Hillary Clinton speaks onstage at 2019 New York Times Dealbook, Nov. 6. Photo: Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told the BBC on Tuesday that she's "under enormous pressure from many, many, many people to think about" entering the 2020 race.

What she's saying: Clinton told BBC Radio 5 Live's Emma Barnett that she thinks "all the time" about what it would've been like to be commander in chief if she had defeated President Trump in 2016.

The big picture: With no clear frontrunner in the crowded Democrats' 2020 field, billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg filed paperwork last Friday to enter the 2020 presidential primary in Alabama, though he has yet to decide if he'll run.

  • Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is thinking about joining the race, per AP.

Go deeper: Clinton: Misogyny played a role in 2016 election loss to Trump

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Elliott Abrams to replace Brian Hook as Trump's Iran envoy

Brian Hook. Photo: Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Image

President Trump's Iran envoy, Brian Hook, is stepping down, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed Thursday. He will be replaced with Venezuela envoy Elliott Abrams, a noted Iran hawk who will serve in both roles.

Why it matters: Hook had been tasked with executing Trump's "maximum pressure" policy toward Iran, working closely with Pompeo. That strategy has deepened tensions and thus far failed to force Iran back to the negotiating table, as Trump had hoped.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for coronavirus ahead of Trump visit

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) has tested positive for COVID-19 and plans to quarantine at his home for the next 14 days, his office announced Thursday. He currently has no symptoms.

Why it matters: The 73-year-old DeWine was set to meet President Trump Thursday on the tarmac at an airport in Cleveland and was tested as part of standard protocol. He is the second governor known to have contracted the coronavirus, after Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R).

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 12:30 p.m. ET: 18,860,908 — Total deaths: 708,676— Total recoveries — 11,394,821Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 12:30 p.m. ET: 4,834,546 — Total deaths: 158,445 — Total recoveries: 1,577,851 — Total tests: 58,920,975Map.
  3. Politics: Pelosi rips GOP: "Perhaps you mistook them for somebody who gives a damn" — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive.
  4. Public health: Fauci says task force will examine aerosolized spread.
  5. Business: July's jobs report could be an inflection point for the recovery — Teladoc and Livongo merge into virtual care giant.
  6. Sports: Where college football's biggest conferences stand on playing.