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David Hogg. Photo: Gary Gershoff/Getty Images

David Hogg, a student gun control activist and survivor of the fatal shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has joined the #MyLastShot campaign, which encourages participants to "donate" graphic photos of their death in the event that they're killed due to gun violence.

Why it matters: There's a media taboo against publishing such photos, but some survivors of gun violence are increasingly pushing coverage.

Details: Users of #MyLastShot stickers are encouraged to place them on drivers licenses or IDs — even though some on Twitter instead place the stickers on their phones — to signify that they want to "donate" the photos of their death if they die from "gun violence at the hands of another person," per the campaign's website.

  • #MyLastShot has mailed nearly 4,000 stickers to students across the country, per a spox email received by Axios.
  • Hogg asked for 100 stickers on March 28, per the email.
  • The campaign is reportedly "inspired by the graphic photo of Emmett Till that helped spark the civil rights movement," as explained in the #MyLastShot spox email.

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Manchin's massive means test

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is offering progressives a trade: He'll vote for their cherished social programs if they accept strict income caps for the recipients, people familiar with the matter tell Axios.

Why it matters: Manchin’s plan to use so-called means-testing for everything from paid family medical leave to elder and disabled care would drastically shrink the size and scope of the programs. It also would bring a key moderate vote to the progressive cause.

The China whisperer

Nick Burns. Photo: Chen Mengtong/China News Service via Getty Images

President Biden's nominee for ambassador to China will face aggressive questioning Wednesday about the most important, and potentially perilous, bilateral relationship in the world.

Why it matters: While Nick Burns is an experienced diplomat with support on both sides of the aisle, lawmakers want to use his confirmation hearing to force the administration into some tough positions on China.

Jan. 6 committee recommends contempt charges against Bannon

Steve Bannon. Photo: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

The House select committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riots unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday night recommending that former Trump aide Steve Bannon be held in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena.

Why it matters: The resolution sets up a House vote to refer Bannon for potential criminal prosecution, signaling that the committee will not tolerate attempts by former President Trump and his associates to stymie the investigation.