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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., questions President Donald Trump's fitness to serve following his hospitalization for COVID-19, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. Pelosi wants legislation that would create a commission to allow Congress to intervene under the 25th Amendment to the Constitution and remove the president from executive duties. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 10, 2020 - 12:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday dismissed the latest White House offer in COVID-19 aid talks as “one step forward, two steps back,” but said she is still hopeful that progress can be made toward a deal. The White House had boosted its offer before Treasury Secretary Steven...
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A roll of "I Voted!" stickers are shown, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department in Doral, Fla. Republicans in Florida are fighting to energize President Donald Trump's base while the president recovers from the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
October 10, 2020 - 12:59 am
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Nearly 300 Republicans packed shoulder-to-shoulder maskless and sweating inside a Holiday Inn conference room this week in the heart of the Florida Panhandle to see their party's biggest political stars not named President Donald Trump. With Trump grounded in Washington,...
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The White House is seen in Washington, early Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, the morning after President Donald Trump returned from the hospital where he was treated for COVID-19. Traffic moves along K Street NW as TV crews set up in Black Lives Matter Plaza. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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October 06, 2020 - 10:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday called an abrupt end to negotiations with Democrats over additional COVID-19 relief, delaying action until after the election despite ominous warnings from his own Federal Reserve chairman about the deteriorating conditions in the economy. Trump...
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A worker cleans the panel with the words "China" written on it during a Chinese sporting goods brand promotion event in Beijing on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Negative perceptions of China have increased sharply in many of the world's advanced economies, especially in Australia and the U.K., a new survey from the Pew Research Center showed Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 06, 2020 - 8:53 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Negative perceptions of China have increased sharply among people in several advanced democracies, especially in Australia and Britain, according to a survey from the Pew Research Center released Tuesday. The survey comes as China is engaged in multiple trade and diplomatic...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 06, 2020 - 7:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says he and President Donald Trump “shouldn’t have a debate” as long as the president remains positive for the coronavirus. Biden said Tuesday that he’s “looking...
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President Donald Trump removes his mask as he stands on the balcony outside of the Blue Room as returns to the White House Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, in Washington, after leaving Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md. Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 2. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 06, 2020 - 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s return to the White House is poised to reshape the campaign’s final four weeks as aides debated Tuesday how to move past an extraordinary setback while grappling with how to send an infected president back on the road. A race that had remained steady...
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The White House is seen in Washington, early Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, the morning after President Donald Trump returned from the hospital where he was treated for COVID-19. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 06, 2020 - 6:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, said to be making progress in his recovery from COVID-19, expressed eagerness to return to the campaign trail Tuesday even as the outbreak that has killed more than 210,000 Americans reached ever more widely into the upper echelons of the U.S. government...
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President Donald Trump arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md., Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, on Marine One helicopter after he tested positive for COVID-19. White House chief of staff Mark Meadows is at second from left. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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October 03, 2020 - 12:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stricken by COVID-19, a feverish and fatigued President Donald Trump was flown to a military hospital Friday night where he is being given Remdesivir therapy after being injected with an experimental drug combination in treatment at the White House. In a day of whipsaw events, the...
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October 02, 2020 - 1:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump campaign: All events featuring president, family postponed after COVID-19 diagnosis, Pence to continue campaigning.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Harrisburg International Airport, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Middletown, Pa. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
October 02, 2020 - 12:19 pm
An election year already defined by a cascade of national crises descended further into chaos Friday with President Donald Trump declaring that he’s tested positive for the coronavirus after consistently playing down the threat. Democratic challenger Joe Biden, who spent 90 minutes on stage with...
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