

President Trump's top 10 lines on coronavirus
President Trump has held daily pressers with his coronavirus task force to let the public know what he and the administration are doing. Chris Cillizza goes through 10 of Trumps most, well "Trump-like" lines on coronavirus so far in a special edition of The Point at Home.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Rapid increase in coronavirus cases aboard US aircraft carrier
There are now 23 sailors who have tested positive for the coronavirus aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, just two days after the Pentagon announced that three sailors aboard the ship had tested positive for the virus, a Navy official has confirmed to CNN.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Michigan Gov. Whitmer says she sent request to Trump for major disaster declaration
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that she sent a request to President Donald Trump for a major disaster declaration over the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Trump administration targets top Venezuelan officials, sources say
The Trump administration is expected to unseal criminal charges against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and senior leaders from his government, five sources familiar with the situation said, in a momentous move that will mark a modern low point in relations between the US and the ailing socialist state.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

The presidential race isn't on hold -- it's playing out right before us
The campaign rallies are a distant memory. The final chapter of the primary calendar is awash in uncertainty. The summer political conventions are in doubt.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

What's in the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill
Congressional lawmakers are putting the finishing touches on a $2 trillion stimulus bill to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, with cash and assistance for regular Americans, Main Street businesses and hard-hit airlines and manufactures, among others.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Analysis: Staggering jobs number shows why even a $2 trillion virus stimulus rescue plan is too small
Even $2 trillion is not enough to dispel fears stalking Washington that the coronavirus crisis could pull down the economic foundation on which American life depends.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Joe Arpaio files for election to try to win back sheriff's job
Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was pardoned by President Donald Trump over two years ago, said he has officially filed election papers in a bid to win back his former position as sheriff of Maricopa County.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Jimmy Carter asks donors give to coronavirus response rather than the Carter Center
Former President Jimmy Carter is asking donors to "forgo (their) next gift" to the Carter Center and instead support local groups working to ease the "suffering caused" by the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Unemployment claims soared to 3.3 million last week, most in history
A record number of Americans filed for their first week of unemployment benefits last week, as businesses shut down to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Why even federal agencies are still scrambling for medical supplies
Even before the coronavirus became a pandemic that shut down the world, the federal government was sweeping up supplies that could help health care workers and its own employees protect themselves and help the sick.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Pro-Biden group hires former aide to Hillary Clinton and Kamala Harris as it gears up for general election fight
The super PAC supporting Joe Biden's presidential candidacy has hired a former aide to Hillary Clinton and Kamala Harris, the group announced Thursday.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Senate approves historic $2 trillion stimulus deal amid growing coronavirus fears
White House and Senate leaders struck a major deal early Wednesday morning over a $2-trillion package to provide a jolt to an economy struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic, capping days of marathon negotiations that produced one of the most expensive and far-reaching measures in the history of Congress.

CNN Politics
Mar 26, 2020

Analysis: Fear drives $2 trillion economic rescue bid -- and sparks calls for the next one
Even $2 trillion is not enough to dispel fears stalking Washington that the coronavirus crisis could pull down the economic foundation on which American life depends.

CNN Politics
Mar 25, 2020

Sanders rips GOP senators for voting for tax cuts but objecting to increased unemployment benefits
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday lambasted Republican senators who had objected to provisions in the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package that they said would incentivize unemployment, accusing them of fixating on minor perks for workers amid a crisis.

CNN Politics
Mar 25, 2020

READ: Senate bill containing historic $2 trillion coronavirus relief stimulus package


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