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Congress and Trump thrown lifeline on pandemic relief legislation

A late effort to find a compromise between Republicans and Democrats on further pandemic relief may provide a path out of the stalemate. Members of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus released a $ 2 trillion package Tuesday meant to appeal to both parties. The proposal includes measures to bring back the Paycheck Protection Program… Read More »

Democratic Convention, Night 2: Defending the ACA and Attacking Trump on Pandemic

This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). The second night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention featured a 17-person keynote speech, past presidents, a roll call vote that doubled as a virtual tour of the United States and an emphasis on health care and national security… Read More »

Trump concedes pandemic to ‘get worse before it gets better’

Media playback is unsupported on your device President Donald Trump has warned the US pandemic may “get worse before it gets better”, as he revived his virus briefings with a more scripted tone. Mr Trump also asked all Americans to wear face coverings, saying “they’ll have an effect” and show “patriotism”. The president, who was… Read More »

More than 100 industry groups ask Trump to reverse HHS data reporting requirement

More than 100 public health, research, medical, science and legal organizations signed a letter Friday asking the Trump administration to reverse a new policy directing hospitals to report COVID-19 patient data to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. HHS claimed in a press call on Wednesday that the new requirement was put in… Read More »