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Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus 'hazard pay' proposal

Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus 'hazard pay' proposal

Tuesday, Senator Gary Peters unveiled proposed legislation to "provide pandemic premium pay to reward, retain and recruit frontline and essential workers." Read full article: Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus ...→

Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus 'hazard pay' proposal

Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus 'hazard pay' proposal

Tuesday, Senator Gary Peters unveiled proposed legislation to "provide pandemic premium pay to reward, retain and recruit frontline and essential workers." Read full article: Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus ...→

Graham slams Democrats who criticized Senate hearings on Russia investigation: 'This is hypocrisy run amok'

Graham slams Democrats who criticized Senate hearings on Russia investigation: 'This is hypocrisy run amok'

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told "The Story" Thursday that Democrats on the panel who have criticized his hearings on the Obama [...] Read full article: Graham slams Democrats who criticized Se...→

Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for Warehouse Workers

Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for Warehouse Workers

Amazon announced this week that it is ending its two-dollar pay increase for warehouse workers instituted after the outbreak of the Chinese virus. Meanwhile, A [...] Read full article: Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for W...→

Coronavirus forcing gloves off in Kennedy, Markey U.S. Senate battle

Coronavirus forcing gloves off in Kennedy, Markey U.S. Senate battle

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III will face off at 7 p.m. Monday in their first debate since February as they attempt to draw attention [...] Read full article: Coronavirus forcing gloves off in Kenned...→

Pennsylvania lawmaker tears into GOP after colleague tests positive for coronavirus, doesn't tell Democrats

Pennsylvania lawmaker tears into GOP after colleague tests positive for coronavirus, doesn't tell Democrats

State Rep. Brian Sims tore into his GOP colleagues after learning that the Republican speaker of the House informed his party but not Democrats that a member o [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania lawmaker tears into GOP aft...→

2020 Senate races: The seats Democrats and Republicans are hoping to flip

2020 Senate races: The seats Democrats and Republicans are hoping to flip

There are 35 seats up for election in 2020, and Democrats are hoping to crack the GOP's slim 53-47 majority in November. Read full article: 2020 Senate races: The seats Democrats a...→

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

A fourth coronavirus stimulus package could pass Congress next month but will be significantly smaller than the historic spending measures seen so far, Senate [...] Read full article: McConnell: Senate will work on coronavir...→

Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay for essential workers

Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay for essential workers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday renewed his call for federal hazard pay for front-line essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay...→

The Coronavirus Is Deadliest Where Democrats Live

The Coronavirus Is Deadliest Where Democrats Live

Beyond perception and ideology, there are starkly different realities for red and blue America right now. Read full article: The Coronavirus Is Deadliest Where Democ...→

Cut sports? Trim coaches’ pay? A look at Gophers’ financial solutions amid coronavirus

Cut sports? Trim coaches’ pay? A look at Gophers’ financial solutions amid coronavirus

Gophers women’s soccer coach Stefanie Golan watched bits and pieces of last weekend’s televised games in Germany’s top league, the Bundesliga, the first ones s [...] Read full article: Cut sports? Trim coaches’ pay? A look at...→

Hayward City Personnel To Take Pay Cuts, Forego Raises In Wake Of Coronavirus Crisis

Hayward City Personnel To Take Pay Cuts, Forego Raises In Wake Of Coronavirus Crisis

So far, Hayward fire personnel including firefighters and the city manager have agreed to give up planned pay raises. Read full article: Hayward City Personnel To Take Pay Cuts,...→

Top Democrats want Trump to order flags at half-staff for coronavirus dead

Top Democrats want Trump to order flags at half-staff for coronavirus dead

Top congressional Democrats have written to President Trump asking him to order that flags be lowered to half staff to honor Americans who died during the coro [...] Read full article: Top Democrats want Trump to order flags ...→

All 50 States Unveil Plans To Ease Coronavirus Restrictions By Memorial Day

All 50 States Unveil Plans To Ease Coronavirus Restrictions By Memorial Day

As Memorial Day approaches, every state in the Union has introduced steps to lift some of the safety orders put in place to reduce the spread of Covid-19, thou [...] Read full article: All 50 States Unveil Plans To Ease Coron...→

Hispanic Democrats tell Trump to stop deportations during coronavirus

Hispanic Democrats in Congress begged the Trump administration on Wednesday to stop all deportations, saying the U.S. could actually be spreading the coronavir [...] Read full article: Hispanic Democrats tell Trump to stop de...→

