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Joe Biden: Make coronavirus relief work for families and small businesses. Help them now.

The theme of my checklist is simple: Help as many working families and small businesses as possible, as fast as possible. Americans need help now.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus US live: US sees largest single-day Covid-19 death toll reported by any country

US sees highest one-day death toll from coronavirusUS scammers seek to capitalize on fearsBlack Americans dying in greater numbers from Covid-19Live global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 2.25pm BST US intelligence officials were warning of a virus sweeping through the Wuhan region of China as early as November, according to an ABC News report.ABC News reports:Concerns about what is now known to be the novel coronaviru...
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Biden describes his phone call with Trump about coronavirus response

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he told President Donald Trump in their phone call that the federal response to the novel coronavirus pandemic is "about taking responsibility."
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Wisconsin Voters Wait Hours At The Few Polling Stations Open Across The State

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Thousands of Wisconsin voters waited hours in long lines outside overcrowded polling stations on Tuesday, ignoring federal health recommendations so they could participate in a presidential primary election that tested the limits of electoral politics in the midst of a pandemic. Thousands more stayed home, unwilling to risk their health during a statewide stay-at-home order, but complained that the absentee ballots they had requested were still missing. Pregnant and infec...
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Earl Graves Sr., founder of Black Enterprise magazine, dies

NEW YORK — Earl Graves Sr., who championed black businesses as the founder of the first African American-owned magazine focusing on black entrepreneurs, has died. He was 85.Graves died Monday after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, his son, Earl “Butch” Graves Jr, said in a post on Twitter.Graves launched his magazine, Black Enterprise, in 1970. He later said his aim was to educate, inspire and uplift his readers.“My goal was to show them how to thrive professionally, economically and as p...
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Coronavirus US live: Trump says US will stop funding World Heath Organization, then backtracks

President claims WHO ‘blew it’ after downplaying crisis himself Acting navy secretary resigns after comments on ousted captainNew York has now lost 5,489 residents to coronavirusTrump 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 11.29pm BST “Mail ballots are a very dangerous thing for this country,” the pre...
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Fact check: No, Joe Biden did not put a gun in a woman's mouth in Wisconsin

A viral picture and post claims Joe Biden put a gun in a woman's mouth in Wisconsin. But the gun was digitally added to a 2008 photo from Florida.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus US live: acting navy secretary resigns after insulting ousted captain

New York has now lost 5,489 residents to coronavirusTrump 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 9.22pm BST Some Wisconsin voters are saying they never received their absentee ballots for today’s primary, despite requesting them before the deadline.Without an absentee ballot, voters are left with an u...
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Your Evening Briefing

(Bloomberg) -- Some on Wall Street are bridling at stay-at-home orders when they would rather see employees in the office, pandemic notwithstanding. As New York City suffers a ghastly death toll and even after their Manhattan headquarters saw 16 people infected on one trading floor, JPMorgan managers have nevertheless been making plans to get workers back to their desks.Bloomberg is mapping the pandemic globally and across America. For the latest news, sign up for our Covid-19 podcast and daily ...
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Wisconsin Republicans' deadly power grab

Monday night, there was a brief but furious political struggle over the Wisconsin election planned for Tuesday. Democratic Governor Tony Evers ordered that the election be delayed until June 9, so as to allow time for the novel coronavirus pandemic to pass, and so the state could set up universal vote-by-mail systems. Several other states have already taken similar steps.Right-wing Republican justices, who control the state Supreme Court by a 4-2 margin, including one of whom faces a liberal cha...
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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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Where Things Stand: Trump Speaks For Himself

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham is returning to the first lady’s team as chief-of-staff, leaving behind a likely calculated legacy of not once holding a press briefing. White House chief-of-staff Mark Meadows is reportedly appointing Kayleigh McEnany, who serves as a spokesperson for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, to replace Grisham. But is the replacement just a formality, at least for now? Since the coronavirus task force began holding it’s daily briefings, Pres...
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Biden Says November Election Can’t Be Delayed: Campaign Update

(Bloomberg) -- Joe Biden said unequivocally Tuesday the November election couldn’t be delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.“We cannot delay or postpone a constitutionally required election,” Biden said in an interview on NBC’s “Today.”Biden, the likely Democratic presidential nominee, repeated his calls for states to plan ahead for remote voting options, including expanding vote by mail. The former vice president said he hoped people can vote in person, but it would “depend on the state o...
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John Lewis pushes Joe Biden to pick a woman of color for VP

The Congressman and civil rights icon endorsed Biden on Tuesday.
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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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2020 is shaping up to be all about Trump

President Donald Trump has dominated the airwaves during the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, former Vice President Joe Biden, the frontrunner in the Democratic primary, has struggled to break through, which some see as a problem for his campaign. But I disagree. As Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale notes, they don't want to let "Biden hide in the shadows".
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Letters to the Editor: Joe Biden's quiet campaign raises questions about his fitness for the job

Is the 77-year-old former vice president up for the job of president? Unless he starts speaking up and acting like a candidate, we'll never know.
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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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John Lewis, Once Trump Target, Backs Joe Biden For President

“It would be good to have a woman of color” as vice president, said civil rights icon and Georgia Rep. John Lewis.
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Local Leaders: DNC Sprung Convention Delay On Us

The Democratic National Convention’s decision to move its marquee event from July to August was intended to help mitigate public health concerns around COVID-19. But several DNC members told The Daily Beast that the advance notice they received from officials at the national headquarters about the new calendar date ranged from essentially non-existent to just a few hours before the information was pushed out publicly. One DNC member learned about the scheduling change by reading about it in the ...
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Civil rights icon John Lewis endorses Joe Biden

Civil rights icon and Democratic Rep. John Lewis is endorsing Joe Biden, promising to campaign for the former vice president and saying that "we need his leadership now more than ever before."
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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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Donald Trump says call with Joe Biden was 'really wonderful'

The president has a "very friendly conversation" with the former VP and possible election challenger.
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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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Trump on Biden call: 'We had a really wonderful, warm conversation’

President Trump on Monday said he and former Vice President Joe Biden had a “really wonderful, warm conversation” on the phone.
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Biden and Trump speak by phone about coronavirus response

Former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Monday about the response to the coronavirus pandemic, two sources familiar with the call and a White House official tell CNN.
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Biden and Trump speak about coronavirus response

Former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Monday about the response to the coronavirus pandemic, a source familiar with the call and a White House official tell CNN.
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Obama suggests lawmakers follow Elizabeth Warren's coronavirus recovery plans

Former President Barack Obama is handing out an endorsement of sorts.Even though she ended her presidential campaign a month ago, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has continued to crank out plans for how she'd like the government to be run. They've continued throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and, on Monday, got a stamp of approval from Obama.Linking to Warren's appearance on the Vox podcast The Ezra Klein Show, Obama described Warren as providing a "cogent summary of how federal policy...
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Acting Navy Secretary Goes Full Trump In Aircraft Carrier Screed Against Fired Captain

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly’s channeled President Trump when he lashed out at the captain he fired for raising concerns over the spread of COVID-19 on his ship Modly made headlines on Monday after CNN reported on his screed against former Capt. Brett Crozier, saying that the captain he ousted was either “too naive or too stupid” to be in command. Modly was addressing the crew of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, some of whom reportedly were shocked by the Navy official’s remarks. Modly accuse...
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