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Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer (Magnus Höij / Flickr Creative Commons)

Senators subpoenaed former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to compel her to testify on the 2013 security breach that affected 3 billion Yahoo users, The Hill first reported. Mayer's team had initially declined to make her available to appear before the Senate Commerce Committee at a hearing on Wednesday, November 8. In response to the subpoena, Mayer told the committee she would appear.

Why it matters: Mayer isn't the only former exec in the Senators' cross-hairs. Also slated to testify is former Equifax CEO Richard Smith, as well as the company's interim CEO Paulino Barros, about its recent data breach affecting approximately 145 million people. Karen Zacharia, deputy general counsel and chief privacy officer for Verizon Communications, which now owns Yahoo, will also testify.

Tune in: You can watch the hearing live Wednesday at 10 am ET here.

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Arizona Republican Party members voted on Saturday to censure prominent GOP figures Cindy McCain, Gov. Doug Ducey and former Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), who've all faced clashes with former President Trump.

Why it matters: Although the resolution is symbolic, this move plus the re-election of the Trump-endorsed Kelli Ward as state GOP chair shows the strong hold the former president has on the party in Arizona, despite President Biden winning the state in the 2020 election.