Viral divide: 43% of Republicans, 8% of Democrats say worst of coronavirus crisis is over

Viral divide: 43% of Republicans, 8% of Democrats say worst of coronavirus crisis is over

When will the coronavirus pandemic end? That depends on who you ask, and the differences of opinion between Republicans and Democrats on the matter are stark. Read full article: Viral divide: 43% of Republicans, 8% of ...→

President Trump urges Senate Republicans to “be tough” on Democrats

President Trump urges Senate Republicans to “be tough” on Democrats

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump arrived on Capitol Hill on Tuesday for perhaps one of the larger social gatherings still happening in Washington amid the c [...] Read full article: President Trump urges Senate Republicans...→

Senate Democrats hold moment of silence in memory of George Floyd

Senate Democrats hold moment of silence in memory of George Floyd

Senate Democrats gathered in Emancipation Hall in the capitol building for a moment of silence in memory of the lives of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonn [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats hold moment of silence ...→

Democrats, on coronavirus vaccine, emerge as sheep

Democrats, on coronavirus vaccine, emerge as sheep

A new poll from ABC News/Washington Post found 71% of Americans would either definitely or probably take a vaccine against the coronavirus — but that group is [...] Read full article: Democrats, on coronavirus vaccine, emerg...→

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Partisan bickering and Senate disputes over the HEROES Act have placed doubt on when -- or if -- Americans will receive a second coronavirus relief stimulus ch [...] Read full article: Second stimulus check update: Here's wha...→

Some countries are offering to pay tourists to visit after coronavirus

Some countries are offering to pay tourists to visit after coronavirus

With flights grounded and borders closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, several countries are offering to pay tourists to visit once the crisis is over, accord [...] Read full article: Some countries are offering to pay touri...→

Democrats ding Trump on coronavirus testing after HHS report

Democrats ding Trump on coronavirus testing after HHS report

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., slammed the Trump administration on Monday for what they say is the lac [...] Read full article: Democrats ding Trump on coronavirus test...→

Trump: Democrats Trying to Exploit Coronavirus for Vote-by-Mail 'Scam'

Trump: Democrats Trying to Exploit Coronavirus for Vote-by-Mail 'Scam'

President Donald Trump said Democrats are attempting to use the coronavirus pandemic to push mail-in ballot plans for the November election. Read full article: Trump: Democrats Trying to Exploit Coron...→

San Francisco Custodian Testifies Before Senate About Job Safety During Coronavirus Pandemic

San Francisco Custodian Testifies Before Senate About Job Safety During Coronavirus Pandemic

A custodian from San Francisco testified remotely before a Senate subcommittee hearing Thursday about the impact of coronavirus on essential workers. Read full article: San Francisco Custodian Testifies Before...→

Cubs Institute Pay Cuts During Coronavirus Shutdown

Cubs Institute Pay Cuts During Coronavirus Shutdown

The Chicago Cubs are trimming payroll while they await word on the fate of the Major League Baseball season. Read full article: Cubs Institute Pay Cuts During Coronavir...→

Deliberative Senate declines to debate more coronavirus aid

As Americans confront a crisis unlike any in modern times, the world’s greatest deliberative body is doing almost anything but deliberate the coronavirus. Read full article: Deliberative Senate declines to debate m...→

Republicans, Democrats pour millions into Montana as state emerges as battleground for control of the Senate

Republicans, Democrats pour millions into Montana as state emerges as battleground for control of the Senate

"Democrats are really expanding the Senate map. One of the reasons they've been able to do that is because they have good candidates," said one election foreca [...] Read full article: Republicans, Democrats pour millions int...→

As U.S.-China tensions over coronavirus grow, Senate passes bill that hits at Chinese-owned companies

As U.S.-China tensions over coronavirus grow, Senate passes bill that hits at Chinese-owned companies

The measure, approved by unanimous consent, would bar companies under foreign government control from appearing on U.S. stock exchanges. Read full article: As U.S.-China tensions over coronavirus ...→

Lewis sues Walz, saying coronavirus orders hindering his Senate campaign

Lewis sues Walz, saying coronavirus orders hindering his Senate campaign

Former Minnesota congressman Jason Lewis, a Republican challenging U.S. Sen. Tina Smith, has filed a federal lawsuit claiming Gov. Tim Walz’s coronavirus emerg [...] Read full article: Lewis sues Walz, saying coronavirus orde...→

