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What the Democrats could prioritize if they win the presidency and both chambers of Congress
• October 20, 2020 1:00 PM
Regardless of the bravado of President Trump, Republicans seem to think he'll lose next month's presidential election to Joe Biden. "Y'all have a good chance of winning the White House," South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said to Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar during Thursday's Supreme Court confirmation hearing. National polls anticipate that outcome as well: Biden currently holds an 11 point lead over Trump.
As Virus Spread, Reports of Trump Administration’s Private Briefings Fueled Sell-Off
• October 14, 2020 1:43 PM
On the afternoon of Feb. 24, President Trump declared on Twitter that the coronavirus was “very much under control” in the United States, one of numerous rosy statements that he and his advisers made at the time about the worsening epidemic. He even added an observation for investors: “Stock market starting to look very good to me!”
Health officials scrambling to produce Trump's ‘last-minute’ drug cards by Election Day
• October 08, 2020 2:17 PM
Caught by surprise by President Donald Trump’s promise to deliver drug-discount cards to seniors, health officials are scrambling to get the nearly $8 billion plan done by Election Day, according to five officials and draft documents obtained by POLITICO.