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 2020-03-30 16:06 

Talking Points Memo

Where Things Stand: DOJ Digs In...

While it's in the preliminary stages of it's investigation, the Justice Department is now looking into sketchy stock market transactions......

 2020-03-30 16:05 

The Daily Beast

Gannett Announces Pay Cuts and Furloughs Across Entire Media Company...

The mass-media company, which owns many large newspapers including USA Today, announced Monday that the coronavirus downturn has forced the company to make deep cuts....

 2020-03-30 16:00 

Daily Kos

Trump has the gall to insinuate that doctors and nurses want more masks so they can steal them...

Just when you think the low-life tainting the White House with his spoor cannot sink any deeper, he reminds us there's just no line he won't cross. Donald J. Trump proves every single day that even a deadly crisis won't alter his feculent M.O....

 2020-03-30 15:47 

MSNBC

Wife of coronavirus patient makes plea for blood plasma donations...

Amy Breslow is asking for blood plasma donations from anyone who recovered from the coronavirus in order to help her husband who is in critical condition after testing positive for the virus....

 2020-03-30 15:44 

Washington Post

The Daily 202: Coronavirus model touted by White House assumes social distancing will stay in effect through May...

Trump says the U.S. will "have done a very good job" if there are fewer than 200,000 deaths....

 2020-03-30 15:43 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Openly Admits Voting Reforms In COVID Relief Bill Would Endanger Republicans...

You're not supposed to say the quiet parts out loud, Mr. President! On Monday morning, President Donald Trump told the......

 2020-03-30 15:40 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Here's what the Democratic presidential primary schedule looks like in the age of coronavirus...

States continue to postpone Democratic presidential caucuses and primaries as the threat of coronavirus looms large and White House social distancing guidelines remain in place for another month....

 2020-03-30 15:39 

Crooks and Liars

Trump: New York Is Fine, Won't Need Extra Ventilators...

You would THINK Fox News knows these phone calls with Trump do. not. help. them. or. him. He loves doing them and thinks he does a great job so never mind. And one highlight (?) was when he told the clearly wishing-for-sweet-death-to-take-them-now Fox and...

 2020-03-30 15:30 

Daily Kos

Citing 'unprecedented threats' due to coronavirus, federal judge urges release of migrant kids...

Citing " unprecedented threats" to their safety due to the coronavirus crisis, U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee on Saturday urged the Trump administration to "make continuous efforts" to release thousands of unaccompanied migrant children fro...

 2020-03-30 15:29 

Talking Points Memo

What Happens If Workers Cutting Up the Nation's Meat Get Sick?...

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter......

 2020-03-30 15:26 

Media Matters

Fox News anchor Maria Bartiromo and Sen. Tom Cotton keep pushing coronavirus conspiracy theory...

Fox News anchor Maria Bartiromo hosted Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) on yesterday's edition of Sunday Morning Futures, during which the two continued to spread a debunked conspiracy theory that the COVID-19 virus might have originated in an infectious diseas...

 2020-03-30 15:21 

Talking Points Memo

This is War. No Really....

Like many of you I've struggled to make sense of the so many ways our world has changed, been upended......

 2020-03-30 15:20 

Vox

America needs N95 masks. These people are trying to get them to health care workers....

A gray market of importers are donating respirator masks to US hospitals....

 2020-03-30 15:19 

Slate Magazine

John Oliver Returned to Explain Why Trump's Coronavirus Response Has Been So Ineffective...

The Last Week Tonight host says America would be better off if it were led by that TikTok hamster....

 2020-03-30 15:18 

Talking Points Memo

What We Know — and Don't Know — About Possible Coronavirus Treatments Promoted by Trump...

This article first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter......

 2020-03-30 15:12 

Talking Points Memo

Falwell Holds One-Man-Stand As Coronavirus Fears, Criticism Rain Down On Liberty U...

After nearly 2,000 students flooded back to Liberty University fresh off of spring break, the school's president Jerry Falwell is......

 2020-03-30 15:10 

Vox

US extends coronavirus guidelines, Olympics set new date: Monday's coronavirus news...

Here's what you need to know today....

