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Sen. Bernie Sanders has named a diverse group to serve as the four national co-chairs of his 2020 presidential campaign: San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) and Ben & Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen.

Why it matters: Cruz emerged as a fervent critic of President Trump in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico. Following her public comments about the inadequacy of the administration's response, Trump fired back on Twitter by celebrating his "hurricane work" and calling her a "totally incompetent" mayor.

Go deeper: Everything you need to know about 2020 candidate Bernie Sanders

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Net neutrality on the line under Biden

Federal net neutrality rules are back on the table in the Biden administration, after being nixed by Trump, but now might be complicated by the debate over social media companies' behavior.

Axios Re:Cap digs into why net neutrality matters and what comes next with Nilay Patel, editor-in-chief of The Verge and host of the Decoder podcast.

House grants waiver for retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to lead Pentagon

Defense Secretary nominee Lloyd Austin Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The House voted 326-78 on Thursday to grant retired Gen. Lloyd Austin a waiver to lead the Pentagon, clearing the way for the Senate to confirm President Biden's nominee for defense secretary as early as this week.

Why it matters: Austin's nomination received pushback from some lawmakers, including Democrats, who cited a law that requires officers be out of the military for at least seven years before taking the job — a statute intended to reinforce the tradition of civilian control of the Pentagon.

Amanda Gorman steals the show on Inauguration Day

Data: NewsWhip; Chart: Axios Visuals

Poet Amanda Gorman by far generated the most average interactions on social media on Inauguration Day, according to exclusive data from NewsWhip.