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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is seen through a fence in Bethesda, Md., Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. President Donald Trump was admitted to the hospital after contracting the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
October 05, 2020 - 10:22 am
The White House is striking a sunny note about President Donald Trump's condition, with doctors volunteering that the president could be discharged as early as Monday from the hospital where he is being treated for COVID-19. A burst of early-morning tweets on Monday and a motorcade ride to cheering...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2020, file photo, a sign promoting Native American participation in the U.S. census is displayed as Selena Rides Horse enters information into her phone on behalf of a member of the Crow Indian Tribe in Lodge Grass, Montana. A complete count of Montana’s households could come with a big reward: a second seat in Congress and millions of federal dollars annually. But the 2020 census deadline remains in flux, making it uncertain if census takers will finish counting the vast, rural state. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
October 05, 2020 - 7:35 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau could meet a year-end deadline for turning in numbers used for deciding how many congressional seats each state gets, if it wasn't for a federal judge's order extending the 2020 census for another month, Trump administration attorneys told appellate...
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President Donald Trump adjusts the microphone after he announced Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to the Supreme Court, in the Rose Garden at the White House, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 04, 2020 - 9:19 pm
Some of the issues either already on the Supreme Court's docket when it begins its new session or likely to be before the justices soon: HEALTH CARE A week after the presidential election, the court will hear arguments in a bid by the Trump administration and Republican-led states to overturn the...
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October 04, 2020 - 7:14 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — An appeals court refused Sunday to allow the Trump administration to resume detaining immigrant children in hotel rooms before expelling them under rules adopted during the coronavirus pandemic. Three judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals left in place a lower court's order...
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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is shown in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. Trump was admitted to the hospital after contracting the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Associated Press
October 04, 2020 - 11:13 am
A White House physician's comments on Sunday about the health of President Donald Trump amid his coronavirus diagnosis added a new layer of confusion even as the doctor sought to clarify contradictory statements from the day before. Here's what we know and what we don't know: WHAT WE KNOW: TRUMP’S...
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The White House is shown Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 04, 2020 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a month before Election Day and President Donald Trump is in the hospital, infected with a virus that has killed more than 209,000 Americans. What happens in the election — already well underway — should his condition take a turn for the worse? If the president is unable to...
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Dr. Sean Conley, physician to President Donald Trump, briefs reporters at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. Trump was admitted to the hospital after contracting the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Associated Press
October 03, 2020 - 8:30 pm
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump went through a “very concerning” period Friday and faces a “critical” next two days in his fight against COVID-19 at a military hospital, his chief of staff said Saturday — in contrast to a rosier assessment moments earlier by Trump doctors, who took...
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U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham faces off in the South Carolina U.S. Senate debate with challenger Jaime Harrison at Allen University in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. (Joshua Boucher/The State via AP)
October 03, 2020 - 7:45 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In their first debate in a race that has shattered fundraising records and become among the more closely watched Senate contests of this cycle, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison drew multiple contrasts between their campaigns...
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Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., meets with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Washington. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)
October 03, 2020 - 4:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have tested positive for the coronavirus, raising questions about the timing of Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett and whether additional senators may have been exposed. Senate Majority Leader...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., meets with Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, POOL)
October 03, 2020 - 2:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The coroniavirus reached further into Republican ranks on Saturday, forcing the Senate to call off lawmaking as a third GOP senator tested positive for COVID-19. Even so, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared he would push President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee toward...
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