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Hand sanitizer and stickers are set up at the Lincoln Lodge Polling Station, 1st ward, Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 in Chicago. Voters across the state are getting the chance to decide competitive primary races for the U.S. House and the Illinois Supreme Court, with concerns about the coronavirus looming large. Election officials have been promoting voting early and casting ballots by mail in an attempt to control crowds and curb the spread. The vast majority of people recover from the new coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization, most people recover in about two to six weeks, depending on the severity of the illness. ( James Foster/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
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March 17, 2020 - 8:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press surveyed voters in the three states that held Democratic presidential contests on Tuesday. Here’s a snapshot of voters in Arizona, Florida and Illinois — who they are and what matters to them — based on preliminary results from AP VoteCast. Conducted for The...
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Steve Mnuchin
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March 17, 2020 - 11:54 am
President Donald Trump wants the government to send checks to Americans in the next two weeks in an effort to curb the economic cost of the coronavirus outbreak, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a press briefing with the coronavirus task force, in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, Monday, March 16, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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March 16, 2020 - 9:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Racing to stall an expected surge of coronavirus cases, the White House on Monday released a series of sweeping guidelines that for the next 15 days will temporarily rewrite the norms of American society. President Donald Trump, employing a newly somber tone about the crisis...
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Billie Rama
March 16, 2020 - 3:14 pm
Tuesday's Ohio Democratic presidential primary has been canceled over coronavirus outbreak.
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Melania Trump
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Billie Rama
March 16, 2020 - 10:15 am
The annual White House East Egg roll has been canceled over coronavirus concerns.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington, Sunday, March 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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March 16, 2020 - 5:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders sought in the Democratic debate to cast themselves as best-positioned to lead the nation through a global pandemic, uniting in their criticism of President Donald Trump's response to the fast-moving coronavirus but diverging...
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Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders
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David Caplan
March 15, 2020 - 8:30 pm
Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders illustrated at Sunday night's debate that they are well aware of the new social norms: Instead of a a traditional handshake, the pair opted for an elbow bump (see video above).
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, file photo, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during the Martin Luther King, Jr. annual commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Georgia's elections board on Wednesday, approved a set of rule changes to govern the use of new voting machines that are being rushed to counties statewide for the state's fast-approaching presidential primaries in March. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
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March 15, 2020 - 12:03 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's March 24 presidential primaries have been postponed until May because of fears over the new coronavirus, state election officials announced Saturday, a day after Louisiana also pushed back its primaries. In-person early voting, which began statewide March 2, will be halted...
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David Caplan
March 14, 2020 - 12:51 pm
The White House announced on Saturday that the European travel ban has been extended to include the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, March 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
David Caplan
March 14, 2020 - 12:22 pm
Anyone who comes in contact with President Donald Trump will have their temperateure checked in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the White House announced Saturday.
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