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm former White House aide Brian Miller as the new special inspector general on coronavirus spending, despite strong Democrati [...] Read full article: Senate confirms inspector general for co...→

78% of Democrats say coronavirus news coverage has been mostly accurate, while 52% of Republicans say it's inaccurate

78% of Democrats say coronavirus news coverage has been mostly accurate, while 52% of Republicans say it's inaccurate

News stories about the virus are viewed as mostly accurate by 78 percent of Democratic voters, according to poll numbers released Friday. Read full article: 78% of Democrats say coronavirus news co...→

Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy, Cards Employers Gifted Them Instead of Hazard Pay

Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy, Cards Employers Gifted Them Instead of Hazard Pay

A Twitter user caused an uproar on the social media platform after she posted a photo of a note and bag of candy her best friend received from his Walmart mana [...] Read full article: Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy,...→

Hazard pay is ending for many essential workers despite ongoing hazard they face

Hazard pay is ending for many essential workers despite ongoing hazard they face

Many essential workers are struggling with the question: why is hazard pay over when the hazard of the pandemic is not? Read full article: Hazard pay is ending for many essential ...→

Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's focus on nominees during the coronavirus crisis has rankled his Democratic colleagues. Read full article: Judicial machine chugs along in Senate a...→

Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government to provide hazard pay for front-line workers - LIVE VIDEO

Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government to provide hazard pay for front-line workers - LIVE VIDEO

- Gov. Cuomo is at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. Following a wreath ceremony, Cuomo observes a moment of silence to mark Memorial Da [...] Read full article: Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government t...→

Why Democrats think they can turn an Iowa Senate seat blue

Why Democrats think they can turn an Iowa Senate seat blue

The national party must first shepherd its chosen candidate, Theresa Greenfield, through an increasingly tricky primary. Read full article: Why Democrats think they can turn an Iow...→

A grizzly-fighting, independent doctor from Alaska could help Democrats turn the Senate blue

A grizzly-fighting, independent doctor from Alaska could help Democrats turn the Senate blue

Between recently out fundraising his opponent, the state's political makeup, and the absence of a Democratic candidate, the independent has caught the eye of t [...] Read full article: A grizzly-fighting, independent doctor f...→

Ex-Illinois Senate president’s cash giveaway to help 2 Democrats charged with corruption

Ex-Illinois Senate president’s cash giveaway to help 2 Democrats charged with corruption

Just before leaving office, John Cullerton gave $92,000 from 2 political funds to his distant cousin Thomas Cullerton and Martin Sandoval for their criminal de [...] Read full article: Ex-Illinois Senate president’s cash give...→

94% of Democrats Think A Second Coronavirus Wave Is Coming

94% of Democrats Think A Second Coronavirus Wave Is Coming

Democrats overwhelming think a second wave of infection is coming later this year. That could be a drag on the economy and hold back the recovery. | Economy Read full article: 94% of Democrats Think A Second Coronavi...→

Germany and France role out multibillion-dollar proposal to aid EU countries stricken by coronavirus

Germany and France role out multibillion-dollar proposal to aid EU countries stricken by coronavirus

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron announced an initiative Monday that would aid the European Union (EU) as it works to fight [...] Read full article: Germany and France role out multibillion...→

Graham slams Democrats who criticized Senate hearings on Russia investigation: 'This is hypocrisy run amok'

Graham slams Democrats who criticized Senate hearings on Russia investigation: 'This is hypocrisy run amok'

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told "The Story" Thursday that Democrats on the panel who have criticized his hearings on the Obama [...] Read full article: Graham slams Democrats who criticized Se...→

Democrats, on coronavirus vaccine, emerge as sheep

Democrats, on coronavirus vaccine, emerge as sheep

A new poll from ABC News/Washington Post found 71% of Americans would either definitely or probably take a vaccine against the coronavirus — but that group is [...] Read full article: Democrats, on coronavirus vaccine, emerg...→

Coronavirus forcing gloves off in Kennedy, Markey U.S. Senate battle

Coronavirus forcing gloves off in Kennedy, Markey U.S. Senate battle

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III will face off at 7 p.m. Monday in their first debate since February as they attempt to draw attention [...] Read full article: Coronavirus forcing gloves off in Kenned...→

78% of Democrats say coronavirus news coverage has been mostly accurate, while 52% of Republicans say it's inaccurate

