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RNC chair tests positive for coronavirus

Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel has tested positive for the coronavirus and is recovering at home in Michigan.

“After a member of her family tested positive for COVID-19, the Chairwoman was tested for the virus. On Wednesday afternoon, she got confirmation she was COVID-19 positive,” a spokesperson for the RNC told The Hill on Friday. “She has been at her home in Michigan since last Saturday.” 

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