 2020-03-30 15:03 

The New Republic

A Tale of Two Stimulus Packages...

There was a lot of hand-wringing in the media over the 2009 stimulus. The 2020 stimulus? Not so much....

 2020-03-30 15:01 

Vox

Social distancing can't last forever. Here's what should come next....

Scientists say a moonshot effort is needed to end social distancing and this pandemic. Will leaders listen?...

 2020-03-30 15:00 

Daily Kos

Republicans took care of corporate America on coronavirus, so they think they've done enough...

The Republican denial of the severity of the coronavirus crisis, borne of a fanatical and irrational devotion to Donald Trump and an equally dangerous fear of become a target of his rage should they contradict him, is driving their policy response. That&#...

 2020-03-30 15:00 

Vox

9 charts showing what coronavirus is doing to the economy...

Jobless claims are already at record numbers, and it's getting worse....

 2020-03-30 14:58 

Crooks and Liars

Trump Spreads Lies, Attacks Healthcare Workers In Unhinged Pandemic Press Briefing...

Donald Trump's daily pandemic campaign rallies have been the sources of countless lies and bizarre asides, but this Sunday's effort, moved to the Rose Garden in belated effort to more closely adhere to social distancing guidelines, was unhinged. I...

 2020-03-30 14:57 

Crooks and Liars

Trump: Increased Voting Means Republicans Lose...

During yet another rambling phone-in segment with Fox and Friends... And seriously, this is all Donald Trump WANTED out of the 2016 Presidential Election. A way to market the Trump name on the political scene and a permanent (yet flexible) paid segment on...

 2020-03-30 14:51 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Says He'll 'Rely On Experts' On Social Distancing Guidelines From Now On...

It's time to leave the precautionary measures against COVID-19 to the experts, President Donald Trump conceded on Monday. During a......

 2020-03-30 14:45 

Talking Points Memo

DeSantis Gripes About 'Foreigners' On Infected Cruise Ship Set To Dock In FL...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) took aim at "foreigners" on a COVID-19-infected cruise ship that is set to land in......

 2020-03-30 14:38 

Slate Magazine

What Happens in November if One Side Doesn't Accept the Election Results?...

Here is what we need to do to minimize the chances of a November meltdown....

 2020-03-30 14:32 

Slate Magazine

The Trumpian French Doctor Behind the Chloroquine Hype...

The source of the hopes for a coronavirus cure should raise a lot of red flags....

 2020-03-30 14:30 

Daily Kos

Timing of federal surveys means Friday's job report won't look much like the actual job situation...

As it always does at the first of each month, come Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the latest numbers on the employment situation. With the nation gripped by the coronavirus pandemic, count on these to look far different from what milli...

 2020-03-30 14:29 

Washington Post

Trump brings his tear-down-your-opponents politics to the coronavirus fight...

His campaign is happy to raise questions about some stolen masks instead of addressing a lack of needed supplies in U.S. cities....

 2020-03-30 14:20 

Vox

The US needs foreign doctors and nurses to fight coronavirus. Immigration policy isn't helping....

The US was facing shortages of doctors and nurses even before coronavirus hit....

 2020-03-30 14:19 

Crooks and Liars

Nearly A Dozen Liberty University Students Suspected Of Contracting The Coronavirus...

Pretty much what everyone expected when Falwell kept their school open , against every health recommendation in the state. Just 1900 students returned this week, out of over 15,000, and then 800 went home. Now there's talk of multiple lawsuits. Stupid...

 2020-03-30 14:15 

The Daily Beast

President Trump Insists New York Will Be 'Fine,' Won't Need Extra Ventilators...

The president spent a very long 54 minutes talking about his coronavirus response on "Fox & Friends" Monday morning....

 2020-03-30 14:07 

MSNBC

Congresswoman discusses 'dire' conditions in Queens hospitals...

Rep. Grace Meng, D-NY, discusses Elmhurst, Queens, an area in her district that is being hit hard by the coronavirus....

 2020-03-30 14:03 

Washington Post

Trump moves the coronavirus goal posts, pre-spinning 100,000 deaths as 'a very good job'...
 2020-03-30 14:00 

Daily Kos

Justice Department is looking into senators' suspicious stock trades before coronavirus crash...

