National Headlines 2-13-18

Trump Makes Gains Ahead of Midterms but Risks Remain for GOP (Morning Consult)

Feds Collect Record Taxes in First Month Under Tax Cut; Run Surplus in January (CNS News)

Justice for Gemmel Moore? Family wants answers in escort’s death at Dem donor’s home (FOX News)

Record Number of U.S. Small-Business Owners Say It’s a Good Time to Expand (Bloomberg)

Letter with white powder for Trump Jr. calls him ‘awful,’ says he’ll get what he ‘deserves’ (FOX News)

Jeff Sessions’s ‘Anglo-American’ comments, and the danger of the liberal Trump outrage machine (Washington Post)

Total US household debt soars to record above $13 trillion (CNBC)

Bill Murray praises Republican tax cuts (Daily Mail)

How Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ is being rigged, according to one whistleblower (MarketWatch)

Stocks Edge Higher as a 3-Day Win Streak Restores Some Calm (Associated Press)

Even Bill Gates is worried that Silicon Valley will unleash the Apocaplypse (Vanity Fair)