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.
But as President Donald Trump was weighing last week whether to quickly return the country to normal after 15 days of virtual shutdown, it was the images from his own borough in New York City that seemed to drive home the still-worsening severity of
Many Democratic leaders now doubt their national party convention will take place as planned in July, while President Trump’s determination to hold the Republican convention could collide with life-and-death realities.
President Trump and former vice president Joe Biden are in a tightly competitive race for the White House in the November general election, with the president gaining ground on his likely challenger over the past month as the coronavirus pandemic con
Faced with a torrent of criticism from cities and states that have been pleading for help to deal with the most critically ill coronavirus victims, President Trump announced on Friday that the federal government would buy thousands of ventilators fro
Trump said this week that he would like much of the country “opened up and raring to go” by Easter, which is April 12 — in part, he said, because he likes the imagery of church pews full for the holiday.
A week after the government's principal emergency response agency took the lead on the growing coronavirus pandemic, officials have been trying to catch up, hoping to streamline communication and sort out distribution to get necessary equipment