Jordan Candler / Mar. 3, 2020

Tuesday News Executive Summary

Super Tuesday, Chris Matthews ousted, Hillary Clinton deposition, and more.

Above the Fold


STRATEGY: Sen. Amy Klobuchar drops out of 2020 campaign, helping to buoy Joe Biden in her home state of Minnesota (Politico)

RALLYING THE TROOPS: Establishment Democrats embrace Biden as Bernie Sanders hopes for a big Super Tuesday delegate haul (The Washington Post)

EMERGENCY CUT: Fed reduces rates by half a percentage point to combat coronavirus slowdown (CNBC)


Government & Politics


SCANDAL REOPENS: Federal judge orders Hillary Clinton to give sworn deposition for first time in server scandal (The Daily Wire)

NOT BACKING DOWN: Senate Republicans plan first subpoena in Burisma-Biden probe (The Washington Post)

TENURED VOICE DEPARTS: Embattled pundit Chris Matthews announces retirement, mutually parts ways with MSNBC (NBC News)


Culture & Heartland


ROLLERCOASTER OF EMOTIONS: Dow roars back from coronavirus sell-off with biggest gain since 2009, surges 5.1% (CNBC)

MEMO TO COLIN KAEPERNICK: China forces Uighurs to work in factories supplying Apple — and Nike (National Review)

MOTHER NATURE’S WRATH: Nashville tornado leaves at least nine dead as severe weather strikes Tennessee (Fox News)


Other Notables


THIRD ELECTION IN UNDER A YEAR: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defeats Benny Gantz, but is still short a majority (The Jerusalem Post)

TIT FOR TAT: U.S. places new restrictions on Chinese journalists following China’s expulsion of three Wall Street Journal reporters (Axois)

Closing Arguments


POLICY: Want to improve performance in public schools? Let school choice flourish (E21)

POLICY: How the plastic panic hurts us — and the planet (City Journal)

HUMOR: Joe Biden drops out of race, endorses Biden (ScrappleFace)

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