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8:50 AM ET, March 26, 2020

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The Daily Beast:
CNN and MSNBC Staff Push Back on Airing Trump's Coronavirus ‘Lies’  —  Trump's daily pandemic briefings have devolved into an “open-mic night” full of “misinformation,” cable staffers said, as networks weigh how much of the events they must air.  —  The nation's television news outlets …
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Windsor Mann / The Week:
What Trump's coronavirus briefings are really about
Discussion: NBC News
Washington Post:
Senate passes $2 trillion bill to blunt coronavirus pandemic's economic impact, as households and businesses gasp for relief  —  The unanimous vote sends the legislation to the House, which is expected to pass it Friday morning  —  Facing one of the worst economic downturns in American history …
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Jacob Pramuk / CNBC:
Bernie Sanders threatens to hold up coronavirus bill after 4 GOP senators push to cut unemployment aid
New York Post:
Worker at NYC hospital where nurses wear trash bags as protection dies from coronavirus  —  The shortage of safety gear at one Manhattan hospital is so dire that desperate nurses have resorted to wearing trash bags — and some blame the situation for the coronavirus death of a beloved colleague.
Nick Judin / m.jacksonfreepress.com:
Governor Orders Limited Gatherings, Declares Most Businesses ‘Essential,’ Supersedes Local Safety Efforts  —  Gov. Tate Reeves signed an executive order early this evening superseding a patchwork of local bans on public gatherings in Mississippi and other heightened restrictions …
Washington Post:
G-7 failed to agree on statement after U.S. insisted on calling coronavirus outbreak ‘Wuhan virus’  —  Foreign ministers representing seven major industrialized nations failed to agree on a joint statement Wednesday after the Trump administration insisted on referring to the coronavirus outbreak as the …
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BuzzFeed News:
Doctors And Nurses Say More People Are Dying Of COVID-19 In The US Than We Know  —  “The numbers are grossly under-reported.  I know for a fact that we've had three deaths in one county where only one is listed on the website,” one California ER doctor told BuzzFeed News.
Ben Makuch / VICE:
Man Who Planned to Bomb Hospital Amid Pandemic Dies in Incident With FBI  —  A domestic terrorism suspect in Belton, Missouri who allegedly planned to carbomb a hospital struggling with the coronavirus pandemic died while the FBI was trying to arrest him Tuesday, the agency confirmed.
Discussion: Townhall
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Adam Goldman / New York Times:   Man Suspected of Planning Attack on Missouri Hospital Is Killed, Officials Say
New York Times:
Trump Wants to ‘Reopen America.’ Here's What Happens if We Do.  —  Social distancing for 2 weeks Social distancing for 2 months  —  Social distancing for 2 weeks Social distancing for 2 months  —  Interventions: 2 weeks Infections: 128M  —  President Trump says he wants the United States …
Politico:
Trump team failed to follow NSC's pandemic playbook  —  The Trump administration, state officials and even individual hospital workers are now racing against each other to get the necessary masks, gloves and other safety equipment to fight coronavirus — a scramble that hospitals and doctors say has come too late and left them at risk.
Discussion: The Hill, Mediaite and Raw Story
Micah Zenko / Foreign Policy:
The Coronavirus Is the Worst Intelligence Failure in U.S. History  —  It's more glaring than Pearl Harbor and 9/11—and it's all the fault of Donald Trump's leadership.  —  Last September, I met the vice president for risk for a Fortune 100 company in Washington, D.C. I asked the executive …
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Joey Nolfi / EW.com:
Kathy Griffin slams Trump's coronavirus response while in hospital with ‘unbearably painful’ symptoms
Discussion: WND
New York Times:
Job Vacancies and Inexperience Mar Federal Response to Coronavirus  —  Unfilled jobs and high turnover mean the government is ill equipped for a public health crisis, said many former and current federal officials and disaster experts.  —  WASHINGTON — Of the 75 senior positions at the Department …
Washington Post:
Politicians jockeying for covid-19 tests find proximity to Trump is the fastest route  —  Late last month, Mick Mulvaney, who was still the acting White House chief of staff at the time, told a crowd of conservative activists that the media was exaggerating the threat posed by covid-19 because …
Discussion: The Week and Raw Story
Marc Fisher / Washington Post:
He urged saving the economy over protecting those who are ‘not productive’ from the coronavirus.  Then he faced America's wrath.  —  Scott McMillan had had it with being cooped up, with the whole country being closed, with the collapsing market and the isolation, the constant worry …
Discussion: Fox News, NB Blog and Twitchy
Charles Davis / Business Insider:
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti warns of mass death, condemns ‘false hope,’ and tells us his city will be on lockdown for another 2 months — and to ‘be prepared for longer’  — Los Angeles residents will be confined to their homes until at least May, Mayor Eric Garcetti told Insider on Wednesday.