78% of Democrats say coronavirus news coverage has been mostly accurate, while 52% of Republicans say it's inaccurate

News stories about the virus are viewed as mostly accurate by 78 percent of Democratic voters, according to poll numbers released Friday. Read full article: 78% of Democrats say coronavirus news co...→

2020 Senate races: The seats Democrats and Republicans are hoping to flip

2020 Senate races: The seats Democrats and Republicans are hoping to flip

There are 35 seats up for election in 2020, and Democrats are hoping to crack the GOP's slim 53-47 majority in November. Read full article: 2020 Senate races: The seats Democrats a...→

Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy, Cards Employers Gifted Them Instead of Hazard Pay

Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy, Cards Employers Gifted Them Instead of Hazard Pay

A Twitter user caused an uproar on the social media platform after she posted a photo of a note and bag of candy her best friend received from his Walmart mana [...] Read full article: Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy,...→

Some countries are offering to pay tourists to visit after coronavirus

Some countries are offering to pay tourists to visit after coronavirus

With flights grounded and borders closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, several countries are offering to pay tourists to visit once the crisis is over, accord [...] Read full article: Some countries are offering to pay touri...→

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

A fourth coronavirus stimulus package could pass Congress next month but will be significantly smaller than the historic spending measures seen so far, Senate [...] Read full article: McConnell: Senate will work on coronavir...→

Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's focus on nominees during the coronavirus crisis has rankled his Democratic colleagues. Read full article: Judicial machine chugs along in Senate a...→

Democrats ding Trump on coronavirus testing after HHS report

Democrats ding Trump on coronavirus testing after HHS report

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., slammed the Trump administration on Monday for what they say is the lac [...] Read full article: Democrats ding Trump on coronavirus test...→

The Coronavirus Is Deadliest Where Democrats Live

The Coronavirus Is Deadliest Where Democrats Live

Beyond perception and ideology, there are starkly different realities for red and blue America right now. Read full article: The Coronavirus Is Deadliest Where Democ...→

Why Democrats think they can turn an Iowa Senate seat blue

Why Democrats think they can turn an Iowa Senate seat blue

The national party must first shepherd its chosen candidate, Theresa Greenfield, through an increasingly tricky primary. Read full article: Why Democrats think they can turn an Iow...→

San Francisco Custodian Testifies Before Senate About Job Safety During Coronavirus Pandemic

San Francisco Custodian Testifies Before Senate About Job Safety During Coronavirus Pandemic

A custodian from San Francisco testified remotely before a Senate subcommittee hearing Thursday about the impact of coronavirus on essential workers. Read full article: San Francisco Custodian Testifies Before...→

Hayward City Personnel To Take Pay Cuts, Forego Raises In Wake Of Coronavirus Crisis

Hayward City Personnel To Take Pay Cuts, Forego Raises In Wake Of Coronavirus Crisis

So far, Hayward fire personnel including firefighters and the city manager have agreed to give up planned pay raises. Read full article: Hayward City Personnel To Take Pay Cuts,...→

Ex-Illinois Senate president’s cash giveaway to help 2 Democrats charged with corruption

Ex-Illinois Senate president’s cash giveaway to help 2 Democrats charged with corruption

Just before leaving office, John Cullerton gave $92,000 from 2 political funds to his distant cousin Thomas Cullerton and Martin Sandoval for their criminal de [...] Read full article: Ex-Illinois Senate president’s cash give...→

Deliberative Senate declines to debate more coronavirus aid

As Americans confront a crisis unlike any in modern times, the world’s greatest deliberative body is doing almost anything but deliberate the coronavirus. Read full article: Deliberative Senate declines to debate m...→

All 50 States Unveil Plans To Ease Coronavirus Restrictions By Memorial Day

All 50 States Unveil Plans To Ease Coronavirus Restrictions By Memorial Day

As Memorial Day approaches, every state in the Union has introduced steps to lift some of the safety orders put in place to reduce the spread of Covid-19, thou [...] Read full article: All 50 States Unveil Plans To Ease Coron...→

As U.S.-China tensions over coronavirus grow, Senate passes bill that hits at Chinese-owned companies

As U.S.-China tensions over coronavirus grow, Senate passes bill that hits at Chinese-owned companies

The measure, approved by unanimous consent, would bar companies under foreign government control from appearing on U.S. stock exchanges. Read full article: As U.S.-China tensions over coronavirus ...→

Viral divide: 43% of Republicans, 8% of Democrats say worst of coronavirus crisis is over

