Political Editors / Mar. 28, 2018

Wednesday Top Headlines

Fourth quarter growth, energy exports record, states sue over census, NRA donations triple, and more.

  • Good news: U.S. economic growth in the fourth quarter slowed less than expected, helped by the biggest gain in consumer spending in three years (CNBC)

  • More good news: U.S. energy exports hit record in 2017; petroleum and natural gas both hit all-time highs (CNS News)

  • At least 12 states to sue Trump administration over census citizenship question (The New York Times)

  • Orange County supervisors vote to join Trump’s fight against California “sanctuary” laws (Los Angeles Times)

  • China says North Korea’s Kim pledged commitment to denuclearization (Reuters)

  • Trump administration strikes trade deal with South Korea (NPR)

  • States brace for ObamaCare sticker shock (The Washington Times)

  • Supreme Court takes new look at partisan gerrymandering (NBC News)

  • Al Sharpton’s half-brother charged in murder after marching against guns (Washington Examiner)

  • NRA PAC donations more than tripled in February (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • If the jackboot fits? A new epithet emerges for Parkland teens calling for more gun control: Nazis (The Washington Post)

  • Air Force risks losing third of F-35s if upkeep costs aren’t cut (Bloomberg)

  • From the annals of “settled science”: Scientists discover “new organ” hiding in plain sight (New York Post)

  • Backlash after Planned Parenthood branch tweets: “We need a Disney princess who’s had an abortion” (Fox News)

  • NFL owners finalize $90M social-justice deal without resolving protests (The Washington Times)

  • Policy: Facebook privacy scandal: why regulation is not the answer (Investor’s Business Daily)

  • Policy: A quiet win at the Department of Education (National Review)

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