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Sen. Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign announced Monday that it raised $4.8 million in the third quarter of 2019, nearly $1 million more than her fundraising haul in Q2.

Context: Klobuchar's third quarter figures put her well behind Democratic fundraising leaders Bernie Sanders at $25.3 million and Elizabeth Warren at $24.6 million. President Trump and the RNC, meanwhile, say they jointly raised an eye-popping $125 million, setting a new presidential fundraising record.

What they're saying: "These investments, along with stand-out debate performances from Senator Klobuchar and effective organizing across the early states, enabled us to easily meet the debate thresholds for September and October and surpass the required unique donor number for the November debate," Klobuchar's campaign said in a statement.

By the numbers:

  • The average contribution to Klobuchar's campaign was $29.78.
  • 89.7% of donors to the campaign donated less than $100.
  • Klobuchar had "more than 105,000 donors" contribute to her campaign in Q3.

The big picture: This is where Klobuchar ranks among the Democrats who have released their Q3 figures...

  1. Sen. Bernie Sanders: $25.3M
  2. Sen. Elizabeth Warren: $24.6M
  3. Mayor Pete Buttigieg: $19.1M
  4. Former Vice President Joe Biden: $15.2M
  5. Sen. Kamala Harris: $11.6M
  6. Andrew Yang: $10M
  7. Sen. Cory Booker Booker: $6M
  8. Sen. Amy Klobuchar: $4.8M
  9. Marianne Williamson: $3M
  10. Gov. Steve Bullock: $2.3M
  11. Sen. Michael Bennet: $2.1M

Go deeper: Amy Klobuchar on the issues, in under 500 words

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Facebook Oversight Board overturns 4 of its 5 first cases

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Facebook's independent Oversight Board published its first set of decisions Thursday, overturning 4 of the 5 cases it chose to review out of 20,000 cases submitted.

Why it matters: The decision to go against Facebook's conclusions in 4 out of 5 instances gives legitimacy to the Board, which is funded via a $130 million grant from Facebook.

New York AG: State severely undercounted COVID nursing home deaths

Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Photo: Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

Data from New York's public health department undercounted COVID-19-related deaths in nursing homes by as much as 50%, according to a report released Thursday by state Attorney General Letitia James.

The big picture: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration did not include nursing home patients who died after being transferred to the hospital in its tally of over 8,500 nursing home deaths, according to the report. Data provided to the attorney general's office from 62 nursing homes "shows a significantly higher number of resident COVID-19 deaths can be identified than is reflected" in the official count.

Trading platforms curb trading on high-flying Reddit stocks

Major trading platforms including Robinhood, TDAmeritrade and Interactive Brokers are restricting — or cutting off entirely — trading on high-flying stocks like GameStop and AMC Entertainment.

Why it matters: It limits access to the traders that have contributed to the wild Reddit-driven activity of the past few days — a phenomenon that has gripped Wall Street and the country.