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Fri. Aug. 7 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the unemployment rate for July (+).


Sat. Aug. 8 - U.S. passes 5 million confirmed cases of COVID-19.
- With Congress unable to reach agreement on a coronavirus relief package, President Trump acts unilaterally, issuing three memoranda and an executive order (+).



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Tues. Aug. 11 - Former Vice President Joe Biden selects U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (CA) as his running mate.
- Connecticut presidential primary (originally schedule for Apr. 28, then June 2).


Wed. Aug. 12
The Biden-Harris ticket is unveiled in a joint appearance at Alexis I. DuPont High School in Wilmington, DE.


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Mon. Aug. 17 rescheduled Democratic National Convention virtual Aug. 17-20, 2020.


Tues. Aug. 18 rescheduled Democratic National Convention virtual Aug. 17-20, 2020.


Wed. Aug. 19
rescheduled Democratic National Convention virtual Aug. 17-20, 2020.


Thurs. Aug. 20 rescheduled Democratic National Convention virtual Aug. 17-20, 2020.


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Mon. Aug. 24 Republican National Convention business meeting in Charlotte, NC; Washington, DC, Aug. 24-27, 2020.


Tues. Aug. 25 Republican National Convention virtual/Washington, DC, Aug. 24-27, 2020.


Wed. Aug. 26 Republican National Convention virtual/Washington, DC, Aug. 24-27, 2020.


Thurs. Aug. 27 Republican National Convention virtual/Washington, DC, Aug. 24-27, 2020.
- U.S. passes 180,000 deaths from COVID-19.


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[August fundraising (as announced Sept. 2)]

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