Situational awareness – June 27, 2019

Good Thursday morning from Salt Lake City

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Wednesday’s planner:

  • The Supreme Court will release its final opinions of the term at 8:00 a.m.
  • Gov. Gary Herbert holds his monthly televised news conference.
  • The second of two Democratic presidential primary debates takes place at 7 p.m. The debate will be televised by NBC or streamed online on multiple platforms.

Here are the stories we’re following today:

  • Rep. Kim Coleman is set to launch her Congressional bid soon.
  • The Supreme Court is expected to rule on two gerrymandering cases, which could have a major impact on the anti-gerrymandering ballot initiative approved by voters in 2018.
  • Romney says new rape allegations against Trump should be “evaluated.”
  • Democrats debate in Miami.

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