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Week In Politics: Obama’s Eulogy, Getting Rid Of Filibuster, COVID-19 Relief Package And More




Former US President Barack Obama speaks during the funeral of late Representative and Civil Rights leader John Lewis(D-GA) at the State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia on July 30, 2020.
Former US President Barack Obama speaks during the funeral of late Representative and Civil Rights leader John Lewis(D-GA) at the State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia on July 30, 2020.
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AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed in politics news over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come. Here are the headlines that we’re following this week:  

Guests: 

Michael Shires, associate dean and associate professor at Pepperdine University's School of Public Policy; he tweets @mshires13

Melissa R. Michelson, dean of Arts and Sciences at Menlo College in Atherton, California; her latest book is “Transforming Prejudice: Fear, Identity, and Transgender Rights” (March 2020, Oxford University Press); she tweets @profmichelson