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Boston Globe - Politics

How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots - As the coronavirus pandemic knocks primary election after primary election off schedule, Democrats argue the outbreak shows the country needs to move toward one of their longtime goals — widespread voting by mail — to protect the November election.

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How dire projections, grim images dashed Trump's Easter plan -- The projections were grim: Even if the US were to continue to do what it was doing, keeping the economy closed and most Americans in their homes, the coronavirus could leave 100,000 to 200,000 people dead and millions infected. And the totals would be far worse if the nation reopened.

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Trump administration rules gun shops 'essential' amid coronavirus -- The Trump administration has ruled that gun shops are considered "essential" businesses that should remain open as other businesses are closed to try to stop the spread of coronavirus.

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Trump defends extending coronavirus guidelines as spread continues -- The comments came a day after President Trump made a dramatic course reversal and announced that he would not be moving to ease the guidelines and get the economy back up and running by Easter on April 12, as he said last week he hoped to do.

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In states' coronavirus response, a red/blue divide - In the two cities of Bristol, the left side of a main road is in Virginia, the right side is in Tennessee and the yellow line down the middle of the road is both a state border and a new frontier in this country's uneven response to the coronavirus outbreak that often is breaking down along partisan lines.

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In navigating coronavirus pandemic, Massachusetts voters say they trust Baker — and Cuomo -- Nearly 80 percent of those surveyed approve of Governor Charlie Baker's handling of the outbreak, and 83 percent say they're getting the information they need out of state government. About half — 53 percent — say the federal government is doing the same, but far less have confidence in President Trump.

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'We're going to have to figure out another way to pay the bills': Cash-strapped families hope coronavirus rescue arrives in time to pay the rent -- As the outbreak has torn through their lives, unemployed workers desperately need federal stimulus money before bills come due.

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10-part series - Back to the Battleground - A Boston Globe series of stories examining the lives of people in four crucial 2020 battleground states, and what has changed for them since 2016.

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What we learned from each state

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Trump suggests he can gag inspector general for stimulus bailout program

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'Dreamers' tell Supreme Court ending DACA during pandemic would be 'catastrophic'

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Watch live: White House officials give update on coronavirus response

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Mass. delegation calls on Trump administration to resume visa processing for international health care workers

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Massachusetts Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Seth Moulton show symptoms of coronavirus

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With states moving primaries due to coronavirus, Joe Biden may not be the presumptive Democratic nominee until June

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Ed Markey still fund-raising during coronavirus crisis

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Here's what's in the new $2 trillion coronavirus aid bill

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Coronavirus aid bill bars Trump, family from benefiting from hospitality industry loans

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Watch live: N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo gives coronavirus update

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Fact checking President Trump's claims during his Fox News town hall

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Watch live: Members of the coronavirus task force give a press conference

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