The Justice Department is looking into those suspicious stock transactions by senators before the coronavirus-inspired market crash. Sen. Richard Burr cashed out up to $1.5 million in mid February, while Sen. Kelly Loeffler didn't just sell off millio...

 2020-03-30 13:56 

Talking Points Memo

US Navy Hospital Ship Arriving Soon In New York City...

NEW YORK (AP) — A Navy hospital ship with 1,000 beds is scheduled to arrive Monday morning in New York......

 2020-03-30 13:53 

Washington Post

The Technology 202: We asked more than 100 tech experts if U.S. should use location data to track coronavirus. They were split....

Our survey reveals tension between preserving privacy and responding to a public health crisis....

 2020-03-30 13:51 

Talking Points Memo

Spain's Hospitals Are At Their Breaking Point As COVID-19 Cases Mount...

MADRID (AP) — Spain overtook China on Monday in confirmed coronavirus infections as the pandemic stretched scores of Spanish hospitals......

 2020-03-30 13:51 

CBS News

Trump says administration "looking at" hazard pay for doctors, nurses on front lines of coronavirus fight...

The president said in a "Fox & Friends" interview that his administration is exploring "different ways" of providing additional pay for medical workers....

 2020-03-30 13:50 

Vox

Trump is mishandling coronavirus the way Reagan botched the AIDS epidemic...

A leading AIDS activist and epidemiologist explains our current crisis — and gives advice on surviving an epidemic....

 2020-03-30 13:46 

MSNBC

Keeping health care workers, public safe amid coronavirus...

Drs. Leana Wen and Siddhartha Mukherjee discuss measures to keep medical workers and the public safe as coronavirus infections across the globe are on the rise....

 2020-03-30 13:44 

Talking Points Memo

Tokyo Olympics Get A New Date After Coronavirus Forced Delay...

TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in July, the same slot scheduled for this year's games. Tokyo......

 2020-03-30 13:35 

The New Republic

Don't Worry About Supermarket Shelves. Worry About Farmers....

The coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc on milk sales, the seasonal labor force, restaurant contracts, and more....

 2020-03-30 13:34 

Talking Points Memo

Instacart Workers Plan Strike To Demand Better Conditions...

NEW YORK (AP) — A possible strike by Instacart workers highlights the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the grocery......

 2020-03-30 13:31 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Trump says of N.Y. Gov. Cuomo: 'I wouldn't mind running against Andrew'...

President Donald Trump said Monday that he wouldn't mind running against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for president and said Cuomo would make a better candidate than former Vice President Joe Biden....

 2020-03-30 13:30 

Daily Kos

Tiger King drawing big crowds to Oklahoma. Still. Despite coronavirus. The governor is cool with it...

If you haven't seen the Tiger King documentary on Netflix, you should, because it isn't just crazy, it's also a window into what Donald Trump might be like if he hadn't been born to a rich daddy. It's about a white-trash network of big...

 2020-03-30 13:29 

Talking Points Memo

City At The Center Of China's COVID-19 Outbreak Slowly Reopens...

WUHAN, China (AP) — Shopkeepers in the city at the center of China's virus outbreak were reopening Monday but customers......

 2020-03-30 13:20 

Media Matters

Fox News contributor: I'm seeing videos on Twitter of empty hospital parking lots...
 2020-03-30 13:03 

Crooks and Liars

Stephen King Slams Trump And DeSantis For 'Indecisive, Wishy-Washy' Leadership...

Horror master Stephen King was a guest on Reliable Sources with Brian Stetler yesterday. "In the last three or four weeks, people are saying to me, 'We're living in a Stephen King world.' And all I can say is boy, I wish we weren't. Bu...

 2020-03-30 13:00 

Daily Kos

Trump lied and attacked healthcare workers in Sunday briefing, but got the headlines he wanted...

The headline news from Donald Trump's Sunday press briefing was that he's dropping his push to kill us all by "reopening the country" on Easter and instead is extending social distancing measures until April 30. But as usual, the official ...

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