Politics

Coronavirus in New Jersey
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David Madden
March 31, 2020 - 11:25 am
New Jersey's U.S. attorney and the state attorney general have teamed up to crack down on fraud stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks before he signs the coronavirus stimulus relief package in the Oval Office at the White House, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Washington.
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AP News
March 27, 2020 - 9:30 am
Acting with exceptional resolve in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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KYW Staff
March 26, 2020 - 12:04 pm
The federal government has declared a major disaster in New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy says it will bring more federal help to the hard-hit state. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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KYW Staff
March 26, 2020 - 8:07 am
Bills headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk will relax unemployment compensation rules for workers and employers and authorize $50 million to help Pennsylvania health care facilities meet the surge in need created by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. gives a thumbs up as he arrives on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Washington.
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AP News
March 26, 2020 - 6:22 am
The Senate passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Election Day
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Tony Romeo
March 24, 2020 - 7:34 pm
The Pennsylvania House gave initial approval to legislation that will move the primary election to June 2 due to the coronavirus crisis. Final votes are expected in the House and Senate on Wednesday. Read more here.
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In this image from video, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks on the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, March 21, 2020.
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AP News
March 24, 2020 - 8:41 am
Top congressional and White House officials say they expect to reach a deal Tuesday on a nearly $2 trillion measure aimed at easing the economic damage inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Sen. Kelly Loeffler, RT-Ga., speaks during a re-election campaign rally Monday, March 9, 2020, in Marietta, Ga.
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AP News
March 20, 2020 - 11:19 am
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., sold as much as $1.7 million in stocks just before the market dropped in February amid fears about the coronavirus epidemic. And he wasn't the only lawmaker to do so. Read more here.
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Tulsi Gabbard
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AP News
March 19, 2020 - 11:11 am
Hawaii congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is suspending her presidential campaign, ending a long-shot effort that saw her feuding with Hillary Clinton and raising fears among Democrats that she would mount a third-party 2020 bid. Read more here.
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Trucks stand on the highway close to the border between Austria and Hungary near Bruck an der Leitha, Austria, Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
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AP News
March 18, 2020 - 1:07 pm
President Donald Trump on Wednesday moved to invoke a federal law that allows the government to marshal the private sector to deal with the coronavirus epidemic, as the economic damage mounted with word that Detroit's Big Three automakers agreed to shut down all their factories to protect workers...
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