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Beto O'Rourke will officially launch his 2020 presidential campaign with a single-day rally series on Saturday across Texas, starting at 10 am (MT) in his hometown of El Paso.

Details: O'Rourke will then trek to Texas Southern University in Houston and wrap up in Austin in front of the state Capitol. He is expected to address issues including climate change, criminal justice reform, health-care access, immigration and the economy.

What's next: The 2020 hopeful will head to Washington, D.C., on Monday to speak at the We the People Membership Summit hosted by the Center for Popular Democracy Action, followed by travel to New York and Iowa for the latter chunk of the week.

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The college football season is on the brink

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Power 5 commissioners held an emergency meeting on Sunday to discuss the growing concern that fall sports can't be played because of COVID-19.

Driving the news: The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first FBS league to postpone fall sports and move them to the spring, and there are rumblings that Power 5 conferences are ready to follow suit.

Uber CEO proposes "benefits funds" for gig workers

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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi called for establishing "benefits funds" for gig workers in a New York Times op-ed out Monday.

Why it matters: Gig workers, who remain independent contractors and not employees, have long pushed companies like Uber for benefits comparable to those received by traditional workers. The coronavirus pandemic and its resultant economic strain has broadened those calls.

Trump tries to set a tax trap for Biden

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President Trump is trying to lure Joe Biden into a Walter Mondale trap — attempting to force the Democratic nominee to embrace middle-class tax increases as part of his election strategy.

Why it matters: With his Saturday evening executive action to unilaterally rewrite the tax code, Trump again is demonstrating the lengths to which he’ll go to change the conversation — and try to make the election a choice between him and Biden, and not a referendum on him.