Congress Hears Tales of Front-Line Workers Risking It All

Leilani Jordan was a 27-year-old grocery clerk when she died in her mother’s arms after contracting Covid-19. On Thursday, her story was one of several Congress heard about those working without protection on the front lines of the pandemic.

Read more

Experts Urge Testing and Transparency in First Coronavirus Panel Hearing

The pathway out of the Covid-19 pandemic demands testing and well-coordinated strategy but it also requires transparency, a group of public health experts told a new congressional body tasked with overseeing the federal government’s response to the crisis.

Read more

Obama Ebola Czar Blasts White House Response to Virus

A former White House Ebola czar told lawmakers Tuesday the inability of the U.S. to conduct widespread domestic coronavirus testing by this point in the outbreak, while a hard-hit nation like South Korea tests hundreds of thousands of people, is a failure of policy and execution.

Read more

Democrats Push for Answers on Killing of Iranian General

House Democrats are demanding answers from President Donald Trump on why he ordered the targeted killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, after the administration failed to explain the purported imminent threat that triggered the assassination. 

Read more