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Coronavirus Adds to Health Risks of Ailing 9/11 Responders

Michael Hollander has prostate cancer, thymus cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and has had a piece of his heart removed — all linked to his emergency medical response to the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

Memorial Day Parades Go Virtual for Members of Congress, Voters

Memorial Day parades are annual must-dos for members of Congress, and every other year they mark the unofficial start of summer campaign season.

What to Know in Washington: Trump’s Virus Visits Are New Rallies

President Donald Trump credits his signature rallies for his improbable White House victory and the roaring economy he once presided over was his best argument for re-election. But with the coronavirus pandemic destroying both, he’s trying to compensate by turning official events into the next best thing.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Burr Probe Upends Senators’ Health Agenda

An investigation into Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr’s (R-N.C.) stock trading throws into question his political future and the direction of a crucial Senate domestic policy committee.

Ethics Probe, Election Races Cloud Senate Health Panel Outlook

An investigation into Richard Burr’s stock trading throws into question his political future and the direction of a crucial Senate domestic policy committee.

Virginia Decriminalizes ‘Simple Possession’ of Marijuana

Virginia is the latest state to ease penalties on marijuana.

Space Force Asks Congress to Ease Rules on Buying New Hardware

The Space Force has asked Congress for legislation making it easier for the new service branch to buy and field space hardware quickly and keep up with growing threats from adversaries such as China and Russia.

Committee-Stripped Steve King Faces His Toughest Primary Yet (1)

Rep. Steve King may be days away from the beginning of the end to his nearly two-decade congressional career.

Most Nursing Homes Short of Covid-19 Tests for Residents, Staff

Most of the country’s nursing homes can’t test all their residents and staff for Covid-19, an industry survey shows, potentially thwarting efforts to stop outbreaks among the most vulnerable to the virus.

Vulnerable GOP Senators Hitch Pandemic Response to Governors

A pair of Republican senators running for re-election in swing states are hitching their political fortunes to their work with Democratic governors, whose response to the coronavirus has bolstered their popularity.
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