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Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

By MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the intelligence community who handled the whistleblower...
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Biden tells Sanders he's pushing ahead with VP, cabinet picks

Biden tells Sanders he's pushing ahead with VP, cabinet picks

2 hours ago   |   Politico

Joe Biden disclosed Friday evening he has told his Democratic rival Bernie Sanders that he is moving forward with cabinet and vice presidential picks. Biden told donors at a...
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Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   5 articles

By MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the intelligence community who handled the whistleblower...
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How Trump surprised his own team by ruling out Obamacare

How Trump surprised his own team by ruling out Obamacare

3 hours ago   |   Politico

As coronavirus ran rampant and record jobless numbers piled up, the nation's health insurers last week readied for a major announcement: The Trump administration was reopening...
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Biden to name VP vetting team, thinking about Cabinet makeup

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Joe Biden said Friday that he will announce a committee to oversee his vice presidential selection process and is already thinking about whom he'd choose to join...
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Kentucky governor vetoes voter ID bill

6 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday vetoed a bill pushed by Republican lawmakers to require Kentucky residents to show a government-issued photo ID in order to vote.
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Frontline and ‘Red to Blue' Democrats Demand Republicans Stand Up for Americans Amid Global Pandemic

Frontline and ‘Red to Blue' Democrats Demand Republicans Stand Up for Americans Amid Global Pandemic

7 hours ago   |   DCCC

28 Million Americans Need Access to Health Care As COVID-19 Constinues to Claim Lives This week, Frontline and “Red to Blue” Democrats condemned the Trump Administration's...
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Minnesota lawmaker's new college job sparks conflict-of-interest questions

8 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The Duluth Democrat is the latest legislator to face questions about work outside the Capitol.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Burns Laura Ingraham: 'Why Are You On TV Again?'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Burns Laura Ingraham: 'Why Are You On TV Again?'

8 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

The Fox News host tried to drag the New York Democrat after she said inequality would make COVID-19 worse for people of color - and got scorched.
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Defense Secretary Esper backed firing of carrier captain Crozier

8 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper backed the Navy's firing of the commander of a coronavirus-striken aircraft carrier, the Pentagon said on Friday, amid a backlash from...
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FACT CHECK: Premature - Trump Continues To Claim Drug Can Treat Coronavirus

FACT CHECK: Premature - Trump Continues To Claim Drug Can Treat Coronavirus

Lab studies have shown hydroxychloroquine has blocked the coronavirus from entering cells, but scientists have not reported results yet of whether it can work as a treatment... Read more ...

Trump Campaign Staffers Played COVID-19 Bingo. Will House Republicans Speak...

Trump Campaign Staffers Played COVID-19 Bingo. Will House Republicans Speak Out Against It?

As President Trump continued to attack doctors, nurses, and governors pleading for the resources needed to treat COVID-19 patients, Trump reelection-campaign staffers posted on... Read more ...

White House mandates coronavirus test for anyone in 'close proximity' to...

White House mandates coronavirus test for anyone in 'close proximity' to Trump or Pence

The White House is administering a rapid coronavirus test to anyone coming into contact with President Donald Trump or Vice President Mike Pence, Deputy Press Secretary Judd... Read more ...

New York's coronavirus death toll surpasses that of 9/11

New York's coronavirus death toll surpasses that of 9/11

On Friday, New York state reached a miserable milestone. Over the course of nearly five weeks, the coronavirus has killed more New Yorkers than the terrorists who flew... Read more ...

Jared Kushner Is Now Under a Giant Spotlight

Jared Kushner Is Now Under a Giant Spotlight

At Thursday's White House press briefing on the coronavirus outbreak, presidential son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner appeared at the podium for the first time during the... Read more ...

GOP Voters Rebuke Donald Trump's Coronavirus Response In New Video

GOP Voters Rebuke Donald Trump's Coronavirus Response In New Video

“This is a crisis and we need real leadership. Donald Trump is incapable of it," GOP voters said in Republicans for the Rule of Law's latest ad. Read more ...

Acting Navy secretary defends firing of captain who warned of virus outbreak

Acting Navy secretary defends firing of captain who warned of virus outbreak

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said Friday that his firing of the captain who raised the alarm about a coronavirus outbreak onboard a U.S. aircraft carrier was the "hardest... Read more ...

Democratic National Convention Postponed Until August

Democratic National Convention Postponed Until August

Former Vice President Joe Biden called for the delay earlier this week, citing the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

New York City urges all residents to wear face coverings in public

New York City urges all residents to wear face coverings in public

New York City is now urging all residents to wear homemade masks when they go out in public to control the spread of the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday. The... Read more ...

White House To Advise Americans To Wear Face Masks Due To Coronavirus

White House To Advise Americans To Wear Face Masks Due To Coronavirus

The recommendation, a reversal from previous guidance, will be targeted at areas with high community transmission of the coronavirus. Read more ...