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What We’re Reading Today: Mail Troubles, Convention Reviews, TDS And SBA … And More

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Election 2020

McCollister endorses Biden, invites other Nebraska Republicans to join  —  Lincoln Journal Star

Biden to ABC’s David Muir: ‘I would shut [country] down’ to prevent spread of COVID-19 if scientists recommended  —  ABC News

Rising GOP star will target Biden’s ’47-year failed record’ in major convention speech — Fox News

Mail Bombs

Judge invalidates Paterson, NJ, city council election after allegations of mail-in voter fraud — CNN

Canvassers demand answers after 72% of Detroit’s absentee ballot counts were off — Detroit News

Michigan election officials call Detroit’s primary voting problems ‘appalling,’ ‘alarming’  —  Detroit News

More Than 550,000 Primary Absentee Ballots Rejected In 2020, Far Outpacing 2016 — NPR

Attn. Dems & media constantly claiming Trump ‘without evidence’ says mail-in voting can lead to fraud… — Twitchy

House set to vote on USPS bill amid mail-in voting controversy  —  ABC News

White House threatens to veto Democrats’ bill to provide more money to USPS — CNN

New Research Suggests In-Person Voting May Be Less Risky Than Previously Thought — NPR

Democrats’ Convention

The DNC Sounded Like a Eulogy for Joe Biden — The Week

Don’t be surprised if Biden doesn’t get a convention bounce in the polls. That’s not the point. — Washington Post

Maher: DNC Was Like Watching A Telethon At 2 In The Morning — Breitbart

Trump responds to ‘gloomiest’ DNC: ‘Joe Biden sees American darkness, I see American greatness’ — Washington Times

The Democratic Convention Skipped over the Biden–Harris Agenda — National Review

Misc

The US Now Has More National Debt Than The GDP Is Worth — Daily Caller

Susan B. Anthony memorial refuses to accept Trump’s pardon of civil rights leader — Just the News

Chicago Mayor Defends Policing Double Standard: ‘I Have a Right to Make Sure That My Home Is Secure’ — PJ Media

Why Does Hollywood Hate Real Estate Developers? — Reason

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