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Ambassador Zero: A Virus’s Toll on U.S. Diplomats at Home and Abroad

State Department employees are vulnerable and stressed by the coronavirus as it sweeps around the world, prompting thousands of American citizens to return to the United States.
Tags: News, State Department, Mike, Pompeo, United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations, Diplomatic Service, Embassies and Consulates, Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso, Foreign Service (US, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Trump to Fire Intelligence Watchdog Who Had Key Role in Ukraine Complaint

The president notified lawmakers late on Friday, saying he had lost confidence in the inspector general for the intelligence community.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Atkinson, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Espionage and Intelligence Services, Inspectors General, Michael K (1964-


Tensions Persist Between Trump and Medical Advisers Over the Coronavirus

The president’s public refusal to wear a mask was the latest way he has cast doubt on their recommendations.
Tags: News, Jared, Trump, Fauci, Kushner, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Anthony S, Federal-State Relations (US, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




What if Congress Cannot Vote Because of the Coronavirus?

As Covid-19 makes social distancing a matter of life and death, a growing number of lawmakers are pushing the idea of remote voting.
Tags: News, Senate, House Of Representatives, Rob, Portman, Durbin, United States Politics and Government, Richard J, House Committee on Rules, Congress Can, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Remote Voting


Trump Picks McConnell Protégé for Influential Appeals Court Seat

The American Bar Association had rated the new nominee, Judge Justin Walker, as unqualified, but he has strong conservative support
Tags: News, Senate, American Bar Association, Mitch, Trump, McConnell, Griffith, Kavanaugh, Federalist Society, American Bar Assn, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Justin Walker, Federal Courts (US, Supreme Court (US, Appeals Courts (US




What It’s Like to Run for Congress Without Health Insurance During a Pandemic

Uninsured candidates must take extra care to protect their health as they campaign amid the coronavirus outbreak: “What if something does happen to me?”
Tags: Elections, News, House Of Representatives, Islam, Bush, Democratic Party, Lopez, Cori, Health Insurance and Managed Care, United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Nabilah, Samelys, Congress Without Health Insurance During


The Governor Who Dissed New Yorkers

I just hate it when my fellow Italian-Americans squabble.
Tags: News, New York City, Rhode Island, New York State, Cuomo, Raimondo, United States Politics and Government, Andrew M, Shutdowns (Institutional, Quarantines, Gina M, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus Stimulus Package F.A.Q.: Checks, Unemployment, Layoffs and More

The $2 trillion relief bill will send money directly to Americans, greatly expand unemployment coverage and make a number of other changes.
Tags: News, Relief, Unemployment Insurance, Internal Revenue Service, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Federal Aid (US, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Stimulus (Economic, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020


Trump Promotes Oil Deal That May Not Exist

The president’s optimism for a deal between Saudi Arabia and Russia to reduce production and a Saudi call for talks send crude prices skyrocketing, but Moscow showed little enthusiasm.
Tags: News, Putin, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Moscow, Trump, Economic Conditions and Trends, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Vladimir V, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Mohammed bin Salman (1985-




They’re Running for Congress Without Health Insurance During a Pandemic

Uninsured candidates must take extra care to protect their health as they campaign amid the coronavirus outbreak: “What if something does happen to me?”
Tags: Elections, News, House Of Representatives, Islam, Bush, Democratic Party, Lopez, Cori, Health Insurance and Managed Care, United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Nabilah, Samelys, Congress Without Health Insurance During


The Return of the Governor

Once considered bit players on the national stage, governors are emerging as some of the most prominent political voices in the coronavirus crisis.
Tags: News, Cuomo, Democratic Party, United States Politics and Government, Andrew M, Governors (US, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Take Government Aid? We’ll See, Some Businesses Say

Executives at Boeing, for one, have indicated that they might not accept money authorized by the stimulus if they dislike the terms.
Tags: News, Boeing, Relief, United Airlines, American Airlines, Kelly, Delta Air Lines Inc, Calhoun, Boeing Company, Stocks and Bonds, Law and Legislation, Credit and Debt, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, David L, Airlines and Airplanes


They’re Running for Office Without Health Insurance During a Pandemic

Uninsured congressional candidates must take extra care to protect their health as they campaign amid the coronavirus outbreak: “What if something does happen to me?”
Tags: Elections, News, House Of Representatives, Islam, Bush, Democratic Party, Lopez, Cori, Health Insurance and Managed Care, United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Nabilah, Samelys, Running for Office Without Health Insurance During


The Coronavirus Test Is Too Hard for Trump

The president joins Herbert Hoover and James Buchanan as a leader who failed when it mattered most.
Tags: News, Epidemics, Hoover, James, Trump, Buchanan, Herbert Hoover, James Buchanan, Recession and Depression, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Herbert Clark, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




Trump Sees Hope for Boosting Global Oil Prices and Helping U.S. Firms

The president’s optimism for a deal between Saudi Arabia and Russia to reduce production and a Saudi call for talks send crude prices skyrocketing, but Moscow showed little enthusiasm.
Tags: News, Putin, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Moscow, Trump, Economic Conditions and Trends, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Vladimir V, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Mohammed bin Salman (1985-






The N.R.A. Sees a Threat, and an Opportunity, in Covid-19

The group has retooled its message amid the pandemic and sued New York State to keep gun stores open.
Tags: News, California, Bloomberg, New Jersey, Gun Control, Biden, New York State, BETO, James, Cuomo, Trump, Sanders, Firearms, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Wayne, Bernard


Ailing N.R.A. Finds New Rallying Cry: Keep Gun Shops Open

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the group has retooled its message and sued New York State to keep gun stores open.
Tags: News, California, Bloomberg, New Jersey, Gun Control, Biden, New York State, BETO, James, Cuomo, Trump, Sanders, Firearms, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Wayne, Bernard


From Afar, Congress Moves to Oversee Trump Coronavirus Response

Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she would move to form a special committee to scrutinize the Trump administration’s response, including how more than $2 trillion in federal relief money is being spent.
Tags: News, Senate, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Relief, Trump, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020


C.I.A. Hunts for Authentic Virus Totals in China, Dismissing Government Tallies

Intelligence officials have told the White House for weeks that China has vastly understated the spread of the coronavirus and the damage the pandemic has done.
Tags: News, White House, China, Xi Jinping, Central Intelligence Agency, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Espionage and Intelligence Services, Rumors and Misinformation, Classified Information and State Secrets, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Wearing Masks Must Be a National Policy

Even homemade face coverings provide some protection, especially when many people who have the coronavirus show no symptoms.
Tags: News, Masks, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Hygiene and Cleanliness, Quarantines, Protective Clothing and Gear, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




How Will Biden Choose a Running Mate? Look to the Obama Model

Joe Biden and his associates are consulting allies, Eric Holder and Barack Obama as he weighs his options — including a woman of color — for the Democratic candidate for vice president.
Tags: News, Eric Holder, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Black People, Biden, Minorities, Cuomo, Amy, Democratic Party, Val, Abrams, Klobuchar, Congressional Black Caucus, Holder, Gretchen


How Will Joe Biden Choose His Vice President Candidate?

Joe Biden and his associates are consulting allies, Eric Holder and Barack Obama as he weighs his options — including a woman of color — for the Democratic candidate for vice president.
Tags: News, Eric Holder, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Black People, Biden, Minorities, Cuomo, Amy, Democratic Party, Val, Abrams, Klobuchar, Congressional Black Caucus, Holder, Gretchen



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