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News You Need to Know

Monday, May 21, 2018

Janet Hook, Reid Epstein
The Wall Street Journal
The power of national Democratic leaders to shape their own midterm candidate field will be tested anew Tuesday, following last week’s surprise defeat of one of their favored candidates in a Nebraska primary.
Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis
The Washington Post
In March, as part of Scott Pruitt’s aggressive campaign to roll back federal regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed relaxing standards for storing potentially toxic waste produced by coal-burning power plants.
Jonathan Swan
Axios
You could almost hear the markets breathe a sigh of relief this morning when Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced an armistice in the trade war.