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The Bailout Is Working — for the Rich

The Bailout Is Working — for the Rich
The economy is in free fall but Wall Street is thriving, and stocks of big private equity firms are soaring dramatically higher. That tells you who investors think is the real beneficiary of the federal government’s massive rescue efforts.
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7 Republican Leaders Pushing Americans to Risk Their Lives for the Economy

7 Republican Leaders Pushing Americans to Risk Their Lives for the Economy
Republican lawmakers want to reopen the country's economy. They admit doing so will lead to more loss of life.
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'Outrageous, Callous, and Cruel': Seniors Rip Trump for Holding Covid-19 Relief Hostage to Push Social Security Cuts

'Outrageous, Callous, and Cruel': Seniors Rip Trump for Holding Covid-19 Relief Hostage to Push Social Security Cuts
"Trump's actions are a war on seniors. He is insisting on threatening Social Security on which most seniors rely for their food, medicine, and other basic necessities."
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Right-Wing Militia Group Threatens Police at Protests: Stop Enforcing Laws or Else

Right-Wing Militia Group Threatens Police at Protests: Stop Enforcing Laws or Else
The right-wing anti-government Oath Keepers have taken part in protests demanding governors reopen their state economies in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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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