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Pandemic politics: Wisconsin primary moving forward

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin is asking hundreds of thousands of voters to ignore a stay-at-home order in the midst of a pandemic to participate in Tuesday's presidential primary...
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Democrats Using Pandemic for Political Gain

3 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

After failing with their first left-wing laundry list disguised as coronavirus relief, Democratic leaders are already plotting their next attempt to use the pandemic for...
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Wisconsin's Supreme Court rules governor cannot push back Tuesday's election: AP

6 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Wisconsin's Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Democratic Governor Tony Evers cannot postpone the state's presidential primary scheduled for Tuesday despite the coronavirus...
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Wisconsin's Supreme Court orders primary to proceed as planned on Tuesday

6 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   5 articles

The Wisconsin Supreme Court put the state's presidential primary back on track, ruling on Monday that Democratic Governor Tony Evers cannot postpone in-person voting to June...
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Congressional campaigns brace for fundraising disaster

Congressional campaigns brace for fundraising disaster

7 hours ago   |   Politico

Coronavirus is about to hit the 2020 battle for Congress, starting with campaign bank accounts. The global pandemic - and the ensuing recession - has slowed fundraising and...
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Obama touts Elizabeth Warren's coronavirus recovery proposals

Obama touts Elizabeth Warren's coronavirus recovery proposals

7 hours ago   |   Politico

Former President Barack Obama on Monday offered high praise for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, endorsing the former presidential candidate's extensive framework for how to jump-start...
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Wisconsin's Democratic governor seeks delay of Tuesday's election, Republicans challenge move

7 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

Democratic Governor Tony Evers moved on Monday to postpone Wisconsin's primary election from Tuesday until June 9, citing health risks from the coronavirus pandemic, but...
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With 1 Day to Go, Wisconsin Governor Postpones Primary

With 1 Day to Go, Wisconsin Governor Postpones Primary

8 hours ago   |   Newser

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday issued an executive order to delay the state's presidential primary for two months because of the coronavirus pandemic, a move that will...
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AP sources: Trump, Biden spoke by phone about coronavirus

8 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   6 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and Joe Biden spoke over the phone Monday afternoon about the coronavirus outbreak, according to two people familiar with the call. The...
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Wisconsin's Democratic governor postpones Tuesday's election, Republicans challenge order

10 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

Democratic Governor Tony Evers issued an executive order on Monday postponing Wisconsin's primary election from Tuesday until June 9, citing health risks from the coronavirus...
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California sends 500 ventilators back to national stockpile

California sends 500 ventilators back to national stockpile

OAKLAND - California is loaning 500 ventilators to states like New York where the coronavirus is exacting a deeper toll, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday. "California is... Read more ...

Wisconsin Governor Orders Tuesday Election Postponed Due To Coronavirus

Wisconsin Governor Orders Tuesday Election Postponed Due To Coronavirus

Gov. Tony Evers postponed Wisconsin's election until June 9 because of the pandemic. Republicans immediately vowed a court challenge. Read more ...

Biden And Trump Discuss Coronavirus Response By Phone

Biden And Trump Discuss Coronavirus Response By Phone

A White House adviser suggested Joe Biden call the president instead of criticizing him in public, and Trump criticized the former vice president on Monday morning for not... Read more ...

Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson Says State Has A 'Targeted Response' To Coronavirus

Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson Says State Has A 'Targeted Response' To Coronavirus

Gov. Asa Hutchinson is one of the few governors who hasn't issued a statewide stay-at-home order. He tells All Things Considered about the measures he says do more to slow the... Read more ...

Wisconsin Governor Effectively Reschedules Tuesday's Primary Election

Wisconsin Governor Effectively Reschedules Tuesday's Primary Election

Citing public health concerns due to the coronavirus pandemic, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order suspending in-person voting for the state's April 7 statewide... Read more ...

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care with Covid-19

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care with Covid-19

LONDON - Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care in hospital on Monday evening, 24 hours after being admitted with Covid-19. A No. 10 spokesman said the prime minister's... Read more ...

Kaine blasts Navy leader's 'completely inappropriate' comments on fired captain

Kaine blasts Navy leader's 'completely inappropriate' comments on fired captain

Sen. Tim Kaine slammed acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly today over the Navy leader's criticism of the captain of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, who was fired... Read more ...

Mississippi Governor Declares 'Confederate Heritage Month' During...

Mississippi Governor Declares 'Confederate Heritage Month' During Coronavirus Pandemic

Republican Tate Reeves has a long history of ties to pro-Confederate groups. Read more ...

Already Under Strain, Election Offices Falter As Pandemic Worsens

Already Under Strain, Election Offices Falter As Pandemic Worsens

Full-time election workers in New York, New Jersey and Washington, DC have fallen will with COVID-19 all while trying to make plans for carrying out upcoming elections under... Read more ...

New York City prepares for temporary burials of coronavirus victims

New York City prepares for temporary burials of coronavirus victims

NEW YORK - New York City may soon have to conduct temporary burials of coronavirus victims as the death toll overwhelms morgues and crematoriums, Mayor Bill de Blasio said... Read more ...