Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Monday, August 17, 2020 (1 Viewer)

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

Live coverage: First night of virtual DNC kicks off with videos, Eva Longoria hosting
Watch live: Democratic National Convention
Trump: 'The only way we're going to lose this election is if the election is rigged'
AP survey: States uncommitted to Trump’s unemployment boost
Former DHS official blasts Trump, endorses Biden
Pelosi: Republicans' 'purpose is to frighten people from voting'
Duo who waved guns at protesters will be at RNC
Sanders to rail against ‘authoritarianism,’ as Michelle Obama calls Biden ‘decent man’ in DNC opening night
The Empty Threats Behind Trump’s Mail-In Voting Mischief
DNC chairman calls for end to presidential caucuses
Trump retweets Russian propaganda about Biden that US intel agencies say is intended to influence 2020 election
Trump says he will pardon a 'very important' person on Tuesday
Trump bashes 'major loser' Kasich ahead of DNC speech
Federal judge blocks Trump administration's rollback of Obama-era transgender health care protections
Mike Bloomberg pledges $60M to help House Democrats win in November
Democrats claim ‘big tent’ for first convention in pandemic
GOP Ohio attorney general calls on Trump to postpone Postal Service changes
Palin calls out GOP politicians speaking at DNC in support of 'most radically liberal ticket' in US history
Trump kicks off effort to counter-message Democratic convention
First night of Democratic National Convention gets underway in a night highlighted by Michelle Obama
Canadian finance minister resigns amid contracting scandal
Ex-commerce secretary says Dem convention will show 'what a Joe Biden presidency will be like'
Lawsuit against Trump, postal chief seeks proper funding
House Democrats push Saturday vote on $25B in Postal Service aid
Former Trump administration DHS chief of staff calls his presidency "terrifying"
Trump denies delaying mail, Postal Service head slated to testify before Congress
Sanders-AOC alliance puts stamp on Democratic convention, platform
Amid outcry, postmaster general to testify before House
Live Blog/ Democratic National Convention kicks off
McConnell says he doesn't share Trump's 'concern' about Postal Service
Watch live: President Trump speaks in Minnesota and Wisconsin
'Anonymous' Trump official calls for voting him out of office
Trump to call Biden ‘most dangerous’ candidate in a lifetime, ‘Trojan horse for socialism’
Former CIA officer charged with spying for China
Crowd protests outside US Postmaster's NC home
DHS rejects government watchdog finding that top officials were improperly appointed
CNN Poll of Polls: Biden holds a nine-point lead over Trump ahead of the party conventions
McCarthy says Dems pushing Postal Service 'conspiracy theories' as Pelosi calls members back to town
House Republicans allege Democrats are fabricating USPS crisis
Former senior Trump administration official endorses Joe Biden
A state-by-state guide to voting by mail and early in-person voting
As USPS Pressure Grows, Postmaster General To Appear For House Hearing Next Week
Cardi B demands justice for Black people in interview with Joe Biden
Biden 'has an obligation to stand before the American people and answer the tough questions': Capri Cafaro
US approves oil, gas leasing plan for Alaska Wildlife refuge
Trump eyes White House funeral service for brother
First in expected flood of lawsuits against USPS, Trump filed in NY federal court
Latinos downgrade Trump on coronavirus, kick up Biden support, poll shows
Booker sees racism behind Trump's attacks on himself and Harris
Democrats set for unconventional political showpiece (Video)
DHS fires back at ‘baffling’ GAO claim that Wolf was appointed invalidly
Two men indicted in 2002 murder of Run-DMC's Jam Master Jay
Belarus protests: 'There's no way back. The people will not forgive this'
As Democrats prepare to nominate Joe Biden, widespread fears about unfair election
Democratic National Convention kicks off with Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders
US intelligence indicates Iran paid bounties to Taliban for targeting American troops in Afghanistan
President of Young Democrats of Maryland found dead
Trump offers counter-programming to Democrats with rallies in four states
Conservative talk radio personalities join forces in voter recruitment push
Biden rides high, but faces angst-filled party
Democrats unveil wide-ranging speaker schedule for Democratic National Convention
Democrats fight back in US Postal Service showdown with Trump
Dueling polls split on size of Biden’s lead ahead of Dem convention
Election advantage stays with Biden; enthusiasm deficit eases, but remains: POLL
Newsweek smears Kamala Harris (Video)
Trump to campaign in battleground states as Democrats embrace Joe Biden, Kamala Harris at DNC
States huddling on Postal Service lawsuit
Wall Street's Big Money Is Betting On Biden And Democrats In 2020
Gingrich: Kamala Harris will be worst vice presidential nominee since Tom Eagleton
Biden up by 12 points among registered voters nationally: poll
Edward Snowden raked in over $1.2 million in speaking fees, agent says
Dems plunge into virtual convention for Biden
Cheney calls pardoning Snowden 'unconscionable' after Trump says he's considering it
John Oliver Exposes Trump’s Kamala Harris Birtherism and the Absurdity of QAnon -DB
Trump motivates Democrats to rally behind Biden, Harris
'It's not a good picture': The DNC and RNC may further complicate coronavirus stimulus talks
Trump's presidential approval rating stays steady: NBC News/Wall Street Journal polls
Trump narrows gap with Biden, new poll shows
State of the presidential race: A deep dive on the polls
Reporter's blunt question to Trump receives polarizing response (video)
Protester's arrest leads to crowd forming at Pittsburgh mayor's home
WHAT TO WATCH: Democrats open a new kind of convention
Democrats to structure 1st night of the DNC around trio of crises gripping nation
Puerto Rico’s governor loses primary in chaotic election
Schumer: McConnell must bring Senate back early if House passes Postal Service bill
Several states considering legal action against Trump administration over USPS and mail-in voting
Biden ally Clyburn brings civil rights legacy to DNC
Trump sends warning to NYC’s de Blasio after another bloody weekend
The pandemic hasn’t ended the campus culture wars
Monday at the DNC: Sanders, Kasich to speak as Democrats look to unite both sides of the aisle
AP FACT CHECK: Trump muddies facts on mail ballots, Harris
Coronavirus sidelines lobbyists at the influence industry's Super Bowl
Biden faces hurdles in bid to mend ties with US allies
Internal USPS documents raise questions about effectiveness of sorting machines removal order
Pelosi calls members back to Capitol Hill to consider USPS legislation, calls post office 'Election Central' amid coronavirus
Browns owners say they stand by Baker Mayfield's decision to kneel
Trump elevates Scott Atlas, a doctor with a rosier coronavirus outlook
Historic moments and big surprises from past political conventions
'We're Desperate': Transit Cuts Felt Deepest in Low-Income Areas - NY Times
Death Valley reaches 130 degrees, hottest temperature in U.S. in at least 107 years
Biden-Harris ticket aims to spark enthusiasm at Democratic convention after low-key campaign
Japan’s economy shrinks at record rate, slammed by pandemic
One Week After Election, Belarus Sees Giant Protests Against 'Europe's Last Dictator'
Sunday shows - Mail-in voting controversy dominates
Jake Tapper: Greene's videos indicate detachment from truth and decency
Mercedes Schlapp: We can't go down this very dangerous socialist path of Biden and Harris (Video)
Election Confessions: Tell us how you really feel about the 2020 candidates
Belarusian opposition politician Tsikhanouskaya says she is ready to lead nation
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the House back into session early to block USPS organizational changes that could threaten mail-in voting - BI
Stacey Abrams, Conor Lamb among 17 'rising stars' to speak in DNC keynote address
Belarus protests: Strikes expected as Lukashenko remains defiant
Sarah Sanders: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be puppets of the far left (Video)
House Oversight Committee calls for 'urgent' hearing with postmaster general
Summers calls Trump 'worst of America's 45 presidents,' says stocks 'do better' during Democratic administrations
Asia shares push ahead as China markets jump

