Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, August 9, 2020 (1 Viewer)

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

Trump suggests some states may 'pay nothing' as part of unemployment plan
Fed's Evans says another coronavirus aid package 'incredibly important': interview
Sen. Ron Johnson denies getting dirt on Biden from Ukrainian lawmaker, blasts Blumenthal for 'twisting' classified briefings
The *final* Joe Biden VP rankings
Trump, US face pivotal UN vote on Iran
Trump is smashing ethical norms and setting a dangerous precedent during an election year, officials say
Trump says he's open to allowing unemployed to get enhanced benefits without states paying part of the cost
Trump's postmaster general is playing with political fire
Hillary Clinton bashes Trump's executive orders as 'a stunt' and 'a big diversion'
Trump end run around Congress raises questions on his claims
Democrats Slam Trump's Executive Actions, Critiquing Both Substance And Legality
Maxine Waters says she's confident Biden will choose a Black woman as a running mate
As Biden mulls his choice, women's groups brace for sexist, racist attacks on VP
Trump denies White House asked about adding him to Mount Rushmore
Puerto Rico’s primary goes off the rails
Bill Barr: ANTIFA is 'new form of urban guerrilla warfare' (Video)
States on hook for billions under Trump’s unemployment plan
Trump’s executive actions under fire as unemployed Americans eager for relief
Schumer: Idea that $600 unemployment benefit keeps workers away from jobs 'belittles the American people'
Coronavirus negotiation 'makes me wonder' if Democrats want to tank economy: Navarro
Trump’s pandemic relief orders are limited in scope
Hong Kong police arrest pro-democracy media tycoon: aide
Mostly Republicans arguing against enhanced unemployment: Jon Hilsenrath (video)
A National Lockdown Could Be The Economy's Best Hope, Says Minneapolis Fed President
Meadows says he wants Trump nomination speech 'miles and miles away' from White House
At Virtual Summit, World Leaders Pledge $298 Million In Aid To Lebanon
Bill Barr: 'The American people are being told a lie by the media' (Video)
Asian shares on backfoot as focus shifts to U.S. stimulus, China tensions
5.1 magnitude earthquake in NC
Trump orders encroach on Congress’ powers, invite challenges
Mnuchin warns Democrats against challenging Trump's executive orders
Kudlow defends Trump's executive actions against accusations they are ineffective
Pelosi, Mnuchin eye narrower U.S. COVID-19 aid through 2020
White House officials, Democrats spar over legality, substance of executive orders
Navarro: This why 'the Lord' created executive orders
Black people in Portland struggle to be heard amid protests
Schumer slams Republicans, Trump for handling of Russian election threats
Trump thinks he's been given vast new powers. Now he's going to use them
Pelosi slams Trump's executive actions as an 'illusion' in 'Fox News Sunday' interview
National security adviser warns countries of "severe consequences" for election interference
Pelosi says election threats from Russia and China are not equal
Postal Service emerges as flash point heading into election
Portland officials declare riot, force protesters away from burning police union office
'Unconstitutional slop': Pelosi slams Trump's executive actions on coronavirus relief
Criticism and constitutional issues greet Trump’s executive orders
Coronavirus bill a monster lift that worries lawmakers on two fronts: ballot box and economy
It's decision time for Joe Biden: His VP pick could make history, with Harris, Rice among top contenders
Biden leads in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania due to COVID concerns, country's direction — Battleground Tracker poll
Ohio governor’s conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash
Hillary Clinton labels Trump coronavirus executive actions a 'stunt'
How This Conservative Florida County Became A Surprise 2020 Battleground
China targeting U.S. election infrastructure with cyberattacks, says O'Brien
Hillary Clinton: Biden has 'great choices' for running mate to help defeat 'wannabe authoritarian'
Breaking down the executive actions Trump signed on coronavirus relief
