The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Deadly Fire, a Broken Heart and a New Senator

    Know This: A fire at a Mumbai shopping complex broke out late last night, killing at least 15 people. Erica Garner, whose father Eric Garner was killed by a police officer in 2014 in a cause taken up by the Black Lives Matter movement, has sustained “major brain damage” after suffering a cardiac arrest. And Democrat Doug Jones was certified the winner of Alabama’s special election for U.S. Senate, shaving the GOP’s seat majority to one.

    Read This: With Sen. John McCain battling aggressive brain cancer, some would-be replacements are already jockeying for his seat — and Arizona Republican officials think it’s in bad taste.

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