Tamara Keith

Tamara Keith appears in the following:

Trump's Threat To Move Convention Causes Overnight Scramble

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

On Friday, the RNC chairwoman was looking to local officials in Charlotte to guide convention plans. Now, the president has given North Carolina an ultimatum, as governors pitch other states to host.

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Trump Threatens To Relocate The Republican National Convention

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

President Trump has threatened to relocate the Republican National Convention, which has been scheduled to take place in Charlotte, N.C., in August. He is objecting to the governor's safety measures.

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Biden Says African-American Voters, Who Are Not Sure Whom To Vote For, "Ain't Black"

Friday, May 22, 2020

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said African-American voters, unsure about whether to vote for him or President Trump, "ain't black."

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Trump And Biden Wage An Uneven Virtual Campaign

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The president with a major social media presence is facing a Democratic challenger with fewer digital resources. Biden's strategy counts on real-world conditions overcoming Trump's virtual dominance.

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How Presidential Candidates Reach Voters Online

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

President Trump uses big rallies to reach voters. Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden prefers meeting people face-to-face. But the pandemic has moved both of their campaigns online.

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Trump Names Leaders Of 'Operation Warp Speed' Vaccine Effort

Thursday, May 14, 2020

A former pharmaceutical executive and a four-star general will lead the initiative to develop a vaccine for COVID-19 and get it to as many Americans as quickly as possible.

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Democrats Consider Remote Participation In The Democratic National Convention

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

A Democratic Party panel on Tuesday has voted on a resolution to allow for remote participation in the Democratic National Convention this summer.

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Coronavirus Update: The U.S. Health Care Industry Is Challenged By The Pandemic

Friday, May 08, 2020

The health care sector has cut 1.4 million jobs in April. And as COVID-19 has consumed health care resources, other essential routine procedures — like screenings for strokes — have gone down.

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COVID-19 Task Force To End Soon, Scientist Files Whistleblower Complaint

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Vice President Pence says the coronavirus task force will wind down in late May or early June. And, a whistleblower alleges the Trump administration ignored warnings of a pandemic.

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Trump Says Coronavirus Task Force To Stay 'Indefinitely,' After Signaling Wind-Down

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

The president said he changed his mind about pulling back from the team after hearing from "very respected people." He said the form of the task force would likely change as it focuses on reopening.

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Trump Administration Rejects Government Report On COVID-19 Death Toll

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

The administration pushed back against an internal government report, obtained by The New York Times, predicting the daily coronavirus death toll could nearly double in the U.S. by early June.

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Trump Returns To The Road With Arizona Trip To Mask-Maker

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

While the trip to the battleground state is in part meant to tell a positive story about the administration's response to the pandemic, it also highlights the challenges of the moment.

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From Puzzles To Plastic Straws: Merch Plays A Key Role In Trump's Fundraising

Sunday, May 03, 2020

With people spending much more time at home due to the coronavirus, a presidential puzzle is just the latest example of the campaign capitalizing on in-the-moment merchandise.

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Coronavirus Updates: Trump Administration Discusses Vaccine, Drug Efforts

Friday, May 01, 2020

The Trump administration is launching an operation to develop a coronavirus vaccine as early as January 2021. NPR's science and political correspondents discuss the project and its timeline.

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For Pence, Coronavirus Task Force Is A High-Profile Assignment With Political Risk

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

For Vice President Mike Pence, leading the task force is his biggest assignment from President Trump. And it has highlighted their vastly different approaches.

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Pence, As Coronavirus Task Force Head, Aims To Show He Can Manage A Crisis

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Vice President Mike Pence has been at the center of the coronavirus response — a crisis that has elevated his profile and conventional style, and may well define his future political ambitions.

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Coronavirus Updates: President Signs Bill, Clarifies Disinfectant Suggestion

Friday, April 24, 2020

Thursday night's coronavirus task force briefing included preliminary research on how the virus responds to sunlight and heat. NPR's science and White House correspondents contextualize those claims.

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Trump Says He'll Suspend Immigration For 60 Days Over Coronavirus Fears

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

President Trump said he plans to "temporarily suspend immigration into the United States," in an attempt to protect American workers from the coronavirus' economic toll.

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Timeline: What Trump Has Said And Done About The Coronavirus

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

President Trump has delivered an ever-evolving message to the American public about the coronavirus pandemic. We compare Trump's remarks and actions to his administration's.

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Examining Trump's COVID-19 Rhetoric Against Factual Evidence

Friday, April 17, 2020

President Trump is ready to reopen America — at least the parts where coronavirus is less of a problem. How has his rhetoric throughout the crisis matched with the reality on the ground?

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