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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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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., gestures to former Vice President Joe Biden during the second of two Democratic presidential primary debates hosted by CNN in the Fox Theatre in Detroit, July 31, 2019.
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AP News
March 09, 2020 - 8:23 am
Former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey has endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. Booker announced on Twitter early Monday that Biden will "restore honor to the Oval Office and tackle our most pressing challenges."
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President Donald Trump speaks during a FOX News Channel town hall at the Scranton Cultural Center, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Scranton, Pa.
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AP News
March 06, 2020 - 10:48 am
President Donald Trump defended the administration's response to the coronavirus and his confrontational style of name-calling political opponents as he fielded questions Thursday from select members of the public in his first TV town hall of the 2020 election cycle. Read more here.
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Elizabeth Warren
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CNN
March 05, 2020 - 10:49 am
Elizabeth Warren is dropping out of the presidential race, following another round of disappointing finishes in primary contests across the country on Super Tuesday. Read more here.
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In this March 3, 2020 photo, Democratic presidential candidate former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg waits to speak at a news conference, in the Little Havana neighborhood, in Miami.
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AP News
March 04, 2020 - 10:18 am
Billionaire Mike Bloomberg ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. It was a stunning collapse for the former New York City mayor, who had his 2020 hopes on the Super Tuesday states and drained more than $500 million of his...
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