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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on…
On March 25, Trump’s campaign sent letters to broadcasters in Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin demanding they stop airing an ad critical of Trump’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak and suggested continued airings 'could put [the] station’s license in jeopardy'
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Thu, 04/02/2020 - 22:11
In this Friday, March 27, 2020 photo provided by Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, makeshift hospital rooms stretch out along…
Coronavirus moves congressional campaigns online 
Katherine Gypson
Thu, 04/02/2020 - 17:18
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. accompanied by legislators, signs the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security bill.
House speaker also wants infrastructure spending, says US administration 'more inclined to be supportive' of that than Senate Republican leaders
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Thu, 04/02/2020 - 14:36
Democratic presidential hopefuls former US vice president Joe Biden (L) and Senator Bernie Sanders greet each other with a safe…
Uncertainty over coronavirus pushes presidential nominating event from July to August 
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Thu, 04/02/2020 - 13:04
Trump Sees His Handling of COVID-19 as Path to Reelection
President's campaign is seeking to capitalize on the image of the commander in chief holding forth during coronavirus briefings
Patsy Widakuswara, Senior White House Correspondent
Wed, 04/01/2020 - 18:01
Coronavirus Virtually Transforms US Political Campaigns
 Social distancing and other new realities are changing the way campaigns and elections are run
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Wed, 04/01/2020 - 16:27
Congressional candidates that are running for office and being supported by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee appear onstage on the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 27, 2016.
Former vice president, Trump’s likely opponent, says coronavirus may force changes at the scheduled mid-July convention or push it ahead on the calendar
Ken Bredemeier
Wed, 04/01/2020 - 12:43
In a pool photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer tells Michigan residents to stay at home…
The feud comes seven months before voters decide whether to reelect the Republican president
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Wed, 04/01/2020 - 09:37
Elliot Abrams - Press Conference USA 02-18
Trump administration is prepared to lift crippling sanctions on Venezuela in support of a new proposal to form a transitional government requiring both Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó to step aside in favor of a five-person governing council, US officials say
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Tue, 03/31/2020 - 21:38
President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House, Sunday, March 29,…
US president and chief rival Joe Biden trade jabs over the airwaves as coronavirus blocks large political rallies
Ken Bredemeier
Mon, 03/30/2020 - 16:40
President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House, March 29, 2020.
A look at some of his statements over the past week as a reality check caught up with him
FILE PHOTO: Ventilators of Hamilton Medical AG are seen at a plant in Domat/Ems, Switzerland March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd…
Trump, whose critics have accused him of trying to deflect blame over his handling of the crisis, did not cite any evidence to back his accusation that hospitals were hoarding the devices
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Sun, 03/29/2020 - 17:30
A view of the White House by night in Washington, U.S., November 16, 2019. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
What used to be a routine request for political cash could now come across as tone-deaf or tacky
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Sun, 03/29/2020 - 09:16
A street in New York's Chinatown is empty, the result of citywide restrictions calling for people to stay indoors and maintain…
'You have to get ahead of this,' governor says of virus
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Sat, 03/28/2020 - 21:37
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 27: (L-R) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), House…
President also uses wartime law to compel a major automobile manufacturer to produce ventilators for seriously ill COVID-19 patients
Steve Herman
Fri, 03/27/2020 - 17:31