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Analysis: Today is Sanders' last meaningful day as a presidential candidate

For much of the past five years, Bernie Sanders has either been running for president or talking about running for president, an absolutely remarkable streak of longevity.
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Today is Bernie Sanders' last meaningful day as a presidential candidate

For much of the past five years, Bernie Sanders has either been running for president or talking about running for president, an absolutely remarkable streak of longevity.
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Coronavirus US live: New York suffers highest single-day death toll

Trump was warned in January of devastating impact, memos revealWisconsin voters go to the polls in controversial electionLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 6.18pm BST Voting continues in Wisconsin today, a bizarre and alarming situation you can read more about here, in a report from our voting rights reporter Sam Levine: Related: Wisconsin voters go to the polls in controversial election Milwaukee resident J...
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Coronavirus US live: Trump reportedly knew pandemic was likely in January

How an unproven drug became Trump’s ‘miracle cure’India releases hydroxychloroquine stocks amid pressure from TrumpLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 2.20pm BST The Guardian’s Daniel Strauss reports:Congressman John Lewis, a civil rights icon, endorsed former vice president Joe Biden for president on Tuesday morning. 2.09pm BST George Conway, a Trump critic who is married to senior White House adviser Kel...
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Wisconsin voters go to the polls in controversial election

Polls open after governor tried to cancel in-person voting because of coronavirus, only to be overruled by state supreme courtWisconsin voters are heading to the polls on Tuesday, to cast ballots amid a global pandemic after a stunning 24-hour period in which the state’s governor tried to cancel in-person voting because of the public health risk, only to be overruled by the state supreme court.The US supreme court also weighed in, hours before the polls opened, to tweak election rules in the sta...
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Cancelling student debt was always the right thing to do. Now it's imperative

With a global pandemic and economic depression looming, we can’t settle for half-measures. Cancel all student debt * Coronavirus – latest US updates * Coronavirus – latest global updates * See all our coronavirus coverageIn 2011, when the pain of the 2008 economic crisis was still being acutely felt, grassroots activists began fighting for debt abolition. Since then, we have consistently been told by public officials from both parties that our demands were unrealistic and impractical, but w...
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Trump says country will reopen 'sooner than people think' – as it happened

New York governor extends ‘stay at home’ orderAdviser pits himself against Fauci over drugTrump mocks Biden over ‘virtual’ conventionLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 2.06am BST We’re ending our coverage on the US blog today. You can continue to follow coronavirus news updates on the Guardian’s global blog. Some key events in the US: 1.59am BST Sitting in the White House briefing room on Monday, I noted ...
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Will Wisconsin Be the Last Stand for Bernie Sanders?

If Mr. Sanders suffers another big loss there on Tuesday, it is certain to intensify the growing calls for him to exit the Democratic presidential race.
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Coronavirus US live: Trump says country will reopen 'sooner than people think'

New York governor extends ‘stay at home’ orderAdviser pits himself against Fauci over drugTrump mocks Biden over ‘virtual’ conventionLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 11.34pm BST Trump has repeatedly asked a reporter whether she is employed by “China”, saying, “Who do you work for? China.” When the reporter says she works for a private company based in Hong Kong, he says, “Good.” 11.31pm BST Here’s Trump...
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Coronavirus US live: Andrew Cuomo says New York may be hitting apex of crisis

Cuomo extends ‘stay at home’ orderAdviser pits himself against Fauci over drugTrump mocks Biden over ‘virtual’ conventionLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 6.16pm BST Here’s where the day stands so far: 6.06pm BST House speaker Nancy Pelosi announced new guidelines to “reduce the physical presence of Members and staff in the Capitol.”“Beginning Tuesday, staff must electronically submit all Floor documents ...
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Coronavirus US live: Andrew Cuomo gives update as cases and deaths rise in New York

US trade adviser pits himself against Fauci over unproven drugSurgeon general warns of ‘Pearl Harbor moment’ as US faces ‘hardest week’Live global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 5.33pm BST New York governor Andrew Cuomo expressed surprise at New York City officials saying some bodies of coronavirus patients may need to be buried in parks because morgues are overwhelmed.“I haven’t heard anything about the city burying ...
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Coronavirus US live: Trump tweets about 'light at end of tunnel' while experts warn of worst week yet

Surgeon general warns of ‘Pearl Harbor moment’ as US faces ‘hardest week’Fauci: no evidence anti-malaria drug Trump pushes worksLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 3.17pm BST A Washington Post investigation showed the Trump administration missed key opportunities to prepare for the coronavirus crisis.The Post reports: The failure has echoes of the period leading up to 9/11: Warnings were sounded, including at t...
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Sanders Campaign Manager, Advisers Urge Him to Drop Out of Presidential Race

Senator Bernie Sanders's (I., Vt.) campaign manager and other top advisers are urging him to consider dropping out of the Democratic presidential primary, the Washington Post reported on Saturday.Campaign manager Faiz Shakir and Sanders ally Representative Pramila Jayapal (D., Wash.) have reportedly come out in favor of exiting the race. Political stragetist Jeff Weaver, a longtime Sanders ally, has also made the case for dropping out, saying an exit now would leave the Vermont senator on fr...
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Biden says coronavirus may force Democrats to hold 'virtual' presidential convention

