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WWJ News
May 13, 2020 - 2:35 pm
Sen. Mike Shirkey called so-called protestors"a bunch of jackasses."
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Associated Press
May 13, 2020 - 12:00 pm
Simon was ordered to trial last year on charges that she lied to police about her knowledge of a sexual misconduct complaint.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., walks to speak about the so-called Heroes Act, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi unveiled a more than $3 trillion coronavirus aid package Tuesday, providing nearly $1 trillion for states and cities, “hazard pay” for essential workers and a new round of cash payments to individuals. (Saul Loeb/Pool via AP)
Associated Press
May 13, 2020 - 11:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the House have unveiled a $3 trillion-plus coronavirus relief bill — the fifth coronavirus response legislation so far — and are planning to pass the measure on Friday. The legislation replenishes existing accounts to respond to both the COVID-19 health care...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks about the so-called Heroes Act, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi unveiled a more than $3 trillion coronavirus aid package Tuesday, providing nearly $1 trillion for states and cities, “hazard pay” for essential workers and a new round of cash payments to individuals. (Saul Loeb/Pool via AP)
Associated Press
May 12, 2020 - 10:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a more than $3 trillion coronavirus aid package Tuesday, a sweeping effort with $1 trillion for states and cities, “hazard pay” for essential workers and a new round of cash payments to individuals. The House is expected to vote on the package...
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WWJ News
May 12, 2020 - 4:11 pm
"I've worked too long and too hard to just roll over," Erik Kiilunen said.
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WWJ News
May 12, 2020 - 10:50 am
“Intimidating legislators, staff, and visitors with guns during session is an affront to the democratic process."
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RADIO.COM Staff
May 12, 2020 - 6:01 am
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s top infectious diseases expert, plans to deliver a blunt warning at Tuesday’s U.S. Senate Health Education, Labor and Pensions Committee: Reopen too quickly and people will die.
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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus during a press briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, May 11, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
May 11, 2020 - 10:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Monday his administration has “met the moment” and “prevailed” on coronavirus testing, even as the White House itself became a potent symbol of the risk facing Americans everywhere by belatedly ordering everyone who enters the West Wing to wear a...
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WWJ News
May 11, 2020 - 1:58 pm
"With very real threats of the continued presence of assault style weapons at future meetings of the legislature, and numerous and many specific threats of violence against legislators and statewide officials, this matter is not resolved."
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2019 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his Statehouse office in Madison, Wis. Republican-controlled legislatures are increasingly trying to strip Democratic governors of their executive authority to close businesses and schools, a power grab that channels frustration over the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic but could come with long-term consequences for how their states fight disease. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File)
Associated Press
May 11, 2020 - 1:29 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican-controlled legislatures are increasingly trying to strip Democratic governors of their executive authority to close businesses and schools, a power grab by lawmakers that channels frustration over the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic but could come with long...
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