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Republican National Committee chair Ronna Romney McDaniel tells Breitbart and Fox News that Congress should delay or cancel their August break until they've repealed and replaced the Affordable Care Act.

"Our voters are depending on them and that's part of why we were elected to lead and we need to get that done."

Why this matters: McDaniel joins a growing chorus of Republicans pushing leadership to work on critical legislation through the August break. David Perdue of Georgia is leading the charge in the Senate. He initiated a letter, co-signed by 9 colleagues, urging McConnell to consider forgoing the summer break so they can finish health care and deal with other urgent priorities like the budget and debt ceiling. Perdue and a number of colleagues will hold a press conference on his tomorrow, a source familiar tells me. Republicans in the House have their own letter and resolution to delay or forego the August break

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The Rockefeller Foundation announced on Monday that it will allocate $1 billion over the next three years to address the pandemic and its aftermath.

Why it matters: The mishandled pandemic and the effects of climate change threaten to reverse global progress and push more than 100 million people into poverty around the world. Governments and big NGOs need to ensure that the COVID-19 recovery reaches everyone who needs it.

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Fox News President Jay Wallace and anchors Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum are among those recommended to get tested and quarantine after possible exposure to COVID-19, the New York Times first reported Sunday night.

The big picture: The Fox News contingent, which also included "The Five" show hosts Juan Williams and Dana Perino, were on a charter flight from Nashville to New York following Thursday's presidential debate with a person who later tested positive for the coronavirus.