Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, August 16, 2020 (1 Viewer)

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

Pelosi calls House back into session to vote on bill that stops changes at USPS
Explainer: The purpose of U.S. presidential nominating conventions
Trump 'failure' on COVID-19 will be central message of Biden convention
Trump campaign adviser accuses Dems of trying to change the rules on mail-in voting
Kamala Harris hits back at eligibility conspiracy theory, decries ‘dirty tactics’
Democrats step up pressure on postal service cuts ahead of election
Trump slams Kamala Harris as 'the worst in the Senate,' says she is 'more liberal' than Bernie Sanders

'We're ready': Harris says she expects campaign "dirty tactics" and "lies" from Trump, GOP
Democrats to structure 1st night of the DNC around trio of crises gripping nation
Voters in North Carolina have received absentee ballot request forms in the mail with Trump's face on them
Trump campaign to host nightly recap of Democratic Convention to highlight 'radical socialism' of the left
Democrats set emergency hearing with top postal officials amid fear over delayed ballots
Democrats happy with Harris pick and Biden holds lead ahead of convention — Battleground Tracker poll
House Dems summon postal leaders to hearing on mail delay
Rep. Kinzinger: ‘It’s time’ for leaders to disavow QAnon
Bernie Sanders calls on House to return to Capitol Hill to negotiate USPS funding, remove Postmaster General
Trump eyes Putin meeting before November election, say sources
Postal Service will halt mailbox removals due to 'customer concerns'
Democrats tap array of faith leaders to speak at convention
Eyes turn to Ocasio-Cortez as she seeks to boost Biden
'Hatemonger' Tracks How Right-Wing Media Shaped Trump Policy Architect Stephen Miller
Russia offers military help to Belarus
Massive Belarus opposition rally calls for Lukashenko’s ouster
Voters pick Trump for their leading issue
Here are the words defining the 2020 presidential campaign
Trump officials blame media for questions of Harris’ eligibility
Kushner says he has "no fear" about sending his kids back to school amid pandemic
Poll: Biden remains ahead of Trump nationally before conventions begin
‘Asking for a disaster’: White House continues crusade against mail-in voting
Here are the Trump battleground states that Harris can help Biden retake
'The Devastation Is Widespread.' Iowans Continue To Struggle Following Deadly Derecho
GOP lawmaker calls on leaders to push back against QAnon
Transcript: Jared Kushner on "Face the Nation"
Chicago mayor: 'We're never going to get everything that we need from the federal government'
Intelligence community has delivered nearly 20 classified election threat briefings to Trump, Biden, RNC, DNC, Congress
Belarus: Mass protest eclipses defiant Belarus leader's rally
Sanders defends Harris as vice presidential pick
Dem convention’s goal: Unify the party, keep ‘restive’ Bernie supporters from blowing it
Washington Post: Senate Intel leaders told DOJ they believed Bannon, Donald Trump Jr. and Kushner may have misled panel
Transcript: Dmitri Alperovitch on "Face the Nation"
Steve Bannon: Democrats 'want death and destruction'
Police: At least 18 shot, with 4 dead, across Cincinnati
Rewriting the limits of presidential powers
Democrats' hunger to break the old political system grows ahead of 2020 election
Joe Biden's Long And Rocky Road To The Democratic Nomination
Transcript: Governor Tate Reeves on "Face the Nation"
Trump's finger-pointing on USPS is latest attempt to rewrite history in real time
Right-wing groups, counter-protesters clash in multiple states
Protests May Prompt Dialogue On Racism, But 'It's Going To Be Uncomfortable'
Transcript: Mayor Lori Lightfoot on "Face the Nation"
54% approve of Harris selection, including 1 in 4 Republicans: POLL
Democrats in conservative SC now see opportunity for gains
Coronavirus bill has Congress caught in a temporal loop
Georgia governor allows mask mandates, with limits
With slower mail and election concerns, Trump's postmaster general is in the hot seat
CrowdStrike co-founder says "more needs to be done" to secure election infrastructure
Trump says universal mail-in voting would be 'catastrophic'
Mormons cool to Trump are finding new influence in Arizona
Donald Trump's brother, Robert, dies at 71
Right-wing groups clash with counter protesters in several U.S. states
Trump says "I don't know what [postmaster general] is doing" amid controversy over changes at U.S. Postal Service
The Democratic National Convention Starts Monday. Here's What You Need To Know
Trump says it could take 'months' or 'years' to know election results
Trump looks to upstage DNC with swing-state events, multi-million dollar ad blitz
CDC blindsided by Trump's statement it could deploy teams to schools this fall
The Ultimate Recovery: Cycles of pain anchor Biden’s moment
Democrats Warn Of 'Assault' On The Postal Service As Election Nears
NJ Democrat files criminal referral accusing Trump of 'subverting' election
Trump says he is considering pardon for leaker Edward Snowden
Trump campaign launches attacks on Harris
Democrats seriously considering bringing House back into session next week over USPS issues
AP FACT CHECK: Harris meets constitutional requirements
Robert Trump's death prompts tributes, condolences from family members, political figures
Trump gets verified account on TikTok competitor Triller
Tlaib votes 'no' on Democratic party platform
'Corona, Cancer And A Blast': Beirut's Hospitals Struggling After Port Explosion
Trump defends handling of U.S. Postal Service
Belarus ambassador declares solidarity with protesters
Cuomo says annual 9/11 light commemoration is back on
Power back in California after brief rolling blackouts
Belarus: Vladimir Putin 'pledges support' for President Lukashenko
Rahm Emanuel: Dems have chance to break 'Biden Republicans' away permanently
Trump says looking at pressuring other Chinese companies after Bytedance
Jets intercept plane near where Trump staying
Purge Of Senior Officials At Foreign Broadcast Agency Stirs Fear And Outrage
Former Illinois Gov. James Thompson, ‘Big Jim,’ dies at 84
Lara Trump on Kamala Harris pick: It's still 'old slow Joe at the top of that ticket'
Taylor Swift warns fans to vote early because Trump opposes mail-in voting
Donald Trump's brother dies of undisclosed illness
Kamala Harris pick gives Joe Biden a chance to fix missteps in outreach to Black voters, Black leaders say
Belarus protests: 'We can breathe for the first time in our lives'
Former Browns star shot, in serious condition
California Issues 1st Rolling Blackouts Since 2001 As Heat Wave Bakes Western U.S.

Coronavirus News and Updates:

New Zealand delays general election after COVID-19 outbreak
U.S. coronavirus death toll hits 170,000 ahead of fall flu season
U.S. CDC reports 5,340,232 coronavirus cases
Taller cubicles, one-way aisles: Office workers must adjust
Coronavirus updates: UNC-Chapel Hill has 4th cluster of cases in 3 days
Gottlieb says U.S. likely "a long way" from herd immunity to virus
Trump makes call for new White House doctor’s virus advice
Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses coronavirus on "Face the Nation"
The Pandemic Is Changing How People Get Around
Coronavirus hasn’t devastated the homeless as many feared
South Korea accuses religious sect leader as COVID-19 cases surge
Homes with grandparents weigh virus risk as school starts
Nebraska school district cancels classes as staff catch coronavirus
The Latest: New Zealand counts 13 new cases, most linked
Coronavirus: France quarantine starts after race to beat deadline
Study hints, can’t prove, survivor plasma fights COVID-19
Timeline of WHO's response to coronavirus pandemic
New Zealand's COVID-19 outbreak grows, as Australian cases ease
Coronavirus: South Africa eases lockdown as 'outbreak reaches peak'
S. Korea reports 279 cases, highest in 5 months
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