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Forbes reports that the American Medical Association is doing its best to highlight recent statements by Anthem indicating that its merger with Cigna might still go ahead under Trump's Department of Justice after being blocked as anticompetitive last month.

AMA to DOJ: "An Anthem attorney stated in open court that [Anthem] believes its prospects for a timely closing are enhanced by a 'supportive' Mike Pence'"…and "the company expects to close its merger transaction with Cigna through 'resolution with a new DOJ.'"

Don't forget: Anthem has its HQ in Indianapolis — Mike Pence's domain as governor of Indiana before becoming VP.

Why it matters: Everyone thought the Anthem-Cigna merger was dead after a federal judge ruled against it. Now, every industry group that was worried about it may have to start worrying again.

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The Lincoln Project is looking to beef up its media business after the election, sources tell Axios.

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President Trump is pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into Facebook ads on the Supreme Court and conservative judges in the final stretch of his campaign, while Joe Biden is spending over a million on voter mobilization, according to an analysis by Axios using data from Bully Pulpit Interactive.

The big picture: Trump's Facebook ad messaging has fluctuated dramatically in conjunction with the news cycle throughout his campaign, while Biden's messaging has been much more consistent, focusing primarily on health care and the economy.

How NASA and the Space Force might fare under Biden

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Joe Biden hasn't gone out of his way to talk about outer space during his presidential campaign. That could be bad news for NASA's exploration ambitions, but good news for the Space Force.

The big picture: NASA faces two threats with any new administration: policy whiplash and budget cuts. In a potential Biden administration, the space agency could get to stay the course on the policy front, while competing with other priorities on the spending side.