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Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Democratic candidate Ken Harbaugh in Ohio's 7th district told Axios he will not vote for Nancy Pelosi as Speaker if elected and if Democrats gain control of the House. "The Democratic party needs a new generation of leaders who will stand up for American workers. Under Pelosi, it has not done that," he said in a statement.

Why it matters: Harbaugh is one of four Democrats who oppose Pelosi as Speaker, joining Conor Lamb (PA-18), Brendan Kelly (IL-12), and Paul Davis (KS-02). Some Democratic aides on the Hill have privately mused to Axios about Pelosi not having enough votes to be elected Speaker if Democrats win a narrow majority with more moderate members, like those mentioned.

Editor's note: Harbaugh previously expressed a desire for new leadership to the WSJ in June and later to McClatchy in August.

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Broncos and 49ers the latest NFL teams impacted by coronavirus crisis

From left, Denver Broncos quarterbacks Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Jeff Driskel during an August training session at UCHealth Training Center in Englewood, Colorado. Photo: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the NFL season into chaos, with the Denver Broncos' quarterbacks sidelined, the San Francisco 49ers left without a home or practice ground and much of the Baltimore Ravens team unavailable, per AP.

Driving the news: The Broncos confirmed in a statement Saturday night that quarterbacks Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Blake Bortles were identified as "high-risk COVID-19 close contacts" and will follow the NFL's mandatory five-day quarantine, making them ineligible for Sunday's game against New Orleans.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Health: WHO: AstraZeneca vaccine must be evaluated on "more than a press release."
  2. Politics: McConnell temporarily halts in-person lunches for GOP caucus.
  3. Economy: Safety nets to disappear in DecemberAmazon hires 1,400 workers a day throughout pandemic.
  4. Education: U.S. public school enrollment drops as pandemic persists.
  5. Cities: Surge in cases forces San Francisco to impose curfew — Los Angeles County issues stay-at-home order, limits gatherings.
  6. Sports: NFL bans in-person team activities Monday, Tuesday due to COVID-19 surge — NBA announces new coronavirus protocols.
  7. World: London police arrest more than 150 during anti-lockdown protests — Thailand, Philippines sign deal with AstraZeneca for vaccine.

Tony Hsieh, longtime Zappos CEO, dies at 46

Tony Hsieh. Photo: FilmMagic/FilmMagic

Tony Hsieh, the longtime ex-chief executive of Zappos, died on Friday after being injured in a house fire, his lawyer told the Las Vegas Review-Journal. He was 46.

The big picture: Hsieh was known for his unique approach to management, and following the 2008 recession his ongoing investment and efforts to revitalize the downtown Las Vegas area.

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