John McCormick

John McCormick

@WSJ national political reporter. Former Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune and Des Moines Register. Eagle Scout. MN native.

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A good video summary of how #coronavirus  has already upended the 2020 campaign and what else may change in American politics. (It's also a good opportunity to see the lovely woodwork on the walls of the @GeraldFSeib  home office):

"Something miraculous has happened in Washington," @SenatorDurbin  says at Covid-19 briefing this afternoon in Chicago. "We've actually done something."

Yet another #coronavirus  themed political ad. This one from the pro-Biden super PAC, Unite the Country, first aired yesterday in San Francisco at 17:55 on KGO (ABC).

"The federal government has done a hell of a job," @realDonaldTrump  says at this evening's #coronavirus  briefing.

Top Biden Surrogate Obama Delayed by Pandemic—and Sanders, w/ @KThomasDC  :

When TV Anchors Work From Home, a Lot Can Go Wrong, by @JBFlint  :

Biden Doubts Democratic Convention Can Be Held as Planned Due to Coronavirus

This summer’s Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee is being pushed back to mid-August because of the coronavirus pandemic, the biggest disruption yet to the presidential campaign as a result of the crisis. w/ @KThomasDC  :

How Coronavirus Is Breaking Down Along Familiar Political Lines, by @aaronzitner  @Dchinni  and me:

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"We're leaving them a future that is far darker than the lives we have led," @AndrewYangVFA  says in new 60-SECOND TV spot that first aired at 06:06 in Devenport, Iowa, on KWQC (NBC).

New @AndrewYang  TV ad focused on drug prices and health care first aired at 05:12 local in Sioux City on KCAU (ABC).

Evelyn Yang narrates new @AndrewYangVFA  TV spot focused on caregivers that first aired at 05:46 in Des Moines on WHO (NBC).

"We need to rewrite the rules of the 21st Century economy to make it work for us," @AndrewYangVFA  says in new TV spot that first ran in Davenport at 05:28 on KLJB (FOX).

Jamie Dimon and Lloyd Blankfein have their photos flashed on the screen while a narrator says "crooks on Wall Street who destroyed our economy" in a new @BernieSanders  TV ad focuses on criminal justice. Spot first aired at 05:20 in Columbia, S.C. on WLTX (CBS).