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5:15 PM ET, March 29, 2020

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Elizabeth Williamson / New York Times:
Liberty University Brings Back Its Students, and Coronavirus, Too  —  The decision by the school's president, Jerry Falwell Jr., to partly reopen his evangelical university enraged residents of Lynchburg, Va. Then students started getting sick.  —  LYNCHBURG, Va. — As Liberty University's spring break …
American Enterprise Institute - AEI:
National coronavirus response: A road map to reopening  — This report provides a road map for navigating through the current COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.  It outlines specific directions for adapting our public-health approach away from sweeping mitigation strategies as we limit …
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Allan Smith / NBC News:
Fauci: Coronavirus could kill over 100,000 Americans  —  Fauci also said it's not yet time for social distancing guidelines to be pulled back.  —  Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that he anticipates the coronavirus could kill between 100,000 and 200,000 Americans while infecting “millions.”
Washington Post:
Experts converge on plans for easing coronavirus restrictions safely  —  The Trump administration's national social distancing guidelines expire early this week.  So what's the plan?  —  If there's one thing people agree on, even as they debate the government's coronavirus response, it is this: We can't do this forever.
Discussion: New York Times
Miriam Elder / BuzzFeed News:
A Nurse Shared A Harrowing Photo Of COVID-19 Victims To Show How Horrifying The Outbreak Is  —  The journalists at BuzzFeed News are proud to bring you trustworthy and relevant reporting about the coronavirus.  To help keep this news free, become a member and sign up for our newsletter, Outbreak Today.
New York Times:
The U.S. Tried to Build a New Fleet of Ventilators.  The Mission Failed.  —  As the coronavirus spreads, the collapse of the project helps explain America's acute shortage.  —  Thirteen years ago, a group of U.S. public health officials came up with a plan to address what they regarded …
Discussion: Discourse.net
Washington Post:
Post-ABC poll shows Trump and Biden in a competitive race for the White House  —  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 …
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Marc Caputo / Politico:
Trump camp targets Obama's Ebola czar
Discussion: Raw Story and Breitbart
Sofi Sinozich / ABC News:
Biden consolidates support, but trails badly in enthusiasm: Poll
Steven Shepard / Politico:
Biden leads Trump in new polls despite coronavirus approval bounce
Discussion: The Hill, CNN and Blue Virginia
WCMH-TV:
Gov. DeWine: Full FDA approval of Battelle mask sterilization process expected by end of Sunday  —  Hotline covid category  —  COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Sunday that after an initial limiting by the FDA of a new surgical mask sterilization process, he expects …
Discussion: Twitchy
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WBNS-TV:   DeWine ‘stunned’ FDA limiting Ohio company's mask-sterilization technology
Andrew J. Tobias / Plain Dealer:
Gov. Mike DeWine: FDA ‘reckless’ in limiting use of new mask-cleaning technology
Discussion: Politico, Battelle.org News and WCMH-TV
Kathleen McGrory / Tampa Bay Times:
Florida coronavirus cases are growing fast.  Here's what that means.  —  Experts say the epidemic in Florida is already past the point of easy containment. … •  •  •  —  The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Florida is doubling every three days …
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Mitch Albom / Detroit Free Press:
Hey, President Trump: Her name is Gretchen Whitmer  —  First of all, she has a name.  Gretchen Whitmer.  She is not “the woman” or “all she does is sit there” or “you know who I'm talking about” — all phrases President Donald Trump has used besides saying the actual name of the person Michigan voters elected to govern us.
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Eric Bradner / CNN:   ‘That governor is me’: Gretchen Whitmer takes on Trump as coronavirus cases rise in Michigan
Ben Kamisar / NBC News:
Governors warn shortages will put their states in ‘dire straits’ as early as this week
Discussion: Politico and The Guardian
Wall Street Journal:
America's Make-or-Break Week  —  The bills are now coming due for big companies and millions of laid-off workers.  Decisions made in the next few days will shape how coronavirus impacts the economy  —  Congress has passed a $2 trillion rescue plan but before those funds start to flow …
Discussion: Raw Story
Gina Cook / NBC4 Washington:
Maryland Man Arrested for Having 60 People Over for Bonfire, Violating Social Distancing Orders  —  A Charles County, Maryland, man who threw a party at his house has unintentionally social-distanced himself from everyone after authorities say he was arrested for refusing to comply with the governor's order against large gatherings.
