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Sunday shows - Stimulus, election preparations dominate

Sunday shows - Stimulus, election preparations dominate
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The Sunday morning political shows were dominated by the prospect of another round of economic stimulus along with preparations in multiple states ahead of the November election.

New polling also showed Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenThe West needs a more collaborative approach to Taiwan Abbott's medical advisers were not all consulted before he lifted Texas mask mandate House approves George Floyd Justice in Policing Act MORE with leads over President TrumpDonald TrumpHouse passes voting rights and elections reform bill DEA places agent seen outside Capitol during riot on leave Georgia Gov. Kemp says he'd 'absolutely' back Trump as 2024 nominee MORE nationally and in the key battleground state of Wisconsin.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Mnuchin: 'The president and I believe we should do more stimulus'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven MnuchinBiden cautious in making Trump tax returns decision Biden brings back bipartisan meetings at the White House On The Money: Schumer urges Democrats to stick together on .9T bill | Collins rules out GOP support for Biden relief plan | Powell fights inflation fears MORE said Sunday that he and President Trump are in favor of further stimulus in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

“The president and I believe we should do more stimulus,” Mnuchin said on “Fox News Sunday.” “We have about 7 and a half million jobs we need to get back until we’re back to where we were and we want to help small businesses, we want to help businesses that are particularly impacted by this and we’ll continue to work on proposed new legislation.”
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Symone Sanders warns of 'K-shaped' economic recovery that benefits wealthy
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Symone SandersSymone SandersSunday shows preview: CDC school reopening guidance stirs debate; Texas battles winter freeze White House says teacher vaccinations not required for schools to reopen CNN's John Berman chides White House aide on reopening schools: 'Not a trick question' MORE, a senior campaign adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, said on Sunday that recent economic gains are indicative of a “K-shaped” recovery that benefits the wealthy.
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Moore: May through August 'the four biggest months of job creation' in US history
By J. EDWARD MORENO
 
Economist Stephen MooreStephen MooreAs nation freezes, fossil fuels are keeping the lights and heat on Economist Moore says he's not sure US needs 'massive stimulus bill' Sunday shows - Trump's COVID-19 relief bill opposition dominates MORE said Sunday that the past four months have been “the four biggest months of job creation” in U.S. history, growth that comes after widespread shutdowns amid the rise of the coronavirus pandemic in the spring.
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Harris: 'I would not trust Donald Trump' on COVID-19 vaccine
By TAL AXELROD
 
Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisMichelle Obama says 'everyone was concerned' about potential violence at Biden inauguration Ella Emhoff, inauguration designer join forces on knitwear collaboration Who is the Senate parliamentarian and why is she important? MORE said she would not take President Trump’s word about the efficacy of a potential coronavirus vaccine released before the November election.
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Harris hits Trump, Barr for denying systemic racism in justice system: They 'spend time in a different reality'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
“I think that Donald Trump and Bill Barr are spending time in a different reality,” Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “The reality of America today is what we have seen over generations, and frankly since our inception, which is, we do have two systems of justice in America.”
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Harris on whether Russian interference could cost Biden election: 'Theoretically, of course'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.), the Democratic vice presidential candidate, said Sunday that Russian interference in the upcoming election poses a potential threat to her and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s bid to unseat President Trump in November.
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Top Michigan official: We should be prepared for Election Week instead of Election Day
By KYLE BALLUCK
 
“The bottom line is we are not going to have the full results and a counting of all of our ballots on Election Night.” Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said.
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Ohio secretary of state: Top election concern is poll worker recruitment
By KYLE BALLUCK
 
“The thing that we're thinking about more than anything right now is poll worker recruitment,” Frank LaRose said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “It takes 35,000 Ohioans to run in-person Election Day. And so we're doing all we can to recruit those poll workers.”
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Biden leads Trump by 10 points in new national poll
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is leading President Trump by 10 points nationally, according to a new poll.
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Biden leads Trump by 6 points in Wisconsin: poll
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads President Trump by 6 points in the battleground state of Wisconsin, according to a new poll.
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DeWine: Trump 'extremely respectful' of military, says report has little impact on Ohio voters
By REMA RAHMAN
 
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWineMike DeWineStates paying billions in fraudulent unemployment claims Governors mark 'Ronald Reagan Day' Reports of unemployment fraud increase as states mail out tax forms MORE (R) said Sunday that he’s never heard President Trump make disparaging remarks about the military, touting the U.S. economy pre-coronavirus and conservative court picks as reasons he predicts Trump will win the state again.
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Veterans Affairs secretary defends Trump: 'I judge a man by his actions'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert WilkieRobert WilkieBiden's nominee for VA secretary isn't a veteran — does it matter? Biden VA pick faces 'steep learning curve' at massive agency Two headstones with swastikas removed from Texas veterans cemetery MORE defended President Trump amid reports that Trump called U.S. service members buried in France “losers” and his public critical comments about the late Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainWe need an independent 1/6 commission that the whole country can have confidence in GOP targets Manchin, Sinema, Kelly on Becerra The Memo: Is Trump mounting a comeback — or finally fading? MORE (R-Ariz.).
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