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Ilhan Omar says Trump should resign for downplaying coronavirus

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., re-upped her calls for President Trump to resign from office over new reporting that he downplayed the seriousness of the coronavirus in public while telling famed journalist Bob Woodward in Februaryhe knew it was "deadly" and worse than the flu.

Senate fails to advance 'targeted' $300B coronavirus bill; relief in limbo

Republicans' $300 billion coronavirus relief legislationfailed to clear a procedural hurdle Thursday in the Senate, effectively killing the legislation that GOP leadership touted as an important economic lifeline andDemocrats decried as a purely partisan and paltry effort.

Democrats project campaign messages on Trump Hotel in DC

Democratstargeted the Trump Hotel in Washington D.C. Friday night for a campaign stunt to draw attention to a story from "The Atlantic" that alleged President Trump disparaged fallen American soldiers as "losers" and "suckers.

GOP-led Senate eyeing new 'targeted' COVID bill for next week

Senate Republicans are making progress on coronavirus relief legislation with daily talks with the White House and hope to put forth a narrow plan as soon as next week, according to the White House and one GOP leader.

Trump to nominate Chad Wolf for DHS secretary

President Trump tweeted Tuesday he's planning on promoting Chad Wolf and will nominate the acting secretary to be the new Department of Homeland Security chief.

House Democrats push forward with $25B Post Office bill, GOP dismisses rare Saturday vote as a 'joke'

The House of Representativeskicked off heated debate Saturday morning over a $25 billion funding bill for the United States Postal Service (USPS)that Democrats say is needed to prevent President Trump from trying to "destroy" the Post Office before the 2020 mail-in election, while Republicans dismissed this "conspiracy theory" and blasted Democrats for staging a purely political vote between two presidential conventions.

Kamala Harris accepts historic VP nomination, says 'there is no vaccine for racism'

Sen. Kamala Harris accepted the Democratic Party's vice-presidential nomination on Day Three of the virtual convention in a speech that paid tribute to trailblazing women before her, including her late mother, while pledging to tackle the "structuralracism"that continues to hold other Americans back.