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Pelosi announces select committee to oversee U.S. coronavirus relief

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   6 articles

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she will form a bipartisan select committee on the coronavirus crisis to oversee the spending of $2.3...
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Pelosi announces select committee to oversee U.S. coronavirus relief

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   6 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she will form a bipartisan select committee on the coronavirus crisis to oversee the spending...
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How the bailout could create another AIG scandal

How the bailout could create another AIG scandal

2 hours ago   |   Politico

Most big companies that take advantage of the $500 billion corporate bailout in last week's coronavirus relief bill are unlikely to face restrictions against firing workers or...
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Democrats want FCC to reject Trump campaign threat to broadcasters

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

Two top Democrats in Congress on Thursday asked Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to reassure broadcasters the agency will not revoke their licenses for...
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MeToo, but not this time? Hashtag champion actress Alyssa Milano slammed for hypocrisy on Biden assault claims

MeToo, but not this time? Hashtag champion actress Alyssa Milano slammed for hypocrisy on Biden assault claims

3 hours ago   |   RT

Resistance heroine Alyssa Milano is being raked over the coals for backing Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden despite sexual assault allegations, and she's not the...
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Pelosi to form bipartisan panel to oversee $2 trillion coronavirus relief

3 hours ago   |   National Post   |   6 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she will form a bipartisan select committee on the coronavirus crisis to oversee the spending...
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Pelosi announces new select committee to oversee coronavirus response

3 hours ago   |   The Washington Post   |   6 articles

Now that Congress has passed and President Trump has signed a $2 trillion rescue package for the coronavirus epidemic, oversight of the massive legislation emerges as an early...
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DCCC Expands Offensive House Battlefield, Adds Sri Preston Kulkarni to ‘Red to Blue' Program

4 hours ago   |   DCCC   |   2 articles

Today, DCCC Chairwoman Cheri Bustos announced the committee is pushing even further into Republican-held territory by adding AR-02 and OH-10 to the DCCC's offensive...
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Durbin denies Congress is rescuing airline shareholders with $50 billion bailout

4 hours ago   |   CNBC

Durbin says airline shareholders have not reaped benefits from a $50 billion bailout Congress passed as part of its coronavirus relief bill.
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Nearly $3 Billion in Coronavirus Aid to Be Used to Shelter, Provide Testing to the Homeless

4 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

The Trump administration said Thursday it is distributing about $3 billion in the first round of coronavirus aid to help the homeless find emergency shelter and communities...
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Democratic National Convention Pushed Back A Month, And The Format May Change

Democratic National Convention Pushed Back A Month, And The Format May Change

The convention in Milwaukee, set for July, has been rescheduled for mid-August because of the coronavirus. (Image credit: Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Robert Kraft uses Patriots plane to get 1.2 million masks from China for...

Robert Kraft uses Patriots plane to get 1.2 million masks from China for health care workers

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is stepping in to help medical professionals who are caring for coronavirus patients. Read more ...

6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, a record...

6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, a record high as coronavirus takes its toll

Millions more Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, as businesses continue to lay off and furlough workers amid the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

Pelosi To Create Bipartisan Committee To Oversee Coronavirus Response

Pelosi To Create Bipartisan Committee To Oversee Coronavirus Response

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the new House select committee will focus on accountability and transparency as the government approves new spending and programs... Read more ...

National coronavirus updates: US death toll tops 5,000, including more than...

National coronavirus updates: US death toll tops 5,000, including more than 2,000 in New York state

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday cited a model that showed as many as 16,000 New Yorkers could die from the virus. Read more ...

Tom Brady moving into Derek Jeter's Tampa mansion

Tom Brady moving into Derek Jeter's Tampa mansion

That's what millionaire friends are for. Newly signed Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is moving his family into Derek Jeter's 30,000-square foot compound on Davis Islands in... Read more ...

Kremlin says no talks with Saudi Arabia happened, after Trump's tweets claim...

Kremlin says no talks with Saudi Arabia happened, after Trump's tweets claim Moscow and Riyadh will cut oil production

US President Donald Trump has said he expects that Russia and Saudi Arabia could drastically curtail their oil output after a conversation between the two nations' leaders... Read more ...

A record 6.6 million seek U.S. jobless aid as layoffs mount

A record 6.6 million seek U.S. jobless aid as layoffs mount

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Indiana reports 78 COVID-19-related deaths as state's cases reach over 3,000

Indiana reports 78 COVID-19-related deaths as state's cases reach over 3,000

Thirteen more people have died in Indiana from coronavirus-related illnesses, raising the state's virus death toll to 78. Read more ...

Biden campaign says it will arrange call with President Trump about coronavirus

Biden campaign says it will arrange call with President Trump about coronavirus

A phone call between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is in the works to discuss the coronavirus. Read more ...