July 30, 2020 - 10:30 am
Former 2016 Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain has died, a message on his blog said Thursday. He was 74. This is a developing story. Read more now.
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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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President Donald Trump
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AP News
July 23, 2020 - 5:50 pm
President Donald Trump announced he has canceled segments of the Republican National Convention scheduled for Florida next month, citing a “flare-up” of the coronavirus. Convention events will still be held in North Carolina. 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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Governor Tom Wolf speaking to reporters.
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Jim Melwert
July 01, 2020 - 5:41 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has shot down Republican state lawmakers’ attempt to force Gov. Tom Wolf to lift his emergency declaration. 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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Dr. Anthony Fauci
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Tim Jimenez
June 23, 2020 - 7:22 am
Top U.S. health officials, including top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, spoke on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning. They testified before a House committee about the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump arrives on stage to speak at a campaign rally at the BOK Center, Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla.
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AP News
June 21, 2020 - 10:48 am
President Donald Trump launched his comeback rally Saturday by defining the upcoming election as a stark choice between national heritage and left-wing radicalism. But his intended show of political force amid a pandemic featured thousands of empty seats and new coronavirus cases on his own...
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