Politics

Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
March 18, 2020 - 11:32 am
Republicans are claiming victory and Democrats conceding defeat in three special elections Tuesday to fill empty seats in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Read more here.
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Henry Williams receives his ballot from first time election judge Kimberly Sims at United Faith Baptist Church in Rockford, Ill., Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
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AP News
March 18, 2020 - 9:45 am
Voting rights groups and the head of the Democratic National Committee want the states with remaining primary elections to offer voting by mail as a way to ensure that voters can safely cast their ballots amid the coronavirus outbreak. A quick and easy fix? Not always. Read more here.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden, participates in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios.
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AP News
March 17, 2020 - 8:12 pm
Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona on Tuesday, increasingly pulling away with a Democratic presidential primary upended by the coronavirus and building pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his campaign. Read more here.
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Hand sanitizer at polls
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Paul Kurtz
March 17, 2020 - 4:23 pm
Voters showed up to perform their civic duty for a special election in Bucks County, but not everyone was thrilled to leave the house during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
March 17, 2020 - 2:07 pm
An $8.3 billion stimulus package that passed the U.S. House over the weekend is waiting for action from the Senate. It’s the second of two bills aimed at attacking the coronavirus pandemic, and there will be more coming. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
March 16, 2020 - 11:27 am
Despite Gov. Tom Wolf’s call for people to avoid gathering in public places, a special election for a state House seat in Bucks County is still scheduled for Tuesday. Read more here.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington, Sunday, March 15, 2020.
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AP News
March 16, 2020 - 8:58 am
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders sought in the Democratic debate to cast themselves as best-positioned to lead the nation through a global pandemic, uniting in their criticism of President Donald Trump's response to the fast-moving coronavirus but diverging in how they would...
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Louisiana state officials discuss coronavirus protocols
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AP News
March 13, 2020 - 1:19 pm
Louisiana's chief elections officer asked the governor to postpone the state's April presidential primary election for two months because of the coronavirus, as the number of residents who tested positive continued to grow. Read more here.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a session prior to voting for constitutional amendments at the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 10, 2020.
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 8:58 am
The Russian parliament approved a sweeping constitutional reform in the third and final reading Wednesday, a move that will allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power for another 12 years after his current term ends in 2024. Read more here.
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Joe Biden, with Jill Biden at his side, gives remarks at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia after his 'Big Tuesday' primary election night campaign event in Ohio was cancelled due to coronavirus concerns.
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Tim Jimenez
March 11, 2020 - 7:34 am
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden had a big night Tuesday, taking four primaries, including the battleground state of Michigan. Because of concerns over the new coronavirus, his campaign cancelled a rally previously scheduled to happen Tuesday night in Cleveland, and the former vice...
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