Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Saturday, August 22, 2020 (1 Viewer)

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

House passes USPS rescue in bid to thwart Trump attacks on mail-in voting
Trump's sister says president 'has no principles', lies in secretly recorded audio: report
House passes an additional $25 billion for Postal Service as Trump tweets opposition
New Senate report proved Trump was wrong and Mueller was right — here's why
House passes $25B in 'emergency' Post Office funding, White House threatens veto
Democrats say Postal Service delays 'far worse than previously acknowledged'
Fact Check: Trump misleads on lowering drug prices
McConnell rips Democrats for passing 'piecemeal Postal Bill', 'ignoring urgent needs' of Americans
'White supremacy' was behind child separations — and Trump officials went along, critics say
Trump ordered to pay $44,100 in Stormy Daniels' legal fees
Pennsylvania congressman tests positive for Covid-19, won't vote on USPS funding
Trump’s vision of American greatness at center of convention
Pelosi rips Trump for trying to 'scare' voters: 'Don't pay any attention to what the president is saying'
Trump issues disaster declaration for California as wildfires rage
An Apprentice producer and a TV-obsessed president: Inside the GOP's convention scramble
Steve Bannon, and the promises that led to a federal indictment
Black man in Louisiana dies after being shot 11 times and tased by police
Belarus: Nato rejects claim that foreign troops are on border
New Tennessee law penalizes protesters who camp on state property with felony and loss of voting rights
Hans von Spakovsky warns mail-in balloting puts voters at risk of intimidation by campaigns, activists
TikTok launches legal action against Trump over ban
Trump and Pence expected to attend roll call votes on Monday at RNC
More Than 550,000 Primary Absentee Ballots Rejected In 2020, Far Outpacing 2016
House Dems, led by Tlaib, call for Trump to let Lebanese nationals stay in US after Beirut blast
Navalny Being Treated In Germany For Suspected Poisoning After Departing Russia
Over 20 news websites appear blocked in Belarus as opposition leader calls for more demonstrations
AP FACT CHECK: What the Dems didn’t say, and what Trump did
Pressure mounts on Trump to match Biden's convention appearance
Does Trump suffer from 'self-destructive syndrome'?
Pelosi: It’s very important to shine a light on the Postal Service
AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s distortion on Dems and the pledge
Trump hits Dems for virtual convention in appeal to Wisconsin voters
Trump says without proof that FDA 'deep state' slowing COVID trials
How six key swing states handle voting by mail
Trump accuses 'deep state' FDA of thwarting efforts for coronavirus treatments until after election
Jobless Americans surviving on less than $200 a week in some states -- and urging Congress to act
Alexei Navalny: Putin critic arrives in Germany for medical treatment
House Democrats push forward with $25B Post Office bill, GOP dismisses rare Saturday vote as a 'joke'
Voting starts earlier than you might realize. It has Trump battling the clock in some battleground states
Confusion reigns as Canada turns away American students
NASA: Asteroid headed toward Earth before November election
U.S. House takes on Postal reforms seen as threat to mail-in ballots
Trump rails against the FDA over vaccine testing
House to vote on reversing changes and providing $25 billion for U.S. Postal Service
Anatomy of an about-face: Inside the Postal Service's attempts at damage control
The bully pulpit: Trump pushes Washington, but virus resists
UN nuclear watchdog chief to visit Iran, push for access to suspected nuclear sites
Trump is leading Republicans to an unwanted record in the popular vote
Crews in California battle some of the largest blazes in state history
The Republican National Convention Starts Monday. Here's What You Need To Know
Convention silence from Democrats with high court at stake
Rep. Jeff Van Drew slams Dems for putting this in USPS funding bill: 'What are they thinking?'
Michelle Obama speech garners most social media interaction of Democratic convention
Trump set to block controversial Alaska gold mine
The US Senate candidate who took a QAnon pledge
Supreme Court, federal judiciary rising as key issue in presidential, Senate elections
More Than 6,500 Teachers Have Had Unfair Student Debts Erased
House holding rare Saturday vote on postal changes, funds
Spruced-up White House Rose Garden set for Melania Trump speech
Trump seeks health care victory on prescription drugs
Biden to ABC's Robin Roberts: 'I don't want to defund' the police, but Trump does
Arizonans are first to receive Trump's unemployment benefits
Former CIA Director John Brennan interviewed for 8 hours in Durham probe
Rep. Elise Stefanik to target Biden’s ‘failed record’ in prime-time GOP convention speech: reports
Trump pressures head of consumer agency to bend on social media crackdown
Democrats look to capitalize after Biden's big moment
Harris to ABC: Trump insults are distractions from 'neglect, negligence and harm'
Ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon vows to fight federal fraud charges
Biden, once an orator, reaches for rhetorical flourish again
See Harris' reaction after Trump called her 'nasty'
Poll: Trump trails Biden by 8 points
California governor asks residents to flee from the 'deadly' wildfires
Trump says he wants police at polling sites. Experts say that's unlawful.
Democrats make desperate attempt to appeal to women at DNC
Joe Biden bets big on 'character, compassion, decency' at DNC convention. Is that enough to activate the base?
In N.C., Young Voters Of Color Uninspired By Biden See Defeating Trump As Essential
Postmaster general testifies: Dems focus on mail voting, Republicans hone in on USPS funding
Were these the three hours that upset Trump’s campaign?
CEO of National Enquirer parent company steps down
Joe Biden makes his appeal to young voters: 'I hear their voices and if you listen, you can hear them too'
2 tropical systems could hit US at same time
Why Joe Biden’s bounce might not be coming
2nd Circuit appeals court declines – for now – to block ruling requiring disclosure of Trump's tax returns
Apology at sentencing deepens mystery of Golden State Killer
Fact check: Presidential spending through executive orders is possible
Former Army Green Beret charged with spying for Russia
Dems hit House Republican for denying USPS delays
Kris Kobach claimed he spoke with 'enthusiastic' Trump three times about border wall project at center of fraud investigation
Reinforcements arriving to help in deadly California fires
Inside the Democratic Party’s plan to prevent vote-by-mail disaster
Tennessee governor signs bill increasing punishments for certain protests
Belarus unrest: Opposition leader says Belarusian people must not stop now
Reps. Scalise, Biggs reject Joe Biden's call for COVID mask mandate, willingness to lock down nation
Warren calls for Postal Service board members to fire DeJoy or resign
Colorado Dem strategist says Biden is ‘one of the weakest Democratic candidates we have had for president'
Alexei Navalny flies to Germany for treatment
Decision on Falwell ‘has not yet been made,’ says Liberty University
WATCH: Joe Biden's full speech at the 2020 DNC
QAnon: Facebook takes action on conspiracy groups
Gabbard says she 'was not invited to participate in any way' in Democratic convention
Jessica Tarlov admits DNC was 'missed opportunity' for party to address urban violence, riots
Simmering Disputes Over Statehood Are About Politics And Race. They Always Have Been

