All News Articles for 2020-04-09

Thursday, April 9, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders listens as former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University's Health and PE Center on September 12, 2019 in Houston, Texas. 'Why the Unnecessary 6?': Medicare for All Advocates Warn Biden That Lowering Age to 60 Solves Nothing
"These policies are what I would expect from Republicans. This is not a 'big overture' by any stretch of the imagination."
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we see cruelty sign 'Important Step' as Federal Judge Orders ICE to Release Detained Immigrants at Heightened Risk for COVID-19
"It is unfortunate we had to resort to the courts for this relief; ICE should be doing this on its own," said the San Francisco public defender.
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A volunteer holds a specimen bag while conducting drive-through coronavirus testing at Malibu City Hall on April 8, 2020. Ocasio-Cortez Decries Trump Halt to Federal Funding of Coronavirus Testing as 'Completely Irresponsible' Amid Pandemic
"If anything, we should err on the side of testing 'too much'—we're *nowhere* near that."
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'Extremely Alarming': Coronavirus Stimulus Law Allows the Federal Reserve to Hold Secret Meetings on Corporate Bailouts
"That provision's a body blow to transparency when we need it most."
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A resident waits in line to vote at a polling place at Riverside University High School on April 7, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After 'Civic Catastrophe' in Wisconsin, Congress Urged to Fully Fund National Vote-by-Mail for November
"The disastrous election in Wisconsin is an urgent reminder of what could happen nationwide if Congress doesn't act."
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Cesar, 35, an asylum seeker from Nicaragua waits with his wife, Carolina, 25, (Right) and his eight-year-old son Donovan as a U.S. Customs and Border agent looks on on April 6, 2020 at the Paso del Norte International Bridge in Ciudad Juaarez in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. New 'Appalling' Rejection of Asylum-Seekers Shows Trump Admin Using Covid-19 to Do What It 'Always Wanted'
"This is cruel and unnecessary."
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A government health official sprays a chlorine solution in the streets as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Nairobi on March 19, 2020. (Photo: Tony Karumba/AFP via Getty Images) Without Urgent Aid, Warns Oxfam, Coronavirus Could Throw Half a Billion People Into Poverty Worldwide
"We can only beat this virus through coming together as one...Rich country governments must massively upscale their help."
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 "People are dead because Eli Lily refused to lower the cost of insulin all along, instead price gouging us and raising prices year after year for no reason other than greed." 'Imagine Having Ability to Do This All Along, and Choosing Not to': Eli Lilly Cuts Cost of Insulin Amid Covid-19 Outbreak
"Good of them to help diabetics who will die without insulin while their lives at risk from coronavirus. Unlike all those other times when their lives are simply at risk from harmless diabetes."
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Red sign hanging at the glass door of a shop says, "Closed due to coronavirus." US Unemployment Claims During Coronavirus Pandemic Soar to 'Truly Shocking' 16.8 Million
"The scale of the economic catastrophe is breathtaking."
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks during a news conference with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) at the U.S. Capitol January 25, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Zach Gibson/Getty Images) Warning Pelosi and Schumer Against 'Inadequate Half-Measures,' Progressives Demand People-First Coronavirus Relief
"This is a crisis of unprecedented scale, and Democrats need to use the full power of the House to advance solutions that match the needs of the moment."
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MSNBC Cuts Into Briefing So Doctor Can Refute Trump's "Mystifying" Claim That Zinc Can Treat Covid-19
"There's no evidence I've seen in the literature suggesting zinc in addition to hydroxychloroquine would be helpful."
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'No One Independent Is Watching': Lack of Oversight Fuels Fears of Trump Effort to Corrupt Coronavirus Relief
"Clearly he's planning to corrupt the $2 trillion in spending Congress just approved, whether it's by steering the money to political favorites, negotiating more favorable terms with certain parties or punishing his enemies with a failure to provide aid."
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