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Loeffler reports more stock sales, denies wrongdoing
• April 01, 2020 11:40 AM
U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s most recent financial disclosures show that millions of dollars in stocks were sold on her behalf at the same time Congress was dealing with the impact of the coronavirus.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the country must move toward vote by mail, setting up a fight with Trump
• March 31, 2020 11:48 AM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that America needs to move toward a “vote by mail” system to give citizens a safe way to elect their lawmakers while the coronavirus makes it dangerous to congregate.
Justice Department reviews stock trades by lawmakers after coronavirus briefings
• March 30, 2020 12:04 PM
The Justice Department has started to probe a series of stock transactions made by lawmakers ahead of the sharp market downturn stemming from the spread of coronavirus, according to two people familiar with the matter.