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Facing Likely Defeat, Bernie Sanders' Campaign Found A New Cause

Facing Likely Defeat, Bernie Sanders' Campaign Found A New Cause

50 minutes ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

It looked like Sanders was about to drop out of the Democratic primary, until the coronovairus crisis gave his agenda a boost and turned his campaign into a relief drive. But...
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Cuomo and 2020: In another era, New York's governor would be his party's nominee

3 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

June 27, 1932, was the opening day of the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, and party bigs still hadn't decided who they would nominate to take on and beat Herbert...
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Democrats need to recruit Obama to bench Biden, find another candidate: Goodwin

Democrats need to recruit Obama to bench Biden, find another candidate: Goodwin

9 hours ago   |   New York Post

First, they must bench Biden, or persuade him to bench himself.
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New York lawmakers preparing to work and vote remotely amid coronavirus concerns

11 hours ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

ALBANY - New York lawmakers are set to apply social distancing to the legislative process. Democrats, who control both the state Senate and Assembly, are taking steps to allow...
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Sanders is still running, and he may not stop anytime soon

11 hours ago   |   NBC News

The Vermont independent faces long odds of winning the Democratic nomination, but in the pandemic, allies see a moment for his message.
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New York primary election delayed to June 23 amid coronavirus

16 hours ago   |   NY Daily News   |   3 articles

New York has delayed its presidential primary elections that were scheduled for late April over the still-spiraling coronavirus crisis. Gov. Cuomo said he would order the...
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Joseph Lowery, Veteran Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 98

22 hours ago   |   Time   |   6 articles

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial...
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1 day ago   |   Foreign Policy

Democrats pushing back on sanctions, the use of colonial-era quarantine laws, and blaming China for the coronavirus.
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Trump Suggests He Can Gag Inspector General for Stimulus Bailout Program

1 day ago   |   NY Times

In a signing statement, the president undermined a key safeguard Democrats had insisted upon as a condition of approving $500 billion in corporate relief in the $2 trillion law.
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Why Dems are so bent on passing wind amid corona crisis

Why Dems are so bent on passing wind amid corona crisis

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Stop me if you've heard this before: Renewable energy is getting so cheap that it doesn't need subsidies anymore. Yes, well. Renewables live or die by subsidies, in fact. That...
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Residents of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut urged to avoid all...

Residents of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut urged to avoid all ‘non-essential' travel for 14 days - advisory

Citing “extensive community transmission” of the coronavirus in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, a newly-issued domestic travel advisory has called on the residents to... Read more ...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be a 'federal declaration of war'

"It would be chaos and mayhem," Cuomo said. Read more ...

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

The president said he was considering some type of enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling. Read more ...

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What, really, is essential? It's a question countries across the world are asking, and their answers are telling. Read more ...

Facing Likely Defeat, Bernie Sanders' Campaign Found A New Cause

Facing Likely Defeat, Bernie Sanders' Campaign Found A New Cause

It looked like Sanders was about to drop out of the Democratic primary, until the coronovairus crisis gave his agenda a boost and turned his campaign into a relief drive. But... Read more ...

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

The growing number of coronavirus cases arriving in China from abroad have increased the likelihood of a second outbreak in the country, according to health officials. "China... Read more ...

Pyongyang fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan - South...

Pyongyang fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan - South Korea military

North Korea has reportedly conducted a new missile test, launching two projectiles off its eastern coast that fell into the Sea of Japan, the South Korean military reports. The... Read more ...

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

The man's generosity meant 20 staffers at the restaurant each got an extra $500 just before they were laid off. Read more ...

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

A Tornado watch has been issued for most of central Illinois and Will, Kankakee, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, LaSalle and Dekalb counties until 2 a.m. Yellow shaded area shows... Read more ...

Illinois infant with coronavirus dies, cause of death unknown

Illinois infant with coronavirus dies, cause of death unknown

An Illinois infant with COVID-19 has died, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday. The cause of death is unknown and an investigation is underway. Read more ...