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What We’re Reading Today: Woke Primary Ends, Tax Cuts 2.0, ERA Returns … And More


Some headlines that caught our eye.

Impeachment Follies

Gamechanger or Last Ditch Effort? Adam Schiff Introduces New ‘Impeachment Evidence,’ Including Handwritten Note from Lev Parnas — Red State

Sen. Ted Cruz floats idea of ‘witness reciprocity’ for Senate impeachment trial — Fox News

Who will defend the president? Inside the White House, a scramble as his trial nears — Los Angeles Times

Election 2020

The Biggest Loser of Tuesday’s Dem Debate Wasn’t Any of the Candidates — Town Hall

Mike Bloomberg holds 7-point lead on Trump in Michigan, poll shows — Detroit Free Press

The Woke Primary Is Over and Everyone Lost — Reason

Kudlow: ‘Tax Cuts 2.0’ to Be Revealed During Campaign — Newsmax

Tyrant Watch

Warren and Klobuchar Say They Can Lower Drug Prices Without Congress’ Help — Kaiser Health News

China Trade

What China Has Agreed to Buy — Fox Business

Trump Signs China Trade Deal, Putting Economic Conflict on Pause — New York Times

Mnuchin says more tariffs will be rolled back in phase two of trade deal — CNBC


Russian government resigns as Putin proposes reforms that could extend his grip on power  —  CNN

Another Obamacare Fail

How Obamacare Made Things Worse for Patients With Preexisting Conditions — The Daily Signal

The ‘70s Are Calling

Virginia General Assembly votes to ratify ERA to U.S. Constitution — Washington Times

The 1972 Equal Rights Amendment Can No Longer Be Ratified — Heritage Foundation

The Latest Brilliant Liberal Plan To “Fix” The Constitution — Hot Air

Media Hero

Michael Avenatti jailed over new money laundering accusations  —  Los Angeles Times


Nervous about Huawei, US senators propose over $1B in 5G subsidies — CNET

 ‘Higher’ Ed

The College Wealth Premium Has Collapsed — The Atlantic

Parody (?)

Man requests ‘trial by combat’ with Japanese swords to settle dispute with Iowa ex-wife — Des Moines Register

Sanders Clarifies His Gulags Will Be Democratic Gulags — Babylon Bee

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