The American Prospect has taken on the charge of producing an update to the COVID-19 situation daily.
- October 5, 2020
- October 4, 2020
Today seems like a day for which we need a record.The president remains at Walter Reed Hospital. His condition is unclear. The United States as a whole on Friday saw the highest count of new cases since August: 54,411. Deaths are down, but still 906 Americans died on Friday from Covid-19.
- October 3, 2020
There are 46,459 other Americans who have contracted the coronavirus in the last day. It illustrates how the administration’s secrecy and lies take away our ability to make informed decisions about our own lives, as well as about the nation.
- October 2, 2020Or is this just the first of many distractions?
- August 24, 2020
Trump’s extremism is alienating the voters that other Republican lawmakers need to stay in power, and those lawmakers are trying to keep their distance from him without antagonizing his base.
- July 22, 2016A longtime media critic casts a baleful eye on Cleveland.
- July 19, 2016The strikingly similar rhetoric of two very different presidential candidates' wives tells us a lot about Americans' aspirations — and their disappointments.