Today's Top News Compilation - Thursday, July 30, 2020 (1 Viewer)

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Below are some of the top political news stories of the day:

Trump campaign hits pause on TV ad spending for 'review' of messaging strategy
Trump, GOP suggest temporary fix for $600 jobless benefit
Trump stokes racist fears after revoking Obama-era housing rule
Trump defends tweet on possible Election Day delay at contentious press conference
Intel Dems press Nunes for details on anti-Biden package from Ukrainian official
Trump tests GOP loyalty with election tweet and stimulus strategy
EXCLUSIVE: Fearing Trump interference, FBI agents hid copies of Russia investigation docs
FBI: Errors in wiretap applications are mostly minor
Trump continues to question voting by mail
‘He’s Willing to Put Democracy on the Block’
The Memo: Trump's real target is election's legitimacy
Top Sanders campaign aide urges Bernie supporters on DNC convention panel to drop proposals
Judge blocks Trump admin's 'public charge' policy
Trump eyes student loan relief extension
Experts dismiss Trump claim that it could take 'years' to declare election winner
Trump suggests delaying November election. 'Constitutionally impossible,' one expert says
What would it take to postpone the election?
Congressman John Lewis remembered at funeral service
President Trump courts controversy after suggesting election delay over voter fraud concerns
Grand jury indicts Tennessee state senator on theft charges
McConnell tees up showdown on unemployment benefits
Dems pour record cash into battleground state parties
Trump global media chief probes pro-Biden VOA content
Confusion mounts over withdrawal from Portland
Senate stalls on extending unemployment insurance, as $600 weekly benefit expires
Hawley vows to vote against Supreme Court nominees who haven't 'explicitly acknowledged that Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided'
Read Obama's eulogy for Rep. John Lewis
Watch Obama's full eulogy of John Lewis, 'founding father of that fuller, fairer, better America'
Obama delivers passionate eulogy for John Lewis, urges Americans to vote: "He knew that the march is not over"
Obama, joined by fellow past presidents, eulogizes Rep. John Lewis at MLK's Atlanta church
Watch live: Trump holds press conference (Video 4:30pm CDT)
Obama gives passionate eulogy as John Lewis honored at funeral in MLK's Atlanta church
Deleted Biden video sets off a crisis at Voice of America
Trump tells Vanessa Guillén's family he doesn't want Fort Hood soldier's murder to be "swept under the rug"
GOP lawmakers push resolution supporting nation's law enforcement officers, rejecting efforts to defund police
Obama Calls For Abolishing Filibuster If It Stands In Way Of Stronger Voting Rights
Trump calls on Covid-19 survivors to donate blood plasma
Prosecutors agree to lift gag order on Michael Cohen
Mick Mulvaney calls House Democrats' $3 trillion stimulus proposal 'absurd' (video)
Hundreds of business groups call for liability shield in coronavirus relief package
Volunteer hacker army boosts election cybersecurity
Seattle Mayor Says Federal Deployments Are Part Of A Darker Political Goal
US charges Tennessee state senator with embezzlement
GOP Rep. Schweikert reprimanded in ethics probe, ordered to pay $50G
Trump plans to address United Nations General Assembly in person
COVID-19 crushes U.S. economy in second quarter; rising virus cases loom over recovery
McConnell, top Republicans say Election Day isn't moving
Stakes rise for virus talks as jobless aid lapses, GDP drops
Trump says coronavirus stimulus checks, direct payments may be more than $1,200
Pompeo, lawmakers tangle over Germany troop withdrawal
Obama, joined by fellow past presidents, eulogizes Rep. John Lewis at MLK's Atlanta church
'A meaningful hit to the economy': What could happen if Congress cuts unemployment benefits
Appeals court to take new look at whether Flynn charges must be dismissed
4 Key Takeaways From Washington's Big Tech Hearing On 'Monopoly Power'
Senate cancels hearing for Anthony Tata, Trump's Pentagon pick who called Obama a terrorist
Bernie Sanders tells Trump ‘we're not delaying the election,’ ‘your disastrous presidency will end’
Clinton pays respects at John Lewis's funeral: 'He got into a lot of good trouble'
Pompeo tells lawmakers the ‘tide is turning’ against China
EXCLUSIVE: Inside the Supreme Court's internal deliberations over Trump's taxes
GDP contracted by a record 32.9% pace last quarter
Record economic plunge, bleak jobs numbers reveal virus toll
Joe Manchin and head of postal service union warn of possible post office closures
AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s view of flawed election is baseless
Trump suggests delaying election, warns mail-in ballots to result in ‘INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT’ vote
Trump floats November election delay, but it won’t happen
Appeals court will rehear case over Flynn charges
Germany's Economy Suffers Biggest Quarterly Drop On Record
The congressional underclass erupts in fury after Gohmert gets Covid-19
Protesters vary as much as their arrests, AP analysis shows
Biden, under Trump attack, casts himself as firm on China
Republicans flat-out reject Trump's suggestion to delay election
Herman Cain dies from coronavirus
Trump, after Portland deal, says feds won't leave 'until there is safety'
Posthumous letter from John Lewis published
George W. Bush honors John Lewis: 'He believed in America'
Why Trump's tough-on-crime message is not breaking through in suburban America
Senate GOP makes last ditch effort on unemployment extension
Republicans openly challenge Trump's tweet on delaying election
Feds clash anew with Portland rioters despite withdrawal agreement, as Trump ups pressure on governor
McConnell, Schumer trade accusations as clock ticks on unemployment benefits
3 former presidents mourn John Lewis at funeral in Atlanta
Tributes pour in for Herman Cain after death from coronavirus
Pompeo says threats to US in Afghanistan raised with Russia
FBI says errors uncovered in wiretap applications were mostly 'non-material'
Obama Unleashes on Trump Privately as He Raises $24 Million for Biden (NY Times)
Pompeo tells lawmakers the ‘tide is turning’ against China
Maxwell documents expected to be released soon
US agents in Portland to pull back, but tensions remain
Tense Barr, Big Tech hearings highlight heated week on Capitol Hill (video)
Pelosi says GOP seems to have 'disdain' for working people as stimulus negotiations stall
GOP hunts for 'Plan B' as coronavirus talks hit wall
From snacks to snafus, 10 highlights from Wednesday's tech hearing
Irregularities in COVID Reporting Contract Award Process Raises New Questions
At big tech hearing, non-denials speak louder than words
Gohmert says he will take hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment
Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized for minimally invasive non-surgical procedure
Facebook's Zuckerberg skewered with internal emails during antitrust hearing
US plan to pull troops from Germany sparks criticism from lawmakers in both parties
Trump attended a fundraiser in Texas without a mask on the day the US hit 150,000 coronavirus deaths - BI
Breyer: 'Politics goes out the window' once justices join the Supreme Court
Tuberville breaks DC self-quarantine policy to campaign
Why the tech giants may suffer lasting pain from their Hill lashing
U.S. economy likely suffered historic plunge in second quarter; outlook murky as COVID-19 cases surge
Trump vs. Biden: Where they stand on health, economy, more
Trump's decision to move troops from Germany slammed as 'a gift to Putin'
'A disgrace': Former employee blasts Fed’s workplace culture
Seattle residents slam ‘Defund the police’ as ‘radical experiment’ during city budget meeting
Congress grills tech CEOs in wide-ranging hearing
Fed keeps interest rate unchanged amid uncertain economic future and 'tremendous human hardship'
Lawmakers batter Big Tech CEOs, but don’t land many blows
Governors' approval ratings drop as COVID-19 cases mount
Pelosi warns maskless lawmakers may be thrown out
Trump again attempts to stoke racial divisions in housing message
House orders broad mask mandates after Gohmert gets virus
Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf hits back at Oregon governor’s claim that federal agents are leaving Portland (video)
Facebook, Google absorb lawmakers' jabs in rare Big Tech hearing
Trump touts energy accomplishments in oil-rich West Texas as polls tighten
The Folly of the Never Republicans
Attorney General Bill Barr tests negative for coronavirus, 1 day after Rep. Gohmert encounter
Michael Jordan, Jordan Brand announce $2.5 million donation to combat Black voter suppression
John Lewis’ funeral set for Atlanta church that MLK once led
Louisiana Republican self-quarantining after exposure to Gohmert
From MLK to John Lewis, Ebenezer Baptist Church has been a haven for civil rights
For Some Arrested At Portland Protests, Release Is Conditional On Not Attending More
States, seeking more coronavirus relief funds, have hardly spent the $139 billion approved in March: report
Lujan Grisham builds profile as Biden looks to make VP pick
India and China race to build along a disputed frontier
US is expected to report a record-breaking economic plunge
Divided and Demoralized on Virus Aid, Republicans Ask, 'What's in the Bill?' (NY Times)
Hong Kong security law: Four students arrested for 'inciting secession'
Oligarchs skirt US sanctions through shady sales
Asian stocks gain after Fed keep US interest rates low
Samsung profits soar on work from home demand