Viral divide: 43% of Republicans, 8% of Democrats say worst of coronavirus crisis is over

When will the coronavirus pandemic end? That depends on who you ask, and the differences of opinion between Republicans and Democrats on the matter are stark. Read full article: Viral divide: 43% of Republicans, 8% of ...→

Germany and France role out multibillion-dollar proposal to aid EU countries stricken by coronavirus

Germany and France role out multibillion-dollar proposal to aid EU countries stricken by coronavirus

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron announced an initiative Monday that would aid the European Union (EU) as it works to fight [...] Read full article: Germany and France role out multibillion...→

Lewis sues Walz, saying coronavirus orders hindering his Senate campaign

Lewis sues Walz, saying coronavirus orders hindering his Senate campaign

Former Minnesota congressman Jason Lewis, a Republican challenging U.S. Sen. Tina Smith, has filed a federal lawsuit claiming Gov. Tim Walz’s coronavirus emerg [...] Read full article: Lewis sues Walz, saying coronavirus orde...→

Senate Democrats hold moment of silence in memory of George Floyd

Senate Democrats hold moment of silence in memory of George Floyd

Senate Democrats gathered in Emancipation Hall in the capitol building for a moment of silence in memory of the lives of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonn [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats hold moment of silence ...→

Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for Warehouse Workers

Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for Warehouse Workers

Amazon announced this week that it is ending its two-dollar pay increase for warehouse workers instituted after the outbreak of the Chinese virus. Meanwhile, A [...] Read full article: Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for W...→

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm former White House aide Brian Miller as the new special inspector general on coronavirus spending, despite strong Democrati [...] Read full article: Senate confirms inspector general for co...→

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Partisan bickering and Senate disputes over the HEROES Act have placed doubt on when -- or if -- Americans will receive a second coronavirus relief stimulus ch [...] Read full article: Second stimulus check update: Here's wha...→

Pennsylvania lawmaker tears into GOP after colleague tests positive for coronavirus, doesn't tell Democrats

Pennsylvania lawmaker tears into GOP after colleague tests positive for coronavirus, doesn't tell Democrats

State Rep. Brian Sims tore into his GOP colleagues after learning that the Republican speaker of the House informed his party but not Democrats that a member o [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania lawmaker tears into GOP aft...→

Hazard pay is ending for many essential workers despite ongoing hazard they face

Hazard pay is ending for many essential workers despite ongoing hazard they face

Many essential workers are struggling with the question: why is hazard pay over when the hazard of the pandemic is not? Read full article: Hazard pay is ending for many essential ...→

Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay for essential workers

Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay for essential workers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday renewed his call for federal hazard pay for front-line essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay...→

Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government to provide hazard pay for front-line workers - LIVE VIDEO

Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government to provide hazard pay for front-line workers - LIVE VIDEO

- Gov. Cuomo is at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. Following a wreath ceremony, Cuomo observes a moment of silence to mark Memorial Da [...] Read full article: Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government t...→

Trump: Democrats Trying to Exploit Coronavirus for Vote-by-Mail 'Scam'

Trump: Democrats Trying to Exploit Coronavirus for Vote-by-Mail 'Scam'

President Donald Trump said Democrats are attempting to use the coronavirus pandemic to push mail-in ballot plans for the November election. Read full article: Trump: Democrats Trying to Exploit Coron...→

Cut sports? Trim coaches’ pay? A look at Gophers’ financial solutions amid coronavirus

Cut sports? Trim coaches’ pay? A look at Gophers’ financial solutions amid coronavirus

Gophers women’s soccer coach Stefanie Golan watched bits and pieces of last weekend’s televised games in Germany’s top league, the Bundesliga, the first ones s [...] Read full article: Cut sports? Trim coaches’ pay? A look at...→

A grizzly-fighting, independent doctor from Alaska could help Democrats turn the Senate blue

A grizzly-fighting, independent doctor from Alaska could help Democrats turn the Senate blue

Between recently out fundraising his opponent, the state's political makeup, and the absence of a Democratic candidate, the independent has caught the eye of t [...] Read full article: A grizzly-fighting, independent doctor f...→

Cubs Institute Pay Cuts During Coronavirus Shutdown

Cubs Institute Pay Cuts During Coronavirus Shutdown

The Chicago Cubs are trimming payroll while they await word on the fate of the Major League Baseball season. Read full article: Cubs Institute Pay Cuts During Coronavir...→

