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Biden, Seizing on Masks as a Campaign Issue, Calls for a Mandate

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Joe Biden said wearing a mask was “about your responsibilities as an American” as he and his new running mate, Kamala Harris, drew a contrast with President Trump's handling of the coronavirus.
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Trump assails, misrepresents Biden on mask mandate in partisan White House briefing

Trump assails, misrepresents Biden on mask mandate in partisan White House briefing

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump on Thursday launched a partisan attack on Joe Biden at a White House press briefing, inaccurately suggesting the presumptive Democratic nominee wanted a national mandate on mask wearing while assailing Biden as "regressive," "anti-scientific" and "defeatist."
Speaking to reporters from the lectern in the James S. Brady briefing room, Trump claimed Biden advocated a national mask mandate to fight the virus - an act that Trump said ignored the different needs of individual states and trampled on governors' authority. Earlier Thursday, Biden and recently announced...
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Joe Biden Calls For Nationwide Mask Mandate 'Immediately'

Joe Biden Calls For Nationwide Mask Mandate 'Immediately'

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Biden made his stance on coronavirus face masks clear during one of the first official campaign events he's held with running mate Kamala Harris.
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Trump, Biden trade barbs on coronavirus response

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WILMINGTON, Del. - President Donald Trump on Thursday attacked Joe Biden for calling on governors to mandate that all Americans wear masks for the next three months, accusing the Democratic presidential candidate of politicizing an issue Trump himself has used for political gain in recent months.
Trump claimed Biden has been wrong about the coronavirus pandemic at every turn, “ignoring the scientific evidence and putting left-wing politics before facts and evidence." Trump went on to falsely say that Biden was advocating for the president to use executive power to institute a nationwide...
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Biden: We Need a 3-Month Mask Mandate, Starting Now

Biden: We Need a 3-Month Mask Mandate, Starting Now

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Joe Biden is calling for a nationwide protective mask mandate, citing health experts' predictions that it could save 40,000 lives from the coronavirus over the next three months. "Wearing the mask is less about you contracting the virus," Biden said, "it's about preventing other people from getting sick." The...
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Trump calls Biden's coronavirus plan unscientific, rejects call for national mask mandate

1 month ago   |   By CNBC


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Trump accuses Biden of ignoring science and ‘politicizing' coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

Trump knocked Biden for calling for a mask mandate to help stem the spread of COVID-19.
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Biden calls for nationwide outdoor mask mandate for 3 MONTHS as CDC warns not following orders will cause ‘worst fall ever'

Biden calls for nationwide outdoor mask mandate for 3 MONTHS as CDC warns not following orders will cause ‘worst fall ever'

1 month ago   |   By RT

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has urged all Americans to ‘mask up' outdoors for the next three months - at the same time as health officials warned disobeying their Covid-19 orders will cause unprecedented suffering.
“ Every single American should be wearing a mask when they are outside for the next three months at a minimum ,” Biden said during a press briefing on Thursday, adding in his characteristic awkward cadence that “ every governor should mandate mandatory mask wearing .”
A nationwide mask mandate would save “ over 40,000 lives ,” according to the experts, Biden...
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Watch live: Trump holds coronavirus briefing as rival Joe Biden calls for nationwide mask mandate

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

President Trump holds a press briefing as his rival, presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, calls for a nationwide mask mandate in order to combat the raging coronavirus pandemic.
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Pence calls 200,000 Covid deaths a ‘heartbreaking milestone' but says things...

Pence calls 200,000 Covid deaths a ‘heartbreaking milestone' but says things could've been worse

As the U.S. passed a grim milestone of 200,000 coronavirus-related deaths, Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday sent his condolences to victims and their families while also... Read more ...

Cindy McCain, Widow Of GOP Sen. John McCain, Endorses Joe Biden

Cindy McCain, Widow Of GOP Sen. John McCain, Endorses Joe Biden

McCain said that the Democratic presidential nominee is the only candidate in the presidential race who “stands up for our values as a nation.” Read more ...

Coronavirus Relief Takes Back Seat As Senate Gears Up For Supreme Court Fight

Coronavirus Relief Takes Back Seat As Senate Gears Up For Supreme Court Fight

Republicans are rushing to confirm a new Supreme Court nominee. Another coronavirus relief package isn't getting the same urgency. Read more ...

Kayleigh McEnany Flails In Defense Of Trump Lie That COVID-19 ‘Affects...

Kayleigh McEnany Flails In Defense Of Trump Lie That COVID-19 ‘Affects Virtually Nobody'

The president's blatantly false claim came just one day before coronavirus deaths in the U.S. surpassed 200,000. Read more ...

Bloomberg Helps Cover Fines So Florida Felons Can Vote

Bloomberg Helps Cover Fines So Florida Felons Can Vote

Earlier this month, a federal court made it harder for felons in Florida to vote by upholding a law that stipulates they must first pay any outstanding fees or fines on their... Read more ...

Debate organizers reveal 6 topics for first Trump vs. Biden showdown

Debate organizers reveal 6 topics for first Trump vs. Biden showdown

Debate organizers have decided the six debate topics for next week's showdown between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. According to a person familiar... Read more ...

U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200K as officials fear fall surge

U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200K as officials fear fall surge

U.S. coronavirus deaths surpassed 200,000 on Tuesday, hitting a dismal milestone in the country's troubled pandemic response as health officials worry the fall and winter could... Read more ...

WATCH: New DCCC TV Ad Reminds Arizonans of Schweikert's 11 House Ethics...

WATCH: New DCCC TV Ad Reminds Arizonans of Schweikert's 11 House Ethics Violations

Today, the DCCC launched its 1st TV ad in Arizona's 6 th Congressional District, “ Eleven ,” which reminds Arizonans that Congressman David Schweikert was found guilty of 11... Read more ...

Bloomberg, others rack up $20M to register Florida felons after time served

Bloomberg, others rack up $20M to register Florida felons after time served

TALLAHASSEE - A group trying to help felons sign up to vote in Florida says it has raised more than $20 million to pay off outstanding court debts for thousands of former... Read more ...

Romney supports holding a vote on next Supreme Court nominee

Romney supports holding a vote on next Supreme Court nominee

Sen. Mitt Romney said he would support a floor vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court, essentially clinching consideration of Trump's nominee this year despite the... Read more ...