McCarthy blames Pelosi's 'personal wish list' for coronavirus stimulus bill failure
Kudlow: Trump’s executive order will stop evictions
Biden leads in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania due to COVID concerns, country's direction — Battleground Tracker poll
DC shooting leaves 1 dead, some 20 injured
Pelosi: Trump executive actions 'are illusions'
Lebanon in desperate need of reform after Beirut explosion: ANALYSIS
What will Trump's executive actions actually do? Everyone is confused
Controversy puts spotlight on Georgia congressional runoff
Graham says FBI deceived Senate Intelligence Committee in 2018 briefing on Steele dossier: 'misled the hell out of them'
With coronavirus aid bill stalled, White House adviser questions Democrats' good will
Tainted election leads to lopsided results in Belarus
Connecticut governor pushing for in-person schooling to avoid "a lost year"
Trump order allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax
Trump keeps pushing for a payroll tax cut. Here's what that means
Democrats knock Trump for saying virus will 'go away'
Transcript: Robert O'Brien on "Face the Nation"
Transcript: Mayor Quinton Lucas on "Face the Nation"
Transcript: Chicago Fed's Charles Evans on "Face the Nation"
Transcript: Governor Ned Lamont on "Face the Nation"
Eastman Kodak's $765 million U.S. loan agreement on hold after recent allegations
Roads Become Rivers: Nearly 4 Million Chinese Evacuated Or Displaced From Flooding
Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland protests
Several GOP lawmakers express concern over Trump executive orders
Republicans called Marjorie Taylor Greene's videos ‘appalling’ and ‘disgusting.’ But they’re doing little to stop her
Beirut protesters hurl rocks as anger over blast reignites
New York Times: White House reached out to South Dakota governor about adding Trump to Mount Rushmore
Beirut explosion: World leaders to hold aid summit
Lebanese environment minister resigns from government
Kellyanne Conway: Biden's policies don't match up with Trump's
Majority of Americans say houses of worship should follow social distancing guidelines
CNN reporters break down Donald Trump's executive actions (Video)
Esper: U.S. will cut troop levels in Afghanistan to 'less than 5,000'
Speculation swirls over Biden’s VP pick after meeting with Michigan Gov. Whitmer
Police Fire Tear Gas As Thousands Express Outrage Over Beirut Explosion
'I'm not Batman': Libertarian presidential candidate makes light of bat bite
Twitter and TikTok had talks about potential combination of social media services, report says
It doesn't look like Trump's executive actions on coronavirus relief will actually do much - Business Insider
Shy Trump voters are likely a myth, but polls aren't perfect
Spain's ex-King Juan Carlos lands in Abu Dhabi: reports
2 former Green Berets sentenced to 20 years in prison for plot to topple Venezuela leader
New protests held against arrest of popular Russian governor

Coronavirus News and Updates:

Brazil registers 3,035,422 confirmed cases of coronavirus, total deaths rise to 101,049
Coronavirus updates: New York state's positivity rate reaches new low
Australia reports biggest one day rise in new COVID-19 deaths
US tops 5 million confirmed virus cases, to Europe’s alarm
U.S. Hits 5 Million Coronavirus Cases As Debate Lingers Over The Path Forward
Bill Gates: US only country to have coronavirus 'testing insanity'
Coronavirus updates: State reports highest average positivity rate
Shortages threaten Trump’s plan for rapid coronavirus tests
U.S. CDC reports 4,974,959 coronavirus cases
Gottlieb says U.S. could reach 300,000 COVID deaths by end of the year
'It's Ridiculous': States Struggle To Accommodate COVID-19 Positive Voters
No parties, no trips: Colleges set COVID-19 rules for fall
Parents and teachers must work together to protect students from COVID-19
Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses coronavirus on "Face the Nation"
Experts warn countries against taking 'me-first' approach to COVID-19 vaccine
I'm an ER doctor. Here's a troubling reason patients ignore COVID-19 advice.
COVID latest: Brazil 2nd country with 100K deaths
They thought COVID-19 was a hoax, until they fell ill
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