This week, Congress stalled out on coronavirus relief packages as attention shifted back to the presidential race, and Joe Biden made history by selecting Kamala Harris as his running mate.
- Citing coronavirus, Trump administration weighs more restrictions on the US-Mexico border that could include citizens
- Trump and Pelosi haven’t spoken in nearly 10 months
- Trump says he will deliver convention speech from either Gettysburg or White House
- Trump reverts to stereotypes as campaign fumbles to respond to Harris pick
- GOP candidate who embraced QAnon conspiracy theory wins Georgia runoff, CNN projects
- Administration proposes easing showerhead standards after Trump bemoans water flow
- Major US diplomatic push to counter Russia may be in jeopardy amid Belarus unrest
- Fact check: Trump promotes another birther lie, this time about Kamala Harris
- Postal Service removes some mail-sorting machines, sparking concerns ahead of election
- Congressional action on new relief package likely to wait until September — at least
- In new letter, USPS chief acknowledges ‘unintended consequences’ of recent policy changes
- Appointments of Homeland Security leaders Wolf and Cuccinelli are ‘invalid,’ report says
And that was the week in 12 headlines.