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Biden, Sanders to debate Sunday night against backdrop of global pandemic

March 15, 2020

By JULIE PACE WASHINGTON (AP) — When the two remaining Democratic presidential candidates return to the debate stage Sunday night, they will find that their party, the political stakes and the world look much different from when they last met less than three weeks ago. The fast-moving coronavirus was something of an afterthought in that…

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Trump declares virus emergency; Pelosi announces aid deal

March 13, 2020

By ANDREW TAYLOR, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency in order to free up more money and resources. But he denied any responsibility for delays in making testing available for the new virus, whose spread has roiled markets and…

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Pennsylvania Senate hides some details in expense records

March 13, 2020

ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Senate is hiding thousands of detailed explanations about its expenses from official records it provided under public records requests about how it spends taxpayer money, news organizations reported Thursday. Before turning over the documents, Senate officials edited out the explanations, making it appear as though they did not exist,…

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Joe Biden has another big primary night, wins 4 more states

March 11, 2020

By WILL WEISSERT and LAURIE KELLMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden decisively won Michigan’s Democratic presidential primary, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago. The former vice president’s victory there, as well as in Missouri, Mississippi and Idaho, dealt a serious blow to Sanders and substantially widened…

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Rough debate performance by moderators a blow to CBS News

March 6, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: From left, Democratic presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and businessman Tom Steyer participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C….

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Department of Human Services releases guidance for Family First providers

March 6, 2020

HARRISBURG – The Department of Human Services (DHS) this month released a bulletin with guidance and requirements for providers that wish to become a specialized child residential setting under the Family First Prevention Services Act. “The Wolf Administration remains committed to protecting vulnerable populations across Pennsylvania, and the Family First Prevention Services Act will help…

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