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George Conway donates $2,800 to Joe Biden's campaign

Democratic presidential hopeful former Vice President Joe Biden arrives onstage with his wife, Jill, and sister Valerie on Super Tuesday in Los Angeles. Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images

Conservative lawyer George Conway, who's married to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, revealed in a tweet Tuesday night that he donated $2,800 to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's campaign.

Why it matters: While it may not be surprising that vocal Trump critic Conway has backed Biden, the amount of money he has donated and disclosed publicly is significant. It's also an example of how Biden appeals to "never-Trump" conservatives.

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Sanders campaign says it raised $46 million in February

Sanders speaking at a campaign rally in Virginia Beach, Virginia on Feb. 29. Photo: Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images

Bernie Sanders' campaign announced Sunday that it raised $46.5 million in February alone — a staggering figure that dwarfs the $25 million it raked in during January.

By the numbers: The money came from 2.2 million individual donations, including more than 350,000 people who contributed to the campaign for the first time. It raised $4.5 million on Saturday when the Vermont senator finished a distant second behind Joe Biden in the South Carolina primary.

Coronavirus raises health care affordability concerns in the U.S.

A health care worker prepares to transport a patient into an ambulance in Kirkland, Washington, on Feb. 29. Photo: David Ryder/Getty Images

The threat of the coronavirus is already exposing the holes in the U.S. health care system, particularly for low-income people and those without health insurance.

Why it matters: If affordability concerns keep people from receiving the care they need, or from staying home in order to prevent the transmission of the coronavirus, we've got an even bigger problem.

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