Blank U.S. Treasury checks
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Kristen Johanson
July 27, 2020 - 5:53 pm
The extra $600 of federal aid for jobless workers ends in just a few days — even with the unemployment rate hovering near 11% nationally. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are scrambling to pull together another stimulus bill, with the focus on unemployed workers. Read more here.
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Obama and Biden
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AP News
July 23, 2020 - 4:46 pm
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama stepped up their attacks on President Donald Trump and defended their time in the White House in a new video showing their first in-person meeting since the coronavirus outbreak began. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf speaking.
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AP News
July 22, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Lebanon County filed suit Wednesday to compel Gov. Tom Wolf to release $12.8 million in federal coronavirus relief funding that he withheld after county leaders defied his shutdown orders. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Jim Melwert
July 20, 2020 - 8:13 am
An amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution that would put limits on the governor’s ability to declare emergencies is one step closer to being put before voters. Read more here.
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New Jersey Primary
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July 08, 2020 - 1:07 pm
Now that the deadline for the primary election has passed, assuming there aren't any late-night mail collections, the waiting begins. Don't expect a full slate of results for about a week in the Garden State, but there are a few races we already know. Read more here.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., joined by House Democrats spaced for social distancing, speaks during a news conference on the House East Front Steps on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 25, 2020.
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Mike Dougherty
June 26, 2020 - 9:26 am
The U.S. House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act on Thursday night with a vote mostly along party lines. Only a few Republicans supported the bill. One was a Bucks County congressman. Read more here.
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks about the coronavirus outbreak, at the Hotel Du Pont March 12, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.
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Pat Loeb
June 20, 2020 - 4:00 am
With the COVID-19 pandemic curtailing traditional campaigning, Joe Biden is staying close to his Wilmington home, and that has turned the region into a backdrop for his campaign events. Read more here.
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Parade-goers carrying rainbow flags walk down a street during the LBGTQ Pride march in New York, June 30, 2019.
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AP News
June 17, 2020 - 9:43 am
Democrats flooded Twitter and email inboxes this week with praise for the watershed Supreme Court decision shielding gay, lesbian and transgender people from job discrimination. Republicans — not so much. Read more here.
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In this March 12, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about the coronavirus in Wilmington, Del. Biden has won the last few delegates he needed to clinch the Democratic nomination for president.
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AP News
June 06, 2020 - 6:33 pm
Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf.
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Tony Romeo
May 19, 2020 - 7:40 pm
As Gov. Tom Wolf continues to resist efforts to reopen the state’s economy faster, he’s getting some pushback from members of his own party. Read more here.
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