Coronavirus News and Updates:

AstraZeneca to be exempt from coronavirus vaccine liability claims in most countries
Coronavirus updates: NJ sees 112% increase in cases, deaths double in Atlanta area
Johnson & Johnson starts human study of COVID-19 vaccine after promising monkey data
Ventilation systems can change spread of potential viral particles indoors: Study
In sprawling Capitol, leaders struggle to keep virus at bay
Florida reports third straight single-day coronavirus death record
Coronavirus cases rise in U.S. Midwest with summer travel, Birx says
D.C. schools go all virtual, with mayor citing parent concerns and ‘workforce’ gaps
Texas posts single-day coronavirus death record
Local U.S. election officials fight disinformation 'virus', whether from overseas or Trump
Top White House coronavirus task force officials to be deployed to COVID hot spots
Race for vaccine faces daunting distribution challenges
Arizona, Florida report record increase in COVID-19 deaths
Fauci says coronavirus cure video shared by Trump 'isn't true'
Florida Will Pause Coronavirus Testing Because Of Impending Storm
FDA opens door to rapid, at-home screening for COVID-19
The Latest: India reports another record coronavirus surge
Coronavirus: Trump’s signals 'not helpful', says Fauci
US hits 150,000 deaths from COVID-19 as states struggle to halt resurgence
U.S. records a coronavirus death every minute as total surpasses 150,000
Coronavirus: Australia's Victoria records huge case jump
Teacher's emotional video shows attempt to set up a classroom amid COVID-19
Asia Today: 723 cases in Australia, closures in Vietnam
Coronavirus surges in Asia bring warnings over complacency
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