Coronavirus News and Updates:

Report: Nursing home cases up nearly 80% in COVID-19 rebound
U.S. COVID-19 deaths rise; cases drop for fourth week in a row
COVID-19 forces some U.S. schools to close, as new cases remain high in most states
'Horrifying' data glitch skews key Iowa coronavirus metrics
The home front: Virus stalks nurses after they leave work
Pandemic Electric Bills Are Searing Hot, As Families Stay Home
Coronavirus Update (Live): 21,816,571 Cases and 772,708 deaths Worldwide ...
U.S. CDC reports 5,340,232 coronavirus cases
U.S. coronavirus death toll hits 170,000 ahead of fall flu season
Quarantine requirements may delay return to in-person school
The latest on the coronavirus pandemic - Live Updates
Coronavirus updates: Two top CDC officials step down; Birx urges Americans to wear masks indoors and outdoors
6 public-health experts offer a coronavirus agenda for Biden and Harris' first day in office, should they win
Face masks, smaller classes and distanced desks: Europe’s back-to-school plan
South Korea battles worst virus outbreak in months
Federal virus money slow to trickle to local public health
Coronavirus updates: Two top CDC officials step down; Birx urges Americans to wear masks indoors and outdoors
'We're Clearly Not Doing Enough': Drop in Testing Hampers Coronavirus Response - NY Times
Lebanon needs two-week lockdown after 'shocking' COVID-19 rise, minister says
Less Than A Week After Starting Classes, UNC-Chapel Hill Reports 4 COVID-19 Clusters
Lasting immunity seen after mild COVID-19 infection: report
Firm Running Coronavirus Database Refuses to Answer Senators' Questions
India's coronavirus death toll surpasses 50,000
South Korea tackles new outbreak linked to church
How the coronavirus could change college sports forever
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