Although 70% of Americans 15-34 think politics is dysfunctional, a majority believe that voting in the upcoming midterm election "will allow their generation to effect real change in the government," per a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

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Reproduced from MTV/AP-NORC poll of 1,030 young people nationwide; Chart: Axios Visuals

Our thought bubble: Millennials are looking for a different type of candidate in 2018. If they turn out in November, that will be huge for Democrats — their party is already more diverse than the GOP, and many African-American, women and millennial candidates this year are running as Democrats.

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Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, the Louisville officer who led the botched police raid that caused the death of Breonna Taylor, said the No. 1 thing he wishes he had done differently is either served a "no-knock" warrant or given five to 10 seconds before entering the apartment: "Breonna Taylor would be alive, 100 percent."

Driving the news: Mattingly, who spoke to ABC News and Louisville's Courier Journal for his public interview, was shot in the leg in the initial moments of the March 13 raid. Mattingly did not face any charges after Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron said he and another officer were "justified" in returning fire to protect themselves against Taylor's boyfriend.