Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Friday, August 21, 2020 (1 Viewer)

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

Steve Bannon calls his arrest 'a political hit job,' says effort was in support of Trump
Crowdsourced Border Wall Donors Disturbed By Fraud And Money Laundering Charges
Appeals court sets September 1 hearing on deadline for Trump's financial records subpoena
Dr. Marc Siegel calls Biden's willingness to lock down US this winter 'very disturbing'
Biden says he'd shut country down if scientists said it was necessary
Republicans are abandoning the states
Brennan interviewed as 'witness' in Russia review probe, spokesman says
Trump holds funeral service for brother Robert Trump at the White House
Lori Loughlin apologizes for college scam as actress, husband get prison sentences
California fires: Governor asks Australia for help
Trump's Postmaster General Louis DeJoy acknowledges mail delays, defends changes at USPS
Battered by Democrats, Trump fires back against 'total anarchy, madness and chaos'
Economy is slumping again as Washington puts stimulus on hold
Postmaster general, in Senate hearing, aims to calm fears of mail-in ballots being delivered late
Trump struggles to use power of presidency to counter Biden

‘It was great’: In leaked audio, Trump hailed low Black turnout in 2016
Trump files emergency request to prevent subpoena of his tax records after judge denies motion
Tensions flare as senators grill postmaster general
Biden 'would shut [country down]' to stop spread of COVID-19
Bannon partners had history of cashing in on Trump movement
The 2020 Republican National Convention: What to know
U.S. postmaster promises timely election mail, 'dramatic' changes after
Trump says Democrats’ convention was ‘gloomiest’ in history
Who tried to kill Alexei Navalny?
US intel agencies find Wuhan officials kept Beijing in the dark for weeks about coronavirus
Lori Loughlin, husband Mossimo Giannulli sentenced to prison in college admissions scandal
Lincoln Project hits Trump for criticizing Goodyear, 'an American company'
Treasury Department pushes back on claim Mnuchin is politicizing Postal Service
The postal service funding crisis is bigger than the election, experts warn
U.S. Postal Service launches election mail website ahead of elections
Appeals court backs greater disclosure of 'dark money' donors
After Trump praise, Pence decries QAnon ‘conspiracy theory’
Joe Biden makes his appeal to young voters: 'I hear their voices and if you listen, you can hear them too'
White House threatens veto of Democrats' Postal Service bill
Ex-CIA chief Brennan faces interview in Russia probe review
New Research Suggests In-Person Voting May Be Less Risky Than Previously Thought
Biden sticks landing to close an otherwise cautious convention
Pence says he's 'proud' of COVID-19 response, pushes concern over mail-in vote
Conway blasts Biden's coronavirus comments at DNC as 'confounding display' of arrogance, ignorance
'To stay silent is to be complicit': Hillary Clinton questions why her former GOP colleagues won't challenge Trump
Susan Rice: I’m qualified to become Biden’s secretary of State or Defense
Biden's campaign says it raised $70 million during DNC watched live by 122 million people
DNC plans counterprogramming during GOP convention to highlight Trump's 'chaos presidency'
Ex-President George W. Bush backs Maine’s Sen. Susan Collins
Progressives seethe as Democratic convention largely ignores Supreme Court
House Ethics panel admonishes Gaetz over Michael Cohen tweet
Pentagon finds National Guard use of surveillance planes during US protests was legal but changes are needed
Exclusive: TikTok to challenge U.S. order banning transactions with the video app
Barr ‘vehemently opposed’ to pardoning Snowden
Ex-DHS official: Trump wanted us to tune in to Lou Dobbs's show 'every night'
Navalny To Be Evacuated To Berlin Hospital, As Russian Officials Give Their OK
Exclusive: No. 2 U.S. diplomat to visit Russia, Lithuania to discuss Belarus - sources
Sarah Sanders predicts debating Trump, taking media questions will be 'whole new ballgame' for Biden
6 dead as about 560 wildfires burn in California right now: Here's what we know
'The bogeyman gone': California's 'Golden State Killer' sentenced to life in prison
Two Gulf hurricanes at the same time? Tropical Storm Laura has formed
Former top Postal Service official testifies Mnuchin and White House were involved in slowing mail
5 takeaways from final night of Democratic National Convention
Trump Cabinet officials voted in 2018 White House meeting to separate migrant children, say officials
Joe Biden accepts the nomination of the Democratic Party, delivers speech on four crises
As Biden prepared to accept Democratic nomination for president, a furious Trump took to Twitter
Chris Wallace says Biden blew 'a big hole' in Trump's 'mentally shot' claim with DNC acceptance speech
Hits and misses from final night of the Democratic National Convention
Historic DNC Comes To A Close With Biden As Official Nominee
Biden vows to lead America out of 'season of darkness'
House Speaker Pelosi says she opposes smaller coronavirus relief bill
The best, worst and weirdest moments of Democrats’ final convention night
Bidding for Pennsylvania, Trump trolls Biden in old backyard
8 takeaways from the DNC's final night
Joe Biden puts character on the ballot and other takeaways from the final night of the DNC
DNC 2020: Did Joe Biden succeed in making his case?
Trump pledges to send 'sheriffs' and 'law enforcement' to polling places on Election Day, but it's not clear he can
The nine biggest Democratic National Convention moments that got everyone talking
Biden just made it a lot harder for Republicans to tag him 'Slow Joe'
Raymond Arroyo breaks down the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention
Pelosi axes idea of Saturday vote on additional COVID relief
The spectacular fall of a center-of-power populist
Bannon was aboard Chinese billionaire's $28M yacht off Connecticut when arrested
Bannon and 3 others charged in scheme stemming from 'We Build The Wall' campaign
Steve Bannon, key to Trump's rise, charged with defrauding border-wall supporters
Read The Indictment Against Steve Bannon
Takeaways from the final night of the Democratic convention
Ghislaine Maxwell's deposition material could spread like 'wildfire,' threaten fair trial, lawyers say
Democratic Convention Speaker: Vivek Murthy
Democratic Convention speaker: Deb Haaland
DNC speaker: Keisha Lance Bottoms
Brayden Harrington's address to DNC

