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5 takeaways from Joe Biden’s CNN town hall on the coronavirus response

5 takeaways from Joe Biden’s CNN town hall on the coronavirus response

Joe Biden during a CNN town hall Friday night detailed how he’d respond to the coronavirus pandemic. From a remote feed in his home in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden said he starts his mornings with back-to-back briefings on the health and economic fallout of the pandemic — and that he is regularly speaking with governors who…MORE

Fact check: Trump makes another round of misstatements during coronavirus briefing

Fact check: Trump makes another round of misstatements during coronavirus briefing

Inaccuracies about the stock market. Baffling statements about a closed GM plant. Stating you can call coronavirus the flu. President Donald Trump on Friday continued the false and misleading claims that have become a part of White House briefings on coronavirus, wrapping up a week in which the number of confirmed cases across the country…MORE

The week in 15 headlines

The week in 15 headlines

This week, President Donald Trump set an ambitious (and some say unrealistic) timeline to open the country back up by Easter, while the Senate and House moved at lightning speed to pass the largest economic stimulus bill in US history. Monday Fauci on Trump: ‘I can’t jump in front of the microphone and push him…MORE

10 leaders who mattered most on the coronavirus response this week

10 leaders who mattered most on the coronavirus response this week

Each week during the nationwide fight against the coronavirus, I am looking at 10 leaders — usually politicians but not exclusively — whose voices matter to addressing the pandemic and working to find solutions to get the country through this. (You can see last week’s list here.) My latest list is below. And worth noting:…MORE