Top Democrats want Trump to order flags at half-staff for coronavirus dead

Top Democrats want Trump to order flags at half-staff for coronavirus dead

Top congressional Democrats have written to President Trump asking him to order that flags be lowered to half staff to honor Americans who died during the coro [...] Read full article: Top Democrats want Trump to order flags ...→

94% of Democrats Think A Second Coronavirus Wave Is Coming

94% of Democrats Think A Second Coronavirus Wave Is Coming

Democrats overwhelming think a second wave of infection is coming later this year. That could be a drag on the economy and hold back the recovery. | Economy Read full article: 94% of Democrats Think A Second Coronavi...→

Republicans, Democrats pour millions into Montana as state emerges as battleground for control of the Senate

Republicans, Democrats pour millions into Montana as state emerges as battleground for control of the Senate

"Democrats are really expanding the Senate map. One of the reasons they've been able to do that is because they have good candidates," said one election foreca [...] Read full article: Republicans, Democrats pour millions int...→

Hispanic Democrats tell Trump to stop deportations during coronavirus

Hispanic Democrats in Congress begged the Trump administration on Wednesday to stop all deportations, saying the U.S. could actually be spreading the coronavir [...] Read full article: Hispanic Democrats tell Trump to stop de...→

President Trump urges Senate Republicans to “be tough” on Democrats

President Trump urges Senate Republicans to “be tough” on Democrats

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump arrived on Capitol Hill on Tuesday for perhaps one of the larger social gatherings still happening in Washington amid the c [...] Read full article: President Trump urges Senate Republicans...→

Graham slams Democrats who criticized Senate hearings on Russia investigation: 'This is hypocrisy run amok'

Graham slams Democrats who criticized Senate hearings on Russia investigation: 'This is hypocrisy run amok'

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told "The Story" Thursday that Democrats on the panel who have criticized his hearings on the Obama [...] Read full article: Graham slams Democrats who criticized Se...→

Senate Democrats hold moment of silence in memory of George Floyd

Senate Democrats hold moment of silence in memory of George Floyd

Senate Democrats gathered in Emancipation Hall in the capitol building for a moment of silence in memory of the lives of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonn [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats hold moment of silence ...→

Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for Warehouse Workers

Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for Warehouse Workers

Amazon announced this week that it is ending its two-dollar pay increase for warehouse workers instituted after the outbreak of the Chinese virus. Meanwhile, A [...] Read full article: Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for W...→

Democrats, on coronavirus vaccine, emerge as sheep

Democrats, on coronavirus vaccine, emerge as sheep

A new poll from ABC News/Washington Post found 71% of Americans would either definitely or probably take a vaccine against the coronavirus — but that group is [...] Read full article: Democrats, on coronavirus vaccine, emerg...→

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm former White House aide Brian Miller as the new special inspector general on coronavirus spending, despite strong Democrati [...] Read full article: Senate confirms inspector general for co...→

Coronavirus forcing gloves off in Kennedy, Markey U.S. Senate battle

Coronavirus forcing gloves off in Kennedy, Markey U.S. Senate battle

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III will face off at 7 p.m. Monday in their first debate since February as they attempt to draw attention [...] Read full article: Coronavirus forcing gloves off in Kenned...→

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Partisan bickering and Senate disputes over the HEROES Act have placed doubt on when -- or if -- Americans will receive a second coronavirus relief stimulus ch [...] Read full article: Second stimulus check update: Here's wha...→

78% of Democrats say coronavirus news coverage has been mostly accurate, while 52% of Republicans say it's inaccurate

78% of Democrats say coronavirus news coverage has been mostly accurate, while 52% of Republicans say it's inaccurate

News stories about the virus are viewed as mostly accurate by 78 percent of Democratic voters, according to poll numbers released Friday. Read full article: 78% of Democrats say coronavirus news co...→

Pennsylvania lawmaker tears into GOP after colleague tests positive for coronavirus, doesn't tell Democrats

Pennsylvania lawmaker tears into GOP after colleague tests positive for coronavirus, doesn't tell Democrats

State Rep. Brian Sims tore into his GOP colleagues after learning that the Republican speaker of the House informed his party but not Democrats that a member o [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania lawmaker tears into GOP aft...→

2020 Senate races: The seats Democrats and Republicans are hoping to flip

2020 Senate races: The seats Democrats and Republicans are hoping to flip

There are 35 seats up for election in 2020, and Democrats are hoping to crack the GOP's slim 53-47 majority in November. Read full article: 2020 Senate races: The seats Democrats a...→

Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy, Cards Employers Gifted Them Instead of Hazard Pay

Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy, Cards Employers Gifted Them Instead of Hazard Pay

A Twitter user caused an uproar on the social media platform after she posted a photo of a note and bag of candy her best friend received from his Walmart mana [...] Read full article: Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy,...→

Some countries are offering to pay tourists to visit after coronavirus

Some countries are offering to pay tourists to visit after coronavirus

With flights grounded and borders closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, several countries are offering to pay tourists to visit once the crisis is over, accord [...] Read full article: Some countries are offering to pay touri...→

Hazard pay is ending for many essential workers despite ongoing hazard they face

Hazard pay is ending for many essential workers despite ongoing hazard they face

Many essential workers are struggling with the question: why is hazard pay over when the hazard of the pandemic is not? Read full article: Hazard pay is ending for many essential ...→

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

A fourth coronavirus stimulus package could pass Congress next month but will be significantly smaller than the historic spending measures seen so far, Senate [...] Read full article: McConnell: Senate will work on coronavir...→

Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Judicial machine chugs along in Senate amid coronavirus pandemic

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's focus on nominees during the coronavirus crisis has rankled his Democratic colleagues. Read full article: Judicial machine chugs along in Senate a...→

Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay for essential workers

Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay for essential workers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday renewed his call for federal hazard pay for front-line essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay...→

Democrats ding Trump on coronavirus testing after HHS report

Democrats ding Trump on coronavirus testing after HHS report

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., slammed the Trump administration on Monday for what they say is the lac [...] Read full article: Democrats ding Trump on coronavirus test...→

Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government to provide hazard pay for front-line workers - LIVE VIDEO

Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government to provide hazard pay for front-line workers - LIVE VIDEO

- Gov. Cuomo is at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. Following a wreath ceremony, Cuomo observes a moment of silence to mark Memorial Da [...] Read full article: Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government t...→

The Coronavirus Is Deadliest Where Democrats Live

The Coronavirus Is Deadliest Where Democrats Live

Beyond perception and ideology, there are starkly different realities for red and blue America right now. Read full article: The Coronavirus Is Deadliest Where Democ...→

Trump: Democrats Trying to Exploit Coronavirus for Vote-by-Mail 'Scam'

Trump: Democrats Trying to Exploit Coronavirus for Vote-by-Mail 'Scam'

President Donald Trump said Democrats are attempting to use the coronavirus pandemic to push mail-in ballot plans for the November election. Read full article: Trump: Democrats Trying to Exploit Coron...→

Why Democrats think they can turn an Iowa Senate seat blue

Why Democrats think they can turn an Iowa Senate seat blue

The national party must first shepherd its chosen candidate, Theresa Greenfield, through an increasingly tricky primary. Read full article: Why Democrats think they can turn an Iow...→

Cut sports? Trim coaches’ pay? A look at Gophers’ financial solutions amid coronavirus

Cut sports? Trim coaches’ pay? A look at Gophers’ financial solutions amid coronavirus

Gophers women’s soccer coach Stefanie Golan watched bits and pieces of last weekend’s televised games in Germany’s top league, the Bundesliga, the first ones s [...] Read full article: Cut sports? Trim coaches’ pay? A look at...→

San Francisco Custodian Testifies Before Senate About Job Safety During Coronavirus Pandemic

San Francisco Custodian Testifies Before Senate About Job Safety During Coronavirus Pandemic

A custodian from San Francisco testified remotely before a Senate subcommittee hearing Thursday about the impact of coronavirus on essential workers. Read full article: San Francisco Custodian Testifies Before...→

A grizzly-fighting, independent doctor from Alaska could help Democrats turn the Senate blue

A grizzly-fighting, independent doctor from Alaska could help Democrats turn the Senate blue

Between recently out fundraising his opponent, the state's political makeup, and the absence of a Democratic candidate, the independent has caught the eye of t [...] Read full article: A grizzly-fighting, independent doctor f...→

Hayward City Personnel To Take Pay Cuts, Forego Raises In Wake Of Coronavirus Crisis

Hayward City Personnel To Take Pay Cuts, Forego Raises In Wake Of Coronavirus Crisis

So far, Hayward fire personnel including firefighters and the city manager have agreed to give up planned pay raises. Read full article: Hayward City Personnel To Take Pay Cuts,...→