The Democratic Party already postponed its convention from July to August last week, citing worries over the outbreak that has prompted a majority of U.S. states to order their residents to stay at home to contain the disease's spread. "We may have to do a virtual convention," Biden said on ABC's "This Week" program. Biden and rival Senator Bernie Sanders have been forced off the campaign trail, and more than a dozen states have postponed their primary elections.
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Bernie Sanders' campaign still 'assessing' but focusing on a more pressing issue: coronavirus

The Sanders campaign has repurposed its efforts to helping fight the pandemic – is it possible he’ll succeed in his decades-long battle to remake US society?Bernie Sanders is not done running for president and he’s tired of saying so. Related: The US presidential election is frozen in time – can it survive? Continue reading...
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Bernie Sanders' campaign still 'assessing' but focusing on a more pressing issue: coronavirus

The Sanders campaign has repurposed its efforts to helping fight the pandemic – is it possible he’ll succeed in his decades-long battle to remake US society?Bernie Sanders is not done running for president and he’s tired of saying so.“For the fourth time,” Sanders said tartly in an interview on The View this week, “we are assessing the campaign.”It was a response – more diplomatic if no less irritated than previous versions – to a question he’s been getting for weeks: “Why are you still in the r...
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Watch Bon Iver Debut New Song “Things Behind Things Behind Things” During Bernie Sanders’ Coronavirus Crisis Livestream

Bernie Sanders hosted a livestream tonight to discuss the coronavirus pandemic and his priorities for the next relief package. And Soccer Mommy and Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, both of whom have already played Sanders rallies, were on hand to provide some music from the comfort and safety of their own homes. More »
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Watch Soccer Mommy Play “Circle The Drain” Acoustic On Bernie Sanders’ Coronavirus Livestream

Soccer Mommy released her great new album color theory a couple of months ago. And tonight, she played an acoustic version of the album's masterpiece, "circle the drain," to open Bernie Sanders' livestream about the coronavirus crisis. More »
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Biden Has Spoken To Sanders, Obama About Choosing His Vice President

Former Vice President Joe Biden said during a virtual fundraiser Friday night that he has spoken with both Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and former President Barack Obama about choosing his running mate. According to Axios, Biden said that he’ll set up a committee in mid-April to oversee the selection process. “I don’t want him to think I’m being presumptuous, but you have to start now deciding who you’re going to have background checks done on as potential vice presidential candidates, and it t...
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Joe Biden tells Bernie Sanders he will begin the vice president vetting process

Joe Biden emphasized 'it's critically important that the vice president be a woman, with the experience and background to do the job."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Joe Biden says he informed Bernie Sanders he will begin the VP vetting process

Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says he has informed his Democratic rival for the nomination, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, that he is beginning the process of vetting potential vice presidential running mates.
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Biden to name VP vetting team, thinking about Cabinet makeup

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 his Cabinet. Biden, who holds a significant lead in delegates over Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential primary race but has yet to officially clinch the nomination, also said he’s spoken to Sanders to let him know he’d be proceeding with the vice presidential vetting process. Biden, a former vice president himself, has ...
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Bernie Sanders calls for guaranteed paid medical leave, $2,000 monthly checks in new coronavirus relief proposal

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is looking ahead to the next few steps in the coronavirus pandemic response.On Friday, Sanders unveiled his "Priorities for the Next Coronavirus Relief Package," proposing a number of relief measures from guaranteeing paid medical and sick leave to all workers to expanding food programs like Meals on Wheels.The proposal unsurprisingly includes a major expansion of Medicare. "We were facing a catastrophic health care crisis before the pandemic, and now that crisis has ...
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Kushner's remark leaves Bernie Sanders shaking his head

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) about White House senior adviser Jared Kushner's recent comments on the strategic national medical stockpile.
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'Never say never': Mark Cuban considering 2020 presidential run

Billionaire Shark Tank investor and basketball team owner Mark Cuban hasn't ruled out running for president in 2020 after claiming that the coronavirus pandemic has created a "reset" that could open the field for his campaign.He said he "doubts" he would make a legitimate run this late in the race, with a Democratic field that has whittled down to former vice president Joe Biden and Vermont senator Bernie Sanders seeking the party's nomination to face Donald Trump in the general election...
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Former Everlane Employees Claim They Were Unlawfully Fired After They Tried To Unionize

They say the brand used the global pandemic as a cover-up to quietly dismantle unionization efforts — and they've attracted the support of Bernie Sanders along the way.
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Ex-White House candidate Buttigieg forms PAC to support 'forward-thinking' Democrats

The formation of the PAC, called Win the Era, will focus on down-ballot races and represents the former White House hopeful's first steps in outlining his post-campaign future. After dropping out, he endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden, who now leads the delegate race for the Democratic nomination over U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont.
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It's time for Sanders to go

Bernie Sanders has a lot to be proud of.
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You have a lot to be proud of, Sen. Sanders. Now it's time to go

There will be an election this fall and the crisis the country faces as a result of the pandemic has only underscored the consequences of that choice, writes David Axelrod. That is a message Bernie Sanders can deliver with characteristic passion to his faithful supporters as he gets behind Joe Biden to defeat Donald Trump.
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Coronavirus US live: Trump blames states for lack of supplies – as it happened

DNC confirms nominating convention postponed6.65 million filed for US unemployment last weekUS facing hunger crisis as demand for food banks soarsSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 1.32am BST 12.54am BST Just months before the coronavirus outbreak began, the administration ended a $200m early-warning program for infectious disease, the Los Angeles Times reports. The program was designed to help scientists in China and other...
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