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Recent articles by John:

Trump says Congress 'very close' on coronavirus stimulus, Pence says he'll be tested

In a letter to Democratic colleagues released Friday evening, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the stimulus "as written" a "non-starter." → Read More

A staffer for Vice President Mike Pence has tested positive for coronavirus

A spokesperson for the vice president said that the staffer has not had close contact with either Mike Pence or President Donald Trump. → Read More

Senate approves coronavirus bill for sick leave, free testing. Bill now goes to Trump’s desk

The Senate approved a multibillion-dollar emergency aid package Wednesday that will provide paid sick and family leave for many Americans → Read More

Biden is projected to win Florida, the biggest prize Tuesday's elections: Live updates

The projected win continues Biden’s sweep of southern states in his quest to challenge President Donald Trump in November. → Read More

Social distancing through August? Donald Trump suggests it may be needed to help confront coronavirus

President Donald Trump's administration issued new guidelines for Americans to follow over next 15 days to avoid spread of coronavirus. → Read More

Trump, Congress negotiating next economic stimulus as coronavirus recession fears grow

Trump has also pushed for a payroll tax holiday, an idea that has so far met with a chilly reception on Capitol Hill – including some Republicans → Read More

Trump says he 'most likely' will be tested for coronavirus

President Donald Trump said Friday that he would "most likely" be tested for coronavirus, although he said he has shown no symptoms. → Read More

Watch live: Trump expected to declare national emergency over coronavirus pandemic

In declaring a national emergency over coronavirus, federal officials are able to direct billions of dollars in disaster money to responders fighting virus. → Read More

Watch live: Trump expected to declare national emergency over coronavirus pandemic

In declaring a national emergency over coronavirus, federal officials are able to direct billions of dollars in disaster money to responders fighting virus. → Read More

National emergencies: What to know about executive orders and their role in US history

Though presidential emergencies often lead to bitter partisan disputes and occasionally wind up in court, they are also relatively common in the USA. → Read More

Trump clarifies comments on Europe travel after initially saying restrictions applied to cargo, not just people

Trump initially said in his address that the travel restrictions would extend to "trade and cargo" but then made clear they only applied to people. → Read More

Trump set to declare coronavirus pandemic a national emergency. What does that mean?

Trump is expected to make an emergency declaration on coronavirus days after the World Health Organization declared the virus a pandemic. → Read More

From 'great' to 'blindsided': How Trump changed his coronavirus message amid fear, confusion in the White House

Trump's recent coronavirus remarks are a shift in messaging: His optimism now shares the stage with an urgent need for a payroll tax cut for the economy. → Read More

Trump has not been tested for coronavirus, White House says, despite indirect contact

Trump has not been tested for coronavirus despite a series of encounters with lawmakers who had contact with others who tested positive. → Read More

Lawmakers self-quarantining over coronavirus had contact with Trump, including an Air Force One flight

Though there is no indication Trump was exposed to coronavirus, his meetings with lawmakers now in quarantine underscore the challenge of containment. → Read More

Trump's acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is out. Mark Meadows will take on role

Mark Meadows, a North Carolina lawmaker, will become Donald Trump's latest White House chief of staff, replacing Mick Mulvaney. → Read More

'This campaign has taken off.' Biden's blowout win in South Carolina could reshape nomination fight

Biden's South Carolina win was built on support of African American voters. He captured 60% of the black vote in the state, exit polls showed. → Read More

Donald Trump to hold news conference on coronavirus as 4 new cases reported on West Coast

President Donald Trump's news conference comes as four new coronavirus cases have been reported on the West Coast. → Read More

Mick Mulvaney says media covering coronavirus because they think it will 'bring down' Trump

Mick Mulvaney claimed the media is covering the coronavirus because "they think this is going to be what brings down the president." → Read More

Trump says coronavirus is Democrats' 'new hoax' in raucous South Carolina rally ahead of primary

Trump is holding a rally in South Carolina the day before the state's critical Democratic presidential primary and amid coronavirus fears. → Read More