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White House adviser Jared Kushner speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, April 2, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump administration changes national stockpile definitionThe Trump administration abruptly changed its description of the Strategic National Stockpile, the federal government’s repository of life-saving medicines and supplies, to conform with President Donald Trump’s insistence that it is only a short-term backup for states, not a commitment to ensure supplies get quickly to those who need them most during an emergency
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Supreme Court postpones April arguments, doesn't rule out hearing some arguments before end of termSupreme Court postpones April arguments, doesn't rule out hearing some arguments before end of term
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Perez promises as 'robust a convention as possible' for DNCDemocratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez says the party's convention in Milwaukee will be as robust as possible, despite a five-week delay due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic
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White House: Anyone who will be in close proximity to Trump, Pence, will be given rapid COVID-19 test starting FridayWhite House: Anyone who will be in close proximity to Trump, Pence, will be given rapid COVID-19 test starting Friday
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House Small Business Committee Chair Nydia Velazquez, D-N.Y., center, accompanied by other legislators, watches as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., right, lifts the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act after signing it on Capitol Hill, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Washington. Velazquez, who attended last Friday's $2 trillion coronavirus economic aid bill enrollment ceremony on Capitol Hill with Speaker Pelosi, House Majority Leader McCarthy and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, say she has been diagnosed with COVID-19. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
In pivot, Pelosi sees next relief bill with bipartisan goalsHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the next coronavirus aid bill should build on the bipartisan relief bills that Congress has passed so far, rather than include broader Democratic agenda items such as infrastructure
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President Donald Trump speaks before he signs the coronavirus stimulus relief package in the Oval Office at the White House, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Washington, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., listen. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court President Donald Trump is nominating a 37-year-old judge and former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to a seat on the powerful U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
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FILE - In this March 5, 2020, file photo, Dr. Deborah Birx, Ambassador and White House coronavirus response coordinator, holds a 3M N95 mask as she and Vice President Mike Pence visit 3M headquarters in Maplewood, Minn., in a meeting with the company's leaders and Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz to coordinate response to the COVID-19 coronavirus. On Friday, April 3, 2020, the manufacturing giant pushed back against criticism from Trump over production of face masks that are badly needed by American health care workers. 3M said the administration asked it to stop exporting medical-grade masks to Canada and Latin America, which the company said raises “significant humanitarian implications” and will backfire by causing other countries to retaliate against the U.S. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, File)/Star Tribune via AP)
3M fires back at Trump over order to produce more face masksManufacturing giant 3M pushed back Friday against criticism from President Donald Trump over production of face masks that are badly needed by American health care workers
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FILE - In this June 28, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump, right, meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan. An odd new front in the U.S.-Russian rivalry has emerged as a Russian military cargo plane bearing a load of urgently needed medical supplies landed in New York’s JFK airport. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Russia to the rescue? US, Moscow spar over aid deliveriesAn odd new front in the U.S.-Russian rivalry has emerged as a Russian military cargo plane bearing a load of urgently needed medical supplies landed in New York’s JFK airport this week
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This undated photo released by the National Park Services shows Edward Keable. The National Park Service announced Friday, April 3, 2020, that Keable, a veteran lawyer for the U.S. Interior Department, has been appointed as the new superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park, a crown jewel of the park system. (National Park Services via AP)
Government lawyer named as new Grand Canyon park leaderA veteran lawyer for the U.S. Interior Department has been appointed as the new superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park, a crown jewel of the park system
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FILE - In this March 31, 2009 file photo, Rev. Frank Pavone, head of Priests for Life, gives the Homily during a mass at Ave Maria University's Oratory in Naples, Fla.  President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is ramping up its courtship of Catholic voters ahead of a likely November matchup against a devout Catholic Democrat, former Vice President Joe Biden. The campaign previewed its message at a Thursday, April 2, 2020  launch of a “Catholics for Trump” coalition, touting the president’s religious freedom record and anti-abortion policies. (Greg Kahn/Naples Daily News via AP)
Trump campaign kicks off Catholic voter outreach projectPresident Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is ramping up its courtship of Catholic voters ahead of a likely November matchup against a devout Catholic Democrat, former Vice President Joe Biden
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Former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, greet one another before they participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington, Sunday, March 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Democrats elevate health care as virus-era campaign argumentDemocrats are zeroing in on health care as one of the few issues that might resonate among Americans who have largely shelved election year politics as they focus on protecting their families from the spreading coronavirus
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