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Trump Has a Problem as the Coronavirus Threatens the U.S.: His Credibility

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During the swine flu outbreak of 1976, President Gerald R. Ford announced at a news conference that the government planned to vaccinate “every man, woman and child in the United States.” Mr. Ford himself was photographed receiving the vaccine in the White House as part of a public awareness campaign.......
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Trump’s Coronavirus Strategy: ‘Stay Clean,’ Wash Hands and Avoid Friends

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WASHINGTON — President Trump, whose government is leading an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus in the United States, offered some tips on Wednesday to avoid getting sick, and as he did so, he revealed a little more about his lifelong aversion to germs. “I do it a......
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Justice Dept. Establishes Office to Denaturalize Immigrants

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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Wednesday that it had created an official section in its immigration office to strip citizenship rights from naturalized immigrants, a move that gives more heft to the Trump administration’s broad efforts to remove from the country immigrants who have committed crimes. The Denaturalization Section......
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The 2020 Democratic Primary Is Giving Some Republicans Déjà Vu

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“I don’t care, pick any one of them, Biden, Klobuchar, Buttigieg or even Warren,” said Rick Tyler, a former senior strategist for Mr. Cruz. “Consolidate the vote and you’ll beat Bernie 60-40. But they’re not going to do it because the parties are so pathetic and inept and weak. We......
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‘He Hasn’t Been Here’: Why Joe Biden Lags in Super Tuesday States

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LOS ANGELES — On the day before in-person early voting was to begin across California’s most populous county, there was no sign of life at Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s campaign office in East Los Angeles last Friday. A metal gate out front was padlocked shut, with a missed-delivery notice from......
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Trump Campaign Sues New York Times Over 2019 Opinion Article

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President Trump’s re-election campaign sued The New York Times for libel on Wednesday, alleging that an Op-Ed article published by the newspaper falsely asserted a “quid pro quo” between Russian officials and Mr. Trump’s 2016 campaign. Mr. Trump often threatens to sue media organizations but rarely follows through. The lawsuit,......
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Trump Campaign Will Open Storefronts in Swing States to Reach Black Voters

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WASHINGTON — In its latest attempt to win over African-American voters, President Trump’s 2020 campaign said Wednesday it would lease 15 retail properties in predominantly black neighborhoods across swing states like Florida and Pennsylvania, where it will build welcoming “community centers” that sell merchandise, register voters and spread the word......
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Congress Is Expected to Pass Anti-Lynching Bill After 120 Years of Failure

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Since at least 1900, members of the House and Senate have tried to pass a law making lynching a federal crime. To date, they have not succeeded. The bills were consistently blocked, shelved or ignored, and the passage of time has rendered anti-lynching legislation increasingly symbolic. Now, a measure to......
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Trump Hits Media on Coronavirus as He Prepares an Evening News Conference

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WASHINGTON — President Trump blamed the media on Wednesday for “doing everything possible” to make the coronavirus “look as bad as possible,” even as he said his administration was “doing a great job” with a virus that the Centers for Disease Control said would inevitably hit American shores. Mr. Trump......
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Katie Hill to Publish ‘She Will Rise’

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Last fall, Katie Hill, a Democratic congresswoman from California, faced some of the darkest moments of her life. Nude photos of her had been published online without her consent, and the House was investigating her over an alleged sexual relationship with one of her staff members, which she denied. She......
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Coronavirus Shows the Problem With Trump’s Stock Market Boasting

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There’s a reason most presidents are cautious when talking about the stock market. President Trump is learning it the hard way this week. He is, in effect, experiencing the downside of having spent the last three years personalizing much of what happens in the markets and the economy, saying that......
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How Biden’s Campaign Explains His ‘Arrest’ in South Africa

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — At least three times this month, Joseph R. Biden Jr. has asserted that he was arrested as he sought to visit the anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela in prison, even saying that Mr. Mandela later thanked him for going to such an effort. And for a week, Mr.......
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Ex-Senator Feingold Joins Fight Over Courts as Liberals Try to Counter Trump

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WASHINGTON — Russ Feingold, the former Democratic senator from Wisconsin, is assuming the leadership of the American Constitution Society, a progressive group active on judicial nominations and the justice system, signaling that Democrats are planning an aggressive effort to sharpen their focus on the federal courts as a defining issue.......
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6 Takeaways From the Democratic Debate in South Carolina

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From the opening bell, the Democratic candidates sparred with the desperation of the looming deadline. Sixteen states and territories will vote in the next week and everyone has little time to slow the building momentum of Senator Bernie Sanders, who leads in the early delegate chase and has won the......
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South Carolina Debate Winners and Losers: Experts Weigh In

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Analysts generally thought he did well in the debate, but they were divided on how much it might help him. “Smart of Pete to keep hammering away on down-ballot races.” — Jesse Lehrich, former foreign policy spokesman for Hillary Clinton “‘How can we deliver a revolution if you can’t support......
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Coronavirus? Yes, but First: Soda Ban. CBS Criticized After a Chaotic Debate

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Eighty-three minutes had elapsed in Tuesday night’s Democratic debate before the CBS News moderators got around to asking the candidates about coronavirus. Among the topics covered before then: a municipal ban on big sodas, the future of the filibuster, and the Naked Cowboy who performs for tourists in Times Square,......
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Bernie Sanders Heard His Name a Lot

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Senator Elizabeth Warren had perhaps the most complicated argument to make, saying that Mr. Sanders was winning “because the Democratic Party is a progressive party” but comparing her own record of accomplishment favorably to his. “Progressives have got one shot,” she said, “and we need to spend it with a......

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