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Fauci to testify to U.S. Congress amid coronavirus surges, misinformation
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Fauci to testify to U.S. Congress amid coronavirus surges, misinformation

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states and political polarization competing for attention with public health recommendations, Dr.…
Biden, other Democrats push back on police defunding debate amid Trump’s attacks
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Biden, other Democrats push back on police defunding debate amid Trump’s attacks

President Donald Trump and his allies have seized on calls to “defund the police” as a dangerous example of Democratic…
Democrats propose overhaul of police oversight, procedures following U.S. protests
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Democrats propose overhaul of police oversight, procedures following U.S. protests

Democrats proposed a sweeping overhaul of police oversight and procedures Monday, an ambitious legislative response to the mass protests denouncing…
Trump vetoes ‘insulting’ Congress measure to limit military actions against Iran
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Trump vetoes ‘insulting’ Congress measure to limit military actions against Iran

President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a resolution that said he must get a nod from Congress before engaging in further military…
U.S. Senate to reconvene Monday with 100 senators amid coronavirus testing concerns
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U.S. Senate to reconvene Monday with 100 senators amid coronavirus testing concerns

Weighing the risks, the U.S. Senate will reopen on Monday as the coronavirus crisis rages and the House stays shuttered,…
U.S. Congress passes nearly $500B more in coronavirus aid for businesses, hospitals
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U.S. Congress passes nearly $500B more in coronavirus aid for businesses, hospitals

The United States Congress delivered a nearly $500 billion infusion of coronavirus spending Thursday, rushing new relief to employers and…
U.S. Senate approves near $500B COVID-19 aid package for business, healthcare
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U.S. Senate approves near $500B COVID-19 aid package for business, healthcare

A nearly US$500 billion coronavirus aid package flew through the Senate on Tuesday after Congress and the White House reached…
U.S. small businesses wait for more funding after $349B coronavirus fund dries up
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U.S. small businesses wait for more funding after $349B coronavirus fund dries up

The government’s lending program for small businesses is tapped out, and business owners who still need loans are waiting on…
Trump threatens to bypass U.S. Senate rules amid COVID-19 to appoint his nominees
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Trump threatens to bypass U.S. Senate rules amid COVID-19 to appoint his nominees

Citing the coronavirus, U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening unprecedented action — adjourning both houses of Congress — to entice…
U.S. House passes sweeping coronavirus aid package, including free testing
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U.S. House passes sweeping coronavirus aid package, including free testing

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a sweeping coronavirus aid package that includes free testing and paid sick leave…
A year after passing U.S. gun control bill, Pelosi calls on McConnell for Senate action
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A year after passing U.S. gun control bill, Pelosi calls on McConnell for Senate action

Frustrated Democrats again lambasted Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell Thursday as they marked a year of Senate inaction since the…
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