Politics Aug 20Embattled postal leader is a Trump donor with deep GOP ties
A Republican megadonor with significant financial stakes in companies that compete with the post office, DeJoy's short tenure as postmaster general has been marred by controversial policies.
Politics Aug 14Major U.S. postal workers union endorses Biden for president
The National Association of Letter Carriers, which represents 300,000 current and retired workers, said Thursday that Trump's longstanding hostility to the mail-delivering agency has heightened during the pandemic.
Politics Jul 07Trump donors among early recipients of coronavirus loans
As much as $273 million in federal coronavirus aid was awarded to more than 100 companies that are owned or operated by major donors to President Donald Trump's election efforts.
Politics Jun 15Biden posts massive $81 million cash influx for May
The amount suggests that Biden won't have difficulty raising the cash needed to compete with Trump, even in the midst of a pandemic that has tanked markets, forced many out of work, or otherwise crimped peoples' ability to spend.
Nation Apr 17Pro-Trump protesters push back on stay-at-home orders
In places like Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia, small-government groups, supporters of President Donald Trump, anti-vaccine advocates and others have united behind a deep suspicion of efforts to shut down daily life to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Economy Apr 14Cities, counties fear losing out on U.S. virus rescue funding
The $2.2 trillion federal rescue package could fail to deliver badly needed financial aid to thousands of smaller cities and counties where a majority of Americans live, according to documents and interviews with local officials.
Politics Mar 29Coronavirus makes it harder for campaigns to ask for money
As the coronavirus upends everyday life, inundating hospitals, tanking financial markets and putting 3.3 million Americans out of work, President Donald Trump and his likely Democratic rival, Joe Biden, suddenly find themselves navigating perilous terrain.
Politics Mar 202020 campaigns go digital amid fears of coronavirus spread
Amid calls for social distancing to stop the pandemic's spread, Democrats Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, as well as Republican President Donald Trump, have had little choice but to call off large-scale public events in favor of politicking online and…
Politics Mar 18Sanders’ campaign says he’s reassessing, not dropping out
A Sanders spokesman denied a report that the Vermont senator was suspending his campaign Wednesday afternoon, but that word came as Sanders pulled down digital advertising on Facebook and Google, triggering further confusion in a contest already upended by the…
Politics Mar 18WATCH: After 3 more wins, Biden reaches out to Sanders voters
Using a livestream to address supporters from his home state of Delaware, Biden seemed ready to move past the primary. He paid tribute to the Vermont senator for advancing key issues like affordable health care and combating climate change.