• Postal Service chief denies slowing down election mail to assist Trump By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    POSTAL SERVICE CHIEF DENIES SLOWING DOWN ELECTION MAIL TO ASSIST TRUMP

    The head of the United States Postal Service on Friday denied claims he was sabotaging election mail on behalf of President Donald...

    Congress, Donald Trump, Election, Republicans
  • By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    APPEALS COURT RULES MCGAHN MUST TESTIFY

    A federal appeals court has upheld a House subpoena for testimony from President Donald Trump's former White House counsel Don McGahn. The...

    U.S., Election, Donald Trump, Democrats
  • TikTok threatens legal action against Trump executive order By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    TIKTOK THREATENS LEGAL ACTION AGAINST TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDER

    TikTok threatened Friday to take legal action against an executive order issued by President Donald Trump that would bar the parent...

    U.S., Economy, Donald Trump
  • Over 300 DNC delegates, members urge Biden to pick Bass for VP By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    OVER 300 DNC DELEGATES, MEMBERS URGE BIDEN TO PICK BASS FOR VP

    More than 300 delegates to the Democratic National Convention and members of the Democratic National Committee have signed on to a...

    Running, Democrats
  • Europe has yet to live up to its Covid-19 promises By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    EUROPE HAS YET TO LIVE UP TO ITS COVID-19 PROMISES

    Welcome to POLITICO's new Global Public Health Spotlight - an extension of the Global Translations newsletter. Each week we track major...

    World, Health, Europ
  • ‘Shameful': Biden slams Trump for saying he would ‘hurt God' if elected By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    ‘SHAMEFUL': BIDEN SLAMS TRUMP FOR SAYING HE WOULD ‘HURT GOD' IF ELECTED

    Former Vice President Joe Biden defended his faith Thursday in the face of fresh attacks from President Donald Trump, who declared...

    Election, Donald Trump, Democrats
  • U.S. unemployment rate fell to 10.2 percent in July By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    U.S. UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FELL TO 10.2 PERCENT IN JULY

    The unemployment rate fell to 10.2 percent in July, the Labor Department reported Friday. That's down from a peak of 14.7 percent in...

    U.S., Economy
  • China sentences fourth Canadian to death on drug charges By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    CHINA SENTENCES FOURTH CANADIAN TO DEATH ON DRUG CHARGES

    BEIJING - China has sentenced a fourth Canadian citizen to death on drug charges in less than two years following a sharp downturn...

    Tech, U.S.
  • The nation's cartoonists on the week in politics By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    THE NATION'S CARTOONISTS ON THE WEEK IN POLITICS

  • Democrats turn up the heat on Wray over foreign campaign interference By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    DEMOCRATS TURN UP THE HEAT ON WRAY OVER FOREIGN CAMPAIGN INTERFERENCE

    Three top Democratic senators say they have grown increasingly concerned about a foreign interference campaign targeting Congress and...

    Election, Democrats, Congress
  • Black Lives Matter movement sparks 'collective awakening' on marijuana policies By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT SPARKS 'COLLECTIVE AWAKENING' ON MARIJUANA POLICIES

    States and cities across the country have overhauled their marijuana policies in recent months, propelled by the Black Lives Matter...

  • Progressives alarmed by Rice's vast financial investments By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    PROGRESSIVES ALARMED BY RICE'S VAST FINANCIAL INVESTMENTS

    When Susan Rice was under consideration for secretary of state in 2012, she was attacked by environmentalists for holding stock in...

    Running, Industry, Democrats
  • Who made the cut - or got axed - for coveted Democratic convention speaking slots By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    WHO MADE THE CUT - OR GOT AXED - FOR COVETED DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION SPEAKING SLOTS

    Bernie Sanders and John Kasich will share a night in the spotlight, and both Clintons are slated to have prominent speaking roles at...

    Democrats, Donald Trump, Republicans
  • The Wedge Issue That's Dividing Trumpworld By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    THE WEDGE ISSUE THAT'S DIVIDING TRUMPWORLD

    In late September, during the final tense weeks of the Kentucky governor's race, a few hundred thousand voters started seeing ads in...

    Democrats, Running, Election, Republicans
  • Trump issues executive orders against TikTok and WeChat By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    TRUMP ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDERS AGAINST TIKTOK AND WECHAT

    President Donald Trump issued an executive order late Thursday prohibiting transactions with the parent company of the popular video-sharing...

    Tech, U.S., Economy, Donald Trump
  • Donald Trump Has the Sole Authority to Blow Up the World. It is Madness to Let Him Keep It By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    DONALD TRUMP HAS THE SOLE AUTHORITY TO BLOW UP THE WORLD. IT IS MADNESS TO LET HIM KEEP IT

    A virus raging, the economy collapsing, basic structures of society unraveling: Could things get any worse? Oh, yes, they could. By...

    World, Economy, Donald Trump
  • Top GOP lawmaker calls on Falwell to resign as Liberty University president By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    TOP GOP LAWMAKER CALLS ON FALWELL TO RESIGN AS LIBERTY UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT

    A top House Republican with ties to Liberty University is calling on Jerry Falwell Jr. to step down as president of the large Christian...

    Republicans, Congress
  • How Trump's plan to unilaterally boost unemployment aid would face snags By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    HOW TRUMP'S PLAN TO UNILATERALLY BOOST UNEMPLOYMENT AID WOULD FACE SNAGS

    President Donald Trump vowed again Thursday to unilaterally deliver pandemic aid to a struggling public if negotiations with Congress...

    Donald Trump, Democrats, Congress
  • Trump's economic recovery could stall out entirely ahead of election By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    TRUMP'S ECONOMIC RECOVERY COULD STALL OUT ENTIRELY AHEAD OF ELECTION

    The U.S. job market recovery appears to be starting to stall, threatening President Donald Trump's narrative of a rapid American comeback...

    U.S., Donald Trump, Economy, Election, Market
  • Trump endorsement faces test in Tennessee Senate primary By Politico   -   Aug 7, 2020

    TRUMP ENDORSEMENT FACES TEST IN TENNESSEE SENATE PRIMARY

    Republican voters in Tennessee went to the polls in the state's nasty and fractious Senate primary, choosing between two candidates...

    Donald Trump, Republicans, Running