Your Daily Roundup for August 19th
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Good morning. As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a toll on life in America, our team at Future Majority is tracking the latest updates:
The Postmaster General bowed to public pressure:
After much public outcry and media coverage, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy announced yesterday that the United States Postal Service would suspend operational changes and cuts until after the November election. Such changes included reduced hours for post office locations, ending overtime for postal workers, removing postal collection boxes and sorting machines -- all in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in which countless Americans are relying on the mail.
Joe Biden has officially been named the Democratic nominee for President:
At the second night of the Democratic National Convention, delegates awarded former Vice President Joe Biden with the nomination for President of the United States, in a virtual roll call vote.
Voters will begin casting ballots in a matter of weeks as states begin early voting and receive absentee ballots in the mail. Learn more about how to register or request an absentee ballot here.
A new Gallup poll finds President Trump is polling below 50% on key issues:
Though President Trump’s overall job approval ticked up slightly in a new Gallup poll this week to 42%, his rating on several key issues is under water.
His handling of the economy, his strongest issue in polls, earns a 48% approval rating and a 51% disapproval rating.
On the response to COVID-19 and race relations, he fares much worse. Just 36% and 37% approve of his handling of those issues, respectively, while 63% and 62% disapprove.
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