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Trump fires back at Schumer over coronavirus criticism: 'No wonder AOC is thinking about running against you'

President Trump hammered Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., in a scathing letter firing back at the criticism of his handling of the coronavirus crisis, telling Schumer: “I never knew how bad of a senator you are.”

Democracy 2020 Digest: Judge won't postpone Wisconsin primary over coronavirus concerns

Wisconsin’s primary, which includes in-person voting at polling stations across the state, will take place on Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic - after a federal judge declined to postpone the election. But U.S. District Judge William Conley did rule on Thursday that absentee ballots in the primary will counted if they arrive by April 13 — six days after the election. And he extended until Friday the deadline for voters to request absentee ballots.

FISA reauthorizations in doubt after findings that FBI surveillance was riddled with major errors

New findings by the Justice Department inspector general that the FBI has repeatedly violated surveillance rules could impact Congress’ pending reauthorization of key powers related to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), with top Republican lawmakers already saying the DOJ report will have major consequences for surveillance law.

Biden, Trump campaigns clash over unemployment claims amid coronavirus shutdown

President Trump and Joe Biden’s campaigns sparred Thursday over the record number of unemployment claims in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, with Biden accusing the president of “failing to prepare our nation” while Trump’s campaign fired back that Biden’s record shows he would be incapable of handling the current crisis.