Aug. 7: The Inflation Reduction Act moves forward, and Trump wins a CPAC straw poll

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks during a news conference Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at the Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)

Good morning! It’s Sunday Aug. 7, 2022. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. Dems push closer to passing sprawling economic bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks during a news conference Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at the Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)

2. China escalates response to recent Pelosi Taiwan visit

In this photo released by Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu, left, speaks with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as she prepares to leave in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. Pelosi left Taiwan after a visit that heightened tensions with China, saying Wednesday that she and other members of Congress in her delegation showed they will not abandon their commitment to the self-governing island. (Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs via AP)

3. Trump wins straw poll at top conservative confab CPAC

PRESCOTT VALLEY, ARIZONA – JULY 22: Former President Donald Trump speaks at a ‘Save America’ rally in support of Arizona GOP candidates on July 22, 2022 in Prescott Valley, Arizona. Arizona’s primary election will take place August 2. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

4. Indiana abortion ban draws mixed reactions from both sides

Abortion-rights protesters fill Indiana Statehouse corridors and cheer outside legislative chambers, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, as lawmakers vote to concur on a near-total abortion ban, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Arleigh Rodgers)

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FOUR KILLED IN OHIO, PROMPTING MANHUNT

Authorities in Montgomery County’s Butler Township are searching for a 39-year-old man considered “armed and dangerous.”

Lights and sirens are seen atop a patrol vehicle in this file photo. (Credit: Getty Images)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 Secretary of State Antony Blinken launches U.S. Strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa in South Africa.

🔴 “My Life as a Rolling Stone,” a four-part documentary on the legendary band, premieres on EPIX.

🔴 The NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 takes place in Brooklyn, Michigan.

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