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The News Roundup — Domestic

Democratic presidential hopeful former US vice president Joe Biden makes a point as he and Senator Bernie Sanders take part in the 11th Democratic Party 2020 presidential debate in a CNN Washington Bureau studio in Washington, DC.
Democratic presidential hopeful former US vice president Joe Biden makes a point as he and Senator Bernie Sanders take part in the 11th Democratic Party 2020 presidential debate in a CNN Washington Bureau studio in Washington, DC.

President Trump releases new federal guidelines for re-opening the country, saying governors and mayors should make decisions for their own states based on the spread of coronavirus in their jurisdictions. But his proposal did not address some difficult questions, including how to finance billions of dollars necessary for expanded testing and whether travel should be restricted between states.

The Department of Labor says 22 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the last four weeks. But the $349 billion federal loan program intended to help small businesses keep workers on their payrolls has run out of money. Will congressional lawmakers put aside their differences and agree on how to refund the Paycheck Protection Program?

We answer your questions about the major national stories of the week on the News Roundup.

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