Democratic Convention speaker: Chris Coons

DNC Video: Biden's granddaughters

Joe Biden accepts Democratic presidential nomination, says Trump 'failed to protect America'
Fact check: Trump delivers blizzard of false claims in Pennsylvania speech attacking Biden
Analysis: Drive to beat Trump unites Democrats behind Biden
Trump says Biden speech is 'just words' at DNC close
Wildfires continue to ravage California, prompting thousands to evacuate
Joe Biden urges Americans to choose hope over fear in accepting Democratic nomination for president
5 things to know about Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny
Transcript: Joe Biden's DNC speech
Rep. Kevin McCarthy believes Republicans will retake the House, says there's no place for QAnon in the GOP
DNC 2020 Day 4: Joe Biden accepts nomination, calls for Americans to join 'battle for the soul of the nation'
Fact Check: Biden's Address To The DNC, Annotated
Election commission votes to keep Kanye West off Wisconsin presidential ballot
Biden appeals for unity, as Dems underscore stakes on DNC’s final night: ANALYSIS
Biden vows to unite America, end ‘season of darkness’
Trump must turn over tax returns to N.Y. prosecutors, judge rules
Bret Baier, Martha MacCallum, Chris Wallace react to Joe Biden's address to Democratic National Convention
Pence to campaign in Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin after GOP convention
AP FACT CHECK: Dems on minimum wage and poverty
Watch Veep star mix politics and comedy at convention
More than 70 Republican former national security officials come out in support of Biden
In moving speech, boy says Biden helped him overcome stutter
Iran nuclear deal: European nations 'siding with ayatollahs' - Pompeo
New York Governor Cuomo signs new laws to expand mail-in voting

Coronavirus News and Updates:

Officials connect 26 coronavirus cases to Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
Limited transmission of COVID-19 found in U.S. childcare study, CDC says
Trump designates teachers essential workers in push to reopen schools
Coronavirus FAQ: So Do Lots Of People Get COVID-19 From Flying?
New York Gov. Cuomo says 'fingers crossed' schools are ready to reopen
U.S. teachers added to essential-worker list as they face White House pressure to return to classrooms
Coronavirus updates: 3 European countries see biggest jump in cases since lockdown
A tale of two pandemics: Big-box stores rake in record profits while small businesses fold
Exclusive: Top FDA official says would resign if agency rubber-stamps an unproven COVID-19 vaccine
Russians ask: Is Putin’s coronavirus vaccine the real deal?
New Covid-19 cases are declining across the US, official says, but that could quickly change if people aren't careful
1 in 5 nursing homes short on PPE and staff in virus rebound
Small businesses rely on the Postal Service to survive the pandemic. Delays put them in peril.
5 things to know about reopening schools safely from Harvard Professor Joseph Allen
How The Coronavirus Has Affected Individual Members Of Congress
Experts warn many schools should delay reopenings
California mayor loses mother, stepfather to COVID-19 just weeks apart
France: Virus cases spike to 4,700 in a day
Massachusetts now requires flu vaccines for all students
Alabama restarts prep football in test of virus precautions
1.1 million workers filed new jobless claims
Children and young adults could be "major drivers of ongoing COVID-19 spread," doctor says
Scarce coronavirus vaccine should go to frontline health workers first, report suggests
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