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Iowa Rep. Steve King, Known For Racist Comments, Loses Reelection Bid

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

After years of racist comments, King was largely abandoned by party leaders. He was defeated on Tuesday by state Sen. Randy Feenstra.


'He Thinks Division Helps Him': Biden Condemns Trump's Protest Response

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Speaking in Philadelphia, the presumptive Democratic nominee says President Trump's actions show he "is more interested in power than in principle."


Biden Meets With Black Faith Leaders In Delaware Following Days Of Protest

Monday, June 01, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden visits a predominantly African American church in his hometown, at times taking notes as community leaders offer suggestions for how to address racial inequality.


The History Behind 'When The Looting Starts, The Shooting Starts'

Friday, May 29, 2020

In response to the violent protests in Minneapolis, the president tweets a phrase that goes back to the 1960s, used by a white police chief known for inflaming racial tensions in Miami.


Trump, Unveiling Space Force Flag, Touts What He Calls New 'Super-Duper Missile'

Friday, May 15, 2020

President Trump held a ceremony with senior defense officials to unfurl the official flag of the Space Force and boasted about what he called powerful new American weapons.


Biden And Sanders Announce Task Forces To Find Party Unity Over Policy

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Key supporters of Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are working together on issues including climate change, health care and immigration to find common ground ahead of the November election.


Pandemic Revives Calls To Ban Lawmakers From Bunking In Their Offices

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Dozens of members of Congress sleep in their own offices. One longtime opponent, Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., argues that it's particularly important to end the practice now.


Lawmakers' Practice To Sleep In Their Offices Raises Concerns Amid The Pandemic

Monday, May 11, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has revived an effort to ban the practice of allowing members of Congress to sleep in their offices in the capitol.


White House Military Aide Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Thursday, May 07, 2020

The results sparked immediate concerns about President Trump's possible exposure to COVID-19, but the president has tested negative.


Judge Rules New York's Democratic Presidential Primary Must Go On

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

The New York State Board of Elections had canceled the June 23 primary over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.


Purple-State Senator Rocks Wig At Work

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema sported a purple wig on the floor of the Senate to make a point about social distancing from hair salons during the coronavirus pandemic.


Michigan Rep. Justin Amash Takes Step Toward Libertarian Presidential Bid

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The Republican-turned-independent from western Michigan is a persistent critic of President Trump, but some worry Amash's third-party bid could help Trump.


New York Cancels Primary Election, Angering Sanders Supporters

Monday, April 27, 2020

State elections officials canceled New York's Democratic presidential primary amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, a move that supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders strongly oppose.


READ: Trump Signs Proclamation Temporarily Suspending Immigration

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

The order "will ensure that unemployed Americans of all backgrounds will be first in line for jobs as our economy reopens," Trump said at the White House Wednesday.


Health Experts Show Cautious Optimism As Economic Relief Debate Escalates

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

President Trump and congressional Democrats are haggling over the size of the next bill designed to help Americans through the crisis.


Trump Touts Administration's Pandemic Handling

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Trump told reporters on Tuesday that he wanted to be positive but also that his actions in response to the pandemic came as quickly as practical.


On Coronavirus, Trump Walks A Tightrope Between Grim Warnings And Offering Hope

Monday, April 06, 2020

"Tremendous progress has been made in a very short period," Trump said. But his administration is also trying to brace the public for a dire ordeal.


Trump Warns 'One Of The Toughest Weeks' Is Ahead, Says To Brace For 'A Lot Of Death'

Saturday, April 04, 2020

The president offered a dire outlook on Saturday for the week to come, yet also said, "Some hard decisions are going to have to be made" regarding social distancing guidelines.


Trump Says Hospitals Will Be Reimbursed For Treating The Uninsured

Friday, April 03, 2020

Hospitals will be reimbursed by the federal government through the historic economic relief package to treat uninsured patients infected with the coronavirus, the president said.


White House To Give Coronavirus Test To People 'In Close Proximity' To Trump, Pence

Friday, April 03, 2020

The president told reporters on Thursday that he had taken a second coronavirus test, which was negative.