Politicians are getting a coronavirus vaccine, but some say they should wait behind the health workers, the elderly and infirm. Plus, what the relief package may mean to you, and new expert answers to other virus questions.
With just over a week to go until Election Day, the stakes at Thursday night's debate could not have been higher. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden faced off in a more cordial debate, discussing a range of issues from the coronavirus pandemic to health care and the economy. We asked viewers around the country to send us their thoughts on the debate and tell us what impact, if any, it had on them. Here's what they said.
HARRIS: "The president said it was a hoax.”
When government forces businesses to close (even if it is for a pandemic), it’s a “taking” in the legal sense. And we can think about $3 trillion in federal bailout spending as “just compensation” to businesses and employees for that taking. Basically, we have decided to borrow from future generations in an attempt to stop a virus and save the economy.
Remarks as prepared for delivery according to a draft. This may not reflect the president's actual remarks word for word.
"My life has led me to this reckoning of a pandemic, an economic collapse and a racial awakening," Dr. Woody Myers says in his first ad in his campaign for Indiana governor.
CLAIM: Three photos spreading on social media show that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and U.S. Sens. Kamala Harris and Cory Booker did not wear masks at a rally together, revealing their hypocrisy during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Public health officials, law enforcement officers and politicians had reasons to underplay the severity of the 1918 flu, which resulted in less coverage in the press. In addition to the fear that full disclosure might embolden enemies during wartime, they wanted to preserve public order and avoid panic.
South Jersey Democrats are highly motivated to beat freshman U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew, R-2nd, this November in his reelection bid after switching parties.
TRUMP: “Mini Mike is a 5’4” mass of dead energy who does not want to be on the debate stage with these professional politicians. No boxes please.” — tweet Thursday.
TRUMP, on the 2016 election: “There have been some great movements where somebody came along and out of the nowhere, won the state of New Hampshire, won Iowa, won South Carolina down the way, won a state someplace, but we won 32 states.”