Politics

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2020, file photo, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. President Donald Trump and Pelosi have not spoken in five months at a time when the nation is battling its worst health crisis in a century. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Associated Press
April 06, 2020 - 11:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders are jolting ahead with another coronavirus rescue package as President Donald Trump indicated Monday that Americans will need more aid during the stark pandemic and economic shutdown. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said another $1 trillion is needed, beyond the...
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WWJ News
April 05, 2020 - 12:58 pm
House Democratic Leader Christine Greig) said in a letter that she has "grave concerns."
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WWJ News
April 05, 2020 - 12:36 pm
Some state lawmaks are refusing to go to Lansing on Tuesday, April 7, amid the coronavirus crisis. The following letters concern that issue.
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In this image from video provided by the Biden for President campaign, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a virtual press briefing Wednesday, March 25, 2020. (Biden for President via AP)
Associated Press
April 02, 2020 - 5:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden says he wants to speak with President Donald Trump so that hopefully the president can “learn some lessons” from the Obama administration on how to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. “We’ve been through this in a slightly different way in the past, and I hope they can...
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Brenda Jones (Photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)
WWJ News
April 02, 2020 - 1:13 pm
The former Congresswoman "is doing her part by remaining isolated," according to a news release.
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Kimberly Dole
April 02, 2020 - 12:14 pm
The 2020 Democratic National Convention, slated for July 13-17, has been postponed to the week of August 17, organizers announced Thursday.
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WWJ News
April 01, 2020 - 6:17 pm
The executive order does not directly extend the governor's "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order.
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Left: U.S. President Donald Trump. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Right: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images.
Associated Press
April 01, 2020 - 10:37 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump's allies are trying to contain a politically risky election year fight with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as he struggles to balance presidential politics with a global pandemic in one of the nation's most important swing states. Both sides have tried...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2020, file photo, a bird flies among wind turbines near King City, Mo. The Trump administration is moving to scale back criminal enforcement of a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species. The former director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service told AP billions of birds could die if the government doesn't hold companies liable for accidental bird deaths. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Associated Press
March 31, 2020 - 5:15 pm
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — At a former open pit copper mine filled with billions of gallons of toxic water, sirens and loud pops from propane cannons echo off the granite walls to scare away birds so they don’t land. After several thousand migrating snow geese perished in the Berkeley Pit's acidic, metal-...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House, Sunday, March 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Associated Press
March 30, 2020 - 5:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Siding with public health experts' dire projections, President Donald Trump on Monday defended his decision to extend restrictive social distancing guidelines through the end of April, while bracing the nation for a coronavirus death toll that could exceed 100,000 people. “...
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