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Michael Bloomberg outspent the entire Democratic field In TV ads last week. But will it make a difference? via @FiveThirtyEight 

Customs and Border Protection reverses course on mandatory facial recognition program after receiving significant pushback.

Elizabeth Warren “is in excellent health,” according to a doctor's report released by the Massachusetts senator on Friday.

Trump administration unveils program to provide HIV prevention drugs for uninsured.

As Trump impeachment rolls on, accountability will likely be in voters' hands, @matthewjdowd  writes.

As many of these recent retirees are long-serving House members and would have been safe bets for reelection, their retirements could be a sign many Republicans aren’t confident in their party’s ability to win a majority. via @FiveThirtyEight 

Laws limiting when opinion polls can be published before an election are pretty common outside the U.S. But despite the power the fear that polls can influence votes has to shape law and fuel media narratives, the evidence supporting it is complex.

Cannabis stocks have had a harsh comedown this year as investors' enthusiasm about the prospects for strong growth and blockbuster company mergers dimmed.


"Your indifference cost these men and women their most valuable commodity: time." Jon Stewart receives a standing ovation from 9/11 first responders after slamming lawmakers for failing to fund programs providing healthcare to the first responders

ONE LESS: Scott Pappalardo owned his AR-15 rifle for more than 30 years. He even has a Second Amendment tattoo on his arm. This weekend, he destroyed his gun “to make sure this weapon will be ever be able to take a life.”

Father of Parkland victim slams NRA videos: "If this was put out by a terrorist organization, we would be raising the terror threat level in this country. Why are we letting this lobby have anything to do with DC? I don't understand it!"

Former Pres. Barack Obama at Elijah Cummings' funeral: "I tell my daughters...being a strong man includes being kind. That there's nothing weak about kindness and compassion. There's nothing weak about looking out for others."

President Trump criticizes Steve Kerr and Gregg Popovich — both vocal critics of Trump — when asked about China putting pressure on the NBA: "They talk badly about the United States, but when it talks about China, they don't want to say anything bad"

JUST IN: Alleged SC church shooter will face the death penalty

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi: “We cannot have the president, every time he has an objection, to say I’ll shut down the government until you come to my way of thinking…If we hold the employees hostage now, they’re hostage forever.”

BREAKING: Pres. Trump: "Last night the United States brought the world's #1  terrorist leader to justice. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead."

Rep. Ayanna Pressley: "I learned a long time ago that when change happens it's either because people see the light or they feel the fire. "We're lifting up these stories in the hopes that you will see the light. And if you don't, we will bring the fire."