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Two More Members of Congress Test Positive for Coronavirus
2020-03-27 22:24:05
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Reps. Joe Cunningham, D-S.C., and Mike Kelly, R-Pa. are the latest members of Congress to test positive for the coronavirus. The representative from Charleston had already been in self-quarantine after learning from the attending physician of the House... Read More

2020 Elections

Entrepreneurs Hope Ally Klobuchar Has Future Role to Help Enact Their Agenda
2020 Elections
Entrepreneurs Hope Ally Klobuchar Has Future Role to Help Enact Their Agenda
2020-03-27 16:47:21
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WASHINGTON — For the past few weeks, John Dearie, the founder of the nonprofit Center for American Entrepreneurship, has clung to a dream. His handpicked co-chair of the Senate Entrepreneurship Caucus, Minnesota Democrat Amy Klobuchar, might become the next vice... Read More

Venezuela

US Indictment of Venezuela’s Maduro Carries Echoes of Noriega. Will It End the Same Way?
Venezuela
US Indictment of Venezuela’s Maduro Carries Echoes of Noriega. Will It End the Same Way?
2020-03-27 16:43:23
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MIAMI — In January of 1990, a once powerful Latin American leader stood before a Miami judge to face charges that he’d taken $4.6 million in bribes in exchange for allowing his nation to become a hub for Colombian cocaine... Read More

Opinions

Lawsuit Alleges That Williams CEO Secretly Undermined Billion Dollar Deal
Opinions
Lawsuit Alleges That Williams CEO Secretly Undermined Billion Dollar Deal
2020-03-27 13:52:57
by Samantha Hafermann

An unusual case of corporate intrigue in the energy industry is winding its way through the legal system with potentially far-reaching consequences for policing corporate governance and the bounds of mergers and acquisitions, particularly the rules of the game when... Read More

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Expert Says USMCA Will Make North American Firms More Competitive
Trade
Expert Says USMCA Will Make North American Firms More Competitive
2020-03-27 13:40:19
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Although it barely caused a ripple given the understandable focus on the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, a historic new chapter in North American commerce began two weeks ago Friday, when Canada became the third and final country to ratify... Read More

Trump Brags About China Travel Ban; Health Experts Say It’s Had Little Effect
In The News
Trump Brags About China Travel Ban; Health Experts Say It’s Had Little Effect
2020-03-27 13:36:13
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WASHINGTON — Confronted with criticism about the lagging federal response to the coronavirus crisis, President Donald Trump often boasts about his Jan. 31 decision to restrict travel from China, where the outbreak began, claiming he saved thousands of American lives.... Read More

Pelosi Vows Quick House Approval of $2 trillion Coronavirus Relief Plan
Congress
Pelosi Vows Quick House Approval of $2 trillion Coronavirus Relief Plan
2020-03-27 13:29:44
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The $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package approved by the Senate will breeze through the House in a “strong, bipartisan” vote on Friday, according to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, meaning President Donald Trump will likely be able to sign the enormous bill... Read More

US Surpasses China, Italy in Coronavirus Cases
Health
US Surpasses China, Italy in Coronavirus Cases
2020-03-27 13:24:32
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The United States has surpassed Italy and China in having the most confirmed coronavirus cases, according to a global case tracker run by Johns Hopkins University. As of Thursday afternoon, the United States was reporting more than 82,400 cases, above... Read More

EPA Backs Off Enforcing Pollution Rules as Virus Strains Work
Environment
EPA Backs Off Enforcing Pollution Rules as Virus Strains Work
2020-03-27 13:16:23
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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will temporarily relax civil enforcement of various environmental regulations, a move it says is necessary given worker shortages and travel restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic. In a memo issued Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency... Read More

Trump Campaign Threatens TV Stations Airing Ads Criticizing President’s Coronavirus Actions
Media
Trump Campaign Threatens TV Stations Airing Ads Criticizing President’s Coronavirus Actions
2020-03-27 13:13:35
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WASHINGTON — The Trump reelection campaign told TV stations they could lose their operating licenses for airing an ad criticizing the president’s actions in the coronavirus crisis — a challenge that may be more bluster than actual threat. President Donald... Read More

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