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Cashing In on Pandemic? Documents Show Lawmakers Made 1,500 Stock Transactions Worth $158 Million as Covid-19 Spread

Cashing In on Pandemic? Documents Show Lawmakers Made 1,500 Stock Transactions Worth $158 Million as Covid-19 Spread
"As Covid-19 cases began to increase, senators and representatives from both parties traded securities—many related to the pandemic itself."
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Factcheck: Trump’s COVID-19 Testing Claim Is Way Off

Factcheck: Trump’s COVID-19 Testing Claim Is Way Off
The United States has not done more COVID-19 testing than “every country combined,” as President Donald Trump claimed in remarks during a recent press briefing.
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Kushner Calls Virus Response 'Great Success Story' As Death Toll Tops 58,000

Kushner Calls Virus Response 'Great Success Story' As Death Toll Tops 58,000
More than 1 million Americans have been infected by the new coronavirus so far.
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Sandy Rios Defends Trump’s Disinfectant ‘Injection’ Suggestion

 Sandy Rios Defends Trump’s Disinfectant ‘Injection’ Suggestion
“The president is not, as a matter of fact, crazy at all. He’s crazy like a fox. He’s very smart, and he knows so many more things than those 20​, 30-year-old [reporters], maybe 40​."
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Cuomo: New York Has Bailed Out Red States 'Every Year For Decades'

Cuomo: New York Has Bailed Out Red States 'Every Year For Decades'
'If you want to do an analysis of who is a giver and who is a taker, we are the number one giver,' New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
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The Amazon Lockdown: How an Unforgiving Algorithm Drives Suppliers to Favor the E-Commerce Giant Over Other Retailers

The Amazon Lockdown: How an Unforgiving Algorithm Drives Suppliers to Favor the E-Commerce Giant Over Other Retailers
At a time when much of the retail sector is collapsing, Amazon is strengthening its competitive position in ways that could outlast the pandemic — and raise antitrust concerns.
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Senators From Red States Don't Want Federal Aid Going to Blue States

 Senators From Red States Don't Want Federal Aid Going to Blue States
New York is one of 10 states that pay more in federal taxes than they receive in funding. Yet Senate Republicans don't think they deserve help with their coronavirus costs.
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Doctors Speak Out as Trump Ponders Aloud Whether Injecting Disinfectants Could Treat COVID-19

Doctors Speak Out as Trump Ponders Aloud Whether Injecting Disinfectants Could Treat COVID-19
"ALERT! Please do not ingest, inject, inhale, or otherwise use any disinfectant outside of its labeled instructions. And do not start using tanning beds or sunning without sunscreen."
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‘Dumbest Statement of All Time’: McConnell Ripped for Callous Remarks About Blue States and COVID-19

‘Dumbest Statement of All Time’: McConnell Ripped for Callous Remarks About Blue States and COVID-19
"We've seen this before—it's crisis opportunity focused on a power grab, not help for the people."
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New Model Shows Reducing Jail Population will Lower COVID-19 Death Toll for All of Us

New Model Shows Reducing Jail Population will Lower COVID-19 Death Toll for All of Us
Just stopping arrests for minor offenses would save 59,000 lives.
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