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Democratic lawmakers call for racial data in virus testing

Democratic lawmakers call for racial data in virus testing

Technology
Democratic lawmakers are calling out an apparent lack of racial data that they say is needed to monitor and address disparities in the national response to the coronavirus outbreakBy AARON MORRISON Associated PressMarch 30, 2020, 9:52 PM4 min read4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Democratic lawmakers are calling out an apparent lack of racial data that they say is needed to monitor and address disparities in the national response to the coronavirus outbreak. In a letter sent Friday to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, both from Massachusetts, said comprehensive demographic data on people who are tested or treated for the virus that causes COVID-19 does not exist. Over the weekend, cities with large bla...
‘The Daily Show’ to air live Tuesday following fourth Democratic debate

‘The Daily Show’ to air live Tuesday following fourth Democratic debate

Entertainment
Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will air live Tuesday following the fourth Democratic primary debate for the 2020 presidential election, Comedy Central announced. The live episode, titled Votegasm 2020: The Field Narrows From 10 to...12?, will air at 11 p.m. EDT. Noah's guest will be Alex Wagner, co-host and executive producer of Showtime's The Circus and special correspondent for CBS News. It will mark the 15th time The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has aired live with the late night talk show having also covered the previous 2020 Democratic debates and President Donal Trump's State of the Union Addresses, among other political events. The debate is co-hosted by CNN and The New York Times. It will be broadcasted live at 8 p.m. EDT from Otterbein University in Westerville,...
Democratic debates: Ten candidates clash over healthcare and immigration

Democratic debates: Ten candidates clash over healthcare and immigration

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls have clashed in a televised US debate that laid bare the party's deep divisions over how best to win in 2020.Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, the most liberal candidates in the crowded field, came under attack from their more moderate colleagues.The three women and seven men on stage in Michigan debated healthcare, border policy and how to defeat Donald Trump.Ten more Democrats, including Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, will debate on Wednesday.The winner of the Democratic presidential nomination will be announced next July at the party convention. The presidential election will take place months later, in November. Who stood out in the debate? The curse of being a Democrati...