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Immigration attorneys have sported swim goggles and masks borrowed from friends to meet with clients in detention centers. Masked judges are stocking their cramped courtrooms with hand sanitizer for hearings they want to do by phone.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks outside her home beside her husband Bruce Mann, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Cambridge, Mass., after she dropped out of the Democratic presidential race. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) **FILE**

A majority of Democratic voters support former Vice President Joe Biden’s commitment to pick a woman running mate, and a plurality of those voters want him to select Sen. Elizabeth Warren, according to a new Economist/YouGov poll.

Screen capture from the YouTube channel for PolitiZoid, a group of conservative animators and comedians from California. (YouTube.com) [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvsk7gzpTPaSmNiB1SyJsMA]

The conservative humorists at Politizoid have reentered the digital arena for the 2020 campaign season, sensing that President Trump’s use of Twitter to boost memes and content supporting his candidacy has “opened a door” for their work.

This image released by USA Network shows Rosario Dawson, as Allegra Dill, from her new series "Briarpatch." Dawson plays a fashionable political fixer who returns home to her Texas border town following the bombing death of her police officer sister. (Ursula Coyote/USA Network via AP)

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Rosario Dawson has graced both the big and small screens, in everything from dramas to comedies to Marvel superhero projects, yet she’s rarely been cast as the lead in a project.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about the coronavirus Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Wilmington, De. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Win the West, a new super PAC backing Democratic presidential hopeful Joseph R. Biden, launched a new effort Thursday aimed at defending blue states in the 2020 election and going “on the offensive” in states such as Texas and Arizona that have been trending purple.

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The governor of Guam temporarily suspended some parts of the Open Government Law in response to the coronavirus outbreak, including the public’s right to attend government meetings.

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, to discuss an announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday said there could well be significant economic pain in the short term in light of the coronavirus outbreak but that there also could be a “good rebound” on the other side of the crisis.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence listens. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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In this Saturday, March 21, 2020 photo, a food delivery scooter passes Barbar Restaurant that now offers food for delivery only, after most of the shops and restaurants closed as part of the preventive measures against the coronavirus, in Beirut, Lebanon. Through 15 years of civil war and various bouts of violence since, Lebanon's Barbar eatery never closed its doors, forging ahead through difficult times while continuously serving up sandwiches to customers -- even if it meant doing so from behind sandbags during the conflict. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

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Through 15 years of civil war and various bouts of violence since, Lebanon’s Barbar eatery never closed its doors, serving up sandwiches to customers even if it meant doing so from behind sandbags.

In this image from video provided by the Biden for President campaign, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a virtual press briefing Wednesday, March 25, 2020. (Biden for President via AP)

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden returned Wednesday to his longtime habit of gilding his academic credentials.

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A panel of three appeals court judges upheld a previous ruling that the U.S. Department of Justice cannot enforce two Rhode Island cities to comply with a grant that they said in a lawsuit would turn local police into federal immigration agents.

Based on his fiery presence, some wonder if New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo could become a Democratic presidential hopeful. (Associated Press)

Few can miss the fiery presence of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as he navigates the coronavirus crisis in the Empire State. Mr. Cuomo — son of previous New York governor Mario Cuomo and brother of CNN host Christopher Cuomo —- has been a relentless presence in the news media as he explains worst case scenarios to the public. Some say the White House could be in his future.

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