Julia Prodis Sulek / Mercury News:
Meet the Bay Area doctor who ordered America's first coronavirus lockdown  —  Under intense pressure, Sara Cody's cohort made the move ‘none of us really believed we would do’  —  She is the Bay Area's Anthony Fauci, Santa Clara County's most “essential” employee, the one who banished us …
New York Times:
The Virus Has Transformed the 2020 Elections.  Here's How.  —  Party conventions are in jeopardy, campaigning is on hold and local candidates are playing the role of good Samaritan instead of traditional politician.  —  From the White House to the county courthouse, the coronavirus pandemic has drastically upended the 2020 elections.
Axios:
Inside the start of the great virus airlift  —  A plane from Shanghai arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Sunday morning carrying an extraordinary load: 12 million gloves, 130,000 N-95 masks, 1.7 million surgical masks, 50,000 gowns, 130,000 hand sanitizer units, and 36,000 thermometers.
Discussion: The Week
Jacob Knutson / Axios:
Cuomo: Trump's mandatory quarantine comments “really panicked people”  —  New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference Sunday that President Donald Trump's unexpected Saturday announcement of a possible “short-term” quarantine of New York, New Jersey and parts of Connecticut to curb …
Discussion: Political Wire
David Rothkopf / USA Today:
Hold on to hope in the coronavirus pandemic.  The past shows optimism can be realistic.  —  Throughout history, crises like coronavirus have resulted not just in pain and loss, but in knowledge and creativity that have fueled human progress.  —  Optimism is realism.
Matthew Yglesias / Vox:
Joe Biden's message on coronavirus: It's time to tell the unvarnished truth  —  Former Vice President Joe Biden delivers an address on the coronavirus in March 2020.  Michael Brochstein/Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media via Getty Images  —  “We should be telling the American people the truth.  They're strong.
David Cohen / Politico:
Pelosi: ‘As the president fiddles, people are dying’  —  “As the president fiddles, people are dying,” said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday morning.  —  Speaking to host Jake Tapper on CNN's “State of the Union,” Pelosi said President Donald Trump has not taken the coronavirus crisis seriously enough …
Discussion: NBC News
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Chandelis Duster / CNN:
Pelosi on Trump's coronavirus response: ‘As the President fiddles, people are dying’
Discussion: Daily Kos
 
 
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Charles Ornstein / ProPublica:
What We Know — and Don't Know — About Possible Coronavirus Treatments Promoted by Trump
Discussion: HuffPost, CNN and Mashable
Sky Palma / DeadState:
Mike Huckabee: ‘Smart mayors’ should tell citizens to load up on guns and ammo right now
Politico:
Rhode Island ends specific restrictions on New Yorkers — by making them national
Discussion: WJXT-TV
Mehrsa Baradaran / American Prospect:
Unsanitized: A Crisis to End All Crises
Steve Holland / Reuters:
Trump struggles with tone in virus crisis, aides urge more empathy
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
Erin Cunningham / Washington Post:
As coronavirus cases explode in Iran, U.S. sanctions hinder its access to drugs and medical equipment
Matthias Gafni / San Francisco Chronicle:
Coronavirus: The state had 21 million N95 masks stockpiled. All are expired.
Sam Stein / The Daily Beast:
Trump's Coronavirus Disinformation Campaign Isn't Working: Poll
Discussion: Ipsos
 Earlier Items: 
Associated Press:
Stimulus billions can't buy hospitals out of shortage crisis
Alex Seitz-Wald / NBC News:
Coronavirus cripples voter registration efforts. Millions could be denied.
Discussion: MSNBC
DW.COM:
German state finance minister Thomas Schäfer found dead
Politico:
Inside the White House during ‘15 Days to Slow the Spread’
Discussion: Raw Story
David Lat:
I don't want to be presumptuous, since my condition is stable but still serious.
Eli Saslow / Washington Post:
‘Anything good I could say about this would be a lie.’