Coronavirus News and Updates:

COVID-19 in the quad: Colleges crack down on student parties as virus spreads across campuses
Actor Sean Penn calls WH coronavirus testing czar a 'flat-out liar and incompetent pawn'
As Pandemic Persists, Health Care Heroes Beginning To Crack Under The Strain
AP EXCLUSIVE: US faces back-to-school laptop shortage
Coronavirus deaths top 800,000 globally
Coronavirus updates: New Hampshire ups indoor restaurant capacity to 100%; U.S. death toll tops 175,000
Coronavirus updates: World deaths surpass 800K; New York blocks 175-person wedding; pandemic complicates California fire evacuations
Coronavirus cases linked to Sturgis Motorcycle Rally now found in Minnesota, 2 other states
Coronavirus: Germany puts on crowded concerts to study risks
At least 3 dozen states have reported coronavirus cases on college campuses
Longest-running Las Vegas casino caught in coronavirus coin crunch
The latest on the coronavirus pandemic
Health officials have new message: Get the virus in check and you can open schools
Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak
U.S. closes lanes, adds checks at Mexico border to contain coronavirus
Infectious Disease Society says hydroxychloroquine should not be used to treat coronavirus patients
Mounting US deaths reveal an outsize toll on people of color
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Daily Roundup August 21, 2020 - FDA
3-day music festival underway in Oklahoma amid coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus pandemic could be over within two years - WHO head
A 6-year-old girl is now the youngest person to die of COVID-19 in Florida
New Ebola outbreak in Congo raises alarm | CDC director says teachers don't need 'critical' label
Moderna says more than 40% of participants enrolled for COVID-19 vaccine trial
The Latest: India cases inch closer to 3M, spread in south
 
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