The Many, Maddening Hurdles To Contact Tracing The White House Outbreak

October 9, 2020 - 1:40pm EDT
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The coronavirus outbreak originating at the White House last week may have spread cases to dozens of other communities. But tracing related cases and stopping further spread is extremely challenging.

Oct 21 - 4:43pm EDT

President Biden promised to tackle racial equity when he came to office. There are few tangible changes so far, and proposals woven into his massive social program spending bill are at risk.

Oct 21 - 4:37pm EDT

The Federal Reserve is adopting new restrictions on investments after active trading last year by two regional Fed bank presidents drew criticism.

Oct 21 - 4:28pm EDT

The House voted 229-202 to hold Bannon in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the Jan. 6 select committee.

Oct 21 - 4:13pm EDT

The saga over Sen. Joe Manchin's political party affiliation comes after a Mother Jones article claimed the West Virginia Democrat had plans to become an independent. Machin has denied the report.

Oct 21 - 12:45pm EDT

Jackson is the state capital, but it wrestles with poverty, infrastructural problems, including water issues, and a conservative state government.

Oct 21 - 12:31pm EDT

Attorney General Merrick Garland told lawmakers he's working to keep the Justice Department out of politics after four years of chaos during the Trump presidency.

Oct 21 - 12:16pm EDT

As Democrats keep working towards a scaled-back spending bill, the Duchess of Sussex urged them not to "compromise or negotiate" over a national paid family leave program.

Oct 21 - 5:05am EDT

Democrats' legislation to alleviate voting restrictions in some states was scaled back in order to get Republican senators on board. But in the end, no GOP lawmakers backed the bill.

Oct 20 - 5:42pm EDT

An investigation by the district attorney for Westchester County is examining property valuations at Trump National Golf Club in Westchester. The probe adds to Trump's legal headaches in New York.