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Must see TV. John Dean, the one-time White House counsel during the Nixon Administration and a key figure in the Watergate scandal, will testify before the House Judiciary Committee Monday. Dean has called the Mueller report "more damning" than Watergate - https://n.pr/2IuipBi


2020. A new poll out of Iowa puts former Vice President Joe Biden in the lead in that state. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg are in the next tier of candidates - http://bit.ly/2ItMAIS


Congressional pay raise. A possible hike in pay for members of Congress is making several legislators uneasy - http://bit.ly/2I9YpVT


Senate frustration. Some Republicans are starting to grow frustrated with the Senate's inaction on legislation - https://politi.co/2I5Kf7Q


Strange bedfellows? Former President Jimmy Carter says President Trump called him to discuss China - https://on-ajc.com/2I4ACX7


SCOTUS. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg warned Friday the Court would likely render close 5-4 decisions on many of the cases remaining before the end of the current term - http://bit.ly/2I5LBiW


For your radar. Senate Republicans will meet with White House negotiators this week to discuss a possible solution to an impasse on several spending bills that are currently stalled - https://politi.co/2IxaHGD


Immigration. California lawmakers voted to make illegal immigrants in the state between the ages of 19 and 25 eligible for the state's Medicaid program - https://nbcnews.to/2I6r8KT


Economic warnings. World economic leaders are increasingly worried that the trade war between the U.S. and China could send the world economy into a crisis - https://nyti.ms/2I620UT


Hmmm. A company partially owned by White House advisor Jared Kushner got $90 million in foreign funding from an unknown source since 2017 - http://bit.ly/2IAXzA7


NRA. Several members of the National Rifle Association board were paid exorbitant fees while top executives of the organization were spending lavishly on travel and other items - https://wapo.st/2I5I1FJ


Whoa. A new report says Google made $4.7 billion from the news industry in 2018 - https://nyti.ms/2I9Wfpf


Major merger. United Technologies and Raytheon announced one of the biggest corporate mergers of the year. Together, the two countries are worth about $166 billion - https://cnn.it/2IxNB2z