Discussion: Washington Post, KTLA and Redstate
David K. Li / NBC News:
Entire senior home in New Jersey, 94 people, presumed to have coronavirus  —  St. Joseph's Senior Nursing Home in Woodbridge already has 24 people who tested positive, with 70 more expected to also test positive.  —  An entire New Jersey nursing home is presumed to be infected with coronavirus …
Discussion: VICE
Ariana Eunjung Cha / Washington Post:
Hospitals consider universal do-not-resuscitate orders for coronavirus patients  —  Worries that ‘all hands’ responses may expose doctors and nurses to infection prompts debate about prioritizing the needs of the many over the one  —  The Washington Post is providing this story for free …
Discussion: Fox News and Vox
New York Times:
Trump May Defer Tariff Payments to Help Businesses  —  This briefing is no longer updating.  Read the latest developments in the coronavirus outbreak here.  —  Here's what you need to know:  — Questions remain for the hotel industry.  — Big companies could see tax breaks
Discussion: VICE
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New York Times:
Millions of Americans May Have Lost Their Jobs Last Week: Live Updates
Discussion: Bloomberg
Karen Tumulty / Washington Post:
How Nancy Pelosi became the most powerful woman in U.S. history  —  Nancy Pelosi is still often the lone woman at the table.  But she has paved the way for many others.  —  A few dozen people gathered one early March evening at the National Museum of American History to celebrate the opening …
Politico:
Biden blindsides Trump's Florida ally  —  MIAMI — Joe Biden lauded seven governors — drawn from both parties — by name on Monday, praising their leadership during the coronavirus crisis.  —  On Wednesday, he singled out one for sharp criticism: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Gabriel Debenedetti / New York Magazine:
Joe Biden Is Spending His Time in the Coronavirus Bunker Thinking a Lot About His VP  —  On Sunday afternoon, nearly two weeks into his self-imposed isolation at home in Delaware, Joe Biden joined a private conference call for 72 donors from the Atlanta area.
Zach Carter / HuffPost:
Democrats Are Handing Donald Trump The Keys To The Country  —  The Senate coronavirus bill is shocking.  —  The emergency coronavirus legislation that the Senate agreed to on Tuesday can only be described as an outrage.  It is not an economic rescue package, but a sentence …
Brad Reed / Raw Story:
Former Wells Fargo CEO wants Americans back to work next month: 'Some may even die, I don't know'  —  Richard Kovacevich, the former CEO of Wells Fargo, wants Americans to get back to their jobs — even if it kills them.  —  In an interview with Bloomberg, Kovacevich said that he thinks …
Discussion: Bloomberg
David Stout / New York Times:
Richard Reeves, Columnist and Author on Presidents, Dies at 83  —  His books on Kennedy, Nixon, Clinton and others could be as unsparing as his syndicated column.  He was also a familiar face on PBS public-affairs programs.  —  Richard Reeves, a journalist and author who explored the presidency …
Heather Long / Washington Post:
The $2 trillion relief bill is massive but it won't prevent a recession  —  A $2.2 trillion relief package for the U.S. economy — the biggest in history — likely won't be enough.  —  The Senate just passed a $2.2 trillion relief package for the economy — the biggest in U.S. history — by an unanimous vote.
Discussion: The Week, Mother Jones and The Root
Bailey Lipschultz / Bloomberg:
Newest Shortage in New York: The City Is Running Out of Dogs to Adopt  — Pet craze is spurring rally in Chewy shares amid a market rout  — 'We definitely don't have any dogs left to match,' says rescue  —  Of all the shortages created by the coronavirus pandemic …
Sabrina Tavernise / New York Times:
Even Before Coronavirus, America's Population Was Growing at Slowest Rate Since 1919  —  As births drop, deaths accelerate and immigration slows, the country is closer than ever to an overall decline.  —  WASHINGTON — The American population is growing at its slowest pace since 1919 …
Brad Brooks / Reuters:
New Orleans emerges as next coronavirus epicenter, threatening rest of South  —  (Reuters) - New Orleans is on track to become the next coronavirus epicenter in the United States, dimming hopes that less densely populated and warmer-climate cities would escape the worst of the pandemic, and that summer months could see it wane.
Discussion: Forbes and NBC News
Politico:
Here's what's in the $2T stimulus package — and what's next  —  The biggest economic stimulus in American history is hurtling toward passage, but Washington's colossal intervention to save the economy still chooses winners and losers among businesses and American workers.
WCVB:
Gov. Baker prohibits reusable shopping bags during coronavirus emergency  —  Part of new public health order regarding grocery stores and pharmacies  —  HIDE TRANSCRIPT SHOW TRANSCRIPT  —  Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday announced a new public health order related to grocery stores …
Discussion: Reason, The Gateway Pundit and Twitchy
 
 
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Andrew J. Tobias / Plain Dealer:
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New York Times:
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Ronald A. Klain / Washington Post:
We must plan now for how to get back to business later
Kyle Drennen / NB Blog:
Andrea Mitchell Fears ‘Skyrocketing’ Approval for Trump Amid Pandemic
Discussion: Townhall
Glenn Harlan Reynolds / USA Today:
5 tips to keep you sane during the coronavirus crisis
Matthew Haag / New York Times:
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Julie Zauzmer / Washington Post:
Rabbi who rescued 56 families from the Nazis dies of coronavirus
Discussion: CBS New York
Yahoo News:
Economies Already Look Totally Different From the Pre-Virus Age
Katherine Doherty / Yahoo Finance:
Distressed Debt Balloons to Almost $1 Trillion, Nears 2008 Peak
Marisa Taylor / Reuters:
Exclusive: U.S. slashed CDC staff inside China prior to coronavirus outbreak
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
Rebecca Ballhaus / Wall Street Journal:
National Security Veterans Urge Trump to Invoke Emergency Mobilization Law
Zachary Petrizzo / Mediaite:
Twitter Deletes Post From The Federalist Proposing ‘Chickenpox Parties’ to Deliberately Spread Coronavirus