Cubs Institute Pay Cuts During Coronavirus Shutdown

Cubs Institute Pay Cuts During Coronavirus Shutdown

The Chicago Cubs are trimming payroll while they await word on the fate of the Major League Baseball season. Read full article: Cubs Institute Pay Cuts During Coronavir...→

Ex-Illinois Senate president’s cash giveaway to help 2 Democrats charged with corruption

Ex-Illinois Senate president’s cash giveaway to help 2 Democrats charged with corruption

Just before leaving office, John Cullerton gave $92,000 from 2 political funds to his distant cousin Thomas Cullerton and Martin Sandoval for their criminal de [...] Read full article: Ex-Illinois Senate president’s cash give...→

Top Democrats want Trump to order flags at half-staff for coronavirus dead

Top Democrats want Trump to order flags at half-staff for coronavirus dead

Top congressional Democrats have written to President Trump asking him to order that flags be lowered to half staff to honor Americans who died during the coro [...] Read full article: Top Democrats want Trump to order flags ...→

Deliberative Senate declines to debate more coronavirus aid

As Americans confront a crisis unlike any in modern times, the world’s greatest deliberative body is doing almost anything but deliberate the coronavirus. Read full article: Deliberative Senate declines to debate m...→

94% of Democrats Think A Second Coronavirus Wave Is Coming

94% of Democrats Think A Second Coronavirus Wave Is Coming

Democrats overwhelming think a second wave of infection is coming later this year. That could be a drag on the economy and hold back the recovery. | Economy Read full article: 94% of Democrats Think A Second Coronavi...→

All 50 States Unveil Plans To Ease Coronavirus Restrictions By Memorial Day

All 50 States Unveil Plans To Ease Coronavirus Restrictions By Memorial Day

As Memorial Day approaches, every state in the Union has introduced steps to lift some of the safety orders put in place to reduce the spread of Covid-19, thou [...] Read full article: All 50 States Unveil Plans To Ease Coron...→

Republicans, Democrats pour millions into Montana as state emerges as battleground for control of the Senate

Republicans, Democrats pour millions into Montana as state emerges as battleground for control of the Senate

"Democrats are really expanding the Senate map. One of the reasons they've been able to do that is because they have good candidates," said one election foreca [...] Read full article: Republicans, Democrats pour millions int...→

Hispanic Democrats tell Trump to stop deportations during coronavirus

Hispanic Democrats in Congress begged the Trump administration on Wednesday to stop all deportations, saying the U.S. could actually be spreading the coronavir [...] Read full article: Hispanic Democrats tell Trump to stop de...→

As U.S.-China tensions over coronavirus grow, Senate passes bill that hits at Chinese-owned companies

As U.S.-China tensions over coronavirus grow, Senate passes bill that hits at Chinese-owned companies

The measure, approved by unanimous consent, would bar companies under foreign government control from appearing on U.S. stock exchanges. Read full article: As U.S.-China tensions over coronavirus ...→

Viral divide: 43% of Republicans, 8% of Democrats say worst of coronavirus crisis is over

Viral divide: 43% of Republicans, 8% of Democrats say worst of coronavirus crisis is over

When will the coronavirus pandemic end? That depends on who you ask, and the differences of opinion between Republicans and Democrats on the matter are stark. Read full article: Viral divide: 43% of Republicans, 8% of ...→

Germany and France role out multibillion-dollar proposal to aid EU countries stricken by coronavirus

Germany and France role out multibillion-dollar proposal to aid EU countries stricken by coronavirus

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron announced an initiative Monday that would aid the European Union (EU) as it works to fight [...] Read full article: Germany and France role out multibillion...→

President Trump urges Senate Republicans to “be tough” on Democrats

President Trump urges Senate Republicans to “be tough” on Democrats

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump arrived on Capitol Hill on Tuesday for perhaps one of the larger social gatherings still happening in Washington amid the c [...] Read full article: President Trump urges Senate Republicans...→

Lewis sues Walz, saying coronavirus orders hindering his Senate campaign

Lewis sues Walz, saying coronavirus orders hindering his Senate campaign

Former Minnesota congressman Jason Lewis, a Republican challenging U.S. Sen. Tina Smith, has filed a federal lawsuit claiming Gov. Tim Walz’s coronavirus emerg [...] Read full article: Lewis sues Walz, saying coronavirus orde...→