Bloomberg Aims To Use Coronavirus Confusion To Appear Presidential

March 2, 2020 - 5:06am EST
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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg sees a chance to seize the moment in the Democratic primary as a trusted leader in times of crisis as fears rise over the coronavirus outbreak.

Mar 3 - 5:03am EST

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is lifting all COVID-19 restrictions in his state. That's leading to worries about the virus spreading before most Texas can be vaccinated.

Mar 3 - 5:03am EST

President Biden's nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget has withdrawn from the proceedings. Key Democratic and Republican senators refused to back Neera Tanden.

Mar 3 - 5:00am EST

The Senate Rules and Homeland Security committees will hear from top military officials on their role in the insurrection. This, as a House panel weighs new Capitol security spending.

Mar 3 - 5:00am EST

Democrats and Republicans can agree to very little about the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, including how to investigate it. The fallout is impacting the ability to work across party lines.

Mar 2 - 8:15pm EST

Neera Tanden has withdrawn her nomination to lead the Office of Management and Budget, the first big loss for the Biden administration in Congress.

Mar 2 - 6:53pm EST

In the wake of the historic 2020 election turnout, state legislatures across the U.S. are considering bills to make it harder to vote. Activist Stacey Abrams warns of a return to Jim Crow-era laws.

Mar 2 - 6:51pm EST

The former head of the Center for American Progress was criticized for tweets disparaging some lawmakers. President Biden said in a statement he accepted Tanden's request.

Mar 2 - 6:03pm EST

Biden's picks to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Securities and Exchange Commission signaled in a Senate hearing they'd be tougher cops on the beat than their Trump era predecessors

Mar 2 - 5:33pm EST

President Biden moves his timeline up by two months while directing all 50 states and the District of Columbia to move school workers up in line for vaccinations, beginning next week.