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A workman walks through the empty corridors of the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill as lawmakers negotiate on the emergency coronavirus response legislation, in Washington, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Amid virus, Congress' leaders resist call for remote voting

Mar. 18, 2020 2:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders are resisting calls to let lawmakers vote remotely, a dispute pitting the scourge of the coronavirus against two centuries of tradition that underscores Washington's struggle to adapt to swiftly evolving recommendations for coping with the pandemic. Advocates of the...