In light of the global pandemic and the rapid pace of news developments, Washington Week is providing readers with an additional series of articles, beyond the five you need to know, to keep you well-informed. Here are more stories you need to know on the coronavirus and the 2020 election.
Democratic leaders on Wednesday released their own set of demands for an “interim” coronavirus relief package poised to move through Congress this week, setting up a clash with congressional Republicans that threatens to stall the next installment of
As voters arrived at the polls in Wisconsin on Tuesday in the midst of a pandemic, the images of snaking lines, mask-clad citizens and apprehensive poll workers reinforced by National Guard troops provided an early glimpse into the fight over voting
Congressional leaders and the White House are converging on the need for a new assistance package to try to contain the coronavirus pandemic’s economic devastation, fearful that a $2 trillion bailout law enacted last month will have only a limited ef
President Trump said today that he does not support the use of mail-in ballots even though many states postponed elections due to COVID-19. The panel discussed how the virus is already impacting the 2020 election.
A record 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment this week, bringing an to end to a decade of job creation. This comes as state and federal authorities prepare for new hotspots in the widening outbreak. The panel discussed how Washington is responding to